Drogheda Lightning Logo

Drogheda Lightning Irish American Football Team 2013-2014

Drogheda Lightning Logo [Ref: 3]

IAFL Senior Team 2013-2014

Home Ground: St. Oliver’s Community College, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

Colours: Black Helmets, Blue Jerseys, Green Pants and White Socks.

Honours: None

All-Time Record: (W-L-T) 1-14-1 (Pct.) .094

History: The Drogheda Lightning were formed as a 8v8 Development League team in 2011 before making the step up to the Irish American Football League 1 Conference, where they had less success, tying their first game with Tullamore Phoenix, and winning their second against Mullingar Minotaurs 20-6, but then going on a 14-game losing streak, culminating in two back-to-back losses against local rivals Meath Bulldogs. After the creation of the Dundalk Mavericks, also a Co. Louth team, they disbanded.

Home Venue: St. Oliver’s Community College, Drogheda.

Year-by-Year Record

YearLeagueW-L-T LeaguePositionW-L-T PlayoffsChampsW-L-T Inter
2013IAFL 1C1-6-1 (.188)6th0-0-00-0-0
2014IAFL 1C0-8-0 (.000)5th0-0-00-0-0
Drogheda Lightning Irish American Football Team Year-by-Year Record 2013-2014 [Ref: 1-2]

2013 Results

103.03.2013ATullamore PhoenixT6-6
314.04.2013HMullingar MinotaursW20-6
605.05.2013HWaterford wolvesL0-6
1002.06.2013AMeath BulldogsL12-34
1216.06.2013HDublin DragonsL6-12
1528.07.2013HMeath BulldogsL0-7
1611.08.2013ADublin DragonsL6-28
1718.08.2013ANorth Kildare ReapersL12-34
Drogheda Lightning Irish American Football Team Results 2013 [Ref: 1]

2014 Results

406.04.2014HMullingar MinotaursL8-14
704.05.2014AUniversity College DublinL0-61
918.05.2014HCork AdmiralsL0-6
1422.06.2014ACork AdmiralsL6-30
1529.06.2014HUniversity College DublinL0-47
1713.07.2014AMullingar MinotaursL0-44
1826.07.2014AMeath BulldogsL14-29
2003.08.2014HMeath BulldogsL6-22
Drogheda Lightning Irish American Football Team Results 2014 [Ref: 2]



[1] Irish American Football Association (2013) IAFL Standings [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 23 August 2013]

[2] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2015) 2014 IAFL 1 Conference standings & Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20150110221134/http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 14 July 2018]


[3] Drogheda Lightning (2011) Drogheda Lightning Logo [Internet] Available from: https://boltsinblue.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/final_crest_2.png?w=212&h=300 [Accessed 21 January 2019]


Thanks to Oliver.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 27 July 2020

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