|Date||Home Team||Away Team|
|28.02.2009||University of Limerick Vikings||0||Philadelphia Blue Flame (PA)||22|
|27.02.2010||University of Limerick Vikings||48||Cork Admirals||6|
|Gaeltacht Bowl||Corca Duibhne Rugby Grounds|
|05.03.2011||University of Limerick Vikings||44||Cork Admirals||18|
The University of Limerick Vikings played in three preseason Bowls in Dingle, in the Co. Kerry Gaeltacht. In the first match in 2009 they played Philadelphia Blue Flame, a team of firefighters and policemen who play in the National Services League in the USA, losing 0-22. In 2010 and 2011 they beat Cork Admirals, Munster rivals, in what was called the Dingle Classic, and dubbed the Gaeltacht Bowl by players in the third year.
 UL Vikings – Wayback Machine (2010) Vikings Triumph in Dingle Classic [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20100429115055/http://www.ulvikings.ie:80/index.php/game-reports/42-game-reports-2010/69-vikings-triumph-in-dingle-classic [Accessed 27 June 2018]
 Anon. (2010) “Dingle win Men’s title at Comortais Paidi O’Se tournament”. Kerryman North Edition. March 9, 2011. pg. 63 [Past copies of the The Kerryman are available to view online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service]
 Irish American Football Association (2010) IAFA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017]
Thanks to Jean Dunphy, Michael O’Callaghan, Bernice “The Wounded Bear”, John Doyle and Joe Slevin.
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