Raiders Overpower Dragons 44-20 !!


The SWARCO Raiders, sister-team of The Oakland Raiders, have won their first home game of the 2014 Austrian Football League (AFL) season this past weekend. “I’m very happy with the way we played today vs last week against the Vikings”,SWARCO Raiders coach Shuan Fatah stated. We had some nice plays on offense and defense. It was definitely an exciting game for our fans”. The game’s best player was RB Andreas Hofbauer. Hofbauer gained 109 yards on 15 carries and scored 3 touchdowns as he shreaded the D, giving him 5 on the season. He also caught a 23-yard pass. QB John van den Raadt completed 22 of 36 passes for 322 yards with a touchdown this marks the second straight game with 300+. He also ran 10 times for 50 yards and a score. WR Julian Ebner caught 5 passes for 101 yards. WR Adrian Platzgummer caught 4 balls for 89 yards and a touchdown. LB Simon Hoser recovered a fumble and DB Markus Krause and DB Simon Muigg each intercepted a pass. As they done a great job guarding the back in. The Raiders next game will be more so like week one where they will face a very strong Swiss team. But this week for the SWARCO Raiders will be much needed as its bye week. They regain play on Saturday, April 12 in their first game in the new BIG6 European Football League. They will travel to Switzerland to face the Calanda Broncos.


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