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Drogheda Vikings | Irish American Football Team 1992

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IAFL Senior Team 1992

Home Ground:

Colours: Sky Blue Jerseys/ Silver Pants with Red Stripe/ White Helmet with Red and Sky Blue Stripes

History: Played one season in the early nineties after some players split from the Dublin Celts to form their own team. Won one match against Lee Valley Steelers from Cork 6-0. Former players formed the Ardee Falcons in 1993 in the Eight-Man Development League

 

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 5 1 4 0 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

1992 Results

Week Date H/A Opposition W/L Score
6 26.07.92 A Antrim A26 Bulldogs L 0-50
7 02.08.92 A Belfast Spartans L 9-50
8 09.08.92 H Dublin Celts L 0-19
9 16.08.92 H Dublin Tornadoes L 0-16
11 30.08.92 A Lee Valley Steelers W 6-0

 

Sources

[1] FD Reporter. (1992) “At last! It’s the Dub-win Celts!”, First Down. August 15, 1992, pg. 17.

[2] Naughton, L. (1992) “Minority Reports: Tornadoes ko Vikings”, Evening Herald. Thursday, August 20, 1992, pg. 61

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

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

 

Acknowledgements

 

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

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish American Football Archive

Last Updated: 10 May 2019

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