Adler shock the Raiders

Category: EFL - published 2010-06-06 by EFAF

The Swarco Raiders Tirol will not be defending their Eurobowl title in this year´s EFL final, as the German champions Berlin Adler came away with a surprise victory over the Raiders. The score in Innsbruck was 27-29.

The victory means that Berlin Adler will be returning to the big game for the first time since 1991, when the team made it´s lone appearance in the Eurobowl. Adler lost Eurobowl V to the Amsterdam Crusaders.

The other semifinal saw a more familiar team advance to th Eurobowl. The most succesful team in EFL history, the four-time champions Vienna Vikings beat Graz Giants 38-22 and return to the Eurobow after one year´s abscence. This will be the eighth time in the Eurobowl in the past ten years for the Vikings.

The Eurobowl will be played in the first weekend of July.

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