Welcome to the Eirball – Irish, North American & World Sports Archive.
Links to Main Pages for Team Sports Played in Ireland:
North American & Global Sports
Major League Sports
- American Football The Irish American Football Association was formed in 1986 and reformed in 2001.
Images: Current American Football Ireland Logo [Ref: 3]
Irish American Football:
A. Irish American Football League – almost complete results of Irish American Football League (1986-present)
B. International American Football almost complete results of International American Football in Ireland and Irish Teams Abroad (1942-present),
C. 8-a-side American Football, Almost Complete Results of the Junior Kitted League (2014-present), DV8 Development League (2008-2013), plus incomplete results of Junior American Football & DV8 Football (1991-2007).
D. American Football Competitions, Almost Complete Results of the College Championship (2006-present),
Irish Flag Football
E..Irish Flag Football Almost complete results of the Irish Flag Football League (2014-present). Irish Flag Football Blitzes (Incomplete Record 1985-present)
F. International Flag Football almost complete Results of Irish International teams & Club International Tournaments played in Ireland (1997-present). Champions Bowl (2016-2018).
G. Other Flag Football (Incomplete record of Schools, Junior, College & Indoor Flag Football)
Other American Football Pages
H. E-Football NFL Ireland Fantasy Football Final Tables (2014-2019)
I. Irish American Football Teams (Almost complete history – results & yearly W-L records for almost every Irish American Football team, plus a few 8-a-side and Flag football teams.
J. Irish American Football Players, Coaches & Officials– incomplete record of Irish Players who have played in the NFL, Minor Pro Leagues, NCAA, or European Leagues. Also some of the Officials who have served Irish American Football Associations down through the years.
Irish Pro & College Players: Pro & College American Football Players
K. Irish American Football Yearbooks Team Squad Listings for each year (incomplete)
L. Irish American Football Records incomplete record of yearly scoring charts, All-Time Won-Loss Records. Roll of Honour (Division Winners). Timeline.
The Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland (now Basketball Ireland) was formed in 1947
Current Basketball Ireland Logo [Ref: 4]
Final Tables for the Men’s & Women’s National Leagues (1975-present). results & tables for the National Leagues & Area Boards (about 2015-present), Schools Cup Finals (1990s-present), Colleges Results (2016-present). All-Ireland County Championship finals (1953-1972).
National Basketball Competitions:
Basketball National Leagues , Basketball National Cups , International Basketball , Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland 1947-1979 , Basketball Tournaments ,Wheelchair Basketball , 3×3 Basketball , Basketball Clubs , Basketball Players,
Schools & Colleges (Underage) Basketball:
Underage & Colleges Basketball , Colleges Basketball , All-Ireland Schools Basketball League , All-Ireland Schools Basketball Cup , All-Ireland Schools Basketball Finals , Schools Basketball Inter Regionals , Dublin Schoolgirls Basketball , Mini Basketball , Community Games Basketball
Basketball Area Boards:
Basketball Area Boards , Dublin Ladies Basketball Board , Dublin Men’s Basketball Board , Midlands Area Basketball Board , South East Basketball Boards , Cork Ladies Area Board , Cork Men’s Basketball Board , Kerry Area Basketball Board , North Munster Basketball Board, Galway Area Basketball Board , Mayo Area Basketball Board , North Connacht Area Boards, North West Area Board , Basketball Northern Ireland , North East Basketball Board
The Belfast Giants were formed in 2000 and the Irish Ice Hockey Association was formed in 1996 although the History of Irish Ice Hockey & Inline (Roller) Hockey dates back to 1910
Current Irish Ice Hockey Association Logo [Ref: 5]
Final tables for Elite Ice Hockey League (2000-Present) Irish Ice Hockey Leagues (2007-2010 & 2016-present), Irish Inline Hockey Leagues (1999-present), what is known of Roller Hockey (1910 -1990s), the Ice Hockey Leagues in Northern Ireland from the 1940s-1960), Ireland’s involvement in the World Championships (2003-2013 & 2017-present).
The Irish Baseball and Softball Association (Now Baseball Softball Ireland) was formed in 1989, although there were Leagues dating back to the 1940s.
