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Irish American Football Association | Youth League 2018-2019

Irish American Football Association Youth Logo [11]

IAFA Youth League 2018

 PWLTPFPAPts
Cork Admirals220064144
South Kildare Soldiers211056342
University of Limerick Vikings20206780

[1]

DateHome Team Away Team 
 Final NSC, Dublin 
28.10.18Cork Admirals36South Kildare soldiers16

[2]

IAFA Youth League 2019

PWLTPFPAPts
*Cork Admirals4400145198
*Belfast Knights4301143667
*Louth Mavericks421168335
*South Dublin Panthers422088744
Dublin Rebels413031922
Antrim Jets4130481052
Cill Dara Crusaders404001320

Reference: [4]

DateTimeHome TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
20.10.201913:30Belfast Knights40Louth Mavericks19
20.10.201914:30Cork Admirals26South Dublin Panthers6
3rd Place Game
20.10.201915:30Louth Mavericks30South Dublin Panthers0
Championship
20.10.201916:30Cork Admirals44Belfast Knights7

Reference: [6-10]

Report

The first Youth Final was played in 2018, Cork Admirals defeating South Kildare Soldiers who had dominated Youth Football for the previous three years 36-16.

They repeated as Champions in 2019, winning 44-7 this time against Belfast Knights.

The Admirals won all their games both seasons, going 3-0 in 2018 & 6-0 in 2019.

Cork Admirals – IAFA Youth League Champions 2019 [12]

About

The Irish American Football association Youth League is an 7v7, 8v8, 9v9 Kitted League for players aged 15-17 on January 1 of that year. Numbers of opposing teams players determined the number of players in each game. The Blitz format was used for the games, with teams playing a minimum of two games per gameday. [2]

References

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Websites

[1] Irish American Football Association (2018) Youth League [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/youth-league/ [Accessed 15 October 2018]

Social Media

[2] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2018) Post October 29, 2018: “Some great photos from yesterdays youth game by Eddie Smyth!” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/2159617004072188 [Accessed 3 November 2018]

Images

[3] Irish American Football Association | Eventbrite (2019) IAFA Youth Logo [Internet] Available from: https://img.evbuc.com/https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F51368472%2F127117423509%2F1%2Foriginal.jpg?h=230&w=460&auto=compress&rect=0%2C166%2C4096%2C2048&s=4ef86f887f31d0b7f84a6c017964000a [Accessed 14 May 2019]

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References

Websites

[4] Irish American Football Association (2019) Youth Season 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/home/youth-football/youth-kitted/ [Accessed 17 October 2019]

[5] Irish American Football Association (2019) Youth Football [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/home/youth-football/ [Accessed 17 October 2019]

Social Media

[6] Irish American Football Association | Facebook (2019) Event, October 20, 2019: “Youth Championship Day” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/events/1649354321868116/ [Accessed 21 October 2019]

[7] Irish American Football Association | Facebook (2019) Post, October 20, 2019: “ Congratulations to Cork Admirals American Football Club who are this years IAFA Youth Champions after defeating the Belfast Knights 44-7 in the final! “ [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/2768526973181185 [Accessed 21 October 2019]

[8] Louth Mavericks | Facebook (2019) Post, October 20, 2019: “ Results are in from Dublin for the Louth Mavericks Youths and we have finished 3rd overall in the country. “ [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/louthmavericks/posts/2484428128341527 [Accessed 21 October 2019]

[9] Cork Admirals| Facebook (2019) Post, October 20, 2019: ” Admirals Youth Team won back to back National Championships with a 44-7 win over Belfast Knights. MVP for the final was Michael Hand. “ [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/corkadmiralsAFC/posts/1218765021654920 [Accessed 21 October 2019]

[10] Cork Admirals| Facebook (2019) Post, October 20, 2019: ” Admirals Youth team won 26-6 in semi final vs South Dublin Panthers. They now take on Belfast Knights in a National Final “ [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/corkadmiralsAFC/posts/1218675291663893 [Accessed 21 October 2019]

Images

[11] Irish American Football association (2018) IAFA Youth Logo 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IAFA-Logos-2018_Youth-R-e1565538368665.png [Accessed 13 September 2019]

[12] Irish American Football Association | Facebook (2019) Photo, October 20, 2019: “ Congratulations to Cork Admirals American Football Club who are this years IAFA Youth Champions after defeating the Belfast Knights 44-7 in the final! “ [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/photos/pcb.2768526973181185/2768526746514541/?type=3&theater [Accessed 21 October 2019]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Conor Connolly-Mulcahy & Dara Connolly-Mulcahy

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish, North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 17 October 2019

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