Around the Continent: Roger’s Corner – 6/17/14


The Swedish Super Series returned to action this past weekend and the gap between two groups of teams is already apparent. The Uppsala 86ers made short work of the STU Northside Bulls handing them a 34-0 loss. Swedish title contender the Orebro Black Knights rolled over the Arlanda Jets 57-7. The Kristianstad Predators with Swedish national team quarterback Phillip Juhlin at the helm whipped newcomers the Limhamn Griffins 47-0. Finally, the Tyresö Royal Crowns handed former powerhouse the Stockholm Mean Machines a 55-0 drubbing.

Uppsala 86ers


The Basel Gladiators are storming through the Swiss league. This past weekend they beat the second place Calanda Broncos 37-21 to take over sole possession of first place in the league. This avenged an earlier loss to Calanda. The Bern Grizzlies sit securely in third place with a 38-6 win over the Winterthur Warriors while Zurich Renegades handed Lausanne a 48-38 loss assuring the Renegades of the last playoff spot.  The Swiss semifinals are scheduled for July 5.


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Roger Kelly is an editor and a writer for AFI. A former PR Director the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League for 7 years, he now lives in Sweden writing about and scouting American Football throughout the world.