Dublin Tornadoes Logo

Dublin Tornadoes Vets Irish 8-a-side American Football Team 1993

Dublin Tornadoes Logo

Dublin Tornadoes Logo [Ref: 2]

IAFL 8-a-side Senior Team 1993


Home Ground: Tymon Park, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Colours: Navy, Sky Blue and White.

History: 8-a-side Development League Team from Tallaght that competed in 1993. Were made up of Veterans of the Dublin Tornadoes IAFL team. Played in the DV8 Development Mini-League in 1993 alongside Ardee Falcons (Louth), Limerick Patriots and Lee Valley Steelers (Cork). Played a 0-0 tie with Ardee Falcons in front of 5,000 fans in Westport, Co. Mayo in an Irish-American 4th July Festival match, in what is still a record for an Irish American Football League match.

Home Venue Map

Year-by-Year Record

YearRegular SeasonPost-SeasonInternational


104.07.93NArdee FalconsT0-0



Image References

[1] Dublin Tornadoes Logo – provided by email from Judd Lasher at http://www.417helmets.com


[1] Anon. (1993) “Grid iron men in Ardee of all places” Drogheda Argus and Leinster Journal Friday, 16 July 1993, pg. 35.

[2] Dublin Tornadoes (1995) Timmy Tornado Logo [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/19961115063729im_/http://fiachra.ucd.ie:80/~alan/Icons/American/timmy.gif [Accessed 3 July 2018]


Thanks to Fiona Corrigan.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 6 April 2020

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