Dublin Celts | Irish American Football Team | Season 1985

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With no Irish Teams to play against, the Dublin Celts played their first match on 27 October 1985 against England’s Bristol Bombers, winning 32-0

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1985 Results


Week Date H/A Opposition W/L Score
  27.10.85 A Bristol Bombers (Eng) W 32-0


1985 Roster

Number Name Position
7 Kevin Kelly Quarterback
11 Ray Mooney Nose Tackle
11 Dermot Fitzsimons Running Back / Line Backer
26 Martin Murphy Running Back / Wide Receiver
28 Joe Moore Running Back
32 Glen Webster Running Back / Wide Receiver
37 Bryan Durance Middle Line Backer
40 Tom Hobbs Guard / Tackle
44 John Morrissey Quarterback / Wide Receiver
49 Steve Kavanagh Defensive Back
54 Ger Breen Tight End / Wide Receiver
57 Tony Mason Linebacker
58 Paul Seery Outside Linebacker
59 Dave McCabe Outside Linebacker
63 Owen Quigley Guard
68 Philip Woodyard Center / Guard
69 Fran Offensive Tackle / Guard
71 Tommy Kennedy Defensive Tackle / End
75 Noel “Juicy” Doolan Nose Tackle
87 Steve Collins Tight End
88 Alan Kelly Linebacker / Running Back
89 Declan Doherty Wide Receiver
95 Fergus Cullen Offensive Tackle / Guard
99 Dave Collins Defensive End / Tackle

Reference: [2]



[1] Britball Now (2009) British and Irish Friendly results against foreign opposition [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/UKClubsForeignOppo.html [Accessed 16 November 2017]

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[2] Dublin Celts American Football team Facebook Page (2016) Post to Page by Deck Doc: August 2, 2018 [Internet] Available from https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2020590271588117&set=pcb.718640911862366&type=3&theater&ifg=1 [Accessed 29 November 2018]




[3] Dublin Celts American Football Team Facebook Page (2016) Photo by Joseph Greene August 28, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1421158977901127&set=gm.269427200117075&type=3&theater&ifg=1 [Accessed 3 July 2018]




Thanks to Richard Mulcahy


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Last Updated: 5 April 2019

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