Final DV8 Development League Standings 2008
|*Cork Admirals 2nds||6||5||1||0||145||25||5||25|
|*Dublin Rebels 2nds||6||5||1||0||176||27||4||24|
Note: 4 Pts Win. 1 Bonus Point for scoring three touchdowns. 1 Bonus Point for losing by less than 7 Points. Teams can gain two Bonus Points in one match.
Match Results 2008
|DV 5||05.04.2008||A||Craigavon Cowboys||L||12-45|
|DV 7||19.04.2008||H||Craigavon Cowboys||L||8-52|
|DV 9||04.05.2008||A||Dublin Rebels 2nds||L||8-39|
|DV 10||11.05.2008||H||Dublin Dragons||W||51-20|
|DV 11||18.05.2008||H||Cork Admirals 2nds||L||0-14|
|DV 12||25.05.2008||H||Dublin Rebels 2nds||L||0-22|
Team Roster 2008
|Hal Spottiswoode Hodson|
The Trinity College Dublin Thunderbolts made their debut in Irish Kitted/Contact American Football in 2008, playing in the DV8 Development League, an 8-a-side League that operated as the second division of the Irish American Football League from 2008 to 2012.
During the 2008 season they lost their opening two matches heavily to Craigavon Cowboys, and then a third match to the Dublin Rebels 2nds, before winning 51-20 against Dublin Dragons, their first ever win. They then lost their last two games, to Cork Admirals 2nds and Dublin Rebels 2nds.
 Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2014) Home [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20081023215441/http://www.americanfootball.ie/ [Accessed 25 March 2017]
 DUAFC Trinity thunderbolts | Wayback Machine (2009) News | Roster [Internet] Available from:http://web.archive.org/web/20090107050912/http://www.trinitythunderbolts.com/News/News.html [Accessed 22 May 2020]
 Trinity College Dublin American Football | Facebook (2019) TCD American Football Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/214800495197037/photos/1306609992682743/ [Accessed 21 January 2019]
Thanks to Cillian Smith of Trinity College Dublin Thunderbolts and the Irish American Football Association.
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