Trinity College Dublin Thunderbolts Irish 8-a-side American Football Team Roster and Match Reports 2008

Trinity College Dublin Crest / Logo [Ref: 3]

Final DV8 Development League Standings 2008

*Cork Admirals 2nds651014525525
*Dublin Rebels 2nds651017627424
Craigavon Cowboys651022870424
Dublin Dragons6240149197311
TCD Thunderbolts61507919215
Edenderry Soldiers60603228211
IAFL DV8 Development League Standings 2008 [Ref; 1]

Note: 4 Pts Win. 1 Bonus Point for scoring three touchdowns. 1 Bonus Point for losing by less than 7 Points. Teams can gain two Bonus Points in one match.

Match Results 2008

DV 505.04.2008ACraigavon CowboysL12-45
DV 719.04.2008HCraigavon CowboysL8-52
DV 904.05.2008ADublin Rebels 2ndsL8-39
DV 1011.05.2008HDublin DragonsW51-20
DV 1118.05.2008HCork Admirals 2ndsL0-14
DV 1225.05.2008HDublin Rebels 2ndsL0-22
Trinity College Dublin Results 2008 [Ref: 1]

Team Roster 2008

James Marron
David Corcoran
Hal Spottiswoode Hodson
Mark Harris
Greg Willmot
Conor Clarke
Stephen Fallon
Dailthi O’Briain
Neale Young
Conor McGovern
Conor O’Shea
Alex Kelly
Hasse Hellan
Mark Crowley
Matt McGrath
Bash Hassani
Bill Grainger
Ben Stafford
Trinity College Thunderbolts Team roster 2008 [Ref: 2]

Season Report

The Trinity College Dublin Thunderbolts made their debut in Irish Kitted/Contact American Football in 2008, playing in the DV8 Development League, an 8-a-side League that operated as the second division of the Irish American Football League from 2008 to 2012.

During the 2008 season they lost their opening two matches heavily to Craigavon Cowboys, and then a third match to the Dublin Rebels 2nds, before winning 51-20 against Dublin Dragons, their first ever win. They then lost their last two games, to Cork Admirals 2nds and Dublin Rebels 2nds.


Internet Archive

[1] Irish American Football Association – Wayback Machine (2014) Home [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 25 March 2017]

[2] DUAFC Trinity thunderbolts | Wayback Machine (2009) News | Roster [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 22 May 2020]


[3] Trinity College Dublin American Football | Facebook (2019) TCD American Football Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 21 January 2019]


Thanks to Cillian Smith of Trinity College Dublin Thunderbolts and the Irish American Football Association.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 22 May 2020

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