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Bangor Buccaneers | Irish American Football Team 1986-1987

IAFL Senior Team: 1987

Home Ground: Donaghadee Rugby Club, Bangor, Co. Down

Colours: Colorado Blue / White & Gold / Gold

Honours: None

Career Record: (W-L-T) 3-7-0 (Pct) .300

History: Formed in 1986, they played one season of unkitted football, going 7-0, before playing in the first full IAFL season, finishing with a 3-7 record, defeating Jordanstown Jaguars, East Side Jets and Coleraine Chieftans. Moved to Newtownards for the 1988 season, becoming the North Down Raiders, but never played that season. [2]

 

Home Venue Map

Year-by-Year Record

Year Regular Season Post-Season International
  Lge P W L T Pct P W L T Chp P W L T
1987 IAFL 10 3 7 0 .300 0 0 0 0 .0 0 0 0

1987 Results

Week Date H/A Opposition W/L Score
3 10.05.87 H Belfast Giants L 0-27
6 31.05.87 A Belfast Blitzers L 0-76
7 07.06.87 A Jordanstown Jaguars W 7-0
8 14.06.87 A Craigavon Cowboys L 7-21
9 21.06.87 H Dublin Celts L 15-38
11 05.07.87 H East Side Jets W 25-0
14 26.07.87 H Belfast Spartans p-p
15 02.08.87 A Dublin Tornadoes L 0-32
16 16.08.87 H Coleraine Chieftans W 6-0
18 30.08.87 H Carrickfergus Cougars L 6-26
19 06.09.87 A Belfast Spartans L 0-1 #

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Websites

[1] Britball Now (2016) Results Section [1986] [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/results-section.html [Accessed 23 March 2017]

[2] Britball Now (2016) Bangor Buccaneers [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/Britball%20Teams/BangorBuccaneers.htm [Accessed 23 March 2018]

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

[4] Britball Now (2016) Results Section [1987] [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/results-section.html [Accessed 23 March 2017]

[5] Britball Now (2016) North Down Raiders [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/Britball%20Teams/NORTHDOWNRAIDERS.htm [Accessed 4 July 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

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 1 April 2019

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