Brownlow Bandits Irish Junior Kitted American Football Team 1991

NIJAL Junior Kitted Team 1991

Home Ground: Brownlow, Craigavon (Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon / Co. Armagh)



Career Record (W-L-T): Total: / Regular Season / Preseason: 0-1-0 / 0-0-0 / 0-1-0

History: Formed as the Craigavon Cowboys Junior team in 1988, initially as a two-touch team, and then in 1991 they played at least preseason fully kitted. Notable for being the team Arlene Gillen played for, who was the first woman to play fully kitted football in the Irish American Football League in the 1990s for the Craigavon cowboys according to Cowboys sources.

Home Grounds: Brownlow, Craigavon

Year-by-Year Record

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Results NIJAL 1991

PS102.03.1991AProspect PumasL6-8




[1] Anon. (1991) “American Football” Sunday Life. Febrauary 3, 1991. Pg. 49. [Available Online at the British Newspaper Archive: ]

Social Media

[2] Causeway Giants American Football Club | Facebook Page (2019) Replies to post to page, April 25, 2019:”Girls are welcome to play too! (Senior team kitted American football age restrictions 18+ for all)” [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 27 March 2020]


Thanks to Nora Mulcahy & Dervla Mulcahy

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Last Updated: 27 March 2020

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