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American Football Association of Ireland | Trinity Bowl 1992-1995

Trinity Bowls 1992-1995


Date Winners   Runners-Up  
1992 Dublin Tornadoes 3 Antrim Bulldogs 0
25.04.1993 Dublin Tornadoes 22 Antrim Bulldogs 0
1994 Dublin Tornadoes 45 Belfast Spartans 6
1995 Dublin Tornadoes 44 Dublin Lightning 22



The Trinity Bowl was a pre-season game played in Trinity College Dublin from 1992 to 1995, and although not involving College teams, were the first American Football events played in Universities in Ireland




Internet Archive


[1] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine Web Archive (2016) A brief History of American football in Ireland [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 July 2017]




[2] Naughton, L. (1993) “Tornadoes top dogs!” Evening Herald. Thursday, April 29, 1993. pg. 103 (59)

[3] Naughton, L. (1993) “US Football” Evening Herald. Thursday, April 15, 1993. pg. 100.

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

[5] Naughton, L. (1994) “US Football: Tornadoes blow hot” Evening Herald. Thursday, April 28, 1995. pg. 68.




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


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Last Updated: 2 May 2019

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