Welcome to the Eirball – Irish, North American & World Sports Archive.

The Eirball Irish North American & World Sports Archive covers the past & present results of the Irish Sports as well as trying to find an Irish link to the North American & World Sports.
There are still gaps in the record so if you can help fill them in, Eirball would be very grateful.
Click the links in the Navigation Bar at the top of the Page (Just below the Photo) or in the links provided below to be brought to the index pages for each of the Sports, Leagues and Competitions , from where you can find links to each season, decade overviews and roll of honour (Links are in Blue-Green)

Links to Main Pages for Sports Played in Ireland:

North American & Global Sports

Major League Sports

  1. American Football The Irish American Football Association was formed in 1986 and reformed in 2001. The almost complete results of Irish American Football League (1986-present), International American Football in Ireland (1942-present), Irish Flag Football League (2014-present), Junior Kitted League (2014-present), College championship (2006-present), as well as what is known for each season in Irish Flag Football (1986-2014), and DV8 (8v8 Football) for 1986-present is available on eirball.ie. Team histories including results for most Irish American Football teams 1984-present)

 Irish American Football LeagueInternational American FootballAmerican Football Competitions, DV8 FootballJunior American FootballIrish Flag FootballJunior Flag FootballInternational Flag FootballFlag Football CompetitionsE-FootballIrish American Football TeamsIrish Flag Football TeamsPro & College American Football Player, Irish American Football YearbooksIrish American Football Records

2. Basketball 

The Amateur Basketball Association of Ireland (now Basketball Ireland) was formed in 1947

Final Tables for the Men’s & Women’s National Leagues (1975-present). results & tables for the National Leagues & Area Boards (about 2015-present), Schools Cup Finals (1990s-present), Colleges Results (2016-present). All-Ireland County Championship finals (1953-1972).

National Basketball Competitions:

Basketball National LeaguesBasketball National CupsInternational BasketballAmateur Basketball Association of Ireland 1947-1979Basketball Tournaments ,Wheelchair Basketball3×3 BasketballBasketball ClubsBasketball Players

Schools & Colleges (Underage) Basketball:

Underage & Colleges BasketballColleges BasketballAll-Ireland Schools Basketball LeagueAll-Ireland Schools Basketball CupAll-Ireland Schools Basketball FinalsSchools Basketball Inter RegionalsDublin Schoolgirls BasketballMini BasketballCommunity Games Basketball 

Basketball Area Boards:

Basketball Area Boards , Dublin Ladies Basketball BoardDublin Men’s Basketball BoardMidlands Area Basketball Board , South East Basketball Boards , Cork Ladies Area BoardCork Men’s Basketball BoardKerry Area Basketball Board , North Munster Basketball BoardGalway Area Basketball BoardMayo Area Basketball Board , North Connacht Area BoardsNorth West Area BoardBasketball Northern IrelandNorth East Basketball Board

3. Ice & Inline Hockey 

The Belfast Giants were formed in 2000 and the Irish Ice Hockey Association was formed in 1996 although the History of Irish Ice Hockey & Inline (Roller) Hockey dates back to 1910 

Final tables for Elite Ice Hockey League (2000-Present) Irish Ice Hockey Leagues (2007-2010 & 2016-present), Irish Inline Hockey Leagues (1999-present), what is known of Roller Hockey (1910 -1990s), the Ice Hockey Leagues in Northern Ireland from the 1940s-1960), Ireland’s involvement in the World Championships (2003-2013 & 2017-present).

 Elite Ice Hockey LeaguesIrish Ice Hockey LeaguesCeltic & Scottish Ice Hockey LeaguesInternational Ice HockeyInline HockeyFloorball / Ball Hockey / Unihoc

4. Baseball-Softball

The Irish Baseball and Softball Association (Now Baseball Softball Ireland) was formed in 1989, although there were Leagues dating back to the 1940s. 

The almost complete results of the Irish Baseball League (1997-present), International Baseball (1997-present). What is known of the Regional Youth Baseball Leagues (1940s-1980s), Little League Baseball (1990s-present). Final tables for Leinster Softball League (1995-present), Softball Ulster League (2009-present), Women’s Leinster Softball League (2007-2011). Cup Finals for Softball Ireland National Club Championship (1990s-present), Irish Open Softball Trophy (1990s-present), and what is known of Winter Softball (Indoor Softball & Intervarsity Softball)

Baseball IrelandInternational BaseballLittle League & Youth Baseball Softball Ireland ,  International SoftballLeinster SoftballUlster SoftballConnacht Softball ,Munster SoftballSoftball BlitzesIntervarsity SoftballIndoor Softball

Commonwealth Sports

5. Lacrosse All-Time results & tables for the Irish Lacrosse League (2009-present) and what is known of the Irish Women’s Lacrosse League & National Indoor Lacrosse League. International Results back to ear;y 2000s. Lacrosse Championship Finals 1890s & Schools Lacrosse Championships (1930s-1970s).

