Monday, June 24, 2019

Late News From the American Football Scene in Italy, Championship Weekend is Set!


Sunday, 23 June, 2009

While we were reveling in the success of the Venom Camp this weekend, their were six Semi-Final games being played in FIDAF's three Divisions of American football.

There were 12 teams battling for the right to earn an Italian National Championship ring on the weekend of the 5th and 6th of July in Milano with all three games being played at Stadio San Sesto Giovanni.

DIII Semi-Final Results

The Verona Redskins beat the
Alto Livenza 29ers in one DIII Semi-Final

While the Napoli Briganti beat the
Barletta Mad Bulls in the other
DIII Semi-Final

 DIII Playoff Brackets

The 20th Annual Nine Bowl
DIII Title Game kicks off at
9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5th

Verona Redskins (9-0)
vs. Napoli Briganti (9-0)

DII Semi-Final Results

The #1 seeded Milano Rhinos
beat the #4 seeded Reggio Emilia Hogs

The #3 seeded Roma Pretoriani edged
the #2 seeded Cernusco Daemons

DII Playoff Brackets

The 26th Annual Silver Bowl
DII Title Game kicks off at
4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6th

#1 Milano Rhinos (10-0)
vs. #3 Roma Pretoriani (9-1)

DI Semi-Final Results

The #1 seeded Milano Seamen had no
trouble with the #5 seeded Lazio Ducks

The #3 seeded Firenze Guelfi hung on
to beat the #2 seeded Bolzano Giants

DI Playoff Brackets

The 39th Annual Italian Bowl
DI Title Game kicks off at
9:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6th

#1 Milano Seamen (8-1)
vs. #3 Firenze Guelfi (8-2)

The Seamen, coached by friend Michael Wood, played an exciting game vs. the Guelfi, coached by Art Briles, during the regular season. The Seamen won with a Hail Mary Pass back in mid-April, 43-28.

Should be a great re-match!

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