On Saturday, 3 September 2016, American College Football returned to Ireland for the third time in five years when the Boston College Eagles and the Georgia Tech Yellow
Jackets lined out for the Aer Lingus Football Classic at the Aviva stadium. As co-founders of Ireland Gateway to Europe and reflecting our focus upon advising US and international companies doing business in and through Ireland, EisnerAmper Ireland was delighted to attend the event. Partners and managers from EisnerAmper Ireland brought 25 clients and contacts of the Firm to the game as their guests.
The game saw Boston College defeated by Georgia Tech 17-14 when freshman Dedrick Mills capped a 59-yard touchdown with a 4-yard scoring run with 35 seconds left. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were presented with the Keough-Naughton College Football Trophy. Despite the rain, there was a great atmosphere at the Aviva stadium and the experience was enjoyed by all in attendance. The game was aired live on ESPN to an audience of 1.4 million US viewers and was attended by 40,000 fans that traveled from across the US and Europe for the game. Highlights from the game can be seen here.
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