Baseball Ireland , International Baseball , Little League & Youth Baseball Softball Ireland , International Softball , Leinster Softball , Ulster Softball , Connacht Softball ,Munster Softball , Softball Blitzes, Intervarsity Softball , Indoor Softball
13. Lacrosse : All-Time results & tables for the Irish Lacrosse League (2009-present) and what is known of the Irish Women’s Lacrosse League & National Indoor Lacrosse League. International Results back to ear;y 2000s. Lacrosse Championship Finals 1890s & Schools Lacrosse Championships (1930s-1970s). Men’s Lacrosse , Women’s Lacrosse , Indoor (Box) Lacrosse , Polocrosse
14. Canadian Football A number of Canadian Football teams have visited Ireland and played Irish American Football teams, with Canadian rules sneaked into the matches, as well as one Canadian High School regular season match.
15. Indoor Soccer Arena Soccer was codified in Canada, and is a version of Indoor Soccer played on converted Ice Hockey Rinks, with a wall instead of an out-of-bounds. The version played in Ireland is played in Community Centres.
16. Ringette A non-contact version of Ice Hockey played with a straight stick and ring instead of a curved stick and puck. Popular in Canada.
Major League Football Sports
North American Major Leagues
Final Tables for American Football Leagues Era (USA – 1920s-1950), United States Football Leagues Era (1951-1985). Indoor Football Leagues (1991-present). Minority Football Leagues (2020), Women’s American Football (2019), XFL Leagues (2000-Present), Legends Football Leagues (2004-Present), World E-Football (2016-Present).
NCAA Football (where Irish Players are known 2012-Present). US Armed Forces in Europe Roll of Honour (1917-1990). Some AA American Football Leagues (East, Midwest, South, West). Some Semi-Pro State Leagues, Gridiron Development Leagues (2015-Present)
National Football League International (1950-Present), American Football World Cups Results & Tables (1999-Present). Canadian Football League (1950-Present). Mexican Football Leagues (2014-Present), Japanese X-League (2017-Present). Some Mexican & Canadian State Leagues.
USA American Football Leagues: National Football League , AAA American Football Leagues , AA American Football Leagues , Indoor Football Leagues, US College Football , Women’s American Football , Semi-Pro State Leagues , Gridiron Development Leagues , US Air Force & Army Football, Flag Football World , American 7s, World E-Football
Mexican American Football: Mexican American Football Leagues ,
Japanses American Football: Japanese American Football ,
Major Global Sports Leagues
. World Basketball /
C. World Ice Hockey /
British World Sports
E. World Soccer
F. World Rugby Union
G. World Hockey
H. World Cricket
Canadian and Australian World Sports
J. World Lacrosse
K. World Rugby League
World Indoor Soccer
M. World Futsal
N. World Arena Soccer Arena Soccer was codified in Canada, and is a version of Indoor Soccer played on converted Ice Hockey Rinks, with a wall instead of an out-of-bounds. The Major Arena Soccer League in USA, Canada and Mexico is the World’s Premier Arena League.
GAA Major Sports
20. Ladies Gaelic Football : National League Division 1 Final Tables (2011-2019).
Minor Gaelic Games
21. International Rules All-Time International (Compromise) Rules results for Ireland v Australia (Football), Ireland v Scotland (Hurling-Shinty), with what results are currently known for Ireland v Basque Country (Handball-Pelota), Ireland v USA (Rounders-Baseball) and Hurlacrosse (Hurling-Lacrosse).
23. Poc Fada The Irish version of Golf: Use a Hurl/Hurley to hit a ball up the side of a mountain and down the other side in as few goes as possible. Roll of Honour for All-Ireland Champions (Men’s & Women’s) . Known yearly Results .
24. Rounders Results & Final Tables for All-Ireland Senior Championships (Ladies, Men’s, Mixed) from 2015-16 to Present. Rolls of Honour for Senior, Minor, Feiles. Also played in England, Wales and Australia, and an Alpen GAA Rounders tournament (Italy, Switzerland): World Rounders
25. Medieval Football & Hurling Cornish Hurling & Manx Cammag
26. Basque Pelota Roll of Honour 2000-Present for ASPE Pelota (Spanish Basque Country). Final tables from 2018-19 for ASPE Pelota (Spanish Basque Country) and FFPB (French Basque Country)
27. Scottish Shinty Final Tables for the National Leagues dating back to 2000 (Scottish Shinty). Results since 2015-16.
28. Welsh Baseball Final Tables for Welsh Ladies Baseball Union from 2012-present
30. GAA World There are seven GAA Counties that take part in the World Games, and have their own County Boards and Championships. Counties: GAA World Games , GAA United States , GAA Canada , GAA Australasia , GAA Europe, GAA Asia.
