Army Wolverines European Theater of Operations Football Team in Northern Ireland Winter 1944


Army Wolverines European Theater of Operations Northern Ireland Championship Results Winter 1944


In the big New Years’ Day Bowl Game in the European Theater of Operations Football Championship of Winter 1944, Navy Galloping Gaels tied 0-0 with Army Wolverines in the home ground of Newry Town Football Club (Soccer), which was designated “Lone Star Field” for the day. The game was billed as the “Championship of Northern Ireland”.

Home Field – “Lone Star Field” – Newry Town FC, Co. Down.



[1] Massimo Foglio with Mark L. Ford (2015) “Winter Football 1944 – Bowl Games and Professionals” Touchdown in Europe: How American Football Came to the Old Continent. pg. 62.


[4] Lucky Show (2016) American Football in Ireland [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 June 2017]


Thanks to Tim Leadingham (Tallaght Outlaws).


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