American Football, Irish American Football League

American Football Association of Ireland | All-Ireland American Football League 1991

League Table

 PWLTPFPAPct
Dublin Celts7700  1.000
Belfast Spartans6321  .583
Antrim Bulldogs7331  .500
Dublin Tornadoes8350  .375
Newtownabbey Warriors5050  .000
Craigavon Cowboys0000  .000

 Compiled from [16] and Results

Playoff Results

Home Team Away Team 
Shamrock Bowl VI 29 September 1991 
Dublin Celts66Antrim Bulldogs6

[16]

Regular Season Results

Home Team Away Team 
Week 11 May 1991 
Dublin Tornadoes7Belfast Spartans14
Antrim Bulldogs32Newtownabbey Warriors6
Week 19 May 1991 
Antrim Bulldogs32Dublin Tornadoes6
Week 26 May 1991 
Belfast Spartans54Newtownabbey Warriors6
Dublin Tornadoes Craigavon Cowboys 
Mid-Week 29 May 1991 
Antrim Bulldogs6Belfast Spartans6
Week 2 June 1991 
Dublin Celts13Antrim Bulldogs8#
Week 9 June 1991 
Dublin TornadoesWNewtownabbey WarriorsL
Dublin CeltsWBelfast SpartansL
Week 16 June 1991 
Dublin Tornadoes6Antrim Bulldogs0
Week 13 July 1991 
Dublin Tornadoes12Dublin Celts44
Week 21 July 1991 
Belfast Spartans6Antrim Bulldogs27
Week 28 July 1991 
Dublin CeltsWAntrim BulldogsL
Week August 1991 
Dublin Tornadoes6Belfast Spartans8
Week August 1991 
Dublin Tornadoes0Dublin Celts40
Week?
Dublin CeltsWNewtownabbey WarriorsL
Belfast SpartansDublin Celts
Newtownabbey WarriorsDublin Celts
Newtownabbey WarriorsLDublin TornadoesW
Newtownabbey WarriorsBelfast Spartans
Newtownabbey WarriorsAntrim Bulldogs

[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][16]

Home Venues

TeamVenue
Dublin CeltsClontarf, Dublin
Dublin TornadoesTallaght Community Centre, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Belfast SpartansMusgrave Park, Belfast
Craigavon Cowboys 
Newtownabbey Warriors 
Antrim BulldogsAllen Park, Antrim

References

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Sources

[2] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: Tornadoes are flying”, Evening Herald. Thursday, April 18, 1991, pg. 56.

[3] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: Look out for the Dublin Tornadoes”, Evening Herald. Thursday, May 9, 1991, pg. 55.

[4] Anon. (1991) “TODAY: AMERICAN FOOTBALL”, Irish Press. Saturday, May 11, 1991, pg. 46.

[5] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: Spartans supreme”, Evening Herald. Thursday, May 16, 1991, pg. 62.

[6] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: Tornadoes all the way”, Evening Herald. Thursday, June 13, 1991, pg. 60.

[7] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: Defensive Tornadoes do it”, Evening Herald. Thursday, June 27, 1991, pg. 59.

[8] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: CELTS STAY UNBEATEN”, Evening Herald. Thursday, July 25, 1991, pg. 55.

[9] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: Tornadoes toppled!”, Evening Herald. Thursday, August 15, 1991, pg. 44.

[10] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: CELTS TOP LEAGUE”, Evening Herald. Thursday, August 22, 1991, pg. 53.

[11] Naughton, L. (1991) “Minority Report: Tip-toe around American grid!”, Evening Herald. Thursday, September 26, 1991, pg. 91.

[12] Traynor, Jonathan (1991) “American Football: Clash of Titans!” Sunday Life May 28, 1991. pg. 46

[13] Anon. (1991) “Scoreboard: Gridiron” Sunday Life June 2, 1991. pg. 53

[14] Anon. (1991) “Gridiron: Antrim Dawgs go for walkies” Sunday Life June 9, 1991. pg. 41

[15] Anon. (1991) “American Football: Rows spoil Irish scene” Sunday Life July 28, 1991. pg. 43

[16] Berry, Lee (1992) “Moon Ready to Belt the Celts” First Down March 28, 1992. pg. 18 [Available on the Internet at Dublin Celts | Facebook (2019) Post to Page by Dermot Connolly September 8, 1992 “Blast from the past… clearing out the attic” [Internet] available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10219514768330762&set=pcb.975213116205143&type=3&theater&ifg=1 [Accessed 5 October 1992]

Websites

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

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Ronan O’Brien & Paul O’Reilly

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy

for the Eirball | Irish North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 8 February 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy & Eirball 2019

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

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