Eurobowl

The Eurobowl is both the final game and the trophy of the BIG6 European Football League (BIG6), a European American football contest. Before 2014, it was the final game of the European Football League (EFL).

Eurobowl
Eurobowl VIII in 1994, Bergamo Lions vs. London Olympians.
In operation1986–present
Number of bowls33
Most bowl appearancesVikings Vienna (10)
Most bowl championshipsNew Yorker Lions (6)
Last championship game8 June 2019
Current championPotsdam Royals
Websitehttp://www.eurobowl.info

The first Eurobowl was played in 1986.[1] The current champions are the Potsdams Royals who beat the Amsterdam Crusaders 62–12 in Eurobowl XXXIII, held in Potsdam on 8 June 2019.[2] With the sixth title the Lions are the leading team in Eurobowl wins. With ten Eurobowl, the Vienna Vikings have the most appearances.

Eurobowls

Game YearDateCity WinnersScoreRunners-up MVP
I 1986August 16, 1986Amsterdam, Netherlands Taft Vantaa 20–16 Bologna Doves Joe Jordan
II 1988August 7, 1988London, United Kingdom Helsinki Roosters 35–14 Amsterdam Crusaders Mike Kane
III 1989July 22, 1989Milan, Italy Legnano Frogs 27–23 Amsterdam Crusaders
IV 1990July 28, 1990Rimini, Italy Manchester Spartans 34–22 Legnano Frogs
V 1991Offenbach, Germany Amsterdam Crusaders 21–20 Berlin Adler
VI 1992Uppsala, Sweden Amsterdam Crusaders 42–24 Giaguari Torino
VII 1993July 3, 1993Brussels, Belgium London Olympians 42–21 Amsterdam Crusaders Richard Dunkley
VIII 1994June 4, 1994Stuttgart, Germany London Olympians 26–23 Bergamo Lions Stephen Hutchinson
IX 1995July 8, 1995Stuttgart, Germany Düsseldorf Panther 21–14 London Olympians Francesco Mavaro
X 1996July 6, 1996Stuttgart, Germany Hamburg Blue Devils 21–14 Aix-en-Provence Argonautes
XI 1997Stuttgart, Germany Hamburg Blue Devils 35–14 Bologna Phoenix
XII 1998July 5, 1998Hamburg, Germany Hamburg Blue Devils 38–19 La Courneuve Flash
XIII 1999June 26, 1999Hamburg, Germany Braunschweig Lions 27–23 Hamburg Blue Devils
XIV 2000June 17, 2000Hamburg, Germany Bergamo Lions 42–20 Hamburg Blue Devils Tyrone Rush / Babak Movassaghi
XV 2001July 7, 2001Vienna, Austria Bergamo Lions 28–11 Vikings Vienna
XVI 2002July 6, 2002Braunschweig, Germany Bergamo Lions 27–20 Braunschweig Lions Dino Bucciol
XVII 2003July 5, 2003Braunschweig, Germany Braunschweig Lions 21–14 Vikings Vienna Kim Kuci
XVIII 2004July 10, 2004Vienna, Austria Vikings Vienna 53–20 Bergamo Lions Lance Gustafson / Peter Sangenette
XIX 2005July 8, 2005Vienna, Austria Vikings Vienna 29–60 Bergamo Lions Lance Gustafson
XX 2006July 22, 2006Vienna, Austria Vikings Vienna 41–90 La Courneuve Flash Mike Latek
XXI 2007July 1, 2007Vienna, Austria Vikings Vienna 70–19 Marburg Mercenaries Josiah Cravalho
XXII 2008July 5, 2008Innsbruck, Austria Swarco Raiders Tirol 28–24 Vikings Vienna Florian Grein
XXIII 2009July 11, 2009Innsbruck, Austria Swarco Raiders Tirol 30–19 La Courneuve Flash Florian Grein
XXIV 2010July 4, 2010Vienna, Austria Berlin Adler 34–31 Vikings Vienna Benjamin Scharweit
XXV 2011June 18, 2011Innsbruck, Austria Swarco Raiders Tirol 27–12 Berlin Adler Florian Grein
XXVI 2012July 21, 2012Vaduz, Liechtenstein Calanda Broncos 27–14 Vikings Vienna DJ Wolfe
XXVII 2013July 6, 2013Innsbruck, Austria Vikings Vienna 37–14 Swarco Raiders Tirol Christoph Gross
XXVIII 2014July 19, 2014Berlin, Germany Berlin Adler 20–17 New Yorker Lions Darius Outlaw
XXIX 2015June 20, 2015Braunschweig, Germany New Yorker Lions 24–14 Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns Casey Therriault
XXX 2016June 11, 2016Innsbruck, Austria New Yorker Lions 35–21 Swarco Raiders Tirol Niklas Römer
XXXI 2017June 10, 2017Frankfurt, Germany New Yorker Lions 55–14 Frankfurt Universe Casey Therriault
XXXII 2018June 9, 2018Frankfurt, Germany New Yorker Lions 20–19 Frankfurt Universe Jadrian Clark
XXXIII 2019June 8, 2019Potsdam, Germany Potsdam Royals 62–12 Amsterdam Crusaders Paul Zimmermann

Champions

by team

RankTeamTitlesAppearances Years won Years runner-up
1 New Yorker Lions68 1999, 2003, 2015–2018 2002, 2014
2 Vikings Vienna510 2004–2007, 2013 2001, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2012
3 Bergamo Lions36 2000–2002 1994, 2004, 2005
4 Swarco Raiders Tirol35 2008, 2009, 2011 2013, 2016
Hamburg Blue Devils35 1996–1998 1999, 2000
6 Amsterdam Crusaders26 1991, 1992 1988, 1989, 1993, 2019
7 Berlin Adler24 2010, 2014 1991, 2011
8 London Olympians23 1993, 1994 1995
9 Legnano Frogs12 1989 1990
10 Potsdam Royals11 2019
Calanda Broncos11 2012
Düsseldorf Panther11 1995
Manchester Spartans11 1990
Helsinki Roosters11 1988
Taft Vantaa11 1986
16 La Courneuve Flash03 1998, 2006, 2009
17 Frankfurt Universe02 2017, 2018
18 Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns01 2015
Marburg Mercenaries01 2007
Bologna Phoenix01 1997
Aix-en-Provence Argonautes01 1996
Giaguari Torino01 1992
Bologna Doves01 1986
  • Known as Braunschweig Lions before 2011.

by country

Championships Country Years won
13 Germany 1995–1999, 2003, 2010, 2014–2019
8 Austria 2004–2009, 2011, 2013
4 Italy 1989, 2000–2002
3 United Kingdom 1990, 1993, 1994
2 Netherlands 1991, 1992
2 Finland 1986, 1988
1 Switzerland 2012

References

  1. "The Final: Eurobowl". Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  2. "LIVESTREAM: Eurobowl XXXIII - Potsdam Royals vs Amsterdam Crusaders, Sat. June 8, 6p CEDT (12p EDT)". American Football International. 2019-06-08. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
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