Swiss Bowl

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Swiss Bowl
First contested 1986
Number of meetings 29
Most wins Zurich Renegades (7)
Most recent meeting Bienne, 12 July 2014
Next meeting 2015

The Swiss Bowl is the annual national championship game in the sport of American football in Switzerland, first held in 1986. It is contested by the two best teams of the Nationalliga A.

The Zurich Renegades are the record winners of the Swiss Bowl, with seven successful participations out of eleven overall while the Calanda Broncos hold the record for consecutive titles, five between 2009 and 2013. The Basel Gladiators are also the current champions having defeated the Calanda Broncos in the 2014 final.[1]

The most-played Swiss Bowl game is Calanda Broncos versus Basel Gladiators, having been played six times, with Calanda winning the first five encounters of the two teams. The Basel Gladiators are also the most unsuccessful team, having lost six of its seven Swiss Bowl appearances.[1]

Swiss Bowls[edit]

The Swiss Bowls since 1986:.[1]

By game[edit]

Year Date Champions Runners-Up Score Location Attendance
1986 Lugano Seagulls Zurich Renegades 9–6
1987 Zurich Renegades Lugano Seagulls 8–0
1988 Zurich Renegades Bienna Jets 14–6
1989 Bern Grizzlies Basel Mean Machine 35–22
1990 Basel Mean Machine Geneva Seahawks 46–0
1991 Geneva Seahawks St. Gallen Raiders 20–13
1992 St. Gallen Raiders Basel Mean Machine 23–10
1993 Zürich Falcons Geneva Seahawks 24–6
1994 Basel Mean Machine Geneva Seahawks 29–6
1995 Bern Grizzlies Geneva Seahawks 29–21
1996 Bern Grizzlies Geneva Seahawks 21–12
1997 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Bern Grizzlies 31–21
1998 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Landquart Broncos 14–13
1999 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Landquart Broncos 16–7
2000 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Zurich Renegades 16–9
2001 Zurich Renegades Basel Gladiators 27–14
2002 Zurich Renegades Seaside Vipers St. Gallen 50–12
2003 Landquart Broncos Basel Gladiators 24–22
2004 Zurich Renegades Winterthur Warriors 54–13
2005 Zurich Renegades Winterthur Warriors 37–14
2006 Winterthur Warriors Zurich Renegades 21–13
2007 Bern Grizzlies Winterthur Warriors 24–17
2008 5 July 2008 Zurich Renegades Landquart Broncos 52–27 Bern [2]
2009 25 July 2009 Calanda Broncos Zurich Renegades 35–23 Bern 1,100[3]
2010 24 July 2010 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 49–7
2011 16 July 2011 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 65–33 Winterthur 1,250[4]
2012 7 July 2012 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 56–14 Basel 750[5]
2013 17 July 2013 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 46–41 Grenchen 1,200[6]
2013 12 July 2014 Basel Gladiators Calanda Broncos 47–35 Bienne [7]
  • Champions in bold.

By team[edit]

App. Team Wins Losses Winning percentage Season(s)
11 Zurich Renegades 7 4 0.636 1986, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
10 Calanda Broncos 6 4 0.600 1998, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
7 Basel Gladiators 1 6 0.143 2001, 2003, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
6 Geneva Seahawks 1 5 0.167 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
5 Bern Grizzlies 4 1 0.800 1989, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2007
5 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen 4 1 0.800 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002
4 Basel Mean Machine 2 2 0.500 1989, 1990, 1992, 1994
4 Winterthur Warriors 1 3 0.250 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
2 St. Gallen Raiders 1 1 0.500 1991, 1992
2 Lugano Seagulls 1 1 0.500 1986, 1987
1 Zürich Falcons 1 0 1.000 1993
1 Bienna Jets 0 1 0.000 1988
  • Bold denotes Swiss Bowl victory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Schweiz - Swiss Bowl (German) www.football-history.de: Swiss Bowls 1986 to present, accessed: 6 December 2013
  2. ^ Zurich Renegades sind Meister in der Schweiz (German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2008 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  3. ^ Broncos werden Schweizer Meister (German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2009 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  4. ^ Broncos schaffen Threepeat (German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2011 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  5. ^ Broncos souverän - wieder Skandal um Thompson (German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2012 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  6. ^ Zwei Titel für die Broncos (German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2013 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  7. ^ Gladiators erstmals Meister (German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2014 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 16 July 2014

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