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Newtownabbey Warriors American Football Ireland Team 1991

American Football Ireland Senior Team 1991

Home Ground: Valley Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim

Colours:

Honours: None

Career Record (W-L-T): Total: 1-5-0, Regular Season: 1-5-0 (full record unknown)

History: Formed in 1991 out of the merger of the Coleraine Chieftains and Carrickfergus Cougars. Played one season before folding [3] Their first win came against Antrim Bulldogs on 11 August 1991, when they won 10-0.

Home Grounds: Valley Leisure Centre, Newownabbey, East Antrim.

Year-by-Year Record

YearLeagueRS W-L-TPctPS W-L-TChampInt W-L-TChamp
1991AIAFL1-5-0.1670-0-0None0-0-0None
Newtownabbey Warriors American Football Ireland Team 1991 [References: 1-8]

Results

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
111.05.1991AAntrim BulldogsL6-32
326.05.1991ABelfast SpartansL6-54
509.06.1991ADublin TornadoesL 
 1011.08.1991 HAntrim Bulldogs 10-0 
 ?? 1991Dublin Celts  
 ??1991 Dublin Tornadoes  
 ??1991  HBelfast Spartans   
?? 1991 Dublin Celts   

Reference: [1-2]

References

[1] Naughton, Lindie (1991) “Tornadoes all the way” Evening Herald. Thursday, June 13, 1991. pg. 57 [p. 60 – Irish Newspaper Archive] Available online at the British Newspaper Archive at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ which is a subscription service.

[2] Anon. (1991) “Scoreboard | Gridiron” Sunday Life. June 2, 1991. pg. 53 Available online at the British Newspaper Archive at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/  which is a subscription service.

[3] Traynor, Jonathan (1991) “Clash of  Titans!” Sunday Life. May 26, 1991. pg. 46 Available online at the British Newspaper Archive at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ which is a subscription service.

[4] Anon. (1991) “Spartans win Junior crown after thriller” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, August 26, 1991. pg. 18 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service. Also Available online at the British Newspaper Archive at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ which is a subscription service.

[5] Anon. (1991) “Bowl back in Dublin” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, September 30, 1991. pg. 18 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service. Available online at the British Newspaper Archive at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ which is a subscription service.

[6] Anon. (1991) “Buldogs tied up”Belfast Telegraph. Monday, August 12, 1991. pg. 18 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service. Available online at the British Newspaper Archive at: https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/ which is a subscription service.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Cillian Smith, Michael Smith, Ralph Schmeer and Michael Brophy of the Irish American Football Association and Irish American Football Officials Association.

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 25 August 2020

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