Irish teams win Atlantic Cup Semi-Finals

Belfast Trojans and Trinity College Dublin will meet in tomorrows Atlantic Cup Final after both teams won their semi-finals against overseas opposition at Tallaght Stadium today. The final, also to be played at Tallaght Stadium, will be tomorrow (Sunday 30th June) at 3pm – see link on IAFA homepage for free tickets.

Belfast Trojans had a convincing 30-6 victory over Amersfoort Untouchables of the Netherlands. Amersfoort opened the scoring early in the first quarter, however, the Trojans dominated from that point forward, scoring 30 unanswered points.

The second semi-final saw Trinity College Dublin win a close game against Belgian Champions, Brussels Tigers. The Tigers have won the past two Belgian Championships without suffering a defeat. Trinity opened the scoring, but Brussels then took the lead with a touchdown and a field goal. Trinity scored on a long pass late in the 4th quarter to win 12-10.

The Atlantic Cup is the official amateur club championship for Western Europe. Tomorrow’s final will be the first time ever that two teams from the same country have contested the final.

Semi-Final Results:

Amersfoort Untouchables 6-30 Belfast Trojans

Trinity College Dublin 12-10 Brussels Tigers.

Sunday 30th June – Tallaght Stadium.

Final (3pm) – Trinity College Dublin v Belfast Trojans.

3rd place play-off (Noon) – Amersfoort Untouchables v Brussels Tigers.