American Football, Flag Football

Dublin Bay Raptors | Irish Flag Football Team 2017-Present

Dublin Bat Raptors Logo [31]
Irish Flag Football Team 2017-Present

 Home Ground: Blackrock Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.Colours: Navy & Blue Honours: Qualified for two Bowl Finals during the Europa Cup International Blitz Season of 2017-18 Career Record (W-L-T): 21-12-1 History: Formed as a breakaway from the Dublin Vipers by Todd Zboyan in 2017. They reached two Finals during the International Blitz Season in 2017-18, and reached the playoffs of the Emerald Bowl Conference in 2019.

Links to Season-By-Season Rosters & Match Reports

2018

Year-by-Year Record

YearRegular SeasonPost-SeasonInternational
 LgePWLTPctPWLTChpPWLT
2017-18IB0000.0000000 13
2018EBC10640.60000000000
2019EBC8620.75010100000

Results Europa Cup International Blitz Season 2017-18

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 PPB28.10.2017 Westmannstown South Dublin Panthers 6-13 
PPB28.10.2017WestmannstownMaynooth University HurricanesW34-18
PPB28.10.2017 Westmannstown UCC Raiders 18-26 
JB G 25.11.2017Maynooth Meath Bulldogs 31-18 
JB G 25.11.2017 Maynooth UCC Raiders 19-6 
SB G 27.01.2018 Dundalk Craigavon Cowboys 25-13 
SB G 27.01.2018 Dundalk Meath Bulldogs W25-0 
SB G 27.01.2018 Dundalk University College Dublin 27-6 
SB SF 27.01.2018 Dundalk South Dublin Panthers  
SB F 27.01.2018 Dundalk Westmeath Minotaurs 13-20 
RB G 24.02.2018 UCCColeraine Elks 32-20 
RB G24.02.2018UCCLouth MavericksW37-21
RB G24.02.2018UCCUCC RaidersT6-6
RB F24.02.2018UCCKaiserslautern Screamin’ Eagles (Ger)L25-33

PPB: Pink Panther Bowl / JB: Jigsaw Bowl / SB: Simon Bowl / RB: Raider Bowl

References: [1-22]

Results EBC 2018

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 208.09.2018 Louth Dublin Rebels 55-0 
08.09.2018 Louth Louth Mavericks 40-37 
29.09.2018 UCD University College Dublin 38-35 
29.09.2018 UCD Craigavon Cowboys 25-26 
20.10.2018 Edenderry Edenderry Eagles 28-55 
20.10.2018 Edenderry University College Dublin 0-44 
12 17.11.2018 Louth Louth Mavericks 18-39 
13 24.11.2018 South Dublin Dublin Rebels 28-0 # 
13 24.11.2018 South Dublin South Dublin Panthers 28-0 # 
13 24.11.2018 South Dublin South Dublin Panthers 28-0 # 

References: [23-29]

Results EBC 2019

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 114.09.2019Portadown Louth Mavericks  L14-26 
14.09.2019 Portadown Dublin Rebels 35-0 # 
14.09.2019 Portadown Edenderry Eagles 35-38 & 
 228.09.2019 Santry Meath Bulldogs 51-0 
28.09.2019 Santry University College Cork 52-6 
 312.10.2019  NSCCraigavon Cowboys 21-27
12.10.2019 NSC University College Dublin46-14 
526.10.2019 NewbridgeTrinity College Dublin45-29 
26.10.2019 Newbridge Belfast Trojans48-13 
 WC02.11.2019 NSC Trinity College Dublin 13-32 

[30]

# Forfeited / & Designated Make-Up Game (Rebels forfeited games with Edenderry & Raptors so they played a make-up game to decide how many points they would win the forfeit against the Rebels by (i.e. 35-0 in the case of the Raptors) – game with Edenderry didn’t count in standings)

G: Group / WC: Wild-Card Round / SF: Semi-Final /F: Final

References

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References

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Websites

 

Logos

[1] Irish American Football Association (2017) IAFA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017]

[2] Flag Football Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Photo October 25 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/FlagFootballIreland/photos/pcb.2083533201870491/2083532171870594/?type=3&theater [Accessed 28 October 2017]

Pink Panther Bowl

[3] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post October 24 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2024612384475865 [Accessed 28 October 2017]

[4] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy October 28 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1738886779752358&set=p.1738886779752358&type=3&theater [Accessed 28 October 2017]

