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Westmeath / Mullingar Minotaurs American Football Ireland Team 2013-Present

Westmeath Minotaurs Logo

IAFL Senior Team 2013-Present

Home Ground: Harbour Field, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath / Mullingar RFC, Co. Westmeath / Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Colours: White Helmets, Purple Jerseys and Black Pants.

Honours: IAFL 1 Bowl Runners-Up 2019

Career Record (W-L-T): Total: 25-34-1 / Regular Season: 24-31-1 / playoffs: 1-3-0

History: , Team formed in Mullingar in the Midlands in 2012. after playing 8v8 Blitzes over Winter 2012, they entered the newly formed IAFL 1 Conference in 2013. They have steadily improved over the years, after winning one game in 2013, and none at all in 2015, they have since gone 4-4-0 (2016), 3-5-0 (2017), and then two 6-2-0 season where they qualified for the playoffs, winning one game in 2019.

Home Grounds: Mullingar RFC, Co. Westmeath

Year-by-Year Record

 LgeRS W-L-TPts / PosPS W-L-TChpOther W-L-TChamp
20131C1-6-13
20141C 4-4-0– – – – 
20151C 0-8-0– – – – 
20161C 4-4-00-1-0– – – 
2017 1C 3-5-0– – – – 
20181C 6-2-012 0-1-0– – – 
20191C 6-2-012 1-1-0– – – 
Reference: [1-15]

Results 2013 IAFL 1 Conference

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
314.04.2013ADrogheda LightningL6-20
528.04.2013HMeath BulldogsT6-6
926.05.2013HNorth Kildare ReapersL6-40
1109.06.2013ANorth Kildare ReapersL0-32
 1323.06.2013 Tullamore Phoenix 8-12 
14 14.07.2013 Waterford Wolves 6-36 
15 28.07.2013 Dublin Dragons 6-32 
16 11.08.2013 Meath Bulldogs 18-12 
[References: 1]

Results 2014 IAFL 1 Conference

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 223.03.2014 University College Dublin 0-26 
06.04.2014 Drogheda Lightning 14 -8
11.05.2014 Meath Bulldogs 8-0 
11 01.06.2014 University College Dublin 0-20 
12 08.06.2014 Cork Admirals 16-0 
16 04.07.2014 Meath Bulldogs 22-29 
17 13.07.2014 Drogheda Lightning 44-0 
20 03.08.2014 Cork Admirals 9-16 
[References: 2]

Results 2015 IAFL 1 Conference

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 122.03.2015 Dundalk Mavericks 6-29 
12.04.2015 Cork Admirals 13-35 
26.04.2015 Tyrone Titans 0-8 
10.05.2015 Tyronde Titans 8-44 
17.05.2015 Waterford Wolves 7-13 
11 07.06.2015 Cork Admirals 7-27 
13 21.06.2015 Dundalk Mavericks 0-9 
15 05.07.2015 Meath Bulldogs 7-38 
[References: 3]

Results 2016 IAFL 1 Conference

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 410.04.2016 Waterford Wolves 9-11 
24.04.2016Waterford Wolves 12-9 
08.05.2016 Cork Admirals 13-20 
15.05.2016 ASouth Kildare Soldiers 37-14 
12 05.06.2016 Tyrone Titans 70-0 
13 12.06.2016 Belfast Trojans 2nds 6-19 
15 26.06.2016 South Kildare Soldiers 20-6 
16 02.07.2016 Louth Mavericks 7-9 
 SF17.07.2016 Cork Admirals 0-30 # 
[References: 5-8]

Results 2017 IAFL 1 Conference

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 326.03.2017 Wexford Eagles 19-7 
02.04.2017 Craigavon Cowboys 6-31 
730.04.2017ADonegal Derry VipersL8-23
14.05.2017Louth Mavericks 11-33 
 1021.05.2017 West Dublin Rhinos 12-13 
13 04.06.2017 South Kildare Soldiers 33-6 
15 25.06.2017 HWexford Eagles 12-31 
17 09.07.2017 Louth Mavericks 34-12 
[References: 9-12]

Results 2018 IAFL 1 Conference

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 324.03.2018 Donegal Derry Vipers 7-22 
29.04.2018 Meath Bulldogs 22-2 
06.05.2018 Craigavon Cowboys 6-13 
11 20.05.2018 North Dublin Pirates 32-0 
13 03.06.2018 West Dublin Rhinos 10-7 
15 17.06.2018  AGalway Warriors 26-0 
17 01.07.2018 Wexford Eagles 20-6 
18  07.07.2018HCill Dara Crusaders 28-0 
WC22.07.2018HWest Dublin RhinosL3-13
[References: 13-14]

