Europe, World

World League of American Football 1995-1997

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World League of American Football 1995

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
x – Amsterdam Admirals 10 9 1 0 246 152 .900
x – Frankfurt Galaxy 10 6 4 0 279 202 .600
Barcelona Dragons 10 5 5 0 237 247 .500
London Monarchs 10 4 6 0 174 220 .400
RHEIN FIRE 10 4 6 0 221 279 .400
Scottish Claymores 10 2 8 0 153 210 .200

 

World Bowl III (Amsterdam)
Frankfurt Galaxy 26 Amsterdam Admirals 22

[4]

 

Jeff Reinebold who coached a clinic for Irish Players and Coaches in Dublin in 2010, coached for the Rhein Fire in 1995.

 

World League of American Football 1996

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
x – SCOTTISH CLAYMORES 10 7 3 0 233 190 .700
x – Frankfurt Galaxy 10 6 4 0 221 220 .600
Amsterdam Admirals 10 5 5 0 250 210 .500
Barcelona Dragons 10 5 5 0 192 230 .500
London Monarchs 10 4 6 0 161 192 .400
Rhein Fire 10 3 7 0 176 191 .300

[8]

 

World Bowl IV (Edinburgh)
Scottish Claymores 32 Frankfurt Galaxy 27

[5]

 

Emmett Waldron, who was born in Cork played for the Scottish Claymores in 1996.

 

World League of American Football 1997

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
x – Rhein Fire 10 7 3 0 206 146 .700
x – Amsterdam Admirals 10 5 5 0 156 160 .500
Barcelona Dragons 10 5 5 0 236 209 .500
SCOTTISH CLAYMORES 10 5 5 0 134 154 .500
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 4 6 0 147 142 .400
London Monarchs 10 4 6 0 116 184 .400

[9]

 

World Bowl V (Barcelona)
Barcelona Dragons 38 Rhein Fire 24

[6]

 

Emmett Waldron, who was born in Cork played for the Scottish Claymores in 1997.

 

Legend

 

Team Colour Irish Connection
Green Player Born in Ireland
Azure American Coach who coached in Ireland

 

Report

_______________________________________________________

 

Jeff Reinebold – Coach – Rhein Fire 1995, 2000, Amsterdam Admirals 2001, NFL Europe Senior Management 2004 (Coached Irish Coaches and Players at a Clinic in Dublin in 2010)

Jeff Reinebold NFL Europe Coach

Jeff Reinebold’s Connections to Ireland include coaching Irish coaches abnd players at a clinicc in Dublin from 19th-21st July 2010. He was born in South Bend, Indiana, where the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are based. He began his coaching in Western Montana College in 1981 at 24 years of age.

In 1995 he coached at Rhein Fire in the World League of American Football. He returned to the Rhein Fire in the rebranded National Football League Europe in 2000 as Special Teams Co-Ordinator and Defensive Backs Coach, winning the world Bowl that year.

In 2001 he moved to the Amsterdam Admirals as Defensive Back Coach, and Special Teams Co-Ordinator. In 2004 he became the NFL Europe League’s Senior Manager of International Player Development, before returning to the Canadian Football League to coach.

While he was coaching in Europe, 11 of the Defensive Backs he coached ended up on NFL rosters.

Emmett Waldron – Player – Scottish Claymores 1996-1999 (Born in Cork):

 

Emmett Waldron was born in Cork and played NCAA football for Rice University before signing for the Scottish Claymores in 1996 – the same year as Scottish Rugby Union captain Gavin Hastings. His father was an Irish Rugby Interprovincial player. In his first year at the Claymores he would have earned £25,000 as well as bonuses and travelling expenses. He played four years for the Claymores as a linebacker. He was the first Irish player to play professional American Football in the NFL in a skilled position since the 1920s .[20]

[19]

Newspapers

 

[20] Naughton, Lindie (1996) US FOOTBALL Evening Herald. Thursday, 29 February 1996. pg 62 [Internet] Available from: http://archive.irishnewsarchive.com/Olive/APA/INA/Print.Article.aspx?mode=image&href=EHD%2F1996%2F02%2F29&id=Ar06206 [Accessed 5 July 2017]

 

Websites

 

[19] Football Database (2017) Emmett Waldron Career Stats [Internet] Available from: https://www.footballdb.com/players/emmett-waldron-waldrem01/stats [Accessed 2 December 2017]

[20] Irish American Football Association (2010) Jeff Reinebold to give clinics in Ireland [Internet] Available from: https://www.americanfootball.ie/jeff-reinebold-to-give-clinics-in-ireland/ [Accessed 3 August 2018]

[21] Irish American Football Association (2010) Jeff Reinebold to give clinics in Ireland – Picture [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/1945124.jpg [Accessed 3 August 2018]

[22] American Football International (2015) The Never Ending Football Journey of Jeff Reinebold [Internet] Available from: http://www.americanfootballinternational.com/the-never-ending-football-journey-of-jeff-reinebold/ [accessed 4 August 2018]

[23] Wikipedia (2018) Jeff Reinebold [Internet] Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Reinebold [Accessed 4 August 2018]

Newspapers

 

[11] Naughton, Lindie (1996) “US FOOTBALL” Evening Herald. Thursday, 29 February 1996. pg 62 [Internet] Available from: http://archive.irishnewsarchive.com/Olive/APA/INA/Print.Article.aspx?mode=image&href=EHD%2F1996%2F02%2F29&id=Ar06206 [Accessed 5 July 2017]

[12] Anon. (1991) “Standings” First Down. May 25, 1991. Issue 257. pg. 5.

 

Websites

 

[1] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/WLAFlogo.gif [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[4] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 1995 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id170.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[5] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 1996 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id171.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[6] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 1997 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id172.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[7] Scottish Claymores (1995)1995 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/1995.php [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[8] Scottish Claymores (1996)1996 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/1996.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[9] Scottish Claymores (1997)1997 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/1997.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[12] Football Database (2017) Emmett Waldron Career Stats [Internet] Available from: https://www.footballdb.com/players/emmett-waldron-waldrem01/stats [Accessed 2 December 2017]

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Laura Shadbolt.

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

World Gridiron Archive

Last Updated: 27 January 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and World Gridiron Archive 2019

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Reserved.

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