Louth / Dundalk Mavericks American Football Ireland 11v11 Team 2014-Present

Louth Mavericks Logo [Reference: 1]

Irish American Football League 11v11 Team 2014-Present

Home Field: Dundalk IT Sports Ground, Co. Louth (2014-2015), Dundalk Rugby Club (2016-2019)

Colours: White Helmets / White Jerseys with Black Trim / Black Pants

Honours: IAFL 1 Bowl Champions 2017 (won Bowl Game 23-18 versus Craigavon Cowboys)

All-Time Record: W-L-T (22-28-0) Regular Season: 20-26-0 / Post-Season 2-2-0

Name Changes: Dundalk Mavericks (2014-2015) / Louth Mavericks (2016-Present)

History: Successful North Leinster Team that wasformed as the Dundalk Mavericks and played its games at Dundalk IT for the first two seasons, where they finished runners-up to the Tyrone Titans in the IAFL 1 Bowl in 2014. After a move to Dundalk Rugby Club in 2016 and subsequent name change to Louth Mavericks (after the county), they again finished runners-up to Belfast Trojans 2ns in the IAFL 1 Bowl in 2016. In 2017 they had theit most successful season yet, defeating Craigavon Cowboys 23-18 in the IAFL 1 Bowl and gaining promotion to the Shamrock Bowl Conference, the top division in the IAFL. After a disappointing 0-8-0 season in their debut season there they returned to the 1 Conference in 2019.

YearLeagueRS W-L-TPts / PosPS W-L-TChampOther W-L-TChamp
2014IAFL 2C4-2-08 / 2nd0-1-0None0-0-0None
2015IAFL 1C2-6-04 / 5th0-0-0None0-0-0None
2016IAFL 1C5-3-010 / 2nd0-1-0None0-0-0None
2017IAFL 1C5-3-010 / 3rd2-0-01 Bowl0-0-0None
2018IAFL SBC0-8-00 / 5th0-0-0None0-0-0None
2019IAFL 1C4-4-08 / 5th0-0-0None0-0-0None
2020No League
[Reference: 2-23]

Results 2014 IAFL 2 Conference

406.04.2014ASouth Kildare SoldiersW15-6
811.05.2014HTyrone TitansL7-20
1315.06.2014HGalway WarriorsW27-0
1713.07.2014ATyrone TitansL0-44
1820.07.2014HSouth Kildare SoldiersW16-0
2109.08.2014AGalway WarriorsW24-0
2 Bowl2014NTyrone TitansL7-20
[Reference: 2-4]

Results 2015 IAFL 2 Conference

122.03.2015AMullingar MinotaursW29-6
312.04.2015HTyrone TitansL0-6
419.04.2015AWaterford WolvesL14-17
817.05.2015HMeath BulldogsL7-9
1107.06.2015ATyrone TitansL6-10
1321.06.2015HMullingar MinotaursW9-0
1505.07.2015HWaterford WolvesL0-3
1612.07.2015ACork AdmiralsL6-40
[Reference: 5]

Results 2016 IAFL 1 Conference

517.04.2016ABelfast Trojans 2ndsL6-24
701.05.2016HTyrone TitansW30-0
1022.05.2016HWaterford WolvesW7-0
1204.06.2016AWest Dublin RhinosW15-13
1312.06.2016ACork AdmiralsL9-22
1526.06.2016AMeath BulldogsW9-6
1602.07.2016HWestmeath MinotaursW9-7
1710.07.2016HBelfast Trojans 2ndsW7-9
SF17.07.2016ABelfast Trojans 2ndsL3-7
[Reference: 6-11]

Results 2017 IAFL 1 Conference

326.03.2017ASouth Kildare SoldiersW7-6
730.04.2017ACraigavon CowboysL7-20
914.05.2017HWestmeath MinotaursW33-11
1021.05.2017HDonegal Derry VipersL14-16
1204.06.2017HWexford EaglesW21-17
1418.06.2017HSouth Kildare SoldiersW28-0
1602.07.2017AWest Dublin RhinosW14-13
1709.07.2017AWestmeath MinotaursL12-34
SF23.07.2017ADonegal Derry VipersW17-15
1 Bowl20.08.2017NCraigavon CowboysW23-18
[Reference: 12-17]

Results 2018 Shamrock Bowl Conference

325.03.2018ATrinity College Dublin
508.04.2018HUniversity College DublinL7-36
722.04.2018ABelfast KnightsL6-67
906.05.2018HSouth Dublin PanthersL3-15
1013.05.2018HCork AdmiralsL0-28
1410.06.2018AUniversity College DublinL7-50
1624.06.2018HBelfast TrojansL20-37
1808.07.2018ASouth Dublin PanthersL0-32
[Reference: 19-21]

