American Football, Junior Kitted, Uncategorized

Irish American Football Association | Junior Kitted League 2015-2018

IAFL Junior League 2015

 PWLTPFPAPts
c – Craigavon Cowboys4310  6
c – South Kildare Soldiers4310  6
Mullingar Minotaurs4040  0

Final table as at 18 December 2015: [40] / Final Round Postponed: [39] / Results Compiled from: [8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]

Table as at 18th October 2015. Final Blitz Cancelled

IAFL Junior League 2016

 PWLTPFPAPts
South Kildare Soldiers6600  12
Westmeath Minotaurs633080486
Craigavon Cowboys6060  0

Compiled from: [16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24]

IAFL Junior League 2017

 PWLTPFPAPts
South Kildare Soldiers5500  10
Westmeath Minotaurs413038392
Cork Admirals312014302
Craigavon Cowboys2020  0

Compiled from: [25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37][38]

IAFL Youth League 2018

 PWLTPFPAPts
Cork Admirals220064144
South Kildare Soldiers211056342
University of Limerick Vikings20206780

[46]

DateHome Team Away Team 
 Final NSC, Dublin 
28.10.18Cork Admirals36South Kildare Soldiers16

[47]

Report

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South Kildare Soldiers and Craigavon Cowboys shared the title with 3-1 records in 2015.

South Kildare Soldiers went on to win the Championship with a perfect record in both 2016 and 2017.

In 2018, Cork Admirals defeated South Kildare Soldiers 36-16 in the Final

About

The Irish American Football Association Junior League was set up in 2014. [45]

The League was 9-Man Kitted Football for ages 16-19. [45]

NCAA rules were used with the following modifications: (i) Only 9 players per side on the field at any one time (ii) No Offensive Tackles i.e. there were two less players on the Offensive Line (iii) No Tackles below the waist under any circumstances.

Only one match was played in 2014 – the Craigavon Cowboys winning the titles over the Westmeath Minotaurs.

References

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Websites

[1] Irish American Football Association (2015) Youth football kicks off this Sunday [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/youth-football-kicks-off-this-sunday [Accessed 17 March 2017]

[2] Irish American Football Association (2015) Junior Kitted Result – 18th October 2015 [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/junior-kitted-results-18th-october-2015/ [Accessed 23 December 2016]

[3] Irish American Football Association (2016) 2016 Junior Football season Kicked Off [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/2016-junior-football-season-kicked-off/ [Accessed 23 December 2016]

[4] Irish American Football Association (2016) Junior Football 2016 Champions [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/junior-football-2016-champions/ [Accessed 23 December 2016]

[5] Irish American Football Association (2017) Junior Football Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/schedule/junior-football/ [Accessed 23 September 2017]

[6] Cork Admirals [2017] Cork Admirals Youth Team Open Their Season [Internet] Available from: https://www.corkadmirals.ie/single-post/2017/11/06/Cork-Admirals-Youth-Team-Open-Their-Season [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[7] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2015) 2015 Junior League [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20151218200615/http://www.americanfootball.ie/ [Accessed 4 September 2018]

[8] NFL-Ireland (2017) IAFL Weekly – 13/12/14. [Internet] Available from: http://nfl-ireland.com/flag-football/7407-iafl-weekly-131214/ [Accessed 28 February 2017]

[9] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2016) Junior Kitted Football Dates Announced. Rules details [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20160304234537/http://www.americanfootball.ie/junior-kitted-football-dates-announced/ [Accessed 4 September 2018]

[46] Irish American Football Association (2018) Youth League [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/youth-league/ [Accessed 15 October 2018]

Social Media

[47] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2018) Post October 29, 2018: “Some great photos from yesterdays youth game by Eddie Smyth!” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/2159617004072188 [Accessed 3 November 2018]

Images

[1] Irish American Football Association (2010) IAFA logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 23 February 2017

