International American Football | Ireland v NCAA Division III Teams 2004-2005


Ireland versus NCAA Division III Teams 2004-2005


Date Irish Team NCAA DIII Team
05.04 Ireland 2 John Carroll Blue Streaks (OH) 52
06.05.05 Ireland 0 Adrian College Bulldogs (Mich) 53





Irish American Football League teams graduated to playing National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III teams in 2004, showing a marked improvement on their first outings in the 1980s and 1990s against American opposition.

The first matches were played between the Ireland National Team and the John Carroll Blue Streaks and Adrian College Bulldogs from Ohio and Michigan respectively, with Ireland losing by approximately 50 points each time. [1][2]






[1] Irish American Football Association (2004) John Carroll win Celtic Classic 2 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 8 December 2016]

[2] Wayback Machine – Irish American Football Association (2006) IRISH NATIONAL TEAM & IAFL ALLSTARS RESULTS [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 July 2017]




Thanks to Sean Douglas, Dublin Rebels & Tim Leadingham, Tallaght Outlaws


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Last Updated: 8 January 2019

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