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South American Soccer Club World Tours 1968

Santos (Brazil)

DateVersusW/LScoreAttendance
21.06.1968Napoli (Italy) (at Yankee Stadium, NY)W4-243,002
26.06.1968Napoli (at Downing Stadium, NY)W6-27,237
28.06.1968Napoli (at Varsity Stadium, Toronto)W5-215,514
30.06.1968St. Louis StarsW3-220,116
04.07.1968Kansas City SpursW4-119,296
06.07.1968Necaxa (Mexico) (at Los Angeles)W4-312,418
08.07.1968Boston BeaconsW7-118.411
10.07.1968Cleveland StokersL1-216,205
12.07.1968New York GeneralsL3-515,645
14.07.1968Washington WhipsW3-120,189
Santos (Brazil) Tours of North America 1968 [Reference: 1]

Report

Santos, with star attraction, Pele, went on a 10-game month-long tour of North America during June and July 1968. The tour started with three games against Italian side Napoli in New York and Toronto, attracting crowds of 43,000 at Yankee Stadium, home of Baseball’s New York Yankees, before moving on to play Midwestern teams St. Louis Stars and Kansas City Spurs, and then on to the West Coast where they played Mexican side Necaxa in Los Angeles, and then back to the East Coast to play Boston Beacons, winning all seven games before perhaps tiredness kicked in and the effects of so much travel, as they lost their next two games to Cleveland Stokers and New York Generals, before finishing up the trip with a win against Washington Whips.

The North American Soccer League had been established earlier that year, with the help of FIFA and the USSF, and was the first great attempt at bringing Professional Soccer to North America. The League lasted until 1983. Santos were one of the top sides in the World at the time, and rivaled unofficial World Club Champions, Racing Club of Argentina. They are based in the City of Santos in the Brazilian State of Sao Paulo.

References

Magazines

[1] Jose, Colin (1968) “Pele, what an attraction in the States” World Soccer. September 1968. pg 16.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Martin Slattery.

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American Football Ireland Intervarsity Championship 2006-Present

Colleges and Universities Sports Association of Ireland Logo 2003-2013
Colleges and Universities Sports Association of Ireland Logo 2003-2013 [Reference: 1]

College Bowls / Intervarsity Championships 2006-Present

DateWinnersRunners-Up
CUSAI College Bowl
2006UL Vikings58DCU Saints0
2007UL Vikings50DCU Saints2
2008UL Vikings47DCU Saints12
2009UL Vikings22DCU Saints0
2010TCD12UL Vikings6 (3ot)
2011TCD7UCD0
2012TCDWUL VikingsL
IAFA Intervarities
2013TCD12UL Vikings0
2014UCD26TCD20
2015
2016
2017UCDWUL VikingsL
2018*UCD8TCD6
2019UCD17UL Vikings8
Irish American Football Association College Championship 2011-2019 [Reference: 1-8]


Note: *Deciding Game: Championship played on Round-Robin basis.

Report

University of Limerick Vikings won the Colleges and Universities Sports Association of Ireland College Bowl from 2006 to 2009, defeating Dublin City University Saints each time. In 2010 two new forces came on the scene: Trinity College Dublin won the IAFA College Championship from 2010 to 2013, with University College Dublin winning from 2014 to 2019 (2015 and 2016 winners are unknown).

University College Dublin American Football Intervarsity Champions 2019
University College Dublin American Football Intervarsity Champions 2019 [Reference: 15]

About the American Football Ireland Intervarsity Championships

The Jordanstown Jaguars, based in Ulster University Jordanstown played in the first full season of the Irish American Football League in 1987. The Trinity Bowl, played from 1992-1995, was the first competition played in Irish Universities, although it did not involve College teams. The Irish Collegiate American Football Association was formed in 1993, and played a Flag Football Summer Bowl over the Summer Holidays, involving both College Students and non-College Students. From 1998 to 1999 the Queen’s University Belfast Broncos competed in the AFAI Irish Senior League, and in 1999 the University of Limerick Vikings were formed, initially as a Flag Football team, and then from 2001 onwards as a fully kitted team playing uin the resurrected IAFL.

The First Colleges and Universities Sports Association of Ireland (CUSAI) Kitted College Bowl was played in 2006, when there was more than one kitted College team for the first time, namely the University of Limerick Vikings and Dublin City University Saints. The College Championship became a three-team tournament involving the Trinity College Dublin Thunderbolts and the University College Dublin Sentinels in 2010 (DCU were no longer fielding a team). In 2014 the Irish American Football Association took over the running of the competition from CUSAI after the CUSAI became Student Sport Ireland and renamed the College Bowl the Intervarsity Championship.

