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Prospect Pumas Irish Junior Kitted American Football Team 1991-1993

NIJAL Junior Kitted Team 1991-1993

Home Ground: Prospect, Carrickfergus (East Antrim / Co. Antrim)


Honours: NIJAL Champions 1992 (beat Ballymena Wolfhounds 21-0 in Final)

Career Record (W-L-T): Total: / Regular Season: 2-2-0 / 1-2-0 (complete record unknown)

History: Prospect Pumas were a Junior Kitted American Football team from Carrickfergus, East Antrim / Co. Antrim. they played in the Northern Ireland Junior American League from 1991-1993 and previously in NIJAL from 1988-1990 as a two-touch team. They won the NIJAL Championship in 1992, beating Ballymena Wolfhounds 21-0 in the Final. In October 1993, they formed the Carrickfergus Knights Senior American Football team and entered the All-Ireland American Football League in 1994. [Ref: 10] That team still exists today as the Belfast Knights, and have won three Shamrock Bowls (1997, 1998 & 2002).

Home Grounds: Prospect, Carrickfergus

Year-by-Year Record

LgeRS W-L-TPctPS W-L-TPS ChpInt W-L-TInt Chp

Results NIJAL 1991

121.07.1991ABallymena WolfhoundsL6-26
3HBelfast Spartans

[Ref: 1-3]

Results NIJAL 1992

119.07.1992ABallymena WolfhoundsL14-31
202.08.1992HBelfast SpartansW8-3
F23.08.1992NBallymena WolfhoundsW21-0

[Ref: 4-7]

Results NIJAL 1993




Social Media

[1] Ballymena Wolfhounds Facebook Page (2011) Video March 22, 2011: “next video will be wolfhounds v spartans at musgrave park here’s a clip to get us started
“[Fixture/Date @ -0;16]
 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 13 November 2018]

[2] Ballymena Wolfhounds Facebook Page (2011) Video March 31, 2011:”part 4″ [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 13 November 2018]

[3] Ballymena Wolfhounds Facebook Page (2011) Video: [Finals Score BW 26 SP 33 @ -0:05 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 13 November 2018]


[4] Anon. (1992) “Dublin Celts still winless” First Down. July 25, 1992. pg. 19

[5] Anon. (1992) “In an Irish Junior game, Belfast Spartans…” First Down. August 15, 1992. pg. 17

[6] Anon. (1992) “At last! It’s the Dub-win Celts! * A replay of last year’s junior final…” First Down. August 15, 1992. pg. 17

[7] Anon. (1992) “IRish Results” First Down. August 29, 1992. pg. 17


[8] Ballymena Wolfhounds Facebook Page (2018) Post May 11, 2018 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 13 November 2018]

[9] Britball Now (2018) Britball Teams | Doncaster Wildcats [Internet] Available from:

[10] Carrickfergus Knights (1999) History [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 23 March 2020]


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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 27 March 2020

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