Category: Irish Flag Football Teams v US Services

International Flag Football Irish Teams v US Services 1993-1996


DateIrish TeamAmerican Team
05.1993Dublin Tornadoes7Rota Naval Base (US/Spa)0
Irish Flag Football Teams v US Services 1993-1996 [Reference: 1]



The first of the International Matches played by Irish Flag Football Teams, not including matches played between Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland teams, was in 1993, when the Dublin Tornadoes defeated a US Coastguard team 7-0. [1]


[1] Anon (1993) Coast Guard at Sea First Down. July 6-12 2000. pg. 19.

[2] Naughton, Lindie (1993) US Football Evening Herald May 27, 1993. pg. 65 / 97 / 127 [Available to view online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: which is a subscription service.


Thanks to Cillian Smith (Dublin University American Football Club 1991-1995 and later Commissioner of the Irish American Football Association).

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