Results 2019 IAFL 1 Conference

WeekDateH/AOppositionW/LScore
 317.03.2019HGalway WarriorsW49-0
531.03.2019AWexford EaglesW39-16
828.04.2019ADonegal Derry VipersW28-0
905.05.2019AGalway WarriorsW66-0
1012.05.2019ATrinity College Dublin W21-6
1202.06.2019 HWaterford WolvesW30-0
1416.06.2019HLouth MavericksL26-34
1630.06.2019 HCraigavon CowboysL0-30
SF14.07.2019HLouth MavericksW27-22
1B28.07.2019NCraigavon CowboysL27-28
[References: 15]

Team Photo 2013

Mullingar Minotaurs Team Photo 2013 (versus Drogheda Lightning April 14, 2013) [References: 18]

References

Websites

[1] Irish American Football Association (2013) IAFL Standings [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 23 August 2013]

[2] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2015) 2014 IAFL 1 Conference standings & Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20150110221134/http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 14 July 2018]

[3] 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]

[4] Irish American Football Association (2015) IAFL Standings [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 14 July 2015]

[5] Irish American Football Association (2016) IAFL 1 Conference [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/contact-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[6] Irish American Football Association (2016) IAFL 1 2016 Schedule [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/schedule/iafl1-2016-schedule/ [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[7] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post August 14 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1233266033373961 [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[8] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post July 17 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1212468245453740 [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[9] Irish American Football Association (2017) IAFL-1 Conference Standings http://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 24 July 2017]

[10] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post July 23 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1596885733678654 [Accessed 24 July 2017]

[11] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post August 27 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1632046600162567 [Accessed 28 August 2017]

[12] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post August 20 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1625971890770038 [Accessed 28 August 2017]

[13] Irish American Football Association (2018) IAFL 1 Conference Standings [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 28 May 2018]

[14] Irish American Football Association (2018) IAFL1 Schedule & Results 2018 [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/schedule/iafl-1-schedule-results-2018/ [Accessed 28 May 2018]

[15] Irish American Football Association (2019) IAFL 1 [Playoff][Standings][Fixtures & Results] [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/home/kitted-football/iafl1_19/ [Accessed 29 July 2019]

Images

[16] American Football Association of Ireland (2010) IAFA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 23 February 2017]

[17] Westmeath Minotaurs | Facebook (2015) Westmeath Minotaurs Logo [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12065840_1078155085529890_2779932276034449252_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=3673d2a991ca4920aad2e85dc589c794&oe=5CC01F4B [Accessed 21 January 2019]

[18] Westmeath Minotaurs Facebook (2013) Photo, April 14, 2013 [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/532806_595692677109469_683549950_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_sid=9267fe&_nc_ohc=Lc6P3oCNj34AX_G-GVU&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=33462ab7c18bf76129fb14f27a93d551&oe=5F72A766 [Accessed 31 August 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Paul Kiernan & Lisa Waldron

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 18 July 2018

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and INAWSA 2018

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Resereved.

References

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Websites

[1] Irish American Football Association (2013) IAFL Standings [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 23 August 2013]

[2] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2015) 2014 IAFL 1 Conference standings & Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20150110221134/http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 14 July 2018]

[3] 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]

[4] Irish American Football Association (2015) IAFL Standings [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 14 July 2015]

[5] Irish American Football Association (2016) IAFL 1 Conference [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/contact-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[6] Irish American Football Association (2016) IAFL 1 2016 Schedule [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/schedule/iafl1-2016-schedule/ [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[7] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post August 14 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1233266033373961 [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[8] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post July 17 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1212468245453740 [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[9] Irish American Football Association (2017) IAFL-1 Conference Standings http://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 24 July 2017]

[10] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post July 23 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1596885733678654 [Accessed 24 July 2017]

[11] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post August 27 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1632046600162567 [Accessed 28 August 2017]

[12] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post August 20 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1625971890770038 [Accessed 28 August 2017]

[13] Irish American Football Association (2018) IAFL 1 Conference Standings [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 28 May 2018]

[14] Irish American Football Association (2018) IAFL1 Schedule & Results 2018 [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/schedule/iafl-1-schedule-results-2018/ [Accessed 28 May 2018]

[15] Irish American Football Association (2019) IAFL 1 [Playoff][Standings][Fixtures & Results] [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/home/kitted-football/iafl1_19/ [Accessed 29 July 2019]

Images

[16] American Football Association of Ireland (2010) IAFA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 23 February 2017]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Joe Grey, Dublin Dragons

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 31 October 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2019

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Resereved.

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