This Sporting Life Ep8 – American Football

This Sporting Life

This Sporting Life: The Story of Minority Sport in North Dublin

This Sporting Life is an upbeat and lively series of short documentaries which capture the excitement and dedication of minority sports people and encourages others to join in. Each programme serves as an introduction to a different minority sport practiced in Northside Dublin.

8. American Football

The Dublin Rebels are the most successful team in the Irish American Football League’s history and have won the Shamrock Bowl a record 7 times. American football is a high impact, high adrenaline and high testosterone sport and we went along to a Rebel’s match at Sportslink in Santry to sample it for ourselves. We weren’t disappointed!! With contributions from Chris Quinn, Aaron Smith, Stephen Walsh and Andy Dennehy.

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This series is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s Sound and Vision scheme.