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Team Ireland Flag Football Match Reports and Roster 2016

Team Ireland Logos [Ref: 2]

International Series 2016 Final Standings

 PWLTPFPAPts
Team Sweden 1 (C)44001248212
GB Silver Lions4310123409
Dutch Lions43101901179
Team Ireland4130891453
Ramstein Mayhem (Ger)4130931543
Team Sweden 24040731540
International Series 2016 Final Standings [Ref: Compiled from: 4-12]

Home Venue: Gormanston College, Co. Meath, Ireland





Team Ireland Results International Series 2016

MatchDateH/AVersusW/LScore
110.09.2016HGB LionsL6-33
510.09.2016HSweden 1L18-33
1010.09.2016HSweden 2W34-27
1110.09.2016HDutch LionsL31-52
Team Ireland Flag Football International Series Results 2016 [Ref: 4-12]

Team Ireland Roster International Series 2016

NumberNameTeam / Role
Coaching Staff
Steve WalshHead Coach
Aine Nic An GhailAssistant Head Coach
Dermot CorroonOffensive Coordinator
Guillaume PoznanskiAssistant Offensive Coordinator
Paul KirkwoodDefensive Coordinator
Eleni HenryPhysio
Players
1Joe GreyDublin Vipers
5Danny Lucas JohnsonUCD
8Conrad CookDublin Rebels
10Andrew BrackenDublin Vipers
11Sean DouglasDublin Vipers
13Conor BrennanWestmeath Minotaurs
18Paul GroganDublin Rebels
20Jason OwensWestmeath Minotaurs
22Conor McGroartyDublin Vipers
27Bobby SmithDublin Vipers
32Ben ArulogunDublin Vipers
36Michael SykesUCD
42Darren ByrneDublin Vipers
85Gavin QuirkeUCD
87Peter LoughranCraigavon Cowboys
91Niall KingWestmeath Minotaurs
Team Ireland Flag Football International Series Roster 2016 [Ref: 13]
Team Ireland Flag Football International Series Team Photo [Ref: 13][Photo Credit: Terence McCann]

Report

Team Ireland played its first Home International Series in Gormanston College, Co. Meath on 10 September 2016. Ireland hosted a 6-team tournament, with Great Britain, Netherlands, Sweden 1 and Sweden 2 the invited International teams, as well as Ramstein Mayhem from Germany.

Ireland were relative newcomers to International Flag Football and were up against some of the top international sides in Europe, losing their first two matches against the GB Lions and Sweden 1 by 33-6 and 33-18 respectively, before winning 34-27 in a close encounter with Sweden 2, and then again losing their last match 52-31 against the Dutch Lions, to finish in fourth place.

References

Images

[1] Irish American Football Association (2010) IAFA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 23 February 2017]

[2] American Football International (2016) Team Ireland Logos [Internet] Available from: http://i0.wp.com/www.americanfootballinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Ireland-Team-Ireland-logos-2pic.jpg?resize=620%2C400 [Accessed 28 October 2016]

[3] Irish American Football Association (2016) Flag Football National Team GetsReady for International Friendly Event [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/team-ireland-flag-gets-ready-face-british-dutch-swedes/ [Accessed 12 April 2020]

Social Media

[4] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 6 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1253371441363420 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[5] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1256836491016915 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[6] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1256890854344812 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[7] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1256940307673200 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[8] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1256944607672770:0 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[9] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1257003214333576 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[10] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1257050270995537 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[11] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1257126497654581 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

[12] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2016) Facebook Post 10 September 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1257130717654159:0 [Accessed 24 August 2016]

Websites

[13] Irish American Football Association (2016) Flag Football National Team Gets Ready for International Friendly Event [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/team-ireland-flag-gets-ready-face-british-dutch-swedes/ [Accessed 25 February 2018]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Sean Douglas, Joe Grey and Conor McGroarty (Dublin Vipers and Team Ireland Flag Football) and Guillaume Poznanski (Irish American Football Association and Team Ireland Flag Football).

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 12 April 2020

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