References

Images

[1] Wikipedia (2020) CUSAI Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/18/CUSAI-Logo-Only.jpg/220px-CUSAI-Logo-Only.jpg [Accessed 12 April 2020]

Websites

[2] Irish American Football League (2009) Index – Early 2009 – Sunday 6th July 2008 – College Championship [Internet] Available from: http://americanfootball.ie/iafl/indexearly2009.htm [Accessed 15 October 2017]

[3] Irish American Football League (2010) Trinity College win College Championship [Internet] Available from: http://americanfootball.ie/trinity-college-win-college-championship/ [Accessed 17 March 2017]

Internet Archive

[4] Irish American Football League – Wayback Machine Web Archive (2006) Vikings win Intervarsity Game [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20060511235932/http://www.irish-american-football.org/19march06.htm [Accessed 24 October 2017]

[5] UL Vikings American Football Club – Wayback Machine Web Archive (2010) Vikings win inaugural Colllege Bowl [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/201005010531434/http://www.ulvikings.ie/index.php/viking-news/64-vikings-win-inaugural-college-bowl [Accessed 31 October 2017]

Internet Encyclopedias

[6] Wikipedia (2017) IAFL College Bowl [Internet] Available from: https://en.wkipedia.org/wiki/IAFL_College_Bowl [Accessed 31 October 2017]

Websites

[7] Irish American Football League (2011) Trinity Players visit Temple Street Hospital [Internet] Available from: http://americanfootball.ie/trinity-players-visit-temple-street-hospital/ [Accessed 15 October 2017]

[8] Trinity News (2014) DUAFC triumph over Limerick Vikings [Internet] Available from: http://trinitynews.ie/duafc-triumph-over-limerick-vikings/ [Accessed 27 March 2018]

[9] NFL-Ireland (2014) College Championship Final result [Internet] Available from: http://nfl-ireland.com/iafl/7347-iafl-weekly-271114/ [Accessed 31 October 2017]

[10] NFL Ireland (2015) INtervarsities 2015 – Report by McDonnell, Steve [Internet] Available from: http://nfl-ireland.com/iafl/9756-inter-varsities-2015/ [Accessed 2 November 2017]

Social Media

[11] UCD American Football Facebook Page (2017) Post November 19, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UcdAmericanFootball/posts/1363605657083049 [Accessed 28 November 2017]

[12] Trinity College Dublin American Football Facebook Page (2017) Post November 18, 2018: “
FINAL SCORES FROM IV’S:UCD American Football 8-6 Trinity
Trinity 28-18 UL Vikings”
 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TCDAmericanFootball/posts/2222858881057845 [Accessed 3 December 2018]

[13] University College Dublin American Football Facebook Page (2017) Post November 19, 2018: “UCD have won the College Championships two years in a row! “ [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UcdAmericanFootball/posts/1771978026245808 [Accessed 3 December 2018]

Websites

[14] Irish American Football Association (2019) UCD Retain Intervarsity Championships [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/ucd-retain-the-intervarsity-championship/ [Accessed 1 December 2020]

Images

[15] Irish American Football Association (2019) 75572102_2751314071597894_3385769513105489920_n [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/75572102_2751314071597894_3385769513105489920_n.jpg [Accessed 1 December 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Cillian Smith of the Irish American Football Association

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Bengaluru Cup 7v7 American Tackle Football Championship 2015

Elite Football League of India Logo
Elite Football League of India Logo {Reference: 1]

Pool Standings

Bengaluru Cup 2015PWLTPFPAPct
Pool A
*Black Mamba220028181.000
*The Hoods Wolfpack2110248.500
Bengaluru Kings20201440.000
Pool B
*Black Tigers22002701.000
*Bangalore Bulls2110027.500
Bangalore Panthers ##202000.000
Bengaluru Cup 7v7 American Tackle Football Championship 2015 [Reference: 2]

Playoffs

DateHome TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
29.11.2015Black Mamba14Bangalore Bulls0
29.11.2015The Hoods Wolfpack12Black Tigers6 ot
Final
29.11.2015The Hoods Wolfpack8Black Mamba0
Bengaluru Cup 7v7 American Tackle Football Championship 2015 [Reference: 2]

Pool Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Pool A
29.11.2015The Hoods Wolfpack18Bengaluru Kings2
29.11.2015Black Mamba22Bengaluru Kings12
29.11.2015Black Mamba6 +The Hoods Wolfpack6 ot
Pool B
29.11.2015Bangalore Bullsw/oBangalore Panthers #scr
29.11.2015Black Tigers27Bangalore Bulls0
29.11.2015Black Tigersw/oBangalore Panthers #scr
Bengaluru Cup 7v7 American Tackle Football Championship 2015 [Reference: 2]

Note: + Black Mamba won tie-breaker by gaining 20 yards more in Overtime. # Forfeit.

Report

The Hoods Wolfpack won the first ever Elite Football League of India Banguluru Cup 7v7 American Tackle Football Championship in 2015, defeating Black Mambas 8-0 in the Final. Wolfpack’s Tejas Murthy was named Tournament MVP (Most Valuable Player). The Wolfpack had earlier finished second in Pool A by defeating Banguluru Kings but losing to Black Mamba on a tie-breaker in extra-time (Black Mamba gained more yards in extra-time). In the Semi-Finals they knocked out Pool B winners Black Tigers while Black Mambas defeated Bangaluru Bulls. The Tournament was a 7v7 Blitz-style Tournament and was the first time American Football was broadcast live on TV in India.

