EFAF Atlantic Cup – June 26th/27th

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

EFAF Atlantic Cup – Dublin 2010

Dublin is hosting the EFAF Atlantic Cup, which is the Western European Championship for amateur clubs, over the weekend of 26th/27th June 2010. The tournament was scheduled for Dublin to coincide with Dublin City being the European Capital of Sport in 2010. All the games will take place at Belfield in Dublin – on the FieldTurf rugby pitch (see map below).

Irish Champions, UL Vikings will play Luxembourgs best team, Dudelange Dragons in one semi-final. Belgian Champions, Brussels Bulls will play Lelystad Commanders from the Netherlands in the other.  The semi-finals will take place on 26th June with the final and third place play-off on 27th June.

Week 0
Jun 26 Lelystad Commanders (NETH) 48 @ 0 Brussels Bulls (BEL) Belfield, 12pm
Jun 26 Dudelange Dragons (LUX) 14 @ 58 UL Vikings Belfield, 2pm
Week 0
Jun 27 Lelystad Commanders (NETH) 18 @ 19 UL Vikings FINAL, 2pm
Jun 27 Brussels Bulls (BEL) 21 @ 6 Dudelange Dragons (LUX) Third Place Play-off, 12pm

Last years tournament, which took place in Brussels, was won by the West Flanders Tride, who narrowly defeated Irelands Dublin Rebels in the final.The University of Limerick Vikings qualified for the tournament by winning the 2009 Shamrock Bowl .

Irish Champions, University of Limerick Vikings in action (blue jerseys).

Dublin Rebels (black) play West Flanders Tribes in the 2009 Atlantic Cup Final in Brussels


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