Swiss Bowl

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Swiss Bowl
First meeting1986
Latest meetingBern, 7 July 2018
Statistics
Meetings total33
Most winsCalanda Broncos (9)

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 Calanda Broncos are the record winners of the Swiss Bowl, with nine successful participations. The Calanda Broncos hold the record for consecutive titles, five between 2009 and 2013 and are also the current champions.[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]

The last Swiss Bowl game, Swiss Bowl XXXIII, was held at Leichtathletikstadion Wankdorf on the 7th July 2018 at 6pm where the #1 seed Calanda Broncos (10–0) played the #3 seed Geneva Seahawks (6–4) in their third meeting of the season, which the Broncos won 44–12 (23–0 HT).

Swiss Bowls[edit]

The Swiss Bowls since 1986:.[1]

By game[edit]

Bowl Year Date Champions Runners-Up Score Location Attendance
I 1986 Lugano Seagulls Zurich Renegades 9–6
II 1987 Zurich Renegades Lugano Seagulls 8–0
III 1988 Zurich Renegades Bienna Jets 14–6
IV 1989 Bern Grizzlies Basel Mean Machine 35–22
V 1990 Basel Mean Machine Geneva Seahawks 46–0
VI 1991 Geneva Seahawks St. Gallen Raiders 20–13
VII 1992 St. Gallen Raiders Basel Mean Machine 23–10
VIII 1993 Zürich Falcons Geneva Seahawks 24–6
IX 1994 Basel Mean Machine Geneva Seahawks 29–6
X 1995 Bern Grizzlies Geneva Seahawks 29–21
XI 1996 Bern Grizzlies Geneva Seahawks 21–12
XII 1997 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Bern Grizzlies 31–21
XIII 1998 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Landquart Broncos 14–13
XIV 1999 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Landquart Broncos 16–7
XV 2000 Seaside Vipers St. Gallen Zurich Renegades 16–9
XVI 2001 Zurich Renegades Basel Gladiators 27–14
XVII 2002 Zurich Renegades Seaside Vipers St. Gallen 50–12
XVIII 2003 Landquart Broncos Basel Gladiators 24–22
XIX 2004 Zurich Renegades Winterthur Warriors 54–13
XX 2005 Zurich Renegades Winterthur Warriors 37–14
XXI 2006 Winterthur Warriors Zurich Renegades 21–13
XXII 2007 Bern Grizzlies Winterthur Warriors 24–17
XXIII 2008 5 July 2008 Zurich Renegades Landquart Broncos 52–27 Bern [2]
XXIV 2009 25 July 2009 Calanda Broncos Zurich Renegades 35–23 Bern 1,100[3]
XXV 2010 24 July 2010 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 49–7
XXVI 2011 16 July 2011 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 65–33 Winterthur 1,250[4]
XXVII 2012 7 July 2012 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 56–14 Basel 750[5]
XXVIII 2013 17 July 2013 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 46–41 Grenchen 1,200[6]
XXIX 2014 12 July 2014 Basel Gladiators Calanda Broncos 47–35 Bienne [7]
XXX 2015 11 July 2015 Calanda Broncos Bern Grizzlies 49–21 Basel 1,500
XXXI 2016 9 July 2016 Bern Grizzlies Calanda Broncos 42–35 Basel 960
XXXII 2017 8 July 2017 Calanda Broncos Basel Gladiators 42–6 Chur
XXXIII 2018 7 July 2017 Calanda Broncos Geneva Seahawks 44–12 Bern
  • Champions in bold.

By team[edit]

App. Team Wins Losses Winning percentage Season(s)
14 Calanda Broncos 9 5 0.642 1998, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
11 Zurich Renegades 7 4 0.636 1986, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
8 Basel Gladiators 1 7 0.125 2001, 2003, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017
7 Bern Grizzlies 5 2 0.714 1989, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2007, 2015, 2016
7 Geneva Seahawks 1 6 0.143 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2018
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 ‹See Tfd›(in German) www.football-history.de: Swiss Bowls 1986 to present, accessed: 6 December 2013
  2. ^ Zurich Renegades sind Meister in der Schweiz ‹See Tfd›(in German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2008 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  3. ^ Broncos werden Schweizer Meister ‹See Tfd›(in German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2009 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  4. ^ Broncos schaffen Threepeat ‹See Tfd›(in German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2011 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  5. ^ Broncos souverän - wieder Skandal um Thompson ‹See Tfd›(in German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2012 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  6. ^ Zwei Titel für die Broncos ‹See Tfd›(in German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2013 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 6 December 2013
  7. ^ Gladiators erstmals Meister ‹See Tfd›(in German) www.football-aktuell.de, Game report 2014 Swiss Bowl, accessed: 16 July 2014

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