About us

This is the Official Website of the Carrickfergus Knights, ‘The Black & Gold’, Ireland’s longest running American Football club, founded in 1993.

The Knights have been All-Ireland National Champions 3 times; Winning the Shamrock Bowl in 1997, 1998 and 2002. The Knights play at Woodburn Field, Carrickfergus Rugby Club, 10 miles northeast of Belfast. If you are interested in playing Football (regardless of age, experience or ability), sponsorship, helping the team out in any way or even just showing your support then please get in touch. We love hearing from you, and we’re always glad to welcome new Knights to the family IAFL North Champions 2010 IAFL North Champions 2011 Belfast Trojans Charity Cup Winners 2010 Belfast Trojans Charity Cup Winners 2011
You think football builds character. It does not. It reveals character.” - Coach Bill Courtney