International Flag American Football Charity Match 1985


DateHome TeamAway Team
Charity Match
17.04.1985Fine Gael DeputiesWAmerican Political StudentsL
International Flag American Football Charity Match 1985 [Ref: 1]


On 17 April 1985, Fine Gael Deputies (including Gay Mitchell, TD, pictured) played a team of American Political Students in a Flag American Football Match (American Football version of Tag Rugby) in aid of a youth group, Crumlin Community Against Drugs. The Fine Gael Deputies won by 7 points.

Gay Mitchell TD, in action in the Charity Flag American Football Match played in aid of Crumlin Community Against Drugs [Ref: 1]



[1] Doyle, Colman (1985) “Picture caption: On the Ball…” Irish Press. Thursday, April 18, 1985. pg. 1.


Thanks to Frank Winters

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