Social Media

[13] Craigavon Cowboys Facebook Page (2015) Post September 12 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CraigavonCowboys/photos/a.701990129811186.1073741830.701486486528217/1050487744961421/?type=3&theater [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[14] South Kildare Soldiers Facebook Page (2015) Post October 18 2015 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[15] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2015) Post October 18 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/photos/a.659626717382731.1073741828.311169445561795/1073439316001467/?type=3&theater [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[18] South Kildare Soldiers Facebook Page (2016) Post September 18 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/SouthKildareSoldiers/photos/a.240354999424119.55089.227676250691994/954895121303433/?type=3&theater [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[19] South Kildare Soldiers Facebook Page (2016) Post October 3 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/SouthKildareSoldiers/posts/969317006527911 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[20] South Kildare Soldiers Facebook Page (2016) Post October 23 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/SouthKildareSoldiers/posts/988006751325603 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[21] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2016) Post September 18 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/photos/a.400391443306261.97658.311169445561795/1287843521227711/?type=3&theater [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[22] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2016) Post October 3 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1300888999923163 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[23] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2016) Post October 23 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1319966001348796 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[24] Republic of Edenderry Facebook Page (2016) Post October 25 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=990627224417147&id=230818513731359 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[27] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2017) Post October 15 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1703316189680440 [Accessed 17 October 2017]

[28] Craigavon Cowboys Facebook Page (2017) Post October 15 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CraigavonCowboys/posts/1681077225235800 [Accessed 17 October 2017]

[29] Cill Dara Crusaders Facebook Page (2017) Post October 29 2017 [Internet] Available from: http://www.facebook.com/CillDaraCrusaders/posts/155163938425523 [Accessed 1 November 2017]

[30] Cill Dara Crusaders Facebook Page (2017) Post November 26 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CillDaraCrusaders/posts/162700431005207 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[31] Cill Dara Crusaders Facebook Page (2017) Post November 26 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CillDaraCrusaders/posts/162725277669389 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[32] Cork Admirals Facebook Page (2017)Video November 26 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/corkadmiralsAFC/videos/779020282296065/ [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[33] Cork Admirals Twitter Account (2017) Tweet 29 Oct 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://twitter.com/corkadmiralsAFC/status/924637237127667712 [Accessed 1 November 2017]

[34] Cork Admirals Twitter Account (2017) Tweet 29 Oct 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://twitter.com/corkadmiralsAFC/status/924646713591296000 [Accessed 1 November 2017]

[35] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2017) Post November 9 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1728567953821930 [Accessed 15 November 2017]

[36] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2017) Post November 11 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1730985910246801 [Accessed 15 November 2017]

[37] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2017) Post November 24 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1744529465559112 [Accessed 28 November 2017]

[38] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2017) Post November 27 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1747392558606136 [Accessed 28 November 2017]

[39] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2015) Post November 28 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1057091924324707 [Accessed 4 September 2018]

[41] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2017) Post November 9 2014 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/862683297098905 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[42] OTS Irish Gridiron Facebook Page (2017) Post November 28 2014 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/irishgridiron/posts/1492741517658786 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

[43] Craigavon Cowboys Facebook Page (2016) Post October 26 2014 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CraigavonCowboys/posts/880722438604620 [Accessed 6 December 2017]

Videos

[10] You Tube (2015) Youth game – Published by FelipsDazza on Sep 15, 2015 [4:36] [4:47] [5:55] [8:50] [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oltt9F7mfiM [Accessed 31 October 2017]

[11] You Tube (2015) Craigavon Cowboys Juniors Blitz 1 2015 Highlights [1:33] [2:27] – Published by CannonMedia on Sep 14, 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Be3WxXKGil4 [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[12] You Tube (2015) Craigavon Cowboys Juniors Blitz 2 2015 Highlights [1:49] [4:28] – Published by Cannon Media on Oct 29, 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9UNpqtutq4 [Accessed 24 October 2017]

Acknowledgements

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

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 3 January 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2019

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

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