First Down Fantasy Gridiron (Ireland Teams) 1994
|Tralee Tigers||John Devaney||264|
|Bally Bolts||Bernard McMullen||260|
|Armagh Weeds||John Graham||216|
|Lisburn Warriors||John Littlewood||213|
|Louth Monarchs||Jason Stainton||199|
First Down Fantasy Gridiron (Ireland Teams) 1995
|Ards Olympians||Jonathan Gardener||707|
First Down Fantasy Gridiron (Ireland Teams) 1996
|Bay Bridge Jams||Ben Clark||527|
First Down, a British Weekly American Football Newspaper began running a Fantasy Gridiron Competition in 1995, where players chose teams from a list of NFL players and scored points based on how they fared in real NFL matches.
Teams with an NFL-like name and Ireland placenames have been included in this Ireland Fastasy Gridiron, taken from the full list of teams, managers and scores published in First Down from January 7, 1995 to February 25, 1995.
The Top-ranked Ireland team was Tralee Tigers, managed by John Devaney, with 264 Points, followed by Bally Bolts, Armagh Weeds, Lisburn Warriors, Manx Cats and Louth Monarchs.
Note: Two weeks of Standings missing (January 21 & February 4)
 Anon. (1995) Fantasy Gridiron First Down. January, 7, 1995. pg. 15.
 Anon. (1995) Fantasy Gridiron First Down. January, 14, 1995. pg. 15.
 Anon. (1995) Fantasy Gridiron First Down. January, 28, 1995. pg. 25.
 Anon. (1995) Fantasy Gridiron First Down. February 11, 1995. pg. 22.
 Anon. (1995) Fantasy Gridiron First Down. February 18, 1995. pg. 22.
 Anon. (1995) Final Fantasy Scores First Down. February 25, 1995. pg. 20.
 Anon. (1995) The Leading Teams First Down. December 30, 1995. pg. 18.
 Anon. (1995) Final Standings First Down. January 4, 1997. pg. 21.
Thanks to Nora Mulcahy, Richard D Mulcahy, Richard F Mulcahy, Dervla Mulcahy, Fiona Connolly-Mulcahy, Colm Kincaid, Conor Connolly-Mulcahy, Dara Connolly-Mulcahy.
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