We are pleased to announce that our coverage of the Navy vs Notre Dame game is sponsored by l’Ecrivain restaurant. L’Ecrivain restaurant is one of Ireland’s top affordable Michelin Star restaurants and we are very excited that they have come on board to support us. Run by Derry and Sallyanne Clarke, l’Ecrivain restaurant is located on Lower Baggot Street, on the way from Dublin’s city centre to Aviva Stadium. L’Ecrivain is open for lunch from 12:30pm – 2pm Thursday and Friday and for dinner from 7pm – 10pm Monday to Saturday and welcomes any visitors to contact them to make [...]read full article
Archive for June, 2012
The Carrickfergus Knights won the IAFL North Wildcard against the West Dublin Rhinos by a score of 7-2 in Castleknock. The Knights will now play the UL Vikings in next weeks Semi-Final.
Shamrock Bowl Semi-Finals – Sunday 1st July – 2pm.
Carrickfergus Knights @ Univ. of Limerick Vikings
Dublin Rebels @ Belfast Trojans
EFAF Atlantic Cup – 23-24 June 2012
Venue: Lelystad, the Netherlands.
Irish Champions, Dublin Rebels finished a very credible 3rd in the EFAF Atlantic Cup, which is the official Western European Championship for amateur teams.
The Rebels had a comprehensive 44-0 win over Luxembourg Steelers in the tournaments 3rd place play-off on Sunday. The title was won by local favourites, Lelystad Commanders who defeated Brussels Tigers 12-0 in the Final.
The Commanders won their semi-final against the Rebels by a score of 65-20 on Saturday 23rd.
Final: Lelystad Commanders 12-0 Brussels Tigers.
3rd Place Play-off: Luxembourg Steelers 0-44 Dublin Rebels
Brussels Tigers 30-0 Luxembourg Steelers
Shamrock Bowl Champions to play for Western European Championship in Lelystad on 23/24 June 2012.read full article
The Dublin Rebels won the IAFL South Wildcard game with a 28-6 victory over Trinity College in Sportslink today. The Rebels will now play the Belfast Trojans in the Shamrock Bowl Semi-Final on July 1st.read full article
News, Rules questions & Game Information
Newsflash 14 June
Now we are into Playoffs – a suitable reminder that the IAFL is playing NCAA overtime.
coin toss at beginning of overtime – options are offence/defence/end of field
series of two possessions from 25 yard line – highest score after series wins
one time out for each team in each period of overtime (unused timeouts do not carry over)
possession ends with a score or offence not making 1st down
after 2 periods of overtime, teams scoring a touchdown must attempt a 2 pt PAT (a 1pt PAT will be ignored)
Shamrock Bowl XXVI will take place in Tallaght Stadium on Saturday 14th July 2012.read full article
The Global Ireland Football Tournament (GIFT) American football event being organized by Global Football in Dublin and County Meath this summer is expected to have a positive €4.5 million economic impact in Irelandread full article
The University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire won Celtic Classic V with a 58-2 victory over the University of Limerick Vikings in Limerick today.read full article