 Men’s LacrosseWomen’s LacrosseIndoor (Box) LacrossePolocrosse

6. Australian Rules : Known results for the Australian Football League Ireland (2000-present) and AFL Ireland Women’s League (2017-present). 

Australian Football League IrelandInternational Australian RulesAustralian Rules Super 7s,9s,10s 

7. Rugby League : Known results for each season of the Irish Rugby League (1996-present),

Irish Rugby LeagueInternational Rugby LeagueRugby League NinesTag Rugby League

8. Netball Final Tables for the Winter League back to 2009, Results back to 2015-16.

Atlantic Sports 

9. Water Polo : Results & Final Tables for Leagues from 2015-16 to Present. Final Tables of Leinster League from 2015-16 to Present. 

Ireland Water PoloLeinster Water PoloCanoe PoloUnderwater Hockey 

10. Volleyball : Final Tables for the National Leagues dating back to  2000 .Results since 2015-16. Regional Leagues dating back to 2015 

Volleyball IrelandVolleyball National CupsNorthern Ireland VolleyballSchools & Colleges VolleyballSpikeballBeach Volleyball 

11. Olympic Handball Irish Olympic Handball Association Senior Leagues (Men 2001-present, Women 2015-present) European Competitions for the Ireland Men’s team in Olympic Handball (1999-present)

12. Futsal Final Tables for the National Leagues 2007 to Present ( FAI Futsal Cup). Results since 2015-16. Regional Leagues dating back to 2015 (Athletic Union League Futsal League & Emerald Futsal League). 

British Sports

British / Global Sports

29. Soccer : (Sub-Pages: Women’s SoccerLeinster SoccerConnacht SoccerFutsalMini-Football (Football Fives & Football Sevens etc

30. Rugby : Rugby SevensTag RugbyTouch RugbyWheelchair Rugby

31. Hockey 

32. Cricket

Gaelic Games

 49. Hurling : Provinces & Counties: All-Ireland HurlingMinor Counties HurlingConnacht HurlingLeitrim GAA Hurling , Leinster Hurling , Kildare GAA Hurling

 50. Football : Provinces & Counties: GAA All-Ireland Football 

 51. Ladies Football

 52. Camogie 

GAA World

Minor Gaelic Games

33. Handball 

34. International Rules All-Time International (Compromise) Rules results for Ireland v Australia (Football), Ireland v Scotland (Hurling-Shinty), with what results are currently known for Ireland v Basque Country (Handball-Pelota), Ireland v USA (Rounders-Baseball) and Hurlacrosse (Hurling-Lacrosse).

35. Poc Fada The Irish version of Golf: Use a Hurl/Hurley to hit a ball up the side of a mountain and down the other side in as few goes as possible. Roll of Honour for All-Ireland Champions (Men’s & Women’s) . Known yearly Results .

36. Rounders Results & Final Tables for All-Ireland Senior Championships (Ladies, Men’s, Mixed) from 2015-16 to Present. Rolls of Honour for Senior, Minor, Feiles.

GAA World

37. World Handball (European Pro Wallball Tour 2016-Present)

38. Americas Handball

39. GAA Britain Counties: GAA LondonGAA Warwickshire 

40. GAA World Counties Counties: GAA United StatesGAA CanadaGAA AustralasiaGAA EuropeGAA Asia. In addition there are Gaelic Football Leagues played entirely by natives in villages as in Ireland, in Brittany (NW France) and Galicia (NW Iberia): Breton FootballGalician Football 

Celtic Sports 

41. Basque Pelota 

42. Medieval Football & Hurling (Cornish Hurling & Manx Cammag)

43. Scottish Shinty Final Tables for the National Leagues dating back to 2000 (Scottish Shinty. Results since 2015-16. 

44. Welsh Baseball



Racquet & Target Sports

Racquet Sports 

 65. Tennis & Real Tennis 

 66. Badminton Results & Final Tables for Badminton Premier League from 2015-16 to Present. Badminton County League Results from 2015-16 to Present. (Sub-Pages: Badminton IrelandBadminton Leagues , Badminton Counties)

