Craigavon Cowboys American Football

Irish American Football League Preseason 1986

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.00046739W1
21100.50053467W1
3Carrickfergus Cougars0000.0000000
30000.0000000
50100.000046-46L1

Irish American Football League - All Games Standings 1986

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
17200.77817972107W3
23300.500684424L2
32300.4003988-49W2
40300.000033-33L3
5Carrickfergus Cougars0100.000655-49L1

Irish American Football League Regular Season 1986

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
14001.0001192693W4
21100.5003340-7W1
30100.0002024-4L1
40200.000033-33L2
5Carrickfergus Cougars0100.000655-49L1

Northern Ireland American Football Association 1986

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
13001.00095689W3
21100.5003340-7W1
30200.000033-33L2
4Carrickfergus Cougars0100.000655-49L1

IAFL Tara Conference Preseason 1987

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.00026026W1
20000.0000000
20000.0000000
2Jordanstown Jaguars0000.0000000
5Bangor Buccaneers0200.000233-31L2
60200.0001959-40L2

IAFL Tara Conference 1987

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
19001.00025170181W9
26200.75020559146W1
35300.6251507278L2
43400.42945121-76L1
5Bangor Buccaneers3500.37560195-135W1
6Jordanstown Jaguars2500.2861571-56W1

CGL Combined Gridiron League Duke Premier Division Irish Conference 1989

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.00025025W1
20000.0000000
2East Antrim Cougars0000.0000000
40100.000020-20L1

AFAI American Football Association of Ireland Festivals & Friendlies 1989

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.000000W1
20000.0000000
2Bray Seahawks0100.000000L1
20000.0000000

AFI American Football Ireland Premier Division 2022

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
18001.00032279243W8
26110.750289116173T1
35210.62518512461W1
44400.50022619927L1
54400.500174175-1L1
62600.250114276-162L6
71700.125143254-111W1
81700.12540270-230L4

Results

(Week 15)
55 - 6

South Dublin Panthers vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 14)
2 - 58

Craigavon Cowboys vs Dublin Rebels

(Week 10)
49 - 19

Belfast Trojans vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 9)
13 - 22

Craigavon Cowboys vs Cork Admirals

(Week 7)
28 - 16

West Dublin Rhinos vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 5)
8 - 44

Craigavon Cowboys vs University College Dublin Sentinels

(Week 3)
14 - 15

Belfast Knights vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 1)
35 - 6

Craigavon Cowboys vs West Dublin Rhinos

(Week 5)
41 - 18

Craigavon Cowboys vs Belfast Trojans

(Week 4)
21 - 20

Belfast Trojans vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 2)
28 - 13

Belfast Knights vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 1)
13 - 30

Craigavon Cowboys vs Belfast Knights

(Cavan Lakes & Vales Festival)
8:42 am

Craigavon Cowboys vs Belfast Giants

(Preseason Week 2)
6:30 pm

Belfast spartans vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Preseason Week 1)
20 - 0

Antrim Bulldogs vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 16)
0 - 13

Belfast Giants vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 14)
14 - 24

Craigavon Cowboys vs Dublin Celts

(Summer Bowl Semi-Finals)
8 - 6

Belfast Blitzers vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 10)
0 - 22

Craigavon Cowboys vs Belfast Blitzers

(Week 8)
21 - 7

Craigavon Cowboys vs Bangor Buccaneers

(Week 6)
0 - 32

Dublin Tornadoes vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 4)
57 - 0

Craigavon Cowboys vs East Side Jets

(Week 2)
6 - 30

Carrickfergus Cougars vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Week 1)
0 - 38

Coleraine Chieftains vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Preseason Week 5)
0 - 26

Bangor Buccaneers vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Shamrock Bowl I)
2 - 6

Dublin Celts vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Shamrock Bowl Semi-Finals ?)
0 - 33

Coleraine Chieftains vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Final Week)
0 - 40

