Brittany American Football Leagues, World Gridiron

Conference Ouest (Brittany American Football) 1997-2005

Conf’Ouest 1997

DateWinnersRunners-Up
Ouest Bowl I
1997Yankees AngersW
Conf’Ouest 1997 [Ref: 1]

Conf’Ouest 1998

DateHome TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
1998Yankees Angers14Pioneers Tours12
1998Dockers Nantes36Chouans Les Herbiers0
3rd Place
1998Pioneers Tours44Chouans Les Herbiers6
Ouest Bowl II
1998Yankees Angers20Dockers Nantes14
Conference Ouest Playoffs 1998 [Ref: 2]

Conf’Ouest 1999

DateHome TeamAway Team
Ouest Bowl III
1999Yankees AngersW
Conference Ouest Playoffs 1999 [Ref: 1]

Conf’Ouest 2000

DateHome TeamAway Team
Semi-Finals
2000Dockers Nantes0Pioneers ToursF #
2000Conquerants CaenF #Angers Yankees0
Ouest Bowl IV
2000Dockers Nantes15Yankees Angers14
Conference Ouest Playoffs 2000 [Ref: 3]

Conf’Ouest 2001

PWLTFPFPAPtsPct
Poule
Chevaliers Orleans33000281862.00
Yankees Angers32100121441.33
Pioneers Tours31200122020.67
Caimans Le Mans300030000.00
Poule
Dockers Nantes
Conference Ouest 2000 [Ref: Compiled from: 4]
DateHome TeamAway Team
Ouest Bowl V
2001Dockers NantesW
Conference Ouest 2000 [Ref: 1]

Conf’Ouest 2002

PWLTFPFPAPtsPct
Poule A
*Dockers Nantes440001430123.00
*Chevaliers Orleans42200506882.00
*Margoillats Reze40400012541.00
Pioneers Tours000000000.00
Poule B
*Kangourous Pessac4400011412123.00
*Phenix Limoges413003011261.50
*Sphinx Pau41102385841.00
Pumas Bourgneuf000040000.00
Poule C
*Kelted Le Saint430105420112.75
*Yankees Angers41210244671.75
Caimans Le Mans41300324461.50
Conference Ouest Standings 2002 [Ref: 5]
DateHome TeamAway Team
Quarter-Finals
2002Dockers Nantes0Sphinx PauF
2002Kelted Le Saint0Chevaliers OrleansF
2002Kanourous Pessac14Margouillats Reze8
2002Yankees Angers14Phenix Limoges6
Semi-Finals
2002Dockers Nantes14Kelted Le Saint0
2002Kangourous Pessac20Yankees Angers6
5th Place
2002Margouillats Reze0Phenix Limoges6
3rd Place
2002Kelted Le Saint14Yankees Angers8
Ouest Bowl VII
2002Dockers Nantes24Kangourous Pessac0
Conference Ouest Playoffs 2002 [Ref: 5]

Conf’Ouest 2003

PWLTFPtsPct
Phenix Limoges4400041.00
Kelted Le Saint4400041.00
Margouillats Reze4040000.00
Pionniers Tours4040000.00
Conference Ouest Standings 2003 [Ref: 6]

Conf’Ouest 2004

PWLTFPtsPct
Caimans Le Mans6600061.00
Phenix Limoges5410040.80
Kelted Le Saint6420040.67
Pionniers Tours5320030.60
Yankees Angers6330030.50
Margouillats Reze6240020.33
Licornes de St. Brieuc6060000.00
Viperes de Tonniens6060000.00
Conference Ouest Standings 2004 [Ref: 7]
DateHome TeamAway Team
Playoff 1
08.02.2004Phenix Limoges6Kelted Le Saint20
07.02.2004Caimans Le Mans30Yankees Angers6
Ouest Bowl IX
29.02.2004Caimans Le Mans30Kelted Le Saint24
Conference Ouest Playoffs 2004 [Ref: 8-9]

Conf’Ouest 2005

PWLTFPtsPct
Licornes St. Brieuc4400041.00
Tonnerre de Brest4220020.50
Ankou de Rennes4040000.00
Conference Ouest Standings 2005 [Ref: 10]

Report

The Conference Ouest (Ouest Bowl) was an independent American Football in Brittany that ran from 1997 to 2005. It is sometimes considered a French Regional Division 4, although there were no other Regional Division 4 leagues in France at the time, and there was no relegation or promotion to and from the French 3rd Division (Casque d’Argent – Silver Helmet).

YankeesAngers won the West Bowl in 1997, 1999 and 2000; Dockers Nantes in 1998 and 2001 and 2002. Caimans Le mans won the Ouest Bowl in 2004 and in 2005 Licornes St. Brieuc (Unicorns) took the title, although there were no playoffs. 2005 was the last year of the Counference Ouest, with only three teams competing, and it didn’t return in 2006.

Conference Ouest Map [Ref: 11]

References

Internet Archive

[1] Conference Ouest | Wayback Machine (2001) Tournois: Ouest Bowl [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20010302233355/http://confouest.free.fr/tournoi.htm [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[2] Conference Ouest | Wayback Machine (2001) Tournois: Ouest Bowl II [1998] [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20010302233355/http://confouest.free.fr/tournoi.htm [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[3] Conference Ouest | Wayback Machine (2001) Tournois: Ouest Bowl II [2000] [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20010302233355/http://confouest.free.fr/tournoi.htm [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[4] Conference Ouest | Wayback Machine (2001) Tournois: Lettre de Conf’Ouest no. 31 [2001] [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20010802044505/http://confouest.free.fr/tournoi.htm [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[5] Conference Ouest | Wayback Machine (2002) Tournois: Ouest Bowl VII [2002][Poules Playoffs] [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