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Lee Valley Steelers | Irish American Football Team 1988-1993

IAFL Senior Team 1988-93

Home Ground:

Colours: White Jerseys/ Black Pants with White Stripe/ Red Helmet with Black and White Stripes

History: Team from Cork that played two seasons in the early Nineties, with a losing record both seasons. They were formed in 1988 and may have played in a Republic of Ireland 8-Man League until entering the Full 11-a-side All-Ireland American Football League in 1992.

Year-by-Year Record

Year Regular Season Post-Season International
P W L T Pct P W L T Chp P W L T
1992 6 0 6 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 5 0 5 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1992 Results

Week Date H/A Opposition W/L Score
2 28.06.92 A Antrim A26 Bulldogs L 0-60
4 12.07.92 H Dublin Tornadoes L 0-22
8 09.08.92 H Craigavon Cowboys L 0-68
9 08.92 A Dublin Celts L 0-21
10 23.08.92 A Belfast Spartans L 0-18
11 30.08.92 H Drogheda Vikings L 0-6

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1993 Results

Week Date H/A Opposition W/L Score
1 16.05.93 H Dublin Celts L
4 30.05.93 A Craigavon Cowboys L 0-15
5 05.06.93 A Belfast Spartans L 0-17
11.07.93 A Dublin Tornadoes L 0-48
18.07.93 H Dublin Tornadoes L 0-31

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Sources

[1] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, July 2, 1992, pg. 65

[2] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, July 16, 1992, pg. 69

[3] Anon. (1992) “IRISH RESULTS”, First Down. August 29, 1992, pg. 17.

[4] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: Vikings ready to invade Tallaght”, Evening Herald. Thursday, August 13, 1992, pg. 66

[5] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: U.S. Football”, Evening Herald. Thursday, September 3, 1992, pg. 94

[6] Anon. (1992) “Vikings Victory”, Drogheda Independent. Friday, September 4, 1992, pg. 11

[7] (1993) Irish Zeros. First Down. 19 June, p. 21.

[8] Naughton, L. (1993) US Football. Evening Herald. 22 July, p. Sport 1.

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 American Football Archive

Last Updated: 5 May 2019

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