ALSAA, Swords, Co. Fingal.
|Date||Home Team||Away Team|
|25.11.2017||Dublin Rebels||42||Bucharest Rebels||14|
Note: French entrant Les Diables Rouges pulled out as their flight was cancelled at short notice
Dublin Rebels Atlantic Cup 2017 Champions
The 2017 Atlantic Cup was a single game between the Irish Champions, Dublin Rebels, and the Romanian Champions, Bucharest Rebels.The French entrant, Les Diables Rouges, pulled out at the last minute as their flight was cancelled and long-standing Atlantic Cup contenders Netherlands and Belgium decided to take the step up to EFL Cup level.
Andy Dennehy threw three touchdowns as the Dublin Rebels had a comfortable win over their Romanian namesakes. Back-up Quarterback Jack Fagan also threw a touchdown pass as the Romanians posted two touchdowns themselves in the first ever European Final involving a Romanian team. Receiver James Kalis scored two of the touchdowns for the Rebels, and Ciaran Fitzpatrick and Peter Keely also caught passes in the end-zone as the Dublin team ran out 42-14 winners.
As well as the four passing touchdowns, there also rushing touchdowns by Wello Omorodian and Pete McMahon for the Dublin Rebels.
|Dublin Rebels Touchdowns|
|REC- James Kalis (2)|
|REC- Ciaran Fitzpatrick|
|REC- Peter Keely|
|RUSH- Wello Omorodian|
|RUSH- Pete McMahon|
|PASS- Andy Dennehy|
|PAS- Jack Fagan|
 American Football International (2014) IFAF Europe Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootballinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/IFAF.Europe.Logo_.2.png [Accessed 30 August 2017]
 Irish American Football Association (2017) Battle of the Rebels – Dublin Rebels win 2017 Atlantic Cup [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/battle-rebels-dublin-rebels-win-2017-atlantic-cup/ [Accessed 1 February 2018]
Thanks to Sean Douglas, Dublin Rebels
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