American football’s big day out might kick off the Irish game
The Shamrock Bowl, the sport’s biggest annual event on Irish soil, takes place next Sunday – and American Football Ireland is hoping it will spark a new love of the game here
Most Irish sports fans will know that the Super Bowl comes along every February, but the showpiece event of the domestic game here, the Shamrock Bowl, won’t get anywhere near that fanfare when it takes place next Sunday.
Those behind American football’s big day out in Ireland, which takes place at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast, are aiming to change that.
Aidan Maguire, president of American Football Ireland, said that there are plans to hold the ...