Reference

Images

[1] Wikipedia (2018) Elite Football League of India Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f0/Elite_Football_League_of_India_Logo.png [Accessed 2 August 2018]

Websites

[2] Ekalavyas (2016) The Hoods Wolf Pack crowned Champions of Bengaluri’s first ever American Tackle Football Championship [Internet] Available from:  http://ekalavyas.com/2015/11/29/the-hoods-wolf-pack-crowned-champions-of-bengalurus-first-ever-american-tackle-football-championship/ [Accessed 30 November 2020

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Simon Williams

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All India University American Football Championship 2016

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Playoffs

DateHome TeamAway Team
Day 1
23.12.2015Chandigarh University Mohali27Lovely Professional University7
23.12.2015Bangalore University18Jaipur National University7
23.12.2015JECRC University Jaipur13Kolkata University0
23.12.2015Chandigarh University Mohali19Jain University Bangalore0
Quarter-Finals
24.12.2015Bangalore University13Poornima University Jaipur6
24.12.2015MD University MDU Rohtak20JECRC University Jaipur7
24.12.2015Chandigarh University Mohali9Guru Nanak Dev University GNDU Amritsar0
24.12.2015Osmania University Hyderabad20Bangalore University0
Semi-Finals
25.12.2015Punjab University Patiala39Osmania University Hyderabad0
25.12.2015Chandigarh University Mohali33MD University MDU Rohtak0
3rd Place Playoff
26.12.2015MD University (MDU) Rohtak22Osmania University Hyderabad0
Final
26.12.2015Punjabi University Patiala14Chandigarh University Mohali 6
All India University American Football Championship 2016 [Reference: 2]

Division I Teams

TeamTeam
Jain University BangaloreMD University Rohtak
Bangalore UniversityJECRC University Jaipur
Lovely Professional University JalandharGuru Nanak Dev University Amritsar
Jaipur National UniversityChandigarh University
Kolkata UniversityOsmania University Hyderabad
Poornima University JaipurPunjabi University Patiala
All India University American Football Championship 2016 [Reference: 2]

Report

Panjabi University of Patiala won the 2nd All India University Football Championships in 2016, defeating Chandigarh University Mohali with two Touchdowns from Chawla. Ganshyam replied for Chandigarh. The Elite Football League of India All University American Football Championship featured 12 Division I teams in 2016. Division I teams were full pads and helmet contact American Football.

Osmania University Hyderabad made big gains rushing against Bangalore University 24 December 2015 [Reference: 6][Picture Credit: Ekalavyas]
Osmania University Hyderabad made big gains rushing against Bangalore University 24 December 2015 [Reference: 6][Picture Credit: Ekalavyas]

Reference

Images

[1] Wikipedia (2018) Elite Football League of India Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f0/Elite_Football_League_of_India_Logo.png [Accessed 2 August 2018]

Websites

[2] Ekalavyas (2016) Hosts Punjabi University Patiala triumph in finale of 2nd national Inter-Varsity American Tackle Football Championship [Internet] Available from: http://ekalavyas.com/2015/12/27/hosts-punjabi-university-patiala-triumph-in-finale-of-2nd-national-inter-varsity-american-tackle-football-championship/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[3] Ekalavyas (2016) Punjab teams clash finale 2nd national Inter-Varsity American Tackle Football Championship [Internet] Available from: http://ekalavyas.com/2015/12/26/punjab-teams-clash-finale-2nd-national-inter-varsity-american-tackle-football-championship/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[4] Ekalavyas (2016) Semi-Final stage awaits national Inter-Varsity American Tackle Football Championship underway Patiala [Internet] Available from: http://ekalavyas.com/2015/12/24/semifinal-stage-awaits-national-inter-varsity-american-tackle-football-championship-underway-patiala/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[5] Ekalavyas (2016) National Inter-Varsity American Tackle Football Championship Kicks Off in Punjabi University Patiala [Internet] Available from: http://ekalavyas.com/2015/12/23/national-inter-varsity-american-tackle-football-championship-kicks-off-in-punjabi-university-patiala/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Images

[6] Ekalavyas (2016) Osmania-University-make-big-yards-through-rushes-2 [Internet] Available from: http://ekalavyas.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Osmania-University-make-big-yards-through-rushes-2.jpg [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Images

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Simon Williams

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All India Inter University American Football Championship 2015

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Elite Football League of India Logo [Reference: 1]

Playoffs

W/EHome TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
03.05.2015Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) Amritsar14Osmania University Hyderabad13
03.05.2015Punjab University Patiala13MD University (MDU) Rohtak12
Elite Bowl 2015
03.05.2015Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) Amritsar19Punjab University Patiala14
All India Inter University American Football Championship 2015 [Reference: 2]

Division I Teams

TeamTeam
Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) AmritsarJain University Bangalore
Punjab University PatialaUniversity of Madras Chennai
MD University (MDU) RohtakBangalore University Bangalore
Osmania University HyderabadLovely Professional University Phagwara
All India Inter University American Football Championship 2015 [Reference: 2]

Report

Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) Amritsar won the inaugural Elite Football League of India All India Inter University American Football Championship in 2015 after triumphing 19-14 over Panjab University Patiala in the Elite Bowl 2015. 16 Universities played in the Elite Bowl 2015 – 8 in Division I which was full padded, helmet contact football, and 8 in Division II which was unkitted non-contact Flag Football

GNDU University Amritsar Elite Football League of India All India University American Football Champions 2015
GNDU University Amritsar Elite Football League of India All India University American Football Champions 2015 [Reference: 3]

Reference

Images

[1] Wikipedia (2018) Elite Football League of India Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f0/Elite_Football_League_of_India_Logo.png [Accessed 2 August 2018]

Websites

[2] American Football International (2015) GNDU wins 1st All India Inter University American Football Championship [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootballinternational.com/gndu-wins-1st-all-india-inter-university-american-football-championship/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Images

[3] American Football International (2015) 10406669_865269673539863_6210513986889703117_n-1 [Internet] Available from: https://i1.wp.com/www.americanfootballinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/10406669_865269673539863_6210513986889703117_n-1.jpg?resize=620%2C400&ssl=1 [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Simon Williams

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Elite Football League of India Sri Lanka – University Flag Football League 2015

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Results

DateWinners Runners-Up
Cup Final
29.08.2015NIBM WildcatsW
Elite Football League of India Sri Lanka – University Flag Football League 2015 [Reference: 2]

Report

NIBM Wildcats won the Sri Lanka University Flag Football League title in 2015. The League came under the banner of the Elite Football League of India.

