Shamrock Bowl XXVIII Final Match Report

Shamrock Bowl Final: Trinity College Dublin 0 – Belfast Trojans 7   The coveted Waterford Crystal Bowl made its way back to Belfast as the Trojans overcame a tough and spirited Trinity College side, as the defending champions grinded out a 7-0 win in front of 1,500 fans in Tallaght Stadium, Dublin this Sunday. The […]

Shamrock Bowl XXVIII Preview

Shamrock Bowl Final Preview: The biggest game in Irish American Football is nearly upon us. This Sunday, two of the countries best teams will compete for the Shamrock Bowl at Tallaght Stadium, Dublin to be crowned the 2014 National Champions. Who will prevail? The reigning and defending Champions, The Belfast Trojans will be heading to […]

Shamrock Bowl Breakdown Part 4: Dublin Rebels

7 time champions, Dublin Rebels in action against the Craigavon Cowboys. Photo by Media 401 Productions The Breakdown series has reached the last chapter of the semi final previews, but it is by no means the least. The fourth and final team competing for the Shamrock Bowl this year is none other, than the Dublin […]

Shamrock Bowl Breakdown Part 3: Trinity College Dublin

Rob McDowell & Dan Finnamore in action in Santry this season. Photo by Charisse Mae Ducao With the first semi final preview done and dusted, we move swiftly  on to the remaining two teams, beginning with the undefeated, Trinity College Dublin. TCD have had a terrific year, winning each of their 8 games and putting up some impressive […]

Shamrock Bowl Breakdown Part 2: University of Limerick Vikings

QB Glenn Carr in action against the West Dublin Rhinos. Photo by Dexter O’Thuithear The second part (see part 1 here) of the Shamrock Bowl Breakdown series looks at the historic and talented, University of Limerick Vikings. The Vikings booked their place in the semi-finals with a hard fought 20-6 victory against a tough as nails, […]

Shamrock Bowl Breakdown Part 1: The Belfast Trojans

Neil Montgomery fights his way through the Rhinos defence. (Cover Photo by Dave Bradshaw Photography) Once again we reach the pinnacle stages of the Irish footballing calendar, where four teams will battle it out to cement their place in the biggest game of the year; The Shamrock Bowl. This four part series will look at […]

Defence wins Championships

Trojans Defence fighting their way to 3rd Successive Shamrock Bowl – Cover photo by Dave Bradshaw Photography As the saying goes, ‘Defence wins Championships’ and there is no shortage of people who would agree with such a statement. Great teams are built on a productive offence and a solid defence; with these two ingredients coming […]