Athletes of any experience level are welcome, brand new to veterans are all welcome.

Who are we?

The South Dublin Panthers – American Football Club

Located in Dublin, The Panthers are one of Irelands biggest american football clubs. We compete in american football for adults, youth and non contact, flag football leagues. One of the longest established organisations in Ireland, we have competed for National Championships domestically and in European tournaments. 
For an American Football team in Dublin, look no further. 


American Football for All

American Football is a sport for all ages, genders, shapes and sizes. Competing, Coaching, Officiating, Photographers, Video Personnel. The Panthers are always seeking to add to our family. 

Our Athletes

Our Athletes come from a diverse sporting background. Some have taken up American Football as adults, others have played and continue to play sports such as rugby, basketball, GAA, soccer and tennis.  The only requirement of our Athletes is they give it their maximum effort

Our Coaches

Many of the Panthers Coaches, on all four teams, have internaitonal experience and will provide only the highest quality coaching to anyone starting out in their American Football career. Adult, Youth and Flag all have coaches of the highest calibre.


The Panthers are a family club. With four teams, Athletes, Coaches, Sideline Staff, Referees, Officals, Video Analysis, Photographers and everyone in between. We are always seeking new members.

Contact us!

Where to find us.

The Panthers train in Tymon Park, Dublin. American Football is just one of many community sports played in this great location in South Dublin. Tap the image for directions.


Our Management Team

Coach Kevin Klatt

Head Coach Senior Tackle

Coach GP

Head Coach Girls Flag Team

Alan Barnewell


Ryan Eccles

General Manager

Our Future

We are always seeking new members from Dublin and beyond. Over half of our playing squad have 3 years or less experience. All of the athletes on our Youth team are new to the sport.

Our Future is you! Join up and be the difference.


Our History

Founded as the Dublin Dragons in 2001, we were reborn as the South Dublin Panthers in 2014. Nearly 20 years of experience has made us one of Irelands leading clubs. Athletes and Coaches have represented Ireland in American Football and as the popularity of the sport grows, we continue to grow. We have expanded our membership to some of it’s highest levels and are one of the biggest clubs in Ireland.