Videos – SAGT EFLI Flag Football 2015

Reference

Images

[1] Wikipedia (2018) Elite Football League of India Logo [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f0/Elite_Football_League_of_India_Logo.png [Accessed 2 August 2018]

Videos

[2] Sports Today Magazine Sri Lanka You Tube Channel (2015) August 29, 2015 [Internet] available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQu6k5NJZV0 [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Simon Williams

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International Flag Football Challenge – Ireland 27 England 7 – 6 May 2000

Ireland 27 England 7 – Dublin – 6 May 2000

Ireland 27 England 7 – While it was billed as Ireland’s first ever International Flag Football match, this was not the case, however it was to be memorable nonetheless, with Quarterback Aidan Kelly putting in an impressive preformance to marshall Ireland to a 27-7 triumph. Ireland opened the scoring on their second drive in the First Half with a 25-yard run by Brian Dennehy. Steve Gleeson added the extra point to make it 7-0. England replied almost immediately with their Quarterback Martin Brown connecting with Lawrence Tallon (Fen Harriers) on their next play from scrimmage, who sprinted 70 yards to the endzone. Midway through the First Half Ireland retook the lead when Brian Dennehy added a 20-yard reception and run. Padraig Reddington caught a 10-yard Touchdown Pass from Aiden Kelly and also addec the extra point to put Ireland 20-7 up at halftime.

England pressed hard after the break but failed on numerous occasions to convert possession deep in the Irish half to scores, with Stephen Dunne pull in two interceptions and Al Burke and Padraig Reddington combining for three sacks. Ireland took control of the game late in the Second Half, following Liam Farrell’s 20-yard Touchdown in the dying minutes, to make the final score 27-7. Ireland’s Coach Ian McGuinness was pleased with the win considering it was Ireland’s first ever match (since the Irish American Football Association was resurrected). The match was to become an annual affair with Ireland travelling to England for a return fixture in 2001.

At DublinH1H2Total
England707
Ireland20727
International Flag Football Challenge – Ireland 27 England 7 – 6 May 2000 [Reference: 1-2]
TeamScorersScore
1st Half
IRLBrian Dennehy 25 Run (Steve Gleeson 1xpt)7-0
ENGLawrence Tallon 65 Pass from Martin Brown (Ben Armstrong 1xpt)7-7
IRLBrian Dennehy 20 Pass from ??13-7
IRLPadraig Reddington 10 Pass from Aiden Kelly (Padraig Reddington 1xpt)20-7
2nd Half
IRLLiam Farrell 20 yd TD (PAT good)27-7
International Flag Football Challenge – Ireland 27 England 7 – 6 May 2000 [Reference: 1-2]

Ireland Team Roster

NameTeamPosition
Coaches
Ian McGuinnessDrimnagh Cycos Coach
Players
Aiden KellyDrimnagh Cycos Quarterback
Brian DennehyDublin RebelsRunning Back / Wide Receiver
Liam FarrellDrimnagh Cycos
Padraig ReddingtonDrimnagh CycosWide Receiver / Defensive Line
Steve Gleeson
Al BurkeDefensive Line
Stephen DunneDrimnagh CycosCornerback
International Flag Football Challenge – Ireland Team Roster – 6 May 2000 [Reference: 1-2]

England Team Roster

NameTeamPosition
Players
Lawrence TallonFen HarriersWide Receiver
Marton BrownQuarterback
Ben Armstrong
International Flag Football Challenge – England Team Roster – 6 May 2000 [Reference: 1-2]

References

Newspapers

[1] Anon. (2000) “Kelly Comes to Ireland’s Aid” First Down May 11-17, 2000. Pg. 20

Websites

[3] BritballNow (2003)Britball Match Reports 2000-05-06 Ireland v England – [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/Match%20reports/20000506IreEng.htm %5BAccessed 27 June 2018]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Liam Farrell & Peter Mullen, (Drimnagh Cycos) & Fiona Corrigan, Caoimhe Mullaney, Alan Delaney and John Kane

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Athletics Ireland National Combined Events 2020

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Results – Morton Stadium, Santry, Co. Fingal –