 67. Squash (Leinster Squash League Final Tables from 2015-Present)

68. Table Tennis & Padel

Ball & Target Sports 

69. Golf 

70. Bowling & Curling / (Sub-Pages: Curling / Lawn Bowls / Indoor Bowling / Tenpin Bowling / Petanque )

71. Snooker & Pool

72. Croquet

Target Sports 

73. Darts  County Darts Leagues (Leinster) Final Tables dating back to 2016-17.

74. Archery 

75. Target Shooting

Timed Sports

Olympic Racing 

77.  Athletics (sub-pages: Orienteering )

78. Swimming 

79. Winter Sports


81. Harness Racing

82. Horse Racing

83. Greyhound Racing

84. Pigeon Racing

Power Sports 

85. Boat Sports 

96. Cycling 

87. Motorsport

88. Air Racing: Drone Racing

Combat Sports 

Traditional Combat Sports 

89. Boxing

90. Wrestling

91. Martial Arts 

92. Fencing  

Modern Combat Sports

93. UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) – Irish Fighters & their W-L Record.

94. WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) – Irish Wrestlers & their Championships.

95. MMA (Mixed Martial Arts)

96. Gladiating 

World Combat Sports

97. Kickboxing

98. Sumo (John Gunning – Irish International Sumo Wrestler)

99. Capoeira

Other Sports

Olympic Sports (Non-Timed):

101. Field Sports

102.. Gymnastics

103. Weightlifting

Country Sports

105. Jousting

106. Bog Snorkelling

107. Ploughing Championships

Other Olympic Games

109. High Heel Race (Gay Games)

110. Wife-Carrying (Country Games)

World Sports

European Sports 

13. Korfball 

15. Bandy & Ball Hockey

16. Pesapallo

Asian Sports 

17. Polo & Polocrosse

18. Kabaddi

19. Sepak Takraw

African, Australian & Native American Sports:

21. Ringball

Indigineous Sports

25. Ulama

26. Marn Grook

28. Stickball

Alternative Sports 

Alternative Team Sports

53. Flying Disc Sports (Ultimate Frisbee & Disc Golf)

54. Quidditch

55. Roller Derby

56. Dodgeball

Military Simulation 

57. Jugger

58. Paintball / Airsoft 

59. Laser Tag 

60. Capture the Flag


61. Surfing

64. E-Sports

Indigineous World Sports

Indigineous World Sports

Aztec  Ulama

Maya Pok-ta-Pok

Australian Marn Grook

World National Sports

National Sports (World)

Russian Bandy

Portuguese Roller Hockey

Malaysian Sepak Takraw

Thai Sepak Takraw,

Finnish Pesapallo,

German Olympic Handball

Scottish Water Polo

Indian Kabaddi)

State Sports (USA, Canada, Australia)

State Sports

Massachusetts Basketball,

Massachusetts Volleyball

Californian Surfing,

Hawaiian Surfing,

Maryland Jousting,

Colorado Pack Burro Racing,

Alaska Dog Mushing,

Minnesota Ice Hockey,

New South Wales Polocrosse)

Major League Sports (Irish Abroad)

Major Leagues 

World American Football

Final Tables for American Football Leagues Era (USA – 1920s-1950), United States Football Leagues Era (1951-1985). Indoor Football Leagues (1991-present). Minority Football Leagues (2020), Women’s American Football (2019), XFL Leagues (2000-Present), Legends Football Leagues (2004-Present), World E-Football (2016-Present).

NCAA Football (where Irish Players are known 2012-Present). US Armed Forces in Europe Roll of Honour (1917-1990). Some AA American Football Leagues (East, Midwest, South, West). Some Semi-Pro State Leagues, Gridiron Development Leagues (2015-Present)

National Football League International (1950-Present), American Football World Cups Results & Tables (1999-Present). Canadian Football League (1950-Present). Mexican Football Leagues (2014-Present), Japanese X-League (2017-Present). Some Mexican & Canadian State Leagues.

Irish Pro & College Players: Pro & College American Football Players

USA American Football Leagues: National Football League , AAA American Football Leagues , AA American Football Leagues , Indoor Football LeaguesUS College Football , Women’s American Football  , Semi-Pro State LeaguesGridiron Development Leagues ,  US Air Force & Army Football, Flag Football WorldAmerican 7s,  World E-Football

World American Football: NFL InternationalAmerican Football World Cups , Canadian Football LeaguesMexican American Football LeaguesJapanese American FootballEuropean American FootballAsia-Pacific American FootballAfrican & Latin American Football

World Basketball

World Ice Hockey /

World Baseball-Softball 

World Sports 

World Soccer 

Global Sports

Global Sports

 Australian Football League

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