UL Vikings Victorious in Atlantic Cup Final

Adrian Garvey kicks the winning score with 51 seconds remaining.

2010 Atlantic Cup Final UL Vikings vs Lelystad Commanders

University of Limerick Vikings today defeated Lelystad Commanders of the Netherlands in an amazing match which saw the Vikings rally in the last minute. The Vikings came back from being 12-3 down at the start of the 4th quarter to win 19-18. Two fourth quarter touchdowns sealed the win. The tieing touchdown was scored with only 51 seconds remaining and from a drive which saw the Vikings convert a 4th and long curtosy of an option pass by a receiver. Adrian Garvey’s conversion kick proved to be the winning score.

The Atlantic Cup is the official Western European Championship for amateur clubs. It was hosted by the IAFA in Belfield, Dublin over the past weekend. The UL Vikings are the first Irish team to win a major International championship.

Game Video


3rd Place went to the Brussels Bulls(Bel) who defeated the Dudelange Dragons(Lux)


Full report to follow…..

UL Vikings (blue) battle with Lelystad (white) in Belfield.


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Vikings on offense.

Vikings QB Liam Ryan Post Game Interview


Commanders Head Coach Erik Hagen Game Interview


Vikings Head Coach Ciaran O’Sullivan Post Game Interview