Europe, World

National Football League Europe 1998-2007

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National Football League Europe 1998

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Amsterdam Admirals 10 7 3 0 205 174 .700
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 7 3 0 177 163 .700
Rhein Fire 10 7 3 0 198 142 .700
Barcelona Dragons 10 4 6 0 185 200 .400
England Monarchs 10 3 7 0 158 205 .300
SCOTTISH CLAYMORES 10 2 8 0 153 192 .200

[12]

 

World Bowl VI (Frankfurt)
14.06.98 Frankfurt Galaxy 10 Rhein Fire 34

[2]

 

Emmett Waldron, who was born in Cork played for the Scottish Claymores in 1998.

 

National Football League Europe 1999

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Barcelona Dragons 10 7 3 0 263 246 .700
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 6 4 0 239 223 .600
Rhein Fire 10 6 4 0 286 149 .600
Amsterdam Admirals 10 4 6 0 236 243 .400
SCOTTISH CLAYMORES 10 4 6 0 270 298 .400
Berlin Thunder 10 3 7 0 173 308 .300

[13]

Emmett Waldron, who was born in Cork played for the Scottish Claymores in 1999.

 

World Bowl VII (Dusseldorf)
27.06.99 Barcelona Dragons 24 Frankfurt Galaxy 38

[3]

 

National Football League Europe 2000

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
RHEIN FIRE 10 7 3 0 279 209 .700
Scottish Claymores 10 6 4 0 273 165 .600
Barcelona Dragons 10 5 5 0 194 212 .500
Amsterdam Admirals 10 4 6 0 206 243 .400
Berlin Thunder 10 4 6 0 189 249 .400
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 4 6 0 206 269 .400

[14]

 

World Bowl VIII (Frankfurt)
25.06.2000 Scottish Claymores 10 RHEIN FIRE 13

[4]

 

Jeff Reinebold who coached a clinic for Irish Players and Coaches in Dublin in 2010, was Special Teams Co-Ordinator and Defensive Backs Coach for the Rhein Fire in 2000.

 

National Football League Europe 2001

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Barcelona Dragons 10 8 2 0 252 191 .800
Berlin Thunder 10 6 4 0 270 239 .600
Rhein Fire 10 5 5 0 174 179 .500
AMSTERDAM ADMIRALS 10 4 6 0 194 226 .400
Scottish Claymores 10 4 6 0 168 188 .400
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 3 7 0 199 234 .300

[15]

 

World Bowl IX (Amsterdam)
30.06.2001 Barcelona Dragons 17 Berlin Thunder 24

[5]

 

Jeff Reinebold who coached a clinic for Irish Players and Coaches in Dublin in 2010, was Special Teams Co-Ordinator and Defensive Backs Coach for the Amsterdam Admirals in 2001.

 

National Football League Europe 2002

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Rhein Fire 10 7 3 0 166 156 .700
Berlin Thunder 10 6 4 0 231 188 .600
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 6 4 0 189 174 .600
Scottish Claymores 10 5 5 0 197 172 .500
Amsterdam Admirals 10 4 6 0 218 202 .400
Barcelona Dragons 10 2 8 0 202 311 .200

[16]

 

World Bowl X (Dusseldorf)
22.06.2002 Rhein Fire 20 Berlin Thunder 26

[6]

 

National Football League Europe 2003

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 6 4 0 252 182 .600
Rhein Fire 10 6 4 0 189 188 .600
Scottish Claymores 10 6 4 0 303 190 .600
Barcelona Dragons 10 5 5 0 150 221 .500
Amsterdam Admirals 10 4 6 0 230 273 .400
Berlin Thunder 10 3 7 0 248 318 .300

[17]

 

World Bowl XI (Glasgow)
14.06.2003 Frankfurt Galaxy 35 Rhein fire 16

[7]

 

National Football League Europe 2004

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Berlin Thunder 10 9 1 0 289 195 .900
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 7 3 0 212 192 .700
Amsterdam Admirals 10 5 5 0 173 191 .500
Cologne Centurions 10 4 6 0 191 201 .400
Rhein Fire 10 3 7 0 161 178 .300
Scottish Claymores 10 2 8 0 128 197 .200

[18]

 

World Bowl XII (Gelsenkirchen)
12.06.2004 Berlin Thunder 30 Frankfurt Galaxy 24

[8]

 

Jeff Reinebold who coached a clinic for Irish Players and Coaches in Dublin in 2010, was made NFL Europe’s Senior Manager of International Player Development.

 

National Football League Europe 2005

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Berlin Thunder 10 7 3 0 241 191 .700
Amsterdam Admirals 10 6 4 0 265 207 .600
Cologne Centurions 10 6 4 0 188 212 .600
Hamburg Sea Devils 10 5 5 0 213 196 .500
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 3 7 0 163 246 .300
Rhein fire 10 3 7 0 203 224 .300

Reference: [24]

 

World Bowl XIII (Dusseldorf)
11.06.2005 Berlin Thunder 21 Amsterdam Admirals 27

[9]

 

National Football League Europe 2006

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Amsterdam Admirals 9 7 2 0 238 200 .778
Frankfurt Galaxy 9 6 3 0 158 174 .667
Rhein Fire 9 5 4 0 186 155 .556
Cologne Centurions 9 4 5 0 141 149 .444
Hamburg Sea Devils 9 2 6 1 160 172 .278
Berlin Thunder 9 2 6 1 167 227 .278

Reference: [24]

 

World Bowl XIV (Dusseldorf)
27.05.2006 Amsterdam Admirals 7 Frankfurt Galaxy 22

[10]

 

National Football League Europa 2007

 

P W L T PF PA Pct
Frankfurt Galaxy 10 7 3 0 254 179 .700
Hamburg Sea Devils 10 7 3 0 231 176 .700
Cologne Centurions 10 6 4 0 205 172 .600
Amsterdam Admirals 10 4 6 0 194 250 .400
Rhein Fire 10 4 6 0 166 212 .400
Berlin Thunder 10 2 8 0 146 207 .200

Reference: [24]

 

World Bowl XV (Frankfurt)
22.06.2007 Hamburg Sea Devils 37 Frankfurt Galaxy 28

[11]

 

Legend

 

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

 

Report

_______________________________________________________

 

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]

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.

[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

 

[1] Growth of a Game (2014) NFL Europe Logos [Internet] Available from: https://www.growthofagame.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/NFL-Europe-Logo.jpg [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[2] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 1998 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id173.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[3] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 1999 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id174.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[4] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2000 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id175.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[5] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2001 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id176.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[6] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2002 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id177.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[7] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2003 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id178.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[8] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2004 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id179.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[9] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2005 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id180.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[10] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2006 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id181.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[11] World League of American Football (2018) WLAF History: 2007 [Internet] Available from: http://www.worldleagueofamericanfootball.com/id182.html [Accessed 23 April 2018]

[12] Scottish Claymores (1998)1998 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/1998.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[13] Scottish Claymores (1999)1999 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/1999.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[14] Scottish Claymores (1999)2000 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/2000.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[15] Scottish Claymores (1999)2001 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/2001.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[16] Scottish Claymores (1999)2002 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/2002.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[17] Scottish Claymores (1999)2003 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/1999.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[18] Scottish Claymores (1999)2004 Season [Internet] Available from: http://www.esspeedee.com/claymores/2004.php [Accessed 19 October 2017]

[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]

[24] Britball Now (2018) Historical League Tables | NFL Europe [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/historical-league-tables-in/ [Accessed 28 December 2018]

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Laura Shadbolt.

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 29 January 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2019

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

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