The 2nd annual AFL Europe Champions League is taking place this Saturday in Amsterdam. Sportpark de Eendracht will be graced by 13 Men’s teams and 5 Women’s teams as they battle it out for the title of Champion of Europe.
The teams participating in this year’s tournament are:
|Hamburg Dockers||AFLG 16’s||Germany|
|Lazy Koalas||AFL Russia||Russia|
|Manchester Mozzies||AFL CNE||England|
|North London Lions||AFL London||England|
|South Dublin Swans||ARFLI||Ireland|
|West London Wildcats||AFL London||England|
|Wandsworth Demons||WAFL London||England|
The men’s draw is made up of 4 pools, 3 with 3 teams and 1 with 4 teams, the pool stage will see everyone play the others teams in their pool once before the top of each pool moving onto finals. The remaining teams will play place matches to determine the final standing while the top four battle it out for the silverware.
The women’s draw will see all 5 teams play each other once and the top two on the ladder will go into the Grand Final to determine the Champion.
With the first matches commencing at 10am the day will run right through to the Men’s final at 5.30pm. A one hour break for lunch will also have the Men’s 13th place from the pool stage play the Wildcat’s second team and a European Crusaders team made up from the other teams.