Carrickfergus Cougars entertained the Ayr Burners from Scotland at Musgrave Park in this International American Football Friendly on September 28, 1986. Despite as touchdown by Mervyn Robinson, after which D. Moran ran in for the two extra points, the Cougars found the Burners too hot to handle, losing 28-8.
 Anon. (1986) “Cowboys into Shamrock Bowl” Belfast Telegraph. Monday, September 29, 1986. Pg. 18.
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