31. GAA Galicia Gaelic Football is played in Galicia (NW Spain/Iberia) entirely by locals in towns and villages. Galician was a Celtic language, most closely related to Gaelic.
32. GAA Brittany Gaelic Football is played in Brittany (NW France/Gaul) entirely by locals in towns and villages. Breton is a Celtic language, most closely related to Welsh.
33. Soccer :
Senior (National) Football Association of Ireland Final Tables for the League of Ireland (1970-present) & League of Ireland B Final tables 1970-1985.
Women’s Women’s Soccer Women’s National League (2011-present).
Intermediate (Provincial) Final Tables for:
- Leinster Soccer: Leinster Senior League (Top Division) (1970-Present).
- Connacht Soccer Connacht Senior League Final Tables 1995-1999. Top Level
Junior (County) League Final Tables for:
- Leinster Leinster Soccer Athletic Union League (2013-Present), Leinster Junior League (1975-1980).
- Connacht Connacht Soccer Roscommon (2005-present), Sligo (2006-present), Galway (2016-present), Mayo (2016-Present)
- Ulster (ROI) Ulster Soccer (Republic of Ireland) Donegal (2012-present) Monaghan Cavan (2016-Present)
Football Fives (Mini-Football) (Local Leagues) Mini-Football : Incomplete Tables for: Ireland: Football Fives World Cup (Ireland Qualifiers) 2016-17, Leinster Powerleague Spawell Dublin 2016-present), Astropark Tallaght 2017, Inter 7s Clontarf & Irishtown (Dublin) 2017, Arklow Town sevens (Wicklow) 1991. Munster: Killarney Athletic Seven-a-side 2017, Floodlit Soccer Waterford 2017, Connacht: Astroleagues Galway 2017
34. Rugby : Celtic rugby / Pro 12/14 Final Tables.
35. Hockey Irish Hockey League Final Tables 2009-2018 (Men’s & Women’s). Results back to 2016-17. Leinster Hockey League Final Tables 2012-Present (Men’s & Women’s Division 1) Men’s Division 1 1990-2000.
36. Cricket Ireland in the ICC World Cup.
South Pacific / South Atlantic Sports
5. Futsal Football Association of Ireland Futsal League / Cup 2007 to Present) and Results (2015-16 to present). Regional Leagues (2015-present) (Athletic Union League Futsal League & Emerald Futsal League).
6. Australian Rules : Australian Football League Ireland Final Tables and Results (2000-present) (incomplete) and AFL Ireland Women’s League (2017-present). Super 9s/10s Final Tables (2002-2004).
7. Rugby League : Irish Rugby League Final Tables and Results (1996-present)(incomplete),
8. Netball Netball Ireland Winter League Final Tables (2009-present) and Results (2015-16 to present). Independent Dublin Leagues (Netball Dublin and Dublin Indoor Sports) Final Tables (2004-present)
North Atlantic Sports
9. Volleyball : Final Tables for the National Leagues dating back to 2000 .Results since 2015-16. Regional Leagues dating back to 2015
10. Curling Similar to Bowling but played on Ice. Invented in Scotland, but most popular in Canada. Ireland in the World Championships (2004-present)
11. Water Polo : Results & Final Tables for Leagues from 2015-16 to Present. Final Tables of Leinster League from 2015-16 to Present.
12. Olympic Handball Results & Final Tables for the Irish Olympic Handball Association Senior Leagues (Men 2001-present, Women 2015-present) Results & Final Tables for European Competitions for the Ireland Men’s team in Olympic Handball (1999-present)
North American Sports
49. Alaskan Dog Mushing.
51. Colorado Pack Burro Racing
52. Texas Rodeo,
53. Korfball (Dutch version of Basketball – Results of Ireland in European Championships 2009-present)
54. Roller Hockey Roller Hockey is the National Sport of Portugal. It is a version of Hockey played with a ball and Quad Roller Skates on a hard surface. There have been Leagues and competitions dating back to 1910 in Ireland.
