IAFL 2 Bowls 2014-2019
|2014||Tyrone Titans||20||Dundalk Mavericks||7|
|2015||Belfast Trojans 2nds||48||South Kildare Soldiers||0|
|2016||Donegal / Derry Vipers||33||Wexford Eagles||29|
|2017||Meath Bulldogs||40||Antrim Jets||0|
|2019||Cill Dara Crusaders||34||Meath Bulldogs||26|
Composite Standings 2014-Present
|Belfast Trojans 2nds||1||1||0|
|Cill Dara Crusaders||1||1||0|
|Donegal / Derry Vipers||1||1||0|
|Dundalk Mavericks *||1||0||1|
|South Kildare Soldiers||1||0||1|
Note: * Now known as Louth Mavericks.
The IAFL 2 Conference was started as a third level in 2014. Tyrone Titans won the first IAFL 1 Bowl 20-7 over Dundalk Mavericks. Belfast Trojans 2nds won the following year, again a Leinster Regional Team the Runners-Up in South Kildare Soldiers.
Donegal/Derry Vipers made it three in a row for Ulster in 2016 with a win over another Leinster Regional team, the Wexford Eagles (33-29). Meath Bulldogs finally won the Title for Leinster with a 40-0 win over Antrim Jets who were hoping to make it four in a row for Ulster sides.
The IAFL 2 Conference was merged with the IAFL 1 Conference in 2018, but the Conference was reinstated in 2019, Cill Dara Crusaders becoming the first Kildare side to win a Bowl by beating Meath Bulldogs 34-26 in the Final.
In all, nine different teams have competed in the five years of the 2 Bowl, with only the Meath Bulldogs making a return trip to the Bowl.
 Irish American Football Association (2014) IAFL Standings [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 23 August 2014]
 Irish american Football Association (2016) Donegal Derry Vipers win IAFL2 Bowl in a spectacular game with Wexford Eagles [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/donegalderry-vipers-win-iafl2-bowl-spectacular-game-wexford-eagles/ [Accessed 1 September 2016]
 IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post August 20 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1625846934115867 [Accessed 28 August 2017]
 Irish American Football Association (2015) UCD wins IAFL1 Championship; Tyrone wins IAFL2 Championship [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/ucd-wins-iafl1-championship/ [Accessed 27 November 2018]
 Irish American Football Association (2019) Kitted Football | League Details | IAFL2 [Playoffs][Standings][Results & Fixtures] 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/home/kitted-football/iafl2_19/ [Accessed 16 July 2019]
 Irish American Football Association (2019) IAFA 2 Bowl Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IAFL2-Bowl-e1561635928498.png [Accessed 16 July 2019]
 Irish American Football Association (2019) Cill Dara Crusaders Team Photo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Picture-3.jpg [Accessed 16 July 2019]
Thanks to Cillian Smith, Michael Smith, Ralph Schmeer and Michael Brophy of the Irish American Football Association and Irish American Football Officials Association.
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