NEWS

Due to lack of field availability, our game against Colchester Gladiators has been changed to a Cardinals home game. Kick off is still 2PM, back at Alexander Field, IP5 1DG. Entrance fees £2 per adult, U16s free. Programme and BBQ TBC.
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The Ipswich Cardinals bounced back from a disappointing loss to Cambridge last week, and in some style as they defeated the auld enemy from Norwich by the slimmest of margins! A terrific display of grit and unity, sadly missing the previous week, proved this Suffolk side are, indeed capable of great things. The Devils began […]
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The challenge of playing a higher league opponent was an exciting prospect for the Cardinals on Sunday, but they failed to reproduce the energy they displayed against earlier rivals, and the Cats of Cambridgeshire proved too strong. Cats Quarterback Mark Rivett was able to dissect the Cardinals for two touchdown passes, to receivers Ben Bingham […]
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Having dispatched the Eagles in our home town, the trip to Bedford for the reverse rubber was looked upon with relish by one and all in the Cardinals camp. Unfortunately, that meant the depleted travelling squad took their opponents far too lightly, and the proud Ouse Valley team had revenge in mind. Playing their first […]
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On the 10th of July, the Ipswich Cardinals Junior Team welcome Northants Knights and the Leicester Falcons junior teams in a 7v7 tournament. This will be held at the Ipswich YM Rugby Club with first game kicking off at 11AM. Parents/supporters are all welcome and the bar will be open for refreshments throughout. Look forward […]
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The long awaited return to the gridiron proved a bittersweet experience for the Ipswich Cardinals on Sunday. A resounding 24-3 victory over the Bedfordshire based Ouse Valley Eagles was countered with a crippling injury list. Both starting running backs suffered serious injuries as the exciting Jay Brown ruptured a patella tendon, while the more robust […]
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2021 Fixtures

June 13, 2021
We are pleased to announce our BAFA fixture schedule for the upcoming 2021 season. Starting with our first home game to Ouse Valley Eagles on 27th June (2pm K/O). Followed by the returned fixture on the 11th July (2pm K/O) Head to our social media pages for more information! Please see the Schedule page for […]
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Colin Cox, Co-Founder

October 13, 2020
The Ipswich Cardinals are heartbroken to hear and announce the tragic news that co-founder of the club Colin Cox has recently passed away. Back in 1985, along with Mark Leport, the two players from different teams, formed the Ipswich Cardinals. Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to Colin’s family and friends at this sad […]
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The Ipswich Cardinals are pleased to announce an innovative tie up or 'Cardinal Collaboration' with Ipswich based design & marketing agency Cardinal Creative. Cardinal Creative are a local company and are specialists in design & marketing - think of them as your own in-house design and marketing team! Using their extensive experience Cardinal Creative will […]
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The Ipswich Cardinals regrettably announce the cancellation of all Cardinals 2020 season fixtures for both the Senior & Junior teams in line with BAFA's latest Coronavirus announcement. BAFA have made the extremely difficult, but understandable, decision to cancel all British contact American football seasons for 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus. Therefore all Senior / […]
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The Ipswich Cardinals are extremely pleased to announce that Hopsters Ipswich have signed a sponsorship deal with the team and are now the Official Home Game & Player Sponsor of the Cardinals for 2020. Hopsters is a local company and are a craft ale and specialist spirits store/micro bar in Ipswich and Chelmsford. Hopsters stores […]
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Cardinals News - 5th January 2020 (Updated 4th February 2020) The Cardinals are pleased to announce our BAFA regular season confirmed fixture schedule for 2020. With the SFC II East season comprising of only eight games again this year, due to disparity of teams in other conferences in Division 2, the Cardinals do not play […]
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The Ipswich Cardinals are pleased to announce changes to the Organisation Management structure & Senior Team Head Coach moving forward to the 2020 season. Following a difficult off season, after the heartbreaking passing of Cardinals owner Ralph Alexander, the organisation has assessed the management structure and are pleased to announce the Management Team to take […]
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Ipswich Cardinals unfortunately have extremely sad news to report. We are devastated to report that Cardinals Owner & General Manager Ralph Alexander has passed away peacefully. Ralph was 'Mr. Cardinals' and ran the Cardinals for many, many years - he was well loved and the head of the Cardinals family. He will be a massive […]
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