Brussels Bulls

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Brussels Bulls
Established 2005
Based in Brussels
Home stadium Centre Sportif
Berchem-Sainte-Agathe
Rue des Chalets 1
Head coach Stijn de Backer
League Belgian Football League
Division Flemish American Football League
League titles None
Division titles 2 (2012; 2013)
Current uniform
Helmet
Left arm Body Right arm
Trousers
Socks
Home
Helmet
Left arm Body Right arm
Trousers
Socks
Away

The Brussels Bulls are a professional American football team based in Brussels, Belgium. The Bulls compete in the Flemish American Football League (FAFL) conference in the Belgian Football League (BFL).

History[edit]

2008 Season[edit]

FFL 2008 Standings[1]
W L T PCT PF PA STK
West Flanders Tribes 8 0 0 1.00 277 59 W8
Brussels Black Angels 6 2 0 .750 271 67 W1
Antwerp Diamonds 5 3 0 .625 101 76 L1
Ghent Gators 5 3 0 .625 146 122 W3
Bornem Titans 3 5 0 .375 39 190 L1
Leuven Lions 1 7 0 .125 66 175 L4
Brussels Bulls 0 8 0 .000 36 247 L8

2009 Season[edit]

FFL 2009 Standings[2]
W L T PCT PF PA STK
West Flanders Tribes 8 0 0 1.00 279 37 W8
Brussels Black Angels 7 1 0 .875 207 75 W6
Bornem Titans 4 4 0 .500 141 166 W3
Brussels Bulls 3 5 0 .375 159 194 L3
Leuven Lions 2 5 1 .313 78 168 L4
Antwerp Diamonds 2 6 0 .250 82 191 L2
Ghent Gators 1 6 1 .188 119 230 L1

2010 Season[edit]

2010 Regular Season[edit]

FFL 2010 Standings[3]
W L T PCT PF PA STK
West Flanders Tribes 8 0 0 1.00 263 77 W8
Brussels Black Angels 7 1 0 .875 179 66 W4
Bornem Titans 5 3 0 .625 192 94 L2
Ghent Gators 4 3 1 .500 127 100 T1
Antwerp Diamonds 3 5 0 .375 79 170 W1
Brussels Bulls 2 6 0 .250 95 197 L3
Leuven Lions 1 6 1 .125 46 144 T1
Limburg Shotguns 1 7 0 .125 76 208 L2

EFAF 2010 Atlantic Cup[edit]

The Bulls were 3rd at the 2010 Atlantic Cup in Ireland.[4][5][6]

  Semifinals
June 26, 2010 @ Dublin
    Atlantic Cup Finals
June 27, 2010 @ Dublin
                 
  Republic of Ireland UL Vikings 58  
  Luxembourg Dudelange Dragons 14    
      1 Republic of Ireland UL Vikings 19
      2 Netherlands Lelystad Commanders 18
  Netherlands Lelystad Commanders 48    
  Belgium Brussels Bulls 0   Third place
June 27, 2010 @ Dublin
3 Belgium Brussels Bulls 21
  4 Luxembourg Dudelange Dragons 6

2011 Season[edit]

FFL 2011 Standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
West Flanders Tribes 8 0 0 1.00 283 62 W8
Brussels Black Angels 6 1 1 .928 220 26 W5
Brussels Bulls 5 2 1 .688 253 52 W4
Bornem Titans 4 4 0 .500 114 142 L2
Antwerp Diamonds 3 5 0 .375 101 162 L2
Limburg Shotguns 2 6 0 .250 90 286 L4
Ghent Gators 2 6 0 .250 44 239 L1
Leuven Lions 1 7 0 .125 57 193 L7
2011 Playoffs
  Quarterfinals
May 15 @ Charleroi/Anderlecht
    Semifinals[7]
May 22, 2011 @ Izegem/Evere
    Belgian Bowl XXIV
June 4, 2011 @ Ostend
                           
      1 West Flanders Tribes 27  
  2 Charleroi Cougars 0     3 Brussels Bulls 21    
  3 Brussels Bulls 49         1 West Flanders Tribes 20
      2 Brussels Black Angels 14
      1 Brussels Tigers 10    
  2 Brussels Black Angels 35     2 Brussels Black Angels 38  
  3 Ottignies Fighting Turtles 0  

2012 Season[edit]

FFL 2012 Standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Brussels Bulls 5 1 0 .833 117 55 L1
West Flanders Tribes 4 1 1 .667 157 80 W3
Antwerp Diamonds 4 1 1 .667 78 47 W1
Brussels Black Angels 4 2 0 .667 77 37 W3
Ghent Gators 2 4 0 .333 76 114 L2
Leuven Lions 0 5 1 .000 57 95 L4
Puurs Titans 0 5 1 .000 47 183 L3
Limburg Shotguns (*) - - - - - - -
  • (*)Limburg Shotguns gave forfait for the entire 2012 season. The games the Shotguns played became null and void, as if they were never played.
2012 Playoffs
  Quarterfinals
May 20, 2012 @ Ottignies, Oostende
    Semifinals
May 27, 2012 @ Molenbeek, Evere
    Belgian Bowl XXV
June 9, 2012 @ Oostende
                           