Craigavon Cowboys vs Belfast Blitzers

(Summer Bowl Semi-Finals)
11:00 am

Dublin Celts vs Craigavon Cowboys

(Preseason)
0 - 46

Craigavon Cowboys vs Belfast Blitzers

Craigavon Cowboys Roster 1986

#PlayerTeamPositionTDFGSafetyPAT2XP
John MulallyCraigavon CowboysWide receiver10000
Stanley KingsmillCraigavon CowboysRunning back30000
John MullalyCraigavon CowboysWide receiver00000
Nigel TrimbleCraigavon CowboysRunning back20000
Geoff DonaghyCraigavon CowboysQuarterback00000

Craigavon Cowboys Roster 2021

#PlayerTeamPositionTDFGSafetyPAT2XPCompAttYdsRecRec YdsIntLngFumLost
Christian CowanCraigavon CowboysQuarterback10000000000000
Liam DevlinCraigavon CowboysWide receiver10000000000000
Luis AlbertoCraigavon CowboysWide receiver30000000000000
Eoghan HughesCraigavon CowboysKicker10070000000000
Austin RamseyCraigavon Cowboys00000000001000
Peter LoughranCraigavon CowboysQuarterback40001000000000
David McMichaelCraigavon Cowboys00000000001000
Anton NultyCraigavon CowboysWide receiver30000000000000
Odhran O’KaneCraigavon Cowboys00000000000000
Andrew GlennieCraigavon Cowboys00000000000000
Seany HutchCraigavon Cowboys00000000000000
Neil MaxwellCraigavon CowboysRunning back, Wide receiver00000000000000

 

Note: The NIAFA was a League on Paper only that included only Regular Season Matches played by Northern Ireland teams amongst themselves – no extra matches were played. It is like a “Northern Conference” Table.

Note: No Official Standings were kept for all games played over the course of the 7 different competitions or stages of the 1986 IAFA season, this is a Composite Table calculated automatically by Eirball.

Logo References

[1] Craigavon Cowboys – Twitter Account (2018) Profile Picture [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/864100166680424448/TCauLbnj_400x400.jpg [Accessed 22 July 2018]

REFERENCES

[1] Miriam Lord (1986) “Crunch: but could they handle Moss Keane?” Irish Independent. Monday, March 17, 1986. pg. 7

[2] BritballNow (2017) British and Irish sides Friendly results against foreign opposition [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/UKClubsForeignOppo.html [Accessed 16 November 2017]

[3] James Mulcahy (1986) “Savage Celts” Irish Independent. Thursday, March 27, 1986. pg. 9.

[4] BritballNow (2017) Newcastle Senators [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/Britball%20Teams/NEWCASTLESENATORS.htm [Internet] [Accessed 25 June 2021]

[5] Irish American Football League (2002) Other Events [Internet] Available from: http://americanfootball.ie/iafl/otherevents02.htm [Accessed 20 March 2018]

[6] Anon. (1986) “Cowboys into Shamrock Bowl” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, September 29, 1986. Pg. 18.

Past Copies of the Belfast Telegraph are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

[7] Anon. (1986) “American Football comes to Dublin” Irish Press. Wednesday, November 12, 1986. Pg. 11. [Past Copies of the Irish Press are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[8] Anon. (1986) “Today’s sport” Irish Press. Wednesday, Friday, November 28, 1986. pg. 22 [Past Copies of the Irish Press are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[9] Anon. (1986) “Marlboro on the march” Irish Press. Wednesday, Friday, November 28, 1986. pg. 17 [Past Copies of the Irish Press are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[10] Sean Moloney (1986) “Shamrocks from USA are playing to win” Evening Herald. Saturday, November 29, 1986. pg. 6.

