IAFL 8-a-side Senior Team 2008
Colours: Black, Red and White.
All-Time Record: (W-L-T Pts) Regular Season: 8-6-0 (16 Pts)
History: Founded in the 1990s as a Flag Football Team by Cillian Smith, the Trinity College Dublin Thunderbolts became a fully kitted contact side in 2008, playing two seasons in the DV8 8-a-side Development League, where they won one match of six in 2008, against Dublin Dragons, and then seven of eight matches in 2009, including two wins from three against nemesis UCD Sentinels, before moving up into the full 11-a-side Irish American Football League in 2010.
|Year||League||W-L-T League||Position||W-L-T Playoffs||Champs||W-L-T Inter|
|2008||IAFL DV8||1-5-0 (5 Pts)||5th||0-0-0 .000||–||0-0-0 .000|
|2009||IAFL DV8||7-1-0 (31 Pts)||2nd||0-0-0 .000||–||0-0-0 .000|
|9||04.05.2008||A||Dublin Rebels 2nds||L||8-39|
|11||18.05.2008||H||Cork Admirals 2nds||L||0-14|
|12||25.05.2008||H||Dublin Rebels 2nds||L||0-22|
|12||30.05.2009||H||Erris Rams (Mayo)||W||30-0|
|15||20.06.2009||A||Erris Rams (Mayo)||W||51-0|
 Trinity College Dublin American Football | Facebook (2019) TCD American Football Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/214800495197037/photos/1306609992682743/ [Accessed 21 January 2019]
 Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2014) Home [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20081023215441/http://www.americanfootball.ie/ [Accessed 25 March 2017]
 Irish American Football Association (2009) 2009 League Tables, Fixtures and Results: DV8s League Table [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/iafl/2009dv8sfixtures.htm [Accessed 17 October 2009]
Thanks to Cillian Smith of Trinity College Thunderbolts, Dublin Lightning and the Irish American Football Association.
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