The Irish League joined the Combined Gridiron League of UK and Ireland for the 1989 season. The Irish teams played in an Irish Conference in the Duke Premier Division and Baron First Division with Inter-Conference matches.
The Celts went a perfect 8-0 during Regular season play before beating the A26 Bulldogs 7-6 in the Shamrock Bowl IV. They also played in the CGL playoffs, losing int Quater-Finals to the Manchester Heroes.
Home Venue Map
|3||20.05.89||A||East Antrim Cougars||W||51-0|
|5||04.06.89||H||East Antrim Cougars||W||1-0 #|
|9||02.07.89||H||Dublin Tornadoes||W||1-0 #|
|SB IV||89||N||A26 Bulldogs||W||7-6|
|1989||CGL Duke Premier|
|Marcus “meep” Cunningham|
|Noel “juicey” Doolan|
 Britball Now (2016) Historial League Tables  [CGL] [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/historical-league-tables-in/ [Accessed 27 February 2017]
Britball Now (2016) Results Section  [CGL] [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/results-section.html [Accessed 27 February 2017]
 Dublin Celts American Football team Facebook Page (2016) Post to Page by Joseph Greene: August 25, 2016 [Internet] Available from https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1417571434926548&set=pcb.267594503633678&type=3&theater&ifg=1 [Accessed 1 June 2018]
 Dublin Celts American Football Team Facebook Page (2016) Photo by Joseph Greene August 28, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1421158977901127&set=gm.269427200117075&type=3&theater&ifg=1 [Accessed 3 July 2018]
Thanks to Richard Declan Mulcahy
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