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Details

Date Time League Season Match Day
July 6, 1986 3:00 pm Irish American Football League 1986 Summer Bowl Final

Results

Team
Dublin Celts
Belfast Blitzers

Dublin Celts

Position FG Safety PAT 2XP TD Comp Att Pass Yds Rush Att Rush Yds Rec Rec Yds Int Lng Fum Lost FR Tckl Solo Asst Sack PR KR Punt PYds PAvg BFG OR
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Belfast Blitzers

Position FG Safety PAT 2XP TD Comp Att Pass Yds Rush Att Rush Yds Rec Rec Yds Int Lng Fum Lost FR Tckl Solo Asst Sack PR KR Punt PYds PAvg BFG OR
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Venue

De La Salle Palmerston Rugby Club, Kilternan, Dublin
De la Salle Palmerston Rugby Club, Enniskerry Road, Jamestown, Glencullen ED, Stepaside, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, County Dublin, Leinster, D18 F9X0, Ireland

Recap

Summer Bowl Final 1986

Dublin Celts won the first ever “Jack Daniels Summer Bowl” in De La Salle Palmerston Rugby Club in Kilternan, Dublin, held in celebration of American Independence Day in 1986. The Celts defeated Belfast Blitzers in the Final of the four-team tournament, played with a modified game clock, with Semi-Finals played over 60 minutes (15 Minute Quarters) with a running clock and the Final played over 80 minutes, again with a running clock, this time of 20 minute quarters.

References

[1] Anon. (1986) “Photo Caption” Irish Independent. Friday, June 27, 1986. Pg. 13

[2] Anon. (1986) “Tony Ward gets set to bowl over Blitzers” The Sunday Tribune. 6 July 1986. pg. 15

[3] Belfast Blitzers | Facebook (2019) Reply to Post by David Turner, August 12, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/belfastblitzers/posts/2244208692356940 [Accessed 16 August 2019]

Past Copies of the Irish Independent and Sunday Tribune are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

Past Meetings

(Capitol Bowl 2nd Leg)
24 - 20

Belfast Blitzers vs Dublin Celts

(Preseason Capitol Bowl 1st Leg)
46 - 7

Dublin Celts vs Belfast Blitzers