Carrickfergus Cougars Irish American Football Team Box-Scores and Roster 1986

Season Report 1986

Carrickfergus Cougars went fully kitted in 1986, playing at least two matches after joining the season late – one a 6-55 loss to Belfast Blitzers at home as part of the Carrickfergus Festival on 9th August 1986.

Another match, after the season had ended, was a 8-28 loss to Ayr Burners of Scotland in the first International match played by a team from the NIAFA (Northern Ireland American Football Association – a Regional Development Body within the IAFA – Irish American Football Association).

Carrickfergus Cougars points were scored in the Ayr game by Mervyn Robinson who scored a Touchdown, which was converted for two points by D. Moran.

Carrickfergus Cougars International Friendly 1986

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Carrickfergus Cougars International Friendly 1986

Carrickferggus Cougars IAFL Results 1986

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Carrickfergus Cougars IAFL Regular Season Results 1986

Irish American Football League Standings 1986

Irish American Football League Regular Season 1986

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
14001.0001192693W4
21100.5003340-7W1
30100.0002024-4L1
40200.000033-33L2
5Carrickfergus Cougars0100.000655-49L1

Northern Ireland American Football Association Conference Standings 1986

Northern Ireland American Football Association 1986

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
13001.00095689W3
21100.5003340-7W1
30200.000033-33L2
4Carrickfergus Cougars0100.000655-49L1

Note: The NIAFA was a League on Paper only that included only Regular Season Matches played by Northern Ireland teams amongst themselves – no extra matches were played. It is like a “Northern Conference” Table.

Irish American Football League Overall Standings (All Competitions) 1986

Irish American Football League - All Games Standings 1986

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
17200.77817972107W3
23300.500684424L2
32300.4003988-49W2
40300.000033-33L3
5Carrickfergus Cougars0100.000655-49L1

Note: No Official Standings were kept for all games played over the course of the 7 different competitions or stages of the 1986 IAFA season, this is a Composite Table calculated automatically by Eirball.

Players List

Carrickfergus Cougars Players List 1986

#PlayerTeamPosition
Mervyn RobinsonCarrickfergus Cougars
D. MoranCarrickfergus CougarsRunning back
Gary AllenCarrickfergus Cougars

References

[1] Anon. (1986) “Cowboys into Shamrock Bowl” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, September 29, 1986. Pg. 18.

[2] Anon. (1986) “Picture caption’” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, August 11, 1986. pg. 30 [Internet]

Past Copies of the Belfast Telegraph are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

WEBSITES

[6]Britball Now (2016) Carrickfergus Cougars [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/results-section.html [Accessed 17 July 2018]

SOURCES

[7] Anon. (1988) “Scoreboard: IAFL” American Football News July 28, 1988. Pg.

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