Rugby League Ireland National Conference 1997


Northern Conference
*Bangor Vikings
Belfast Wildcats
North Down Warriors
Southern Conference
*Dublin Blues
Tallaght Tigers
East Coast Panthers
Northside Hornets

Reference: [1]


DateHome TeamAway Team
Grand Final
1997Dublin BluesWTallaght TigersL

Reference: [2]


DateHome TeamAway Team
18.05.1997East Coast PanthersDublin Blues
18.05.1997Tallaght TigersNorthside Hornets
Week 3
25.05.1997East Coast PanthersTallaght Tigers
25.05.1997Northside HornetsDublin Blues
13.07.1997East Coast PanthersNorthside Hornets
13.07.1997Tallaght TigersDublin Blues

Home Venues

TeamHome Venue
East Coast PanthersSeapoint RFC, Ballybrack, Co. Dublin
Northside HornetsDublin City University
Tallaght TigersTigers Park, Greenhills, Tallaght, Dublin 24.



[1] Naughton, Lindie (1997) “In a League of their own” Evening Herald.Thursday, June 12, 1997. pg. 78 [pg. 62 Irish Newspaper Archive]

[2] Anon. (1997) “Factfile: Rugby League” Irish Independent. August 14, 1997. pg. 14.

[3] Anon. (1997) “Rugby League” Evening Herald. Friday, May 16, 1997 pg. 112.

[4] Anon. (1997) “Rugby League” Evening Herald. Thursday, May 22, 1997 pg. 117.

[4] Anon. (1997) “Rugby League” Evening Herald. Saturday, July 12, 1997 pg. 69.


[3] Rugby League Ireland (2019) Competition Winners [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 December 2019]


Thanks to Vinny Kingston and Brendan Farrell

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