Limerick Patriots American Football Ireland 8v8 Team 1993

American Football Ireland 8v8 Team 1993

Home Ground: Limerick

Colours: Green Helmet with Black Stripe, Brown Jerseys, Green Pants with Black Stripe.

History: One of many Limerick teams in the late 1980s and early 1990s which may not have ever played a match. Were scheduled to take part in the DV8 Development Mini-League in 1993, but pulled out of a fixture with Ardee Falcons which was due to take place in Westport, Co. Mayo on Independence Day 1993 (4th July). It is unknown if they played any matches that year.

Career Record: Unknown.



[1] Naughton, Lindie (1993) “US Football” Evening Herald. Thursday, July 8, 1993. pg. 65.

[2] Naughton, Lindie (1993) “Dave happy tackling life head on!” Evening Herald. Thursday, July 1, 1993. pg. 59.

[3] Naughton, Lindie (1993) “US Football” Evening Herald. Friday, June 18, 1993. pg. 129.

[4] Anon. (1993) “Grid iron men in Ardee of all places” Drogheda Argus and Leinster Journal Friday, 16 July 1993, pg. 35.

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[5] Eirball Facebook (2020) Post, June 6, 2020″Poster of Irish American Football Teams Colours 1985-1999. Given to me by Cillian Smith (IAFL Commissioner) around 1999.”: [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 25 August 2020]


Thanks to Cathal Gallagher.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 25 August 2020

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