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Drimnagh Cycos Irish Flag Football Team Roster and Match Reports 1995-96

Drimnagh Cycos IFFA Dublin Flag Football League Champions 1995-96

1995-96 Results

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
Final21.03.1996DublinMarlay HellfireW12-6
Drimnagh Cycos Irish Flag Football Team Season 1995-96 [Refrences: 5]

Roster 1995-96

NumberPlayerPosition
1Aidan KellyQuarterback / Cornerback
8Ian CurtisCenter / Defensive Line
28Stephen DunneRunning Back / Cornerback
29Peter MullenWide Receiver
54John CanningOffensive Line / Linebacker
55Liam FarrellRunning Back / Linebacker
75Iain McGuinnessDefensive Line / Offensive Line
 Rob O’Hara 
Cameron Cramer
Drimnagh Cycos Irish Flag Football Team Season Roster 1995-96 References: [4-7]

DFFL Final – Marlay Hellfire 6 Drimnagh Cycos 12 – 3 March 2020

Marlay Hellfire 6 Drimnagh Cycos 12 – Marlay Hellfire went into the Final as huge favourites after an undefeated 12-game season, and having only been beaten once in the Irish League over the previous two-and-a-half-years, however, the Drimnagh Cycos, after an 8-3 season, surprised them in a 12-6 victory. Every player played his part according to Drimnagh spokesman Liam Farrell. [1] Liam Farrell scored both Drimnagh’s Touchdowns and Dave Quinn of Marlay Hellfire was game MVP (Most Valuable Player). [Reference: 4]

AtH1H2Total Pts
Marlay Hellfire606
Drimnagh Cycos12012
Packaging Industries Flag Football League Final Box-Score 1995-96 [References: 5-7]
TeamScorerScore
Half 1
MARDavid Grandmaison TD Pass from Kevin Mullins (PAT No Good)6-0
DRILiam Farrell TD Run [25:00] PAT No Good6-6
DRILiam Farrell TD Run [35:00] PAT No Good6-12
Half 2
No Scoring6-12
Packaging Industries Flag Football League Final Box-Score 1995-96 [References: 7]

Report

Drimnagh Cycos captured the Irish Flag Football championship for 1995-96, shocking undefeated Marlay Hellfire in the Final. Marlay had gone 12-0 during the season, and had only been beaten once in the last two and a half years.

Spokesperson for the Cycos, Liam Farrell, said that everyone played their part in the victory.

Drimnagh Cycos celebrate their Irish Flag Football League Championhip in 1995-96 [Ref: 3]

References

Internet Archive

[1] Drimnagh Cycos (2001) Photo Album: [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20011117060516/http://www.geocities.com/colosseum/base/6389/photos.html [Accessed 15 October 2018]

Newspapers

[2] FD Reporter (1996) “Deadly Drimnagh fly the flag for Ireland” First Down. April 20, 1996. Pg. 20.

Images

[3] FD Reporter (1996) “Photo caption: Irish Cream: the Lads from Drimnagh celebrate their Championship” First Down. April 20, 1996. Pg. 20.

Internet Messenger

[4] Liam Farrell (2020) Facebook Messenger 29 November 2020 – Response to Eirball Article on Drimnagh Cycos v BSFL Allstars Anglo-Irish Flag Football Challenge 2003

Internet Archive

[5] Drimnagh Cycos – Wayback Machine (2001) Photos [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20011117060516/http://www.geocities.com:80/colosseum/base/6389/photos.html [Accessed 21 April 2017]

[6] Dublin Rebels – Wayback Machine (2006) Dublin Rebels American Football Club – Phil & Marcus’s Dream [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20061205221648/http://www.dublinrebels.com:80/page.php?1 [Accessed 5 July 2017]

[7] Naughton, Lindie (1996) “FLAG FOOTBALL: Cycos make life hell for Marley” Evening Herald. Friday, March 8, 1996. Pg. 70 [Available Online At the Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Liam Farrel & Peter Mullen, Drimnagh Cycos

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 30 November 2020

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