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AFAI Irish American Football League 1990-1996

American Football Association of Ireland

Irish American Football League 1990-1996

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Irish American Football League 1990

 

Date Home Team   Away Team  
  Shamrock Bowl V      
  Craigavon Cowboys 0 Dublin Celts 40

[8][9]

 

Irish American Football League 1991

 

Date Home Team   Away Team  
  Shamrock Bowl VI      
  Dublin Celts 44 Antrim Bulldogs 0

[41]

 

Irish American Football League 1992

 

  P W L T PF PA Pct
Mourne Conference              
x – Craigavon Cowboys 5 4 1 0 124 18 .800
x – Antrim Bulldogs 6 4 2 0 127 16 .667
Belfast Spartans 6 4 2 0 105 59 .667
Tara Conference              
x – Dublin Tornadoes 6 4 2 0 81 49 .667
x – Dublin Celts 6 3 3 0 77 57 .500
Drogheda Vikings 5 1 4 0 15 135 .200
Lee Valley Steelers 6 0 6 0 0 195 .000

Compiled from: [1][2][3[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]

 

Date Home Team   Away Team  
  Semi-Finals      
13.09.92 Dublin Tornadoes 6 Antrim Bulldogs 19
13.09.92 Craigavon Cowboys W Dublin Celts L
  Shamrock Bowl VII      
20.09.92 Craigavon Cowboys 14 Antrim Bulldogs 6

[15][16]

 

Irish American Football League 1993

 

Date Home Team   Away Team  
  Shamrock Bowl VIII      
  Dublin Tornadoes 19 Dublin Celts 2

[17]

 

Irish American Football League 1994

 

  P W L T PF PA Pct
*Dublin Tornadoes 6 5 1 0 128 35 .833
*Carrickfergus Knights 6 5 1 0     .833
Lurgan Area Raiders 6 2 4 0     .333
Belfast Spartans 6 0 6 0 26 112 .000

[20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34]

 

Date Home Team   Away Team  
  Shamrock Bowl IX      
  Dublin Tornadoes 18 Carrickfergus Knights 13

[18][19]

 

Irish American Football League 1995

 

  P W L T PF PA Pct
x – Dublin Tornadoes 8 8 0 0     1.000
x – Dublin Lightning 6 4 2 0     .667
x – Carrickfergus Knights 7 2 5 0     .287
x – Lurgan Area Raiders 7 0 7 0     .000

[37]

 

Date Home Team   Away Team  
  Semi-Finals      
17.09.95 Dublin Tornadoes 60 Lurgan Area Raiders 0
17.09.95 Dublin Lightning L Carrickfergus Knights W
  Shamrock Bowl X      
24.09.95 Dublin Tornadoes 34 Carrickfergus Knights 12

[35][37]

 

Irish American Football League 1996

 

Date Home Team   Away Team  
  Shamrock Bowl XI      
  Dublin Lightning 26 Dublin Tornadoes 8

[36]

 

References

 

Sources

[1] Anon. (1992) “IRISH CHAMPION CELTS STUNG BY BULLDOG SPIRIT”, First Down. July 11, 1992, pg. 17.

[2] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, July 2, 1992, pg. 65

[3] Anon. (1992) “Sad Celts are Torn to shreds”, First Down. July 18, 1992, pg. 16.

[4] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: Celts blown away”, Evening Herald. Thursday, July 9, 1992, pg. 66

[5] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, July 16, 1992, pg. 69

[6] Anon. (1992) “Dublin Celts still winless”, First Down. July 25, 1992, pg. 19.

[7] FD Reporter. (1992) “At last! It’s the Dub-win Celts!”, First Down. August 15, 1992, pg. 17.

[8] Anon. (1992) “IRISH RESULTS”, First Down. August 29, 1992, pg. 17.

[9] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: Vikings ready to invade Tallaght”, Evening Herald. Thursday, August 13, 1992, pg. 66

[10] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: Tornadoes ko Vikings”, Evening Herald. Thursday, August 20, 1992, pg. 61

[11] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, August 27, 1992, pg. 61

[12] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, September 3, 1992, pg. 94

[13] Anon. (1992) “Vikings Victory”, Drogheda Independent. Friday, September 4, 1992, pg. 11

[14] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, September 10, 1992, pg. 70

[15] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: Gridiron grief for Dubs!”, Evening Herald. Thursday, September 17, 1992, pg. 76

[16] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, October 8, 1992, pg. Sport 7

[17] (1993) “Tornadoes Bowl Glory”, First Down, October 9, 1993, pg. 20

[18] Carrickfergus Knights (1994) Knights American Football Club Carrickfergus Shamrock Bowl Programme. Belfast. Aldine Print

[19] Anon. (1994) Dublin Clinch Crown. First Down. 8 October1994. p. 22

[20] Anon. (1994) Scoreboard. First Down. 16 July 1994. p. 19

[21] Anon. (1994) Scoreboard. First Down. 9 July 1994. p. 19

[22] Anon. (1994) Lurgan Blank Belfast. First Down. 9 July 1994. p. 20

[23] Anon. (1994) Scoreboard. First Down. 2 July 1994. p. 19

[24] Anon. (1994) Scoreboard. First Down. 18 June 1994. p. 19

[25] Anon. (1994) Full Round-Up of BAFA’s Divisions Two and Three. First Down. 7 May 1994. pg. 21

[26] Anon. (1994) Chicago Knights maintain challenge. Carrick Times. 6 June 1994. pg. 60

[27] Naughton, L. (1994) Tornadoes hit!. Evening Herald. Thursday, 21 April 1994 . pg. 54

[28] Naughton, L. (1994) American Football. Evening Herald. Thursday, 5 May 1994 . pg. 91

[29] Naughton, L. (1994) American Football. Evening Herald. Thursday, 26 May 1994 . pg. 68

[30] Naughton, L. (1994) Tornadoes turn up the power. Evening Herald. Thursday, 28 July 1994. pg. 55

[31] Naughton, L. (1994) American Football. Evening Herald. Thursday, 11 August 1994. pg. 44

[32] Naughton, L. (1994) Tornadoes blow Knights away!. Evening Herald. Thursday, 25 August 1994. pg. 50

[33] Naughton, L. (1994) American Football. Evening Herald. Thursday, 22 September 1994. pg.78

[34] Naughton, L. (1994) US Football. Evening Herald. Thursday, 29 September1994. pg.58

[35] Anon (1995) Tornadoes breeze past Carrickfergus to claim third straight Irish title. First Down. 7 October 1995, pg. 21.

[36] (1996) “US Football”, Evening Herald, Thursday, September 19, 1996, pg. 79

 

Websites

 

[37] Dublin Tornadoes (1996) Irish American Football League 1995: The League Schedule ’95 / Results in ’95 [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/19961115060654/http://fiachra.ucd.ie/~alan/american_football.html#main_menu [Accessed 5 July 2017]

[40] Britball (2016) Shamrock Bowl Results www.britball.co.uk/history-index/ireland/shamrock-bowl-results-1986.html [Accessed 2 October 2016]

[41] Irish American Football Association (2018) Shamrock Bowl History [Internet] Available from: hhttp://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/shamrock-bowl-history/ [Accessed 23 March 2018]

Social Media

 

[42] Dublin Celts American Football Team Facebook Page (2016) Post by Kevin Sharkey, August 27, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/groups/259540917772370/permalink/268518076874654/ [Accessed 6 June 2018]

 

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Cillian Smith, Michael Smith, Ralph Schmeer and Michael Brophy of the Irish American Football Association and Irish American Football Officials Association.

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 18 December 2018

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and INAWSA 2018

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Resereved.

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