Dublin Celts vs Wirral Wolves (Eng)

Glen Webster had the honour of scoring the first ever touchdown in an Irish International American Football match played in Ireland when he scored against Wirral Wolves from Liverpool in a 14-0 victory at Stradbrook Rugby Grounds, Blackrock, Co. Dublin on the day before St. Patrick’s Day in 1986

Dublin Celts v Wirral Wolves 1986


Unknown Quarter

CEL – Glen Webster TD 6-0


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

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

Social Media

[5] Dublin Celts Facebook (2021) Photo Posted to Page by Fran Guerin, August 16, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10207093751717767&set=gm.262318854161243 [Accessed 29 August 2021]

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