18 March 1995
|At Saffron Lane, Leicester, England||Q1||Q2||Q3||Q4||Total|
|Great Britain Bulldogs||22|
|GB – Mark Cohen 28 yd TD Rec from Ian Ure (XP no good)||0-6|
|GB – Joe Greenidge 4yd TD Rec from ?? (Kevin Hurst XP Kick)||0-13|
|GB – Safety – Dave Samuel sacked Irish QB||0-15|
|GB – Nigel Flemming 9yd TD Run (Rex Harrisson XP Kick)||0-22|
GB Lions 22 Ireland 0 (Photo courtesy David Sweetman)
|Tight End||Padraig Reddington||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Fullback||Phil McGowan||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Fullback||Alan Byrne||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Halfback||Brian Dennehy||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Center||Denis Soroghan||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Right Guard||Alan O’Brien||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Danny O’Callaghan||Outside Linebacker||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Danny Grandmaison||Strong Safety||Dublin Tornadoes|
|Cornerback||Dave McGrath||Dublin Tornadoes|
The Irish Leprechauns, playing in their first Full International went down 22-0 to the Great Britain Lions, who scored on two passing plays to Mark Cohen & Joe Greenidge before sacking the Irish QB for a Safety.
The GB lions added a run from Nigel Flemming to make it 22-0 at the end.
 Dublin Tornadoes (1997) History of the Team [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/19970618100359/http://fiachra.ucd.ie/~alan/tornado.html [Accessed 20 March 2018]
 Britball Now (2016) 1992-1995 GB Lions [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/gb-lions-historical-index/1992-5-gb-lions.html[Accessed 12 November 2019]
 Britball Now (2016) GB Lions 22 Ireland 0 [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/_Media/1995gbvirelanddavidsweefz4_med.jpeg [Accessed 12 November 2019]
Thanks to Cillian Smith, Michael Smith and Ralph Schmeer of the Irish American Football Association and Irish American Football Officials Association, and Sean Douglas, Dublin Rebels.
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