Raiders win AFL Championship !!!
It was the first Austrian Bowl victory for the Tyrol since 2006 and also the third team from the Austrian Championships Innsbruck. Man of the match wide receiver was selected Talib Wise. He had 20 passes for 129 yards and scored all three touchdowns for the Tyrol. Overall, with its return-Wise had 309 yards total yards.
“I am so incredibly proud of the team. What she has achieved here in such a short time, is not put into words,” enthused SWARCO Raiders Head Coach Shuan Fatah. “The Vikings have demanded of us all. You have made a great play. But we have now works just fine and made a few mistakes. The chemistry of the team is just unbelievable.”
Before 9634 spectators in the pouring rain from Vienna brought quarterback Kyle Callahan at 10 of 11 passes for 110 yards and a touchdown. Wide receiver James Dieplinger caught 4 balls for 49 yards. The only downer was the exposure of running back Florian Grein, who was a few minutes before kickoff to “Offensive MVP” of the 2011 season in the Austrian Football League (AFL) was chosen. Safety John Clements was named “Defensive MVP”. Also thanks to let him on the defensive to the SWARCO Raiders this season only 89 points in eleven games.
“We had little time to prepare for this final,” Wise said after the victory. “It’s just great, what has made Coach Fatah here to the legs. I’m proud to be part of this unique team.”
After the kickoff the ball of the Vienna returnierte Wise up to the 46-yard line. Callahan opened the drive with a 6-yard pass to Dieplinger. This was followed by a 6-yard run by Grein and a 9-yard pass to wide receiver Pascal Maier. A little later finished a sack by linebacker Simon Blach the drive and had to punt the Tyrol. After the touchback Vienna began to attack its own 20-yard line.
Two runs by running back Josiah Cravalho brought the Vikings a first down at their own 37-yard line. His next two passes resulted in first downs. At the 32-yard line arrived, defensive lineman Gerald slumped Breymann quarterback Christopher Gross. The series brought but no points. For the 48-yard field goal attempt by kicker Peter Kramberger was too short.
The SWARCO Raiders began their second offensive series on their own 26-yard line. Vienna gave a penalty against the Tyrolese, a first down. Grein then ran 7 yards. Then Callahan Dieplinger served for 17 yards. A penalty brought the ball up even to the Vienna 29-yard line. Dieplinger began on the first try a 6-yard pass then threw a short pass to Callahan Wise, durchtankte to 23 yards for a touchdown. Kicker Christian Kellner took the extra point on it to 7-0. Were still to play 1:03 minutes in the first quarter.
The next series of Vienna ended after only three moves with a punt. Kramberger punt after the Tyrolean began at their own 8-yard line. A short run of Grein and a passport to a first down Maier brought to the 21-yard line. Then shocked the referee, the Tyrolean, as they referred Grein of the playing field. The team had to punt from Innsbruck shortly.
The punt failed and the Vienna started at the 25-yard line of Tyrol. A pass from Gross to Cravalho brought a first down at the 15-yard line. There, the drive also ended – with a 32-yard field goal by Kramberger. 4:52 minutes before the end of the second quarter, the Raiders led only SWARCO with 7:3.
After the kickoff the ball returnierte Wise up to the opposing 19-yard line. Callahan opened the drive with a 5-yard run. It was followed by a 9-yard pass to Smith. Then again it was Wise who found their way into the endzone, this time with a 5-yard run. The extra point failed, but 3:30 minutes built before the end of the first half, the Raiders SWARCO their leadership at 13:3.
Starting at the 21-yard line, it looked like another punt of the Viennese. But the third try was wide receiver Daniel Stanzel Gross for 41 yards to the 29-yard line Tyrol. Then wide receiver caught a 13-yard Valentin Schulz Pass Defense of the Tyrolean but left again to no touchdown. Vienna shorter but with a 29-yard field goal by Kramberger to 13:6. They were to play another 16 seconds.
At the beginning of the second half, got the ball first, the Viennese. They started at their own 25-yard line. After a first down by defensive end Robert Zernicke Cravalho was on hand to big to stop for loss of space. It was followed by penalties for 20 yards against the Viennese who had to punt out shortly. Wise returnierte the ball up to the 41-yard line of the Vikings.
Two runs of 5 yards Wise brought. It was followed by a pass to wide receiver Andrew Pröller for a first down. Wise then ran for 8 yards and then for 4 yards to the Vienna’s 17-yard line. Wise is then fueled by 17 yards to the endzone. After the waiter’s extra point increased to 20:6 SWARCO Raiders. It was still 6:30 minutes to complete in the third quarter.
When the Vikings next drive was again large Stanzel, this time for 39 yards. Just two plays later threw a 27-yard big touchdown pass to wide receiver Chauncey Calhoun. After Kramberger extra point led the Raiders SWARCO 4:28 minutes before the end of the third quarter with only 20:13.
The next possession ended with one of the SWARCO Raiders punt after only three moves. Following Maier’s punt got the ball back to Vienna on her own 25-yard line. Vienna sat at the poor conditions increased again running game and got so far as the midline. But a sack by the Vienna Zernicke forced a punt. Wise took the ball back to the 45-yard line of Tyrol.
In the first experiment ran Wise up to the opposing 34-yard line. Then he made good 5 yards. Callahan then sprinted eight yards and 2 yards. A penalty against Vienna brought the ball to the 14-yard line of the Vikings. But the following turn linebacker James Christopher conquered after a bad snap the ball at the 16-yard line. But the defense in the Tyrol was on hand and forced the Vikings to punt.
The SWARCO Raiders got the ball back at their own 19-yard line. Two runs by Wise took 6 yards of extra space. A penalty cost the Tyrolean 5 yards. A pitch of Wise Callahan brought a first down at the 34-yard line. After two short runs, Wise found a gap and ran up to the Vienna 27-yard line. The defense prevented the Vikings another first down. But Kellner scored with a 41-yard field goal 75 seconds before the end of the fourth quarter and increased the lead on the Raiders SWARCO 23:13.
The last attack of the Vikings efforts ended shortly after the middle line with tapering Clock.