Tyrone Tornadoes Irish Flag Football Team 1985-1986

NIAFA Senior Flag Team 1985-1986


Home Ground: Omagh RFC, Co. Tyrone.



Career Record (W-L-T): Total: / Regular Season:

History: Played in the first ever Irish American Football Match – a 9 v 9 Flag Football match v the Coleraine Chieftains in Omagh RFC, on the 12th May 1985. Organised by Steve Stacher.


Year-by-Year Record

YearRegular SeasonPost-SeasonInternational

Results 1985

112.05.1985HCooleraine Chieftains  


Internet Archive

[1] Irish American Football Association | Wayback Machine (2007) A BRIEF HISTORY OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL IN IRELAND [Internet] available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20071118171931/americanfootball.ie/history.htm [Accessed 6 July 2017]


[2] Anon. (1985) “American Football” Strabane Chronicle. Saturday, May 11, 1985. pg. 9 [Internet] Available Online from the Irish Newspaper Archive at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ – The Irish Newspaper Archive is a subscription service)


Thanks to David Turner, Belfast Blitzers

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 2 March 2020

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