55. Bandy & Ball Hockey Bandy is a Russian version of Ice Hockey, – played with a ball rather than puck Floorball and Ball Hockey are similar sport played without skates on a hard surface. Results of Ireland in Ball Hockey World Championships.
56. Pesapallo (Finnish version of Baseball – players run in zig-zags through the bases)
Asian & Australasian Sports
57. Polo & Polocrosse Iranian & Australian sports played on horseback – Ireland’s Results in Polocrosse World Cup (2001-present)
58. Kabaddi Indian Tag-Game – popular throughout South Asia
59. Sepak Takraw Malaysian & Thai version of Volleyball, where all parts of the body are used except the arms.
60. Marn Grook (Australian Aboriginal sport)
Native American, African and South American Sports
61. African Ringball South African version of Basketball
62. Argentinian Cestoball Argentinian version of Basketball
63. Stickball Choctaw Native American stick-and-ball game similar to Baseball.
64. Native Mexican Sports (Ulama: Aztec Native Mexican team game where hips are used to propel a ball part opponents, also known as Pok-ta-Pok to Guatemalan and Belize Native Maya.)
Timed Sports include Olympic Sports, Sports involving some form of transport, and the more recent X-Games.
Other Olympic Games
77. Field Sports
100. Hot Air Ballooning
101. Red Bull FlugTag
41. Badminton National Champions Ladies, Men’s Singles and Doubles (All-Time 1912-present). Badminton Premier League Results & Final Tables (2015-16 to Present). Badminton County League Results (2015-16 to Present). Sub-Pages: International Badminton , Badminton Ireland , Badminton Leagues , Badminton Counties)
43. Squash Leinster Squash League Final Tables (2015-Present)
44. Table Tennis
46. Real Tennis “The Sport of Kings” as played by British Royalty from the Middle Ages onwards. Played on an Assymetrical court with galleries (openings) down one side and surrounded by walls and a covered roof. The orginally-named Tennis is the first version of the game.
48. Padel A racquet game that is like a cross between Tennis and Table Tennis, played with a Tennis-Racquet sized paddle (like a Table Tennis Paddle) on a court that is totally enclosed, and where the ball can bounce back off the walls.
73. Horse Racing sub-pages: Point-to-Point
74. Greyhound Racing
75. Pigeon Racing
76. Harness Racing sub-pages: Equestrian.
Traditional Combat Sports
83. Martial Arts
Weapon Combat Sports
87. It’s a Knockout
Modern American Combat
89. MMA-Boxing Compromise Rules
World Combat Sports
Ball & Target Sports
38. Bowling Indoor Bowling Zones Final Tables (2017-Present). Curling European Championships (2003-Present). Petanque Finals (2007-2016).
39. Snooker & Pool
Weapon Target Sports
45. Darts County League Final Tables 2017-Present
48. Target Shooting
Alternative Team Sports
96. Flying Disc Sports Ultimate Frisbee: Dublin & All-Ireland Leagues 2017-Present. Dublin Golden Cup All-Time Final Tables
97. Quidditch First Irish Championship 2019.
American Children’s Team Sports
Ladies / Women’s Team Sports
105. Roller Derby (Irish teams ranks in World 2016-present.
Team Combat Sports
110. Paintball / Airsoft
111. Laser Tag
113. RPG & Wargames
116. Table Games: Foosball, Subbuteo
118. Highland Games
122. Dancing: Modern American Dance, Ballroom Dancing.
123. Fiddle Contests
126. Robot Football
128. Capture the Flag Irish teams World Rankings 2016-present.
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 Dublin Tornadoes Shamrock Bowl VIII Champions 1993 Irish American Football Association (2018) Nostalgia – A look a some pictures from the archives [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/20171016_165339-1024×768.jpg [Accessed 3 July 2018]
 Dublin Celts American Football Team | Facebook (2017) [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213260818544676&set=gm.457477981311995&type=3&theater&ifg=1 [Accessed 21 January 2019]
 American Football Ireland (2020) AFI Logo 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/AFI-Logo-200.png [Accessed 10 February 2020]
 Basketball Ireland (2019) Basketball Ireland Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.basketballireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/extralogo.png [Accessed 13 August 2019]
 Wikipedia (2017) Irish Ice Hockey Association Logo[Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/1d/IRLhockey.jpg/150px-IRLhockey.jpg [Accessed 6 March 2017]