Results 2019 IAFL 1 Conference

424.03.2019ACraigavon CowboysL8-22
607.04.2019ATrinity College DublinL8-14
714.04.2019HWaterford WolvesW51-0
828.04.2019AWexford EaglesL36-46
1012.05.2019HCraigavon CowboysL28-40
1302.06.2019HDonegal Derry VipersW22-19
1516.06.2019HGalway WarrorsW30-0 #
[Reference: 22-23]

IAFL 1 Bowl Champions 2017

Louth Mavericks IAFL 1 Bowl Champions 2017 [Reference: 18]



[1] Irish American Football Association (2017) Louth Mavericks Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/helmet-decal-2.png [Accessed 11 December 2018]


[2] Irish American Football Association (2014) IAFL Standings [Internet] Available from: www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 23 August 2014]


[3] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2015) 2014 IAFL 1 Conference standings & Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20150110221134/http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 14 July 2018]

[4] Irish American Football Association (2015) UCD wins IAFL1 Championship; Tyrone wins IAFL2 Championship [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/ucd-wins-iafl1-championship/ [Accessed 27 November 2018]

[5] Irish American Football Association (2015) 2015 Schedule & Standings : IAFL 1 Conference [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl-standings/ [Accessed 14 July 2015]


[6] Irish American Football Association (2016) IAFL-1 Conference [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/contact-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 26 October 2016]

[7] Irish American Football Association (2018) Shamrock Bowl History [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/shamrock-bowl-history/ [Accessed 23 March 2018]

Social Media

[8] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post July 15, 2016: “We’re onto Week 18 this Sunday and into the post season for the SBC and IAFL1.” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1210937875606777 [Accessed 13 November 2018]

[9] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post July 17, 2016: “The results are in from today’s games: SBC
Carrickfergus Knights 16-31 Belfast Trojans
Trinity College Dublin American Football 6-7 UL Vikings IAFL1
Louth Mavericks AFC 3-7 Belfast Trojans 2nds”
 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1212468245453740 [Accessed 13 November 2018]

[10] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post July 19, 2016: “We have an update on the Cork Admirals American Football Club vs Westmeath Minotaurs IAFL1 semi-final last weekend.” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1213594595341105 [Accessed 13 November 2018]

[11] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2016) Post August 14, 2016: “After beating the Belfast Trojans 2nds 38-7 in today’s IAFL1 Bowl, congratulations to the Cork Admirals American Football Club on becoming the 2016 IAFL1 Champions!” [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1233266033373961 [Accessed 13 November 2018]

[12] Irish American Football Association (2017) IAFL-1 Conference Standings http://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/iafl1-conference/ [Accessed 24 July 2017]

[13] Irish American Football Association (2017) IAFL-1 2017 Schedule http://www.americanfootball.ie/schedule/iafl1-2017-schedule/ [Accessed 24 July 2017]

[14] Irish American Football Association (2017) Playoffs and Provisional Bowl Dates [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/playsoffs-provisional-bowl-dates/ [Accessed 29 May 2017]

[15] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post July 23 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1596885733678654 [Accessed 24 July 2017]

[16] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post August 27 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1632046600162567 [Accessed 28 August 2017]

[17] IAFA Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post August 20 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/1625971890770038 [Accessed 28 August 2017]


[18] Louth Mavericks AFC (2020) Photo, August 22, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/118142587_3210441305740202_270358629074212302_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=1jEGUXh6AY8AX-X5NNe&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=148ad580a305fb04498c54536627ec3e&oe=5F729337 [Accessed 31 August 2020]


[19] Irish American Football Association (2018) IAFL Shamrock Bowl Conference Standings [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/american-football/shamrock-bowl-conference/ [Accessed 26 July 2018]

[20] Irish American Football Association (2018) SBC Schedule & Results 2018 [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/schedule/sbc-schedule-results-2018/ [Accessed 26 July 2018]

Social Media

[21] Irish American Football Association Facebook Page (2018) IAFA shared an Album – 20 August 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/iafaireland/posts/2060236584010231 [Accessed 20 August 2018]


[22] Irish American Football Association (2019) IAFL 1 [Playoff][Standings][Fixtures & Results] [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/home/kitted-football/iafl1_19/ [Accessed 29 July 2019]

[23] Irish American Football Association (2019) Schedule & Results | IAFL2 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/calendar/iafl-1-2019/ [Accessed 25 June 2019]


Thanks to Fiona Corrigan.

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Last Updated: 22 October 2020

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