Dublin Rebels vs UCD Sentinels

[S-7] Belfast Trojans Facebook (2023) Post, June 28, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TheBelfastTrojans/posts/pfbid0rUZxibGwr5QGWUseWWLAAgehc9924vPBW3eGaZAZbcQbBb9vycdoXFAj45Jx8oB9l [Accessed 9 July 2023]

[S-8] Belfast Trojans Facebook (2023) Post, July 2, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TheBelfastTrojans/posts/pfbid0U8FApva86mbYx58rJyMZ4z6o2j7zuzQrfF7QyVM6bW4mUpZ4F4cBT3gUUt9CYeiPl [Accessed 9 July 2023]

[S-9] Cork Admirals American Football Club (2023) Post, June 26, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/corkadmiralsAFC/posts/pfbid0qxkjDGEUQQP159yX2Dx6Ms54eXTzYJERPTEBvL6HasoyaVPCE8JjV246Zv2WSJeWl [Accessed 9 July 2023][Reply by Cork Admirals American Football Club to comment by Daniel Blackshields, 3 July 2023]

[S-10] American Football Ireland (2023) Article, July 3, 2023: 2023 AFI Bowl Season – How to Watch! [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/2023-afi-bowl-season-how-to-watch/ [Accessed 9 July 2023]

[S-11] Under Center Podcast Facebook (2023) Post, July 16, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UnderCentrePod/posts/pfbid02WufMoJVAiF2uGKgQdRKfeZY6ZZ8v7czSp6Xr6NhyeK8yoPbb6ydUSdDpcqNJnYkKl [Accessed 19 July 2023]

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Dublin Rebels vs Belfast Trojans

[S-7] Belfast Trojans Facebook (2023) Post, June 28, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TheBelfastTrojans/posts/pfbid0rUZxibGwr5QGWUseWWLAAgehc9924vPBW3eGaZAZbcQbBb9vycdoXFAj45Jx8oB9l [Accessed 9 July 2023]

[S-8] Belfast Trojans Facebook (2023) Post, July 2, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TheBelfastTrojans/posts/pfbid0U8FApva86mbYx58rJyMZ4z6o2j7zuzQrfF7QyVM6bW4mUpZ4F4cBT3gUUt9CYeiPl [Accessed 9 July 2023]

[S-9] Cork Admirals American Football Club (2023) Post, June 26, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/corkadmiralsAFC/posts/pfbid0qxkjDGEUQQP159yX2Dx6Ms54eXTzYJERPTEBvL6HasoyaVPCE8JjV246Zv2WSJeWl [Accessed 9 July 2023][Reply by Cork Admirals American Football Club to comment by Daniel Blackshields, 3 July 2023]

[S-10] American Football Ireland (2023) Article, July 3, 2023: 2023 AFI Bowl Season – How to Watch! [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/2023-afi-bowl-season-how-to-watch/ [Accessed 9 July 2023]

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Dublin Rebels vs Westmeath Minotaurs

References

[1] American Football Ireland (2023) Premier Division – Season Fixtures [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/americanfootball/premierdivision/ [Accessed 6 February 2023]

Logo References

[1] South Dublin Panthers Facebook Page (2018) South Dublin Panthers Profile Picture https://www.facebook.com/southdublinpanthers/photos/a.345294775649262/906846089494125/?type=1&theater [Accessed 16 November 2018]

[4] Irish American Football Association (2018) Dublin Rebels Team Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Team-Logo-Dublin-Rebels-2.png [Accessed 22 July 2018]

[15] Belfast Trojans | Facebook (2019) Belfast Trojans Logo [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/396414_329765713737073_1023026931_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=61cbbd2dd06504291f7e7843703e7b1d&oe=5CB71144 [Accessed 21 January 2019]

[16] Carrickfergus Knights – Vimeo (2018) Portrait [Internet] Available from: https://i.vimeocdn.com/portrait/482449_300x300 [Accessed 22 July 2018]

[17] Westmeath Minotaurs | Facebook (2015) Westmeath Minotaurs Logo [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12065840_1078155085529890_2779932276034449252_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=3673d2a991ca4920aad2e85dc589c794&oe=5CC01F4B [Accessed 21 January 2019]

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

[32] Irish American Football Association (2017) Admirals Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Admirals-PNG-1.png [Accessed 30 November 2018]

[33] UCD AFC Facebook (2022) Profile Picture, January 3, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UCDAFC/photos/a.436075842228/10154009765492229/ [Accessed 2 March 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/12809784_10154009765492229_5819653587549611131_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=dW0QAgQT0s8AX9FRH36&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT-zMsgHZu2N0DFzVYUghS0pBleaUyuQwt0pW5je7g4kcQ&oe=6243ECFE ][Accessed 2 March 2022]

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South Dublin Panthers vs Cork Admirals

Scoring

COR – Phylip Walters 3TD (2 Run, 1 Rec from Stephen Hayes)

COR – Liam O’Leary 1 Int Return for TD

SDP – Safety 

IMAGES

[1] American Football Ireland (2020) AFI Logo 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/AFI-Logo-200.png [Accessed 10 February 2020]