WEBSITES

[11] Britball Now (2016) History of the Game in Ireland [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/ireland/history-of-the-game-in.html [Accessed 02 October 2016]

[12] Britball Now (2008) UK Clubs Against Foreign Opposition [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/UKClubsForeignOppo.html [Accessed 16 November 2008]

[13] Semi-Pro Football (2017) Eastern Football League Champions [Internet] Available from: http://www.semiprofootball.org/minor/champs/eastfl.htm [Accessed 16 November 2017]

SOURCES

[14] Kevin Sharkey (2020) “The Dublin Celts” Word Document shared by John Gunning on Facebook Messenger with permission.

REFERENCES

[1] Anon (1986) “Crunch: but could they handle Moss Keane?” Irish Independent. Monday, March 17, 1986. pg. 7

Past copies of the Irish Independent are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

REFERENCES

WEBSITES

[1] Britball Now (2016) Results Section [1986] [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/results-section.html [Accessed 23 March 2017]

[2] Britball Now (2016) Bangor Buccaneers [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/History/Britball%20Teams/BangorBuccaneers.htm [Accessed 23 March 2018]

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

[4] Britballnow.co.uk (2019) 1986 Results [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/results-section.html [Accessed 17 August 2019]

INTERNET ARCHIVES

[5] Craigavon Cowboys | Wayback Machine (2017) Charles ‘Chuck’ Ebron Interview [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20170514064407/http://www,craigavoncowboys.co.uk:80/news [Accessed 10 October 2018]

SOCIAL MEDIA

[6] Belfast Blitzers | Facebook (2019) Comments on Post by David Turner, August 12-17, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/belfastblitzers/posts/2244208692356940 [Accessed 17 August 2019]

[7] Belfast Blitzers | Facebook (2019) Comments on Post by David Turner, September 72019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/belfastblitzers/posts/2286790341432108?comment_id=2287705898007219&reply_comment_id=2292185984225877&notif_id=1568031304420635&notif_t=feed_comment [Accessed 9 September 2019]

NEWSPAPERS

[8] Anon. (1986) “A cracking good show for grid-iron fans” Belfast Telegraph. Tuesday, September 23, 1986. pg. 24 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[9] Anon. (1986) “American flavour” Belfast Telegraph. Friday, August 8, 1986. pg. 26 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[10] Anon. (1986) “Cowboys into ‘Shamrock Bowl’” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, September 29, 1986. pg. 18 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[11] Anon. (1986) “Cowboys triumph’” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, October 6, 1986. pg. 19 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[12] Anon. (1986) “Picture caption’” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, August 11, 1986. pg. 30 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

IMAGES

[13] Anon. (1986) “Picture by Rick Hewitt’” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, August 11, 1986. pg. 30 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[14] Anon. (1986) “Cowboys to meet Celts’”Belfast Telegraph. Saturday September 27, 1986. pg. 24 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[15] Anon. (1986) “Blitzers turn the tables”Belfast Telegraph. Tuesday June 24, 1986. pg. 28 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[16] Anon. (1986) “Cowboys into Shamrock Bowl’”Belfast Telegraph. Saturday September 29, 1986. pg. 18 [Internet] Available online at the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ which is a subscription service.

[17] Anon. (1986) “Sport in Brief: American Football” Sunday Press. August 17th, 1986. pg. 25.

[18] Anon. (1986) “Dublin Celts are Blitzed” Sunday Press. August 17th, 1986. pg. 25.

MEDIA

[19] BBC Sport NI Facebook (2020) Video, May 20, 2020 [Comment by player at 1:00-1:10] [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/BBCSPORTNI/videos/693338128160962 [Accessed 30 August 2020]

SOCIAL MEDIA

[1] Belfast Blitzers Facebook Page (2019) Post, August 12, 2019 at 1:31 PM [Internet] Available from:  https://www.facebook.com/belfastblitzers/posts/2244208692356940?notif_id=1565921781157641&notif_t=comment_mention [Accessed 17 August 2019]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Jo Buchanan (Craigavon Cowboys)

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Last Updated: 17 July 2021

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