American Football Association of Ireland (AFAI)
Seaghan Sutton, Chairman.
Irish National American Football Team
Kurt Smeby, Head Coach
Irish American Football Referees Association
Des Farrelly, President
Irish American Football Coaches Association
Stewart Smith, Chairman
Irish National Youth Team
Francis Loughlin, Chairman
Regional Development Bodies
Irish Council of American Football
Alan O’Brien, Chairman.
Associated Bodies: Irish Flag Football Association
Registered Members (1997): Dublin Bulls, Dublin Tornadoes, Dublin Lightning
Northern Ireland American Football Association
Alan Doak, Secretary
Associated Bodies: None.
Registered Members (1997): Carrickfergus Knights, Portadown Panthers
AGM Delegates 11 May 1997
|AFAI Executive (1)||Jim Hutton|
|ICAF (3)||Alan O’Brien||Cillian Smith||Andrew Flynn|
|NIAFA (3)||Alan Doak||Francis Loughlin||Bill Orr|
|Officials (4)||Mike Smith||Michael Brophy||Des Farrelly||Enda Mulcahy|
|National Team (4)||Doug Platten||Stuart Smith||Robert McCormack|
|Ballymena Wolfhounds (2)||Ian McIlroy||Jeffrey Gormley|
|Carrickfergus Knights (4)||Mark Banks||Paul Woods||Mark Harris||TBA|
|Dublin Bulls (4)||Jonathan Wilson||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Dublin Tornadoes (2)||Seaghan Sutton||TBA|
|Dublin Lightning (4)||Daragh Walsh||Michael Rochford||Eoin Quinlivan||Paul Whelan|
|Portadown Panthers (4)||Wesley Bell||Iris Burnside||Darren Burnside|
|Drimnagh Cycos (2)||Stephen Dunne||Liam Farrell|
|Rebels (2)||John Durrad||Alan Burke|
|DCU (2)||Graham Coleman||TBA|
 Dublin Tornadoes | Wayback Machine (1998) Irish Clubs Index [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/19980520033309/http://connect.ie/users/tornadoes/Clubs.htm [Accessed 14 January 2020]
 Jim Hutton (1997) “Annual General Meeting Agenda” American Football Association of Ireland. Sunday, 11 May 1997.
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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