[5] South Dublin Panthers Facebook Page (2017) Post October 28 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/southdublinpanthers/posts/856969844481750 [Accessed 28 October 2017]

[6] UCD American Football Facebook Page (2017) Post October 30 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UcdAmericanFootball/posts/1346543658789249 [Accessed 29 January 2018]

Jigsaw Bowl

[7] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy November 28 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2040665322870571 [Accessed 28 November 2017]

[8] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy November 28 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2040665626203874 [Accessed 28 November 2017]

[9] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2017) Photo November 25 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/photos/pcb.1745556515456407/1745556455456413/?type=3&theater [Accessed 28 November 2017]

[10] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2017) Post November 25 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1745556515456407 [Accessed 29 January 2018]

Simon Bowl

[11] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy January 28 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2070560146547755″> [Accessed 28 January 2018]

[12] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy January 28 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2070560266547743 [Accessed 28 January 2018]

[13] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy January 28 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2070560406547729 [Accessed 28 January 2018]

[14] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2017) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy January 28 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2070560499881053 [Accessed 28 January 2018]

[15] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2018) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy January 28 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2070560576547712 [Accessed 28 January 2018]

[16] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook Page (2018) Post January 27 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westmeathminotaurs/posts/1813957288616329 [Accessed 29 January 2018]

[17] Flag Football Ireland Facebook Page (2018) Photo January 27, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/FlagFootballIreland/photos/pb.1583160178574465.-2207520000.1520237570./2130974623793015/?type=3&theater [Accessed 5 March 2018]

[18] Flag Football Ireland Facebook Page (2018) Post January 29, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/FlagFootballIreland/posts/2130976280459516 [Accessed 5 March 2018]

UCC Bowl

[19] Dublin Bay Raptors Facebook Page (2018) Post to Page by Enda Mulcahy Februaruy 26 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/posts/2085890155014754 [Accessed 26 February 2018]

[20] UCC Flag Football Facebook Page (2018) Post February 27, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UCCflagfootball/posts/1748726148482680 [Accessed 5 March 2018]

[21] UCC Flag Football Facebook Page (2018) Photo February 27, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UCCflagfootball/photos/pcb.1748726148482680/1748725071816121/?type=3&theater [Accessed 5 March 2018]

[22] Dublin Bay Raptors (2018) Video February 26, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinraptors/videos/2086085271661909/?hc_ref=ARSMByeU6sYzYq6Pys5OJerNUM0Bu7hbmco5vsHf-VrXcIaohcfBPNqD3zhF0QK_SbM [Accessed 5 March 2018]

 

Websites

 

[23] Irish American Football Association (2018) EBC 2018 Standings [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/flag-football/ebc/ebc-standings_18/ [Accessed 26 November 2018]

[24] Irish American Football Association (2018) EBC 2018 Fixtures & Results [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/flag-football/ebc/ebc-fix_results_18/ [Accessed 26 November 2018]

[25] Irish American Football Association (2018) Home | Results [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/ [Accessed 8 December 2018]

 

Social Media

 

[26] Belfast Knights Facebook Page (2018) Post December 1, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/BelfastKnightsNI/posts/1398680050266429 [Accessed 3 December 2018]

[27] Craigavon Cowboys Facebook Page (2018) Post December 2, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CraigavonCowboys/posts/2187766744566843 [Accessed 3 December 2018]

[28] Louth Mavericks Facebook Page (2018) Post December 2, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/louthmavericks/posts/1943813805736298 [Accessed 3 December 2018]

[29] Edenderry Eagles Public Facebook Page (2018) Post by Robert Tighe, November 29, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/groups/341452022587512/permalink/1911332432266122/ [Accessed 3 December 2018]

Websites:

[30] Irish American Football Association (2019) EBC 2019 [Standings][Fixtures & Results] [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/flag-football/ebc/ebc-2019/ [Accessed 4 November 2019]

Images

[31] Irish American Football Association (2017) Dublin Bay Raptors Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Team-Logo-Dublin-Bay-Raptors-No-BCKGD.png%5BAc cessed 4 November 2019]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Todd Zboyan, Decy Maher, Tom Gallagher, Bart Barden, Sean Douglas, Heather Foust, Tom Gallagher, Joe Grey, , Ken Jackson & Brianna Wallace, Antony Nardone, Anton Pippo O’Grady, Jonathan Spielberg, Al Timmins, Conor McGroarty, Peter Mullen, Joe Grey, Lloyd O’Farrell, Justin Whelan (Dublin Bay Raptors).

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 4 November 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2019

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