World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bournemouth Bobcats

Article Id: WHEBN0019544663
Reproduction Date:

Title: Bournemouth Bobcats  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Bobcat (disambiguation), Berkshire Renegades, Solent Thrashers, South Wales Warriors, Gloucester Centurions
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Bournemouth Bobcats

The Bournemouth Bobcats is an English American football team based in Bournemouth, Dorset competing in the National Division South of the BAFA Community Leagues. The team's home ground is at Chapel Gate, Bournemouth. BH23 6BL.

The club was originally formed in 1986, winning the Budweiser Premier Bowl in 1997 and playing in the league's top division between 1988 and 1991 before folding. The Bobcats reformed in 2009 and entered BAFA Community Leagues as an associate member in 2010. The newly formed Bobcats played 5 games (2-3) over the 2010 summer months, concluding with a 34-12 win over Bristol Apache away.

2011

In 2011 the Bournemouth Bobcats stepped into their first competitive season in American Football since the early 90's. After losing their opening three matches the Bobcats bounced back against the Gloucester Banshees beating them both away then at home to go 2-3 with a new offensive co-ordinator. In following games the Bobcats lost away at South Wales and at home to the eventual Division Winners Reading in a close game. The Bobcats then had a fantastic win against the well established Cornish Sharks beating them at home 20-12. Following another win against their main rivals the Bristol Apache at home and a loss in the final game to South Wales the Bobcats ended their first season 4-6, which is very unheard of for a new team in the league to have more than 1 or 2 wins.

In 2012 the Bobcats saw an improvement with a 5-4-1 season, coming third in the BAFA Division 2 West.

2013 sees a change in roles for coaching staff, with a few players missing due to other commitments and a few new rookies entering the frame.

Staff

Name Position
Mark Newell Head Coach
Tim Iles General Manager / Running Back Coach
Dale Powell Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Co-ordinator
Neil Loveless Special Teams Coach
Justin Farrugia Assistant Defensive Back Coach
Andy Holder Offensive Line Coach
Derek Burridge Wide Receiver / Defensive Back Coach
Billy Ko Quarterbacks / Wide Receiver Coach

External links

  • Official club website
  • Official Facebook Page
  • Bobcats history at britballnow.co.uk
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.