Welcome to the Eirball – Irish, North American & World Sports Archive.
The Eirball Irish North American & World Sports Archive covers the past & present results of the Irish Sports as well as trying to find an Irish link to the North American & World Sports.
There are still gaps in the record so if you can help fill them in, Eirball would be very grateful.
Click the links in the Navigation Bar at the top of the Page (Just below the Photo) or in the links provided below to be brought to the index pages for each of the Sports, Leagues and Competitions , from where you can find links to each season, decade overviews and roll of honour (Links are in Blue-Green)
American Football – The almost complete results of Irish American Football League (1986-present), International American Football in Ireland (1942-present), Irish Flag Football League (2014-present), Junior Kitted League (2014-present), College championship (2006-present), as well as what is known for each season in Irish Flag Football (1986-2014), and DV8 (8v8 Football) for 1986-present is available on eirball.ie. Team histories including results for most Irish American Football teams 1984-present)
Baseball-Softball – The almost complete results of the Irish Baseball League (1997-present), International Baseball (1997-present). What is known of the Regional Youth Baseball Leagues (1940s-1980s), Little League Baseball (1990s-present). Final tables for Leinster Softball League (1995-present), Softball Ulster League (2009-present), Women’s Leinster Softball League (2007-2011). Cup Finals for Softball Ireland National Club Championship (1990s-present), Irish Open Softball Trophy (1990s-present), and what is known of Winter Softball (Indoor Softball & Intervarsity Softball)
Ice Hockey & Inline Hockey – 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).
Basketball – 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).
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).
Rugby League, Australian Rules & Olympic Handball– what results are known for each season of the Irish Rugby League (1996-present), Australian Football League Ireland (2000-present), the AFL Ireland Women’s League 2017-present), the Irish Olympic Handball Association Senior Leagues (Men 2001-present, Women 2015-present) European Competitions for the Ireland Men’s team in Olympic Handball (1999-present)
Volleyball, Futsal, Scottish Shinty, Netball– Final Tables for the National Leagues dating back to 2009 (Netball), 2000 (Scottish Shinty & Volleyball) & 2007 (Futsal – FAI Futsal Cup).Results since 2015-16. Regional Leagues dating back to 2015 (Volleyball & Futsal).
Water Polo, Rounders, Badminton – Results & Final Tables for Leagues from 2015-16.
International Rules – All-Time Results of Ireland v Australia (Football), Ireland v Scotland (Hurling-Shinty) and what is known of Handball-Pelota (Ireland v Basque Country),
Rounders-Baseball & Hurlacrosse (Hurling-Lacrosse).
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).
GAA World– Roll of Honour for GAA Canada, Australasia, United States, New York, Europe, Asia, Middle East (both Men’s & Women’s, except United States & Australasia – Men’s only).
World American Football – Final Tables for AAA American Football Leagues (USA – 1920s-present), Indoor Football Leagues (1991-present), as well as World/Continental Pro Leagues (NFL Europe 1991-2007), AFL Europe (1994-1995), Elite Football League of India (2012), LFL Canada (2012-13), LFL Australia (2014), China Arena Football League (2016 & 2019), LFA Mexico (2016-present), Japan X-League (2017-present). Where it is known an Irish Player or Coach has been involved this has been included.