EventGoldSilverBronze
Junior Women
Heptathlon
Anna McAuley
City of Lisburn AC
Total5051
100m Hurdles810 (15.24)
High Jump891(1.73)
Shot Putt848 (10.28)
100m817 (25.78)
Long Jump768 (5.73)
Javelin477 (30.01)
800m740 (2:26.28)
Senior Women
Heptathlon
Karen Dunne
Bohermeen AC
Lara Byrne
Donore Harriers
Total4095
100mH615 (16.84)724 (15.92)
High Jump577 (1.46)783 (1.64)
Shot Putt524 (9.91)473 (9.14)
200m774 (26.27)0 DNS
Long Jump554 (4.98)0 DNS
Javelin381 (24.94)0 DNS
Junior Men
Decathlon
Diarmuid O’Connor
Bandon AC
Joseph McEvoy
Nenagh Olympic AC
Tristan Chambers
Bandon AC
Total680765584137
100m738 (11.57)759 (11.47)518 (12.71)
Long Jump713 (6.57)783 (6.87)441 (5.30)
Shott Putt679 (13.20)654 (12.78)422 (8.93)
High Jump696 (1.88)749 (1.94)544 (1.70)
400m781 (50.73)620 (54.47)474 (58.27)
110mH864 (14.88)853 (14.97)407 (19.30)
Discus Throw609 (37.24)656 (39.57)446 (29.06)
Pole Vault535 (3.70)509 (3.60)264 (2.60)
Javelin Throw450 (40.54)496 (43.69)368 (34.83)
1500m742 (4:30.39)479 (5:14.48)253 (6:02.81)
Senior Men
Decathlon
Rolus Olusa
(Clonliffe Harriers AC)
Michael Healy
Youghal AC
Mark Tierney
Nenagh Olympic AC
Total640046834385
100m721 (11.65)637 (12.07)593 (12.30)
Long Jump785 (6.88)451 (5.35)392 (5.05)
Shot Putt543 (10.95)617 (12.17)501 (10.26)
High Jump723 (1.91)723 (1.91)297 (1.37)
400m672 (53.23)341 (1:02.70)510 (57.28)
110mH710 (16.20)251 (21.34)276 (20.98)
Discus Throw594 (36.50)705 (42.00)566 (35.13)
Pole Vault673 (4.20)406 (3.20)457 (3.40)
Javelin Throw510 (44.66)525 (45.65)295 (29.67)
1500m469 (5:16.47)27 (7:24.47)498 (5:10.96)
Master Women
Pentathlon
O40-49 (W40)
Erika Juozapaite
Blackrock (Louth) AC
Geraldine Finegan
North East Runners AC
Avril Dillon
Dundrum South Dublin AC
Total282426742620
80mH439 (15.62)534 (14.84)895 (12.33)
Long Jump768 (5.17)485 (4.26)469 (4.20)
Shot Putt395 (7.16)516 (8.83)352 (6.55)
High Jump747 (1.46)632 (1.37)389 (1.16)
800m475 (2:57.10)507 (2:53.98)515 (2:53.21)
Master Men
Pentathlon
O35-39
Martin Mooney
Inishowen AC
James Sullivan
Dundrum South Dublin AC
Total19631317
110mH279 (21.13)74 (24.93)
Long Jump321 (4.53)308 (4.46)
Shot Putt395 (8.19)278 (6.27)
High Jump381 (1.46)276 (1.31)
1500m587 (4:57.85)381 (5:36.76)
Master Men
Pemtathlon
O40-49 (M40)
Garret Nolan
Lusk AC
Total1691
110mH284 (21.89)
Long Jump339 (4.38)
Shot Putt294 (6.09)
High Jump360 (1.40)
1500m414 (5:43.62)
Master Women
Quadrathlon
050+ (W50)
Shirley Fennelly
W50 (Tramore AC)
Tina Gallagher
W55 (OMG AC)
Total19471908
100m522 (16.44)668 (15.37)
Shot Putt490 (7.46)354 (5.79)
Long Jump506 (3.83)279 (3.09)
800m429 (3:19.11)607 (3:00.35
Master Men
Quadrathlon
O50+ M50
Paschal Healy M50
(Waterford AC)
Tom O’Brien M50
(Waterford AC)
Ronan Gately M50
(DundrumSouth Dublin AC)
Total258023692231
100m639 (13.40)499 (14.25)586 (13.71)
Shot Putt501 (8.76)531 (9.18)518 (8.99)
Long Jump677 (5.22)707 (5.33)537 (4.70)
1500m763 (5:05.97)632 (5:29.64)590 (5:37.70)
Athletics Ireland National Combined Events 2020 [Reference: 2]

Report

Karen Dunne of Bohermeen AC won the Athletics Ireland Senior Women Heptathlon in 2020 with a score of 4095. The Senior Men’s Decathlon was won by Rolus Olusa of Clonliffe Harriers AC with a Total Score of 6400.

Video – National Combined Events and Junior Championships Day 2 2020

Logos

[1] Athletics Ireland (2017) New Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.athleticsireland.ie/images/news/AI_New_Logo.png [Accessed 7 December 2017]

Websites

[2] Athletics Ireland (2020) National Combined Events Results [Internet] Available from: http://results.athleticsireland.ie/results_13092020/textfile.txt [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Videos

[3] You Tube Athletics Ireland Channel (2020) September 22, 2020: Irish Life Health Junior and Combined Event Championships Day 2 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLAIa1nwv0o [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Aoife Mulcahy and Aisling Delaney.

