Craigavon Cowboys American Football Ireland Team Roster & Match Reports 2019

Craigavon Cowboys Logo [Reference: 1]

IAFL 1 Final Standings 2019

*Craigavon Cowboys87102386314
*Westmeath Minotaurs86202598212
*Wexford Eagles862023912312
*Trinity College Dublin86202014712
Louth Mavericks84402171678
Donegal / Derry Vipers8260931744
Waterford Wolves ##8170293260
Galway Warriors #####80800294-5
IAFl 1 Conference Final Standings 2019 Reference: 2][Adjusted]
  • * Qualify for Playoffs / 2 Pts Win / 1 Pt Tie / 0 Pts Loss / -1 Pt Forfeit #

Results 2019

103.03.2019HTrinity College DublinL2-14
424.03.2019HLouth MavericksW22-8
607.04.2019HDonegal / Derry VipersW18-0
905.05.2019AWaterford WolvesW73-0
1012.05.2019ALouth MavericksW40-28
1409.06.2019HWexford EaglesW27-13
1516.06.2019AGalway WarriorsW30-0 #
1630.06.2019AWestmeath MinotaursW26-0
SF14.07.2019HTrinity College DublinW27-19
1 Bowl28.07.2019NavanWestmeath MinotaursW28-27
Craigavon Cowboys IAFl 1 Conference Results 2019 Reference: 3][Adjusted]

Team Photo

Craigavon Cowboys IAFL 1 Bowl Champions 2019 [Reference: 5]

Team Roster

Coaching / Voluntary Staff
HCGreg LoughranHead Coach
OCChristine CowanOffensive Coordinator
DCMark BeattieDefensive Coordinator
MediaBen FallonMedia Team
MediaKerry RichardsMedia Team
MediaLiam GrimleyMedia Team
MediaSimon RichardsMedia Team
Playing Squad
1Neil MaxwellWide Receiver
5Stephen FinneganDefensive Back
7Peter LoughranQuarterback
9Luis AlbertoWide Receiver
10David McMichaelDefensive Back
13Padraig DynesDefensive Back
14Anton NultyWide Receiver
15Christian CowanWide Receiver
22Jo BuchananLinebacker / Running Back
23Lawrence RuddockDefensive Back
26Stephen BrennanRunning Back / Kicker
30Christopher McLaughlinDefensive Back
32Gareth McShaneLinebacker
34John MurrayLinebacker
36Matthew AlexanderDefensive Back
44Shayne MoneLinebacker
54Conor FearonOffensive Line
56Scott BuchananOffensive Line
57James LoughranOffensive Line
59Criostoir LewsleyLinebacker
61Jonny MageeOffensive Line
63Manny BellOffensive Line
77Peadar McMahonOffensive Line
81Gavin McConnellDefensive Back
83Matthew KellyWide Receiver
84Modestas GargasasDefensive Line
87Peter LundyTight End
88Dylan FlanaganRunning Back
89Conrad SmithTight End
90Jason DuddyDefensive Line
92Joe MarleyDefensive Line
96Michael McGregorTight End
99Anthony McArdleDefensive Line
Craigavon Cowboys Team Roster 2019 [Reference: 3]

Season Report

After losing their opening game 2-14 to Trinity College Dublin, Craigavon Cowboys proceeded to win their next seven, including a crucial game 26-0 away to Westmeath Minotaurs to wrap up the regular season as IAFL 1 League Champions one game ahead of their nearest rivals Westmeath, Wexford Eagles and Trinity College Dublin. In the Semi-Finals they gained revenge against Trinity College before squeaking by in the IAFL 1 Bowl 28-27 over the Minotaurs to win their first Bowl Game since 1992 when they won the Shamrock Bowl.

Home Ground: People’s Park, Portadown

Craigavon Cowboys Home Ground in People’s Park, Portadown.


For References for the above material check the Reference number below the information above and then see below for a link to the original article (or in the case of a book or newspaper a site where it is available to buy or view).


[1] Craigavon Cowboys – Twitter Account (2018) Profile Picture [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 22 July 2018]


[2] Irish American Football Association (2019) IAFL 1 [Playoff][Standings][Fixtures & Results] [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 29 July 2019]

[3] Irish American Football Association (2019) Schedule & Results | IAFL2 2019 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 25 June 2019]

[4] Irish American Football Association (2019) July 25, 2019: IAFL 1 Bowl: Craigavon Cowboys [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 29 July 2019]

[5] Irish American Football Association (2019) Craigavon Cowboys | IAFL 1 Bowl Champions 2019 [Internet] Available from:×455.png [Accessed 4 July 2019]


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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 29 September 2020

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