References

[2] American Football Ireland (2022) AFI Logo 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/americanfootball/premier-division/ [Accessed 2 March 2022]

[3] American Football Ireland (2022) Review: AFI Gameweek 8 [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/review-afi-gameweek-8/ [Accessed 24 May 2022]

Logo References

[16] Carrickfergus Knights – Vimeo (2018) Portrait [Internet] Available from: https://i.vimeocdn.com/portrait/482449_300x300 [Accessed 22 July 2018]

[15] Belfast Trojans | Facebook (2019) Belfast Trojans Logo [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/396414_329765713737073_1023026931_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=61cbbd2dd06504291f7e7843703e7b1d&oe=5CB71144 [Accessed 21 January 2019]

[32] Irish American Football Association (2017) Admirals Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Admirals-PNG-1.png [Accessed 30 November 2018]

[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]

[4] Irish American Football Association (2018) Dublin Rebels Team Logo [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Team-Logo-Dublin-Rebels-2.png [Accessed 22 July 2018]

[1] South Dublin Panthers Facebook Page (2018) South Dublin Panthers Profile Picture https://www.facebook.com/southdublinpanthers/photos/a.345294775649262/906846089494125/?type=1&theater [Accessed 16 November 2018]

[11] University College Dublin American Football | Facebook (2019) UCD American Football Logo [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/42217493_1698569130253365_7279433760959889408_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=7a5022628bcaee96b826121685dfb223&oe=5CC99467 [Accessed 21 January 2019]

[1] West Dublin Rhinos | Twitter (2019) West Dublin Rhinos Logo [Internet] Available from: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/834675830257229824/fw7mbNXR_400x400.jpg [Accessed 21 January 2019]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Jo Buchanan (South Dublin Panthers)

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 3 March 2022

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2022

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Dublin Celts vs Belfast Blitzers

Summer Bowl Final 1986

Dublin Celts won the first ever “Jack Daniels Summer Bowl” in De La Salle Palmerston Rugby Club in Kilternan, Dublin, held in celebration of American Independence Day in 1986. The Celts defeated Belfast Blitzers in the Final of the four-team tournament, played with a modified game clock, with Semi-Finals played over 60 minutes (15 Minute Quarters) with a running clock and the Final played over 80 minutes, again with a running clock, this time of 20 minute quarters.

References

[1] Anon. (1986) “Photo Caption” Irish Independent. Friday, June 27, 1986. Pg. 13

[2] Anon. (1986) “Tony Ward gets set to bowl over Blitzers” The Sunday Tribune. 6 July 1986. pg. 15

[3] Belfast Blitzers | Facebook (2019) Reply to Post by David Turner, August 12, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/belfastblitzers/posts/2244208692356940 [Accessed 16 August 2019]

Past Copies of the Irish Independent and Sunday Tribune are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

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Belfast Blitzers vs Coleraine Chieftains

The second Semi-Final of the “Jack Daniels Summer Bowl”, an American Football Tournament held in De La Salle Palmerston’s Rugby Grounds in Kilternan, Dublin in celebration of American Independence Day 1986 was won by Belfast Blitzers who met Dublin Celts in the Final. Linfield Soccer star Peter Rafferty was Blitzers guest player for the day.

References

[1] Anon. (1986) “Photo Caption” Irish Independent. Friday, June 27, 1986. Pg. 13

[2] Anon. (1986) “Tony Ward gets set to bowl over Blitzers” The Sunday Tribune. 6 July 1986. pg. 15

[3] Belfast Blitzers | Facebook (2019) Reply to Post by David Turner, August 12, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/belfastblitzers/posts/2244208692356940 [Accessed 16 August 2019]

Past Copies of the Irish Independent and Sunday Tribune are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

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Dublin Celts vs Craigavon Cowboys

The first Semi-Final of the “Jack Daniels Summer Bowl” American Football Tournament on July 6 1986 in a celebration of American Independence Day. Tony Ward, the famous Irish Rugby player was guest kicker for the Dublin Celts who won the match and went on to meet Belfast Blitzers in the Final.

References

[1] Anon. (1986) “Photo Caption” Irish Independent. Friday, June 27, 1986. Pg. 13

[2] Anon. (1986) “Tony Ward gets set to bowl over Blitzers” The Sunday Tribune. 6 July 1986. pg. 15

[3] Belfast Blitzers | Facebook (2019) Reply to Post by David Turner, August 12, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/belfastblitzers/posts/2244208692356940 [Accessed 16 August 2019]

Past Copies of the Irish Independent and Sunday Tribune are available to view online at: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/

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Dublin Celts vs Belfast Blitzers

Dublin Celts won the 1st Leg of the Capital Cup 46-7 in Dublin in the first ever fully kitted match between two Irish teams. it formed part of the preseason preparations for the first ever season in 1986. Dublin Celts were known as Captain West Celts for the occasion for sponsorship reasons.

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]

Newspapers

[2] Anon. (1986) Evening Herald Advertisement. Friday, May 9, 1986, pg. 58

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