      1 Brussels Bulls 9  
  2 Corbais Fighting Turtles 13     3 Antwerp Diamonds 12    
  3 Antwerp Diamonds 22         3 Antwerp Diamonds 6
      1 Brussels Tigers 46
      1 Brussels Tigers 34    
  2 West Flanders Tribes 42     2 West Flanders Tribes 7  
  3 Liège Monarchs 0  

2013 Season[edit]

FFL 2013 Standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Brussels Bulls 6 0 0 1.00 178 14 W6
Brussels Black Angels 5 1 0 .833 127 29 W3
Puurs Titans 3 2 0 .600 81 54 W1
Leuven Lions 2 3 1 .417 56 96 L2
Antwerp Diamonds 1 3 1 .300 49 105 T1
Ghent Gators 1 4 1 .250 46 126 L2
Izegem Tribes 0 5 1 .083 49 162 T1
2013 Playoffs
  Quarterfinals
May 12, 2013 @ TBD
    Semifinals
May 19, 2013 @ TBD
    Belgian Bowl XXVI
June 2, 2013 @ Izegem
                           
      1 Brussels Bulls 50  
  2 Corbais Fighting Turtles 24     2 Corbais Fighting Turtles 14    
  3 Puurs Titans 2         1 Brussels Tigers 9
      1 Brussels Bulls 0
      1 Brussels Tigers 37    
  2 Brussels Black Angels     2 Brussels Black Angels 7  
  3 Liege Monarchs  

2014 Season[edit]

FAFL 2014 Standings
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Ghent Gators 7 1 0 .875 288 65 W2
Brussels Black Angels 7 1 0 .875 226 66 W7
Ostend Pirates 6 2 0 .750 196 84 W4
Brussels Bulls 5 3 0 .625 158 73 W2
Leuven Lions 4 4 0 .500 148 138 W1
Puurs Titans 3 5 0 .375 84 219 L3
Limburg Shotguns 2 5 1 .313 80 208 L2
Izegem Tribes 1 6 1 .188 90 203 L3
Antwerp Diamonds 0 8 0 .000 51 265 L8


About the organisation[edit]

■ The Brussels Bulls American & Flag Football team was created in August 2005 by Lesley MOREELS (ex Brussels Saints, Brussels USR, Brussels Tigers), Jean-François WAIGNIER (experienced ASBL board member) and Stijn DE BACKER (ex Brussels Tigers, Brussels American School Brigands). ■ Organigram President : Stijn DE BACKER Secretary : Nathalie DE COSTER Treasury : Vincent DE COSTER Board: Alain HUWART ■ From the beginning the Bulls have opted to develop a youth programme and to create on different levels youth teams, in order to support a strong Senior (19+) team. ■ The Brussels Bulls home field is based in Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Brussels, Belgium.

Statistics[edit]

Performance (2008-2011)[edit]

This is an overview of the performance of the Bulls against the teams in the BFL during the BFL regular and post seasons from 2008 until 2011 and the EFAF Atlantic Cup's from 2009 until 2011.

Overview Bulls 2008-2011 performance
Opponent W L T PCT Last Match Last Win Last Loss
FFL Teams
Antwerp Diamonds 1 4 0 .200
Bornem Titans 2 3 0 .400
Brussels Black Angels 0 4 1 .000 March 13, 2011 None April 4, 2010
Ghent Gators 2 2 0 .500
Leuven Lions 2 2 0 .500
Limburg Shotguns 3 0 0 1.00 May 8, 2011 (FF) May 8, 2011 (FF) None
West Flanders Tribes 0 7 0 .000 May 22, 2011 None May 22, 2011
LFFAB Teams
Charleroi Cougars 0 1 0 .000 May 15, 2011 None May 15, 2011
Dudelange Dragons 1 0 0 1.00 June 27, 2010 June 27, 2010 None

National titles[edit]

  • 2009 Under-17 (Cadet) Flag champion
  • 2009 Under-19 (Junior) Tackle Champion
  • 2010 Under-17 (Junior Flag) Flag Champion
  • 2010 Under-19 (Junior) Tackle Champion
  • 2011 Under-19 (Junior) tackle Champion
  • 2012 Under-13 (PeeWee) Flag Champion
  • 2012 Under-17 (Cadet) Tackle Irisbowl Champion (Unofficial national champion 2012)
  • 2012 Under-19 (Junior) tackle Champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flemish American Football League". AmericanFootball.be. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  2. ^ "Flemish American Football League". AmericanFootball.be. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  3. ^ "Flemish American Football League". AmericanFootball.be. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  4. ^ http://www.football-aktuell.de/cgi-bin/news.pl?artikel=126624370280171020&rubrik=801910
  5. ^ http://www.football-aktuell.de/cgi-bin/aschedule.pl?rubrik=8041&jahr=2010
  6. ^ "EFAF Atlantic Cup – June 26th/27th | IAFA". Americanfootball.ie. 2010-06-10. Retrieved 2011-05-24. 
  7. ^ "Video: WEST-VLAANDEREN TRIBES ZIJN KAMPIOEN". WTV. Retrieved 2011-05-27. 

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