Jugger | Irish International 2016

Final Positions (Dublin, Ireland, 20-21 August 2016)

PosTeamCity (Country)
1JuggerMeisterMadrid (ESP)
2TackleTigerKarlsruhe (GER)
3SetantaDublin (IRL)
4Silver Horde3 Cities (GER)
5VictimRethwisch (GER)
6Falco JuggerBerlin (GER)
7Flying JUGGmen BonnBonn (GER)
8GossenhauerFreiburg (GER)
9Spare ChipsLummerland (GER)
10Rampage (Ireland)Dublin (IRL)
11KlosterKaetzchenMixteam (GER)
12Els GegantsLerida (ESP)
13RedbacksBrisbane (AUS)
14Setanta 3Dublin (IRL)
15FischkoppkriegerKiel (GER)
16Setanta 2Dublin (IRL)
17Living UndeadsHannover (GER)
18the fatty and the fast onesx Citys, x ≥ 3 (GER)
19Orange JuggernautsNuernberg (GER)
20Phoenix Rose / Redbacks 2Dublin (IRL)
21Ni KnightsBilbao (ESP)
22Die Goldenen ReiterDresden (GER)
23Jugger TimeValladolid (ESP)
24Canada’s PantsDenver (USA)



The Irish International Jugger Tournament was held in Wanderers RFC in Dublin over the weekend of 20th and 21st August 2016 to Celebrate 10 Years of Jugger in Ireland. [2]

Teams representing Ireland, Germany, Spain, Australia, Canada & USA entered the Tournament which was won by JuggerMeister of Madrid in Spain. Dublin’s Setanta finished third. [1]

Ranking Points: 20


Jugger is like a cross between American Football and Medieval Combat. It is a team Sport where the objective is to get a skull from the middle of the field into a zone at the opposing teams end. There are five players on each team, four of whom are paired off fightning each other with padded weapons such as swords.

When a player is ‘killed’ in these fights he has to kneel down and is out of the game for that particular round. The Fifth person is the Qwick. His job is to get the skull from the middle of the field past the opposing Qwick into a zone at their opponents endzone. He can only advance the skull once the other teams fighters are all dead. The team which scores the most skull touchdowns is the winner.




[1] Jugger Turniere (2016) Irish International Tournament 2016 [Internet] Available from: http://turniere.jugger.org/tournament.result.php?id=283 [Accessed 30 July 2017]


Thanks to Grant Farrell

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Last Updated: 22 December 2018

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