IAFL Preseason 2017 Carrickfergus Knights v West Dublin Rhinos

Irish American Football League Preseason 2017

Irish American Football association Logo [Ref: 1]

Preseason Standings

IAFL Preseason Ulster
Craigavon Cowboys11002962
NI Razorbacks11001262
Carrickfergus Knights10109120
Antrim Jets10106120
Belfast Trojans
Donegal Derry Vipers
Tyrone Titans
IAFL Preseason Dublin
West Dublin Rhinos220029214
Dublin Rebels
North Dublin Pirates
South Dublin Panthers
Trinity College Dublin
University College Dublin
IAFL Preseason Leinster
South Kildare Soldiers202018460
Louth Mavericks
Meath Bulldogs
North Kildare Reapers
Westmeath Minotaurs
Wexford Eagles
IAFL Preseason Munster / Connacht
Cork Admirals
Galway Warriors
University of Limerick Vikings
Irish American Football League Preseason Standings 2017 [Ref: compiled from Results in 2]


DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1
04.12.2016West Dublin Rhinos17South Kildare Soldiers12
Week 1
26.02.2017Carrickfergus Knights9West Dublin Rhinos12
Week 2
05.03.2017NI Razorbacks12Antrim Jets6
05.03.2017Craigavon Cowboys29South Kildare Soldiers6
Irish American Football League Preseason 2017 [Ref: 2]


In the Irish American Football League Preseason in 2017, Irish American Football League Shamrock Bowl Conference team Carrickfergus Knights lost 9-12 to West Dublin Rhinos in a match on 26 February 2017. On 5 March in a double header at Lurgan RFC, Craigavon Cowboys defeated South Kildare soldiers 29-6, while in the first game NI Razorbacks triumphed 12-6 against Antrim Jets in the Jets first ever game.

IAFL Preseason – Carrickfergus Knights 9 West Dublin Rhinos 12 – 26 February 2017 [Ref; 5]



[1] Irish American Football Association (2017) IAFA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/IAFA.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017]

Social Media

[2] Carrickfergus Knights Facebook (2017) Albums: Preseason 2017 – Knights v Rhinos (9-12) [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/pg/BelfastKnightsNI/photos/?tab=album&album_id=967866423347796&ref=page_internal [Accessed 18 May 2020]

[3] Craigavon Cowboys Facebook (2017) Post, March 5, 2017″Cowboys win! 29-6 vs South Kildare Soldiers! 4 TDs from Andrew Herron, 3 PATs from Conrad Smith and a 2 PAT pass from Andrew Herron to Peter Loughran.” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/CraigavonCowboys/posts/1454811161195742 [Accessed 10 February 2020]

[4] Craigavon Cowboys (2017) Preseason Doubleheader at Lurgan RFC [Internet] Available from: https://www.craigavoncowboys.co.uk/news/preseason-doubleheader-at-lurgan-rfc [Accessed 10 February 2020]

[5] West Dublin Rhinos Facebook (2016) Post, November 30, 2016″We are delighted to announce that we will be playing a preseason friendly against the South Kildare Soldiers this Sunday 4th of December in Castleknock College at 1pm.” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/WestDublinRhinos/photos/a.427673564006616/1113349018772397 [Accessed 3 July 2020]

[6] West Dublin Rhinos Facebook (2016) Post, December 5, 2016″MATCH REPORTWest Dublin Rhinos 17-12 South Kildare Soldiers” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/WestDublinRhinos/posts/1119763118130987 [Accessed 3 July 2020]


[5] Carrickfergus Knights Facebook (2017) Albums: Preseason 2017 – Knights v Rhinos (9-12) [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/17038640_967866763347762_8632389447465364132_o.jpg?nc_cat=109&_nc_sid=e007fa&_nc_ohc=KEQnjrvMn_oAX--tgg&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=f0f579e9eb3955d315bb97d494b91f86&oe=5EE77FECl [Accessed 18 May 2020]


Thanks to Sean Douglas (Dublin Rebels)

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