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Badminton Ireland FZ Forza Under 19 Irish Nationals 2020

Badminton Ireland Logo [Reference: 1]

Finals 2020 – Lisburn Racquets Club – 7-8 March 2020

GradeWinnersRunners-UpSets
BS U19Matthew Cheung
(Alpha)
2Sean Patrick Laureta [1]
(PBAI)
121-15, 16-21, 21-11
GS U19Sophia Noble
(South Dublin BC)
2Orla Flynn [3/4]
(Mount Pleasant)
021-18, 21-16
XD U19Daniel O’Meara [2]
(South Dublin BC)
Alexandra Troy
(Nenagh Academy Cell)
2Sean Patrick Laureta [1]
(PBAI)
Orla Flynn
(Mount Pleasant)
121-14, 20-22, 21-18
BD U19Jack Armstrong
(Alpha)
Sean Patrick Laureta
(PBAI)
2Conor Byrne [1]
(Nenagh Acadmey Cell)
Daniel O’Meara
(South Dublin BC)
121-18, 17-21, 21-18
GD U19Neasa Flynn [2]
(South Dublin BC)
Orla Flynn
(Mount Pleasant)
2Sophie Noble
(South Dublin BC)
Sabrina Steinberga
(KADCA)
021-18, 21-10
Badminton Ireland FZ Forza Under 19 Irish Nationals 2020 [Reference: 1]

Report

Unseeded Matthew Cheung (Boys Singles) of Alpha and Sophia Noble (Girls Singles) of South Dublin Badminton Club) won the Badminton Ireland U19 Irish Nationals in 2020, held at Lisburn Racquets Club on 7th to 8th March 2020. The Boys Doubles also went to an unseeded pair, Jack Armstrong (Alpha) and Sean Patrick Laureta (PBAI), while the second seeds won both the Mixed Doubles: Daniel O’Meara (South Dublin Badminton Club) and Alexandra Troy (Nenagh Academy Cell); and the Girls Doubles: Neasa Flynn (South Dublin Badminton Club) and Orla Flynn (Mount Pleasant).

Video – FZ Forza U19 Irish Nationals Semi-Finals and Final

Badminton Ireland Forza U19 Irish Nationals 2020 [Reference: 7]

References

Images

[1] Twimg (2017) Badminton Ireland Logo [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/713368919436828672/79RXVwkb.jpg [Accessed 23 April 2017]

Websites

[2] Badminton Ireland (2020) FZ Forza Under 19 Irish Nationals BS U19 [Internet] Available from: https://www.badmintonireland.com/sport/draw.aspx?id=21AB9A1C-D7BC-44DE-A070-EFB8C9FF4DF5&draw=1 %5BAccessed 30 November 2020]

[3] Badminton Ireland (2020) FZ Forza Under 19 Irish Nationals GS U19 [Internet] Available from: https://www.badmintonireland.com/sport/draw.aspx?id=21AB9A1C-D7BC-44DE-A070-EFB8C9FF4DF5&draw=2  [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[4] Badminton Ireland (2020) FZ Forza Under 19 Irish Nationals XD U19 [Internet] Available from:  https://www.badmintonireland.com/sport/draw.aspx?id=21AB9A1C-D7BC-44DE-A070-EFB8C9FF4DF5&draw=3 [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[5] Badminton Ireland (2020) FZ Forza Under 19 Irish Nationals BD U19 [Internet] Available from: https://www.badmintonireland.com/sport/draw.aspx?id=21AB9A1C-D7BC-44DE-A070-EFB8C9FF4DF5&draw=4 %5BAccessed 30 November 2020]

[6] Badminton Ireland (2020) FZ Forza Under 19 Irish Nationals GD U19 [Internet] Available from: https://www.badmintonireland.com/sport/draw.aspx?id=21AB9A1C-D7BC-44DE-A070-EFB8C9FF4DF5&draw=5  %5BAccessed 30 November 2020]

Videos

[7] You Tube Badminton Ireland Channel (2020) FZ Forza U19 Irish Nationals Semi-Finals and Final – Court 7 [Internet] Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v43ulpGiwE [Accessed 30 November 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Sean Patrick Fagan.

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Finnish American Football Federation Maple Bowls 1980-Present

