Player Profiles

Neil Gallagher
Joined UCD from Dundalk this season on a scholarship. Current U19 Irish international Neil played for Dundalks first team this season.

Pat Jennings
Position: Goalkeeper
Joined UCD in January 2001 on a Sports Management Soccer Scholarship. Former Northern Ireland Youth International his former clubs include Tottenham, Wimbledon, and Cardiff City. Son of former Northern Ireland legend Pat Jennings
Barry Moran
Hugh Davy
Position: Left Back
From Newry, Co Down
Current Northern Ireland U19 International Hugh signed for UCD from Blackburn Rovers on a Soccer Scholarship last season . Represented Co.Down at U14 and U16 Levels. 

Alan Mahon
Position: Right Back
Son of former Bohe hemians and current UCD Manager  Pete Mahon, Alan joined UCD in 1997 and has been an ever presence since. Can play anywhere across the back four.

Patrick Sullivan
Position: Right Midfield
Patrick joins us from from Leister Celtic where he was a member of the under 15 SFAI All Ireland Cup winning team. He has also played with Shamrock Rovers Schoolboy Team and was a member of the DDSL Academy of Excellence where he played for their Schoolboy selection against Northern Ireland. Patrick will be studying for a diploma in Sports Management.

Robert Griffin
Position: Centre Midfield
Former Scholarship player who has returned to the club after spells with his home town club Waterford Utd and St Pats. Set to have only Ciaran Kavanagh ahead of him in the appearances chart , while his thirty-five goals have him our third highest scorer ever aswell.

Alan Cawley
Stylish midfielder who joined from Leeds Utd having earlier been on the books of Sheffield Wednesday. Can play either in the centre or left of midfield.

Robert McAuley
Position: Centre Back
Previously with Castleknock Celtic and former Trinity player who joined UCD in 1996. Has established himsef in the 1st team over the last two seasons. Robert is UCD's record goalscorer in European Club Competition having grabbed 2 goals against FC Velbazhd in the Intertoto Cup in June 2000.

Tony McDonnell
Position: Midfield/Defender
Tall commanding central defender who joined UCD in 1993. Has played for the National League U21 representative team. . Can also play Full Back, Tony has spent the last few seasons playing centre Midfield and was the Clubs top scorer two seasons ago with 7 Goals.

Niall Donnelly
Position: Centre back
A tall centre half who has shown plenty of promise playing in the U21 Team.  Former Leixlip United and Cherry Orchard player, Niall joins us on a Sports Management Course.

Mark Rooney
Position: Forward
Former Home Farm player , Mark joined us from Dublin City this Season and has broken into the first team.

Alan McNally
Position: Centre Midfield
Alan is in his 4th season at UCD and has established himself in the 1st Team over the last 2 seasons. Former Underage Irish International.

Darragh Ryan
Position: Left Back
Former Brighton Player,
Darragh has just completed a Soccer Scholarship at UCD. Has been a regular in the 1st team this Season.

Robert Martin
Position: Midfield / Striker
Younger brother of John Martin, Robbie joined U.C.D. in 2000. He scored on his debut for the U21 Team and broke into the 1st team the following year where he was the Clubs Top Scorer. Voted last years PFA young player of the year.Former Belvedere Boys player.

John Martin
Position: Midfield
Son of former Shamrock Rovers and Athlone Town player Paul Martin and older brother of Robbie, John has been a regular on the right side of midfield since he broke into the 1st team in 1998/1999 season. Has had injury problems for the last two seasons and is now getting back to full fitness.

John Gaffney
John signed on a Soccer Scholarship from Sligo Rovers this season. Scored for Silgo against Shelbourne in this years FAI Carlsberg Cup. He is Studying Sports Management.


Mick O'Donnell
Position: Midfield
Native of Carndonagh in County Donegal who won a Harding Cup medal in his first season at the club in 1996. Won a Reserve Division Championship medal also. Regular squad member and has been one of UCD's most consistent performers.

Lloyd Colfer
Position: Forward
From New Ross Co.Wexford, Llyod joined us from St. Patricks Athletic on scholarship this season. Former Leinster Youths player.

Sean Finn
Position: Midfield/Forward
Joined UCD from Atlanta Silverbacks where Sean completed a four year soccer Scholarship. Equally effectve in midfield or upfront. Scored a hatrick against Drogheda Utd this season.

Gavin Whelan
Position: Midfield
Son of formers Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers player Paul Whelan, Gavin Played with Home Farm as a schoolboy where he won an AllIreland medal. Has made the break through to the first team this season.

Tadgh Purcell
Position: Forward
Former Leicester Celtic player Tadgh signed on a soccer scholarship from Shamrock Rovers this Season. Played for the very sucessful Benildus School team.

Alan Gallen
Position: Centre Forward
Former Bray Wanderers U21 player Alan is on a Soccer Scholarship at UCD. Has scored a lot of goals for the U21s and is on the verge of breaking into the first team.

Patrick Burke
Joined UCD this season on a Scholarship from Home Farm. Made his debut against Drogheda Utd this season. Former Leinster youths player.

Ben Savage
Position:Centre back
Former Cherry Orchard player, Ben is on a Soccer Scholarship where he is studying sports Management. Current member of the U21. Played for Leinster Youths last Season

Patrick McWalter
Position: Midfield
Played for St Josephs Schoolboys. Patrick is another of our new scholarship players this season. Plays wide on the right.

Mark Leech
Son of the former Irish International Mick Leech, Mark who is still in school is on a deferred scholarship at the Club. Former Belvedere Boys player he was part of this years successful Leinster Schools Team .

Brian Ennis
Position: Midfield
From Meath, Brian is another new Scholarship player having played for Belvedere Boysas a schoolboy.


UCD Soccer Club
UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.