Team Canada High School American Football Tour of Britain 1998


DateVenueHome TeamAway Team
14.07.1998Lochinch Park, GlasgowSGA Select30Team Canada28
16.07.1998Chester Rugby ClubChester Romans
6Team Canada43
18.07.1998Saffron Lane, LeicesterGreat Britain Bulldogs
6Team Canada0
[References: 1-2]


Team Canada, made up of Elite High School players, toured Britain in 1998, losing a thriller 30-28 to a Scottish Gridiron Association Select Team, then thrashing BAFA Senior League Division 2 team Chester Romans by over 30 points before losing their Final match of the Tour to Great Britain Bulldogs College All-Star side by a single touchdown in a penalty-strewn game.


[1] Anon. (1998) “Canada aim to leave UK Grid Boys High ‘n Dry” First Down. July 11, 1998. pg. 19

[2] Anon. (1998) “Canadians Have mixed fortune” First Down. July 25, 1998. pg. 17


Thanks to Jean-Paul O’Flynn & Anton “Pippo” O’Grady

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