Other Sports – Research is currently being conducted in all other Irish, North American & World Sports
Click the links in the Navigation Bar at the top of the Page (Just below the Photo) or in the links provided below to be brought to the index pages for each of the Sports, Leagues and Competitions, from where you can find links to each season, decade overviews and roll of honour (Links are in Blue-Green)
Links to Main Pages for Sports Played in Ireland:
North American Sports
Major League Sports
American Football The Irish American Football Association was formed in 1986 and reformed in 2001
Irish American Football Irish American Football / Irish American Football League / International American Football / Irish College Football
8-a-side American Football: DV8 Football / Junior American Football / International 8-a-side Football
Flag Football: Irish Flag Football / Junior Flag Football / International Flag Football / Flag Football Competitions
Canadian Football: Canadian Football E-Football E-Football
Teams, Players: Irish American Football Teams / Irish Flag Football Teams / Pro & College American Football Players
Irish American Football Records, Yearbooks Irish American Football Yearbooks / Irish American Football Records
Basketball The Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland (now Basketball Ireland) was formed in 1947
National Basketball Competitions: Basketball National Leagues / Basketball National Cups / International Basketball / Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland 1947-1979 / Basketball Tournaments / 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 / Kilkenny & South East Area Basketball Board / Cork Ladies Area Board / Cork Men’s Basketball Board / Kerry Area Basketball Board / Clare Area Basketball Board / Galway Area Basketball Board / Mayo Area Basketball Board / Shannonside / LonLeitRos Area Board / North West Area Board / Basketball Northern Ireland / North East Basketball Board
Other Basketball: Wheelchair Basketball / 3×3 Basketball
Ice & Inline Hockey 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
Irish Ice Hockey Elite Ice Hockey Leagues / Irish Ice Hockey Leagues / Celtic & Scottish Ice Hockey Leagues / International Ice Hockey
Inline Hockey Inline Hockey / Hockey without skates: Floorball / Ball Hockey / Unihoc
Baseball-Softball The Irish Baseball and Softball Association (Now Baseball Softball Ireland) was formed in 1989, although there were Leagues dating back to the 1940s
Baseball: Baseball Ireland / International Baseball Little League & Youth Baseball
Softball: Softball Ireland / International Softball / Leinster Softball / Ulster Softball / Connacht Softball / Munster Softball / Intervarsity Softball / Indoor Softball
Other American Sports
Lacrosse / (Sub-Pages: Men’s Lacrosse / Women’s Lacrosse / Indoor (Box) Lacrosse / Polocrosse
Volleyball / (Sub-Pages: Volleyball Ireland / Volleyball National Cups / Northern Ireland Volleyball / Schools & Colleges Volleyball / Spikeball / Beach Volleyball )
Global (British & Commonwealth) Sports
British / Global Sports
Soccer / (Sub-Pages: Women’s Soccer / Leinster Soccer / Connacht Soccer / Futsal / Mini-Football (Football Fives & Football Sevens etc
Rugby / Rugby Sevens / Tag Rugby / Touch Rugby / Wheelchair Rugby
Rugby League Sub-Pages: Irish Rugby League / International Rugby League / Rugby League Nines / Tag Rugby League )
Australian Rules Sub-Pages: Australian Football League Ireland / International Australian Rules / Australian Rules Super 7s,9s,10s
Water Polo Sub-Pages: Ireland Water Polo / Leinster Water Polo / Canoe Polo / Underwater Hockey
Gaelic Games & Celtic Sports
Minor Gaelic Games
Handball (Sub-Pages: GAA Handball / Wallball )
International Rules /
Poc Fada /
GAA Britain (Counties: GAA Warwickshire Football )
GAA All-Ireland Football
GAA World Games Football (Provinces & Counties: GAA Britain / GAA Warwickshire Football / GAA United States Football / GAA Canada / GAA Europe Football / Breton Football / Galician Football / Australasia GAA Football / Asia GAA Football)
All-Ireland Hurling / Minor Counties Hurling / Connacht Hurling / Leitrim GAA Hurling / Leinster Hurling / Kildare GAA Hurling )
GAA World Games Hurling (Sub-Pages: GAA London Hurling / )
Camogie / GAA World Games Camogie
Ladies Football / GAA World Games Ladies Football / Canada GAA Ladies Football / Asia GAA Ladies Football
Bandy & Ball Hockey
Polo & Polocrosse
Alternative Team Sports
Flying Disc Sports
Paintball / Airsoft /
Laser Tag /
Capture the Flag
Boat Sports / (Sub-Pages: Canoe Polo )
Badminton / (Sub-Pages: Badminton Ireland / Badminton Leagues )
Table Tennis /
Real Tennis /
Ball & Target Sports
Bowling & Curling / (Sub-Pages: Curling / Lawn Bowls / Indoor Bowling / Tenpin Bowling / Petanque )
Snooker & Pool
Martial Arts /
Major League Sports (Irish Abroad)
World Gridiron /
Irish Pro & College Players: Pro & College American Football Players
USA American Football Leagues: National Football League / AAA American Football Leagues / United States Spring Football Leagues / XFL / AA American Football Leagues / Semi-Pro State Leagues / Gridiron Development Leagues
World American Football: Canadian Football Leagues / Mexican American Football Leagues / American Football World Leagues / Pacific Football Leagues / European American Football / Latin American Football Leagues / World American Football
US College Football, High School & Armed Forces: US College Football / US Air Force & Army Football
Reduced Numbers American Football (5-9 a-side): Arena Football / AAA Arena / Indoor Football Leagues / AA Arena Football Leagues / Lingerie / Legends Football Leagues / American 7s / Flag Football World
World Basketball /
World Ice Hockey /
World Soccer /
Global Sports / Australian Football League
National Sports (World)
Indigineous World Sports
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