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: Irish American Football Association Logo 2001-2003 [Ref: 1] Dublin Celts Shamrock Bowl II Winners 1987 [Ref: 2]
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.
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
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
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
5. 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).
6. Australian Rules : Known results for the Australian Football League Ireland (2000-present) and AFL Ireland Women’s League (2017-present).
7. Rugby League : Known results for each season of the Irish Rugby League (1996-present),
8. Netball Final Tables for the Winter League back to 2009, Results back to 2015-16.
9. Volleyball : Final Tables for the National Leagues dating back to 2000 .Results since 2015-16. Regional Leagues dating back to 2015
10. Water Polo : Results & Final Tables for Leagues from 2015-16 to Present. Final Tables of Leinster League from 2015-16 to Present.
11. Olympic HandballResults & 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)
12. Futsal Final Tables for the National Leagues 2007 to Present ( FAI Futsal Cup). Results since 2015-16. Regional Leagues dating back to 2015 (Athletic Union League Futsal League & Emerald Futsal League).
British Team Sports
13. 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
14. Rugby : Celtic rugby / Pro 12/14 Final Tables.
15. 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.
18. Badminton Results & Final Tables for Badminton Premier League from 2015-16 to Present. Badminton County League Results from 2015-16 to Present. (Sub-Pages: Badminton Ireland , Badminton Leagues , Badminton Counties)
19. Squash (Leinster Squash League Final Tables from 2015-Present)
Ball & Target Sports
22. Snooker & Pool
23. Bowling & Curling Indoor Bowling Zones Final Tables (2017-Present). Curling European Championships (2003-Present). Petanque Finals (2007-2016).
GAA Major Sports
26. Football : Provinces & Counties: GAA All-Ireland Football / Ladies Football / GAA Britain Counties: GAA London , GAA Warwickshire / GAA World Counties Counties: GAA United States , GAA Canada , GAA Australasia , GAA Europe, GAA Asia. In addition there are Gaelic Football Leagues played entirely by natives in villages as in Ireland, in Brittany (NW France) and Galicia (NW Iberia): Breton Football , Galician Football
28. Ladies Football
Minor Gaelic Games
30. 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).
31. 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 .
32. 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.
33. 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)
34. Medieval Football & Hurling Cornish Hurling & Manx Cammag
35. Scottish Shinty Final Tables for the National Leagues dating back to 2000 (Scottish Shinty). Results since 2015-16.
36. Welsh Baseball Final Tables for Welsh Ladies Baseball Union from 2012-present
37. Korfball (Dutch version of Basketball – Results of Ireland in European Championships 2009-present)
39. Bandy & Ball Hockey (Russian version of Ice Hockey – played with a ball rather than puck. Results of Ireland in Ball Hockey World Championships)
40. Pesapallo (Finnish version of Baseball – players run in zig-zags through the bases)
Asian & African Sports
41. Polo & Polocrosse (Irianian & Australian sports played on horseback – Ireland’s Results in Polorosse World Cup 2001-present
42. Kabaddi (Indian Tag-Game – popular throughout South Asia)
43. Sepak Takraw (Malaysian & Thai version of Volleyball, where all parts of the body are used except the arms.)
44. Ringball (South African version of Basketball)
Aboriginal Australian & Native American Sports:
45. Marn Grook (Australian Aboriginal sports)
46. Stickball (Choctaw Native American version of Baseball)
47. (Aztec & Maya Native Mexican team game where hips are used to propel a ball part opponents)
Timed Sports include Olympic Sports, Sports involving some form of transport, and the more recent X-Games.
51. Winter Sports
52. Gymnastics & Weighlifting
53. Horse Racing.
54. Greyhound Racing.
55. Pigeon Racing.
56. Harness Racing
57. Boat Sports Canoeing & Kayaking, Sailing, Rowing, Speedboats.
58. Cycling Cycling, BMX, Mountain Biking.
59. Motorsport: Formula 1, Rallying, Autocross, Motocross, Stock Car Racing
60. Air & Drone Racing: Hot Air Ballooning, Air Racing.
Traditional Combat Sports
66. Target Shooting
Modern American & World Combat
67. Martial Arts
Modern Team Combat Sports
72. Laser Tag
Alternative Sports & X-Games
Alternative Team Sports
73. Flying Disc Sports Ultimate Frisbee: Dublin & All-Ireland Leagues 2017-Present. Dublin Golden Cup All-Time Final Tables
74. Quidditch First Irish Championship 2019.
Other Team Sports
76. Roller Derby (Irish teams ranks in World 2016-present.
82. E-Sports Fantasy NFL Ireland. 2015-present, Other Irish American Football Fantasy Leagues, Madden NFL Leagues.
83. Robot Football
84. Capture the Flag Irish teams World Rankings 2016-present.
Major League Sports (Irish Abroad)
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.
Irish Pro & College Players: Pro & College American Football Players
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
World American Football: NFL International , American Football World Cups , Canadian Football Leagues , Mexican American Football Leagues , Japanese American Football , European American Football , Asia-Pacific American Football , African & Latin American Football
86. World Basketball /
87. World Ice Hockey /
89. World Soccer
90. World Rugby Union
91. World Hockey
92. World Cricket
94. World Rugby League
95. World Lacrosse
96. World Futsal
Indigineous World Sports
97. Aztec Ulama
97. Maya Pok-ta-Pok
99. Australian Marn Grook
World National Sports
100. South African Ringball
101. Russian Bandy
102. Portuguese Roller Hockey
103. Finnish Pesapallo,
104. German Olympic Handball
105. Scottish Water Polo
106. Malaysian & Sepak Takraw
107. Indian Kabaddi
State Sports (USA)
108. Massachusetts Basketball & Volleyball
109. Minnesota Ice Hockey
110. Maryland Jousting
111. Texas Rodeo
112. Colorado Pack Burro Racing
113. Alaskan Dog Mushing
114. Californian & Hawaiian Surfing
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Image References  Lucky Show – Irish American Football (2016) IAFA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.luckyshow.org/football/pics/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 5 June 2017] [2
] 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]