American Football, Irish American Football Players

Ciaran O'Connell | Irish-Born Semi-Pro American Football Player 2017

Born: Sligo (Ireland)

Position: Quarterback

University: University College Dublin (Irish American Football League)

Professional: Empire State Demon Knights (Five Star Football League 2017)

Biography: Ciaran O’Connell hails from Sligo in the West of Ireland. He played Quarterback for top Irish student side University College Dublin before signing for Semi-Pro team the Empire State Demon Knights in the New York area Five Star Football League. The League folded after the 2017 season.[3]

[3]

 

Five Star Football League 2017

 

  P W L T PF PA Pct
Harlem Gators 10 10 0 0     1.000
New York Kings 10 9 1 0     .900
Nassau Golden Eagles 10 9 1 0     .900
Long Island Panthers 10 8 2 0     .800
Long Island Red Devils 10 7 3 0     .700
LI Mercenary Pitbulls 10 6 4 0     .600
New York Bears 10 5 5 0     .500
Silk City Sharks 10 4 6 0     .400
New York Legion 10 3 7 0     .300
Brooklyn Bengals 10 2 8 0     .200
New York Bandits 10 1 9 0     .100
EMPIRE STATE DEMON KNIGHTS 10 1 9 0     .100
New York Falcons 10 0 10 0     .000

Compiled from: [1][2]

 

Websites

 
[1] Five Star Football League (2018) 2017 Standings [Internet] Available from: http://fivestarfootballleague.com/?page_id=3716 [Accessed 29 October 2017]

[2] Five Star Football League (2018) 2017 Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://fivestarfootballleague.com/?page_id=3710 [Accessed 29 October 2017]

[3] Monkey Hop You Tube Channel (2017) IAFA UCD AMATEUR TO SEMI PRO DEMON KNIGHT Published by Monkey Hop, Jul 5, 2017. [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmwtkT1Jxmg [Accessed 29 October 2017]

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Sean Douglas of the Dublin Rebels (Irish American Football League).

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 29 November 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2019

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Reserved.

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