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Dublin Rebels host NCAA’s Dubuque Spartans this weekend

This Saturday the Dublin Rebels will host NCAA Division III team Dubuque Spartans in an International friendly game in the Sportslink Sports Complex in Santry.

The Spartans are led by 66 year-old Head Coach Stan Zweifel. Stan is well known around the country as one of the finest offensive line coaches, and has been coaching for over 45 years. In his first six seasons with the team, Dubuque was 32-29, going 9-2 in 2011 and making the NCAA Division-III playoffs. Continue reading “Dublin Rebels host NCAA’s Dubuque Spartans this weekend”

Battle of the Rebels – Dublin Rebels win 2017 Atlantic Cup.

Irish Champions, Dublin Rebels had a comprehensive 42-14 victory over their Romanian namesakes, Bucharest Rebels to win the 2017 Atlantic Cup in ALSAA on Saturday. In spite of the very cold weather, the Rebels had a lot of success through the air with touchdown receptions by James Kalis (x2), Ciaran Fitzpatrick and Peter Keely. Three were thrown by veteran quarterback Andy Dennehy and the fourth by backup Jack Fagan. Shamrock Bowl MVP Wello Omorodian continued his good form with a rushing touchdown. A second rushing touchdown was added by Pete McMahon.

Bucharest acquitted themselves well, in what was the first ever European final involving a Romanian team – scoring two touchdowns. This was the Rebels first ever Atlantic Cup victory, having played in the finals tournament on two previous occasions. The Rebels maintained Irelands unbeaten record for finals played in Ireland.