Suomen Amerikkalaisen Jalkopallon Litto (Finnish American Football Federation Logo)
Suomen Amerikkalaisen Jalkopallon Litto (Finnish American Football Federation Logo) [Reference: 1]
BowlDateWinnersRunners-Up
I1980Espoo Poli12Helsinki MAJS0
II1981Helsinki MAJS30Helsinki East City Giants24
III1982Helsinki Roosters22Helsinki MAJS3
IV1983Helsinki Roosters28Espoo Poli17
V1984Helsinki East City Giants45Turku Trojans7
VI1985Vantaa TAFT32Espoo Poli29
VII1986Helsinki Roosters31Espoo FT Scotch21
VIII1987Helsinki Roosters14Turku Trojans7
IX1988Helsinki Rossters23Munkka Colts21
X1989Munkka Colts3Helsinki East City Giants0
XI1990Helsinki Roosters21Tampere Rocks9
XII1991Helsinki East City Giants17Helsinki Roosters14
XIII1992Helsinki East City Giants 34Turku Trojans24
XIV1993Helsinki East City Giants23Turku Trojans20
XV1994Helsinki East City Giants24Turku Trojans7
XVI1995Helsinki Roosters36Helsinki East City Giants14
XVII1996Helsinki Roosters23Helsinki East City Giants22
XVIII1997Helsinki Roosters36Porvoo Butchers0
XIX1998Helsinki Roosters42Turku Trojans26
XX1999Helsinki Roosters35Turku Trojans14
XXI2000Helsinki Roosters25Seinäjoki Crocodiles17
XXII2001Seinäjoki Crocodiles15Helsinki Roosters13
XXIII2002Helsinki Roosters44Turku Trojans20
XXIV2003Turku Trojans21Helsinki Roosters16
XXV2004Helsinki Roosters49Turku Trojans28
XXVI2005Porvoo Butchers17Seinäjoki Crocodiles7
XXVII2006Porvoo Butchers 41Helsinki Wolverines22
XXVIII2007Porvoo Butchers15Seinäjoki Crocodiles14
XXIX2008Porvoo Butchers47Helsinki Roosters41
XXX2009Porvoo Butchers47Helsinki Roosters16
XXXI2010Porvoo Butchers30Seinäjoki Crocodiles17
XXXII2011Helsinki Wolverines30Seinäjoki Crocodiles27
XXXIII2012Helsinki Roosters20Helsinki Wolverines17
XXXIV2013Helsinki Roosters52Helsinki Wolverines31
XXXV2014Helsinki Roosters21Turku Anders Trojans7
XXXVI2015Seinäjoki Crocodiles45Helsinki Roosters33
XXXVII2016Helsinki Roosters10Seinäjoki Crocodiles0
XXXVIII2017Helsinki Roosters37Wasa Royals9
XXXIX2018Helsinki Roosters44Kuopio Steelers13
XXXX2019Helsinki Roosters50Kuopio Steelers6
XXXXI2020Kuopio Steelers21Helsinki Wolverines0
Finnish American Football Federation Maple Bowls 1980-Present [Reference: 2-6]

Report

The first SAJL Finnish American Football Federation Maple Bowl was played in 1980 with Espoo Poli, from a small town on the outskirts og Helsinki defeating Helsinki MAJS 12-0. The next four Maple Bowls were won by Helsinki teams (MAJS in 1981, Roosters in 1982 and 1983 and East City Giants in 1984). Vantaa TAFT, another team from a small town on the outskirts of Helsinki, won the title in 1985, then the Helsinki Roosters won three-in-a-row from 1986 to 1989. Munkka Colts, a suburb of Helsinki won the 10th Maple Bowl 3-0 with just a Field Goal.

The second decade of the Maple Bowl brought a Helsinki dominance with Helsinki East City Giants winning four in-a-row from 1991 to 1994, and the Roosters winning in 1990 and then six-in-a-row from 1995 to 2000. Seinäjoki Crocodiles became the first team from outside the Greater Helsinki Area to win the Maple Bowl in 2001, defeating the Roosters 15-13. This started a period of regional dominance, with Turku Trojans winning in 2003, interrupted by the Roosters again in 2001 and 2003, before the Porvoo Butchers from 35 Km east of the Helsinki City Limits winning six-in-a-row from 2005 to 2010.

Helsinki Wolverines won their first Maple Bowl in 2011, and then the Helsinki Roosters won another seven from 2012 to 2019, interrupted only by Seinäjoki Crocodiles second Maple Bowl triumph in 2015. Kuopio Steelers brought the Maple Bowl back to the regions with their first Maple Bowl in 2020, winning 21-0 against Helsinki Wolverines.

Munkka Colts Sakari Karstun kicks the only score of the match in a 3-0 win over Helsinki East City Giants in Maple Bowl X in 1989
Munkka Colts Sakari Karstun kicks the only score of the match in a 3-0 win over Helsinki East City Giants in Maple Bowl X in 1989 [Reference: 7]{Picture Credit: SAJL]

Images

[1] SAJL (2018) SAJL Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.sajl.fi/@Bin/2800183/SAJL_rgb_glow%20%20laatikko.jpeg [Accessed 19 August 2018]

Websites

[2] SAJL (2020) Vaahteramaljat 1980-1989 [Internet] Available from: https://www.sajl.fi/sarjat/miehet/vaahteraliiga/mestarit/vaahteramaljat-1980-1989/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[3] SAJL (2020) Vaahteramaljat 1990-1999 [Internet] Available from: https://www.sajl.fi/sarjat/miehet/vaahteraliiga/mestarit/vaahteramaljat-1990-1999/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[4] SAJL (2020) Vaahteramaljat 2000-2009 [Internet] Available from: https://www.sajl.fi/sarjat/miehet/vaahteraliiga/mestarit/vaahteramaljat-2000-2009/ %5BAccessed 30 November 2020]

[5] SAJL (2020) Vaahteramaljat 2010-2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.sajl.fi/sarjat/miehet/vaahteraliiga/mestarit/vaahteramaljat-2010-2015/ [Accessed 30 November 2020]

[6] SAJL (2020) Vaahteramaljat 2016-2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.sajl.fi/sarjat/miehet/vaahteraliiga/mestarit/vaahteramaljat-2016-2020/ %5BAccessed 30 November 2020]

Images

[7] SAJL (2020) Karstun kultakenkäisy [Internet] Available from: https://www.sajl.fi/@Bin/12143685/Karstun%20kultakenk%c3%a4isy.jpeg %5BAccessed 30 November 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Niall Howard.

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Drimnagh Cycos American Football Ireland Flag Team Roster and Game Summaries 2002-03

Irish American Football Association Flag Team

Home Venue: Sallins GAA Club, Co. Kildare & Phoenix Park, Dublin 2.

Season Report: On the 6 July 2002, the Drimnagh Cycos hosted the Leicester Europa Eagles, many times British Senior Flag League Champions in the Annual Anglo-Irish Flag Football Challenge in Sallins GAA Club, Co. Kildare. The match finished a 12-12 tie. The following January the Cycos played a match against a BSFL Allstar team in the Phoenix Park, losing 12-18 (see match report below).

Season Record: (Wins-Losses-Ties): 1-1-0

Home Venue: Sallins GAA Club, Sallins, Co. Kildare

2002-03 Season Record

WeekDateH/AVersusW/LScore
AIFFC VI06.07.2002HLeicester Europa EaglesT12-12
AIFFC VII25.01.2003HBSFL AllstarsL12-18
Drimnagh Cycos American Football Ireland Flag Team 2002-03 [Reference:

Drimnagh Cycos 12 BSFL Allstars 18 – 25 January 2003

Drimnagh Cycos 12 BSFL Allstars 18 – The BSFL Allstars travelled to Dublin on a cold, wet windy day on Saturday, 25 January 2003 to play the Drimnagh Cycos in the Anglo-Irish Flag Football Challenge in the Phoenix Park. The BSFL Allstars were made up of players from the Bournemouth Raiders and Invicta (Canterbury) Coyotes. The match was 7v7 Flag Football under the Irish Rules then used in Ireland. The Cycos first possession was stopped at the 20-yard line by a strong BSFL Defensive stand. On the first BSFL possession QB Nick Michael threw the ball straight into the hands of the Cycos #55 (Liam Farrell), although again the Allstars defense stopped the Cycos from scoring. QB Michael yet again threw an interception on the next BSFL drive, this time in the endzone. Drimnagh Cycos Quarterback Aidan Kelly scored the first Touchdown of the game on the next possesion, running in from 5 yards. Stephen wigley of the BSFL Allstars helted the Point After with a lunging tackle. Michael threw a third interception on the next drive, this time to Cornerback #53 who returned it 30 yards for the second touchdown. Kelly was tagged on the resulting option play by Mark Houston, ening the PAT attempt, leaving the score 12-0 to Drimnagh. Mark houston replaced Nick Michael at Quarterback for the Allstars, and they drove downfield in the final two minutes of the half to put a score on the board as Abdulmalik Lawal caught a 10 yard TD Pass from Houston, although the PAT attempt was unsuccessful. The Half-Time Score read Drimnagh Cycos 12 BSFL Allstars 6.

The second half started with playmaker Mark Houston calling a no huddle offense with Michael as QB and Houston as Wide Receiver. While a couple of Cycos looked at Houston, none decided to cover him and Michael completed a 75-yard pass to Houston to tie the game. The PAT attempt to Stephen Wigley was spoiled by a Drimnagh defender. The BSFL defense dominated the Cycos from there to the final whistle, leaving little room on passing, running, option and trick plays, and both Vincent Gurrea and Stephen Wigley got interceptions for the Allstars. BSFL decide to run conservative rushing plays up the middle by Houston and the outside by Lawal, who broke free on a 40-yard running play to put the BSFL Allstars 18-12 up. After a controversial sack in the endzone where the teams dispured whether it should be a safety or not, the Cycos kept the ball on their own goalline. Three plays later Houston intercepted a Cyco pass and returned it 20 yards, but BSFL could not get in the endzone as the Irish team kept them out. The Cycos then took over and started slowly marching downfield, and after two unsuccessful attempts to get in the endzone they face 4th and Goal from the 10 yard line. QB Kelly rolled out to his right looking for Receivers #55 (Liam Farrell) and #53 but they were covered. Kelly circled back, looking for an open Tight End in the Endzone to his left, but just as he was about to release the ball, Lawal dove to take the flag, leaving the BSFL Allstars 18-12 winners.

At Phoenix Park, DublinH1H2Total
BSFL Allstars61218
Drimnagh Cycos12012
Drimnagh Cycos 12 BSFL Allstars 18 – 31 January 2003 [Reference: 1]
TeamScorersScore
1st Half
DRIAidan Kelly 5yd Run0-6
DRI#53 30yd Interception Return0-12
BSFLAbdulmalik Lawal 10yd Pass from Mark Houston6-12
2nd Half
BSFLMark Houston 75yd Pass from Nick Michael12-12
BSFLAbdulmalik Lawal 40yd Run18-12
Drimnagh Cycos 12 BSFL Allstars 18 – 31 January 2003 [Reference: 1]

Team Roster 2002-03

Drimnagh CycosPosition
Aidan KellyQuarterback
Liam Farrell (#55)Cornerback / Receiver
Stephen Dunne
John Canning
Ian McGuinness
Cameron Cramer
Ian Curtis
Bob Curran

References

Internet Archive

[1] British Senior Flag League | Wayback Machine (2003) Internationals [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 12 November 2019]

Social Media

[2] Liam Farrell (2020) Facebook Messenger 29 November 2020 – Response to Eirball Article on Drimnagh Cycos v BSFL Allstars Anglo-Irish Flag Football Challenge 2003

Websites

[3] Britball Now (2018) History of the game in Ireland [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/ireland/history-of-the-game-in.html [Accessed 25 October 2016]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Liam Farrell & Peter Mullen, Drimnagh Cycos & and John Kane

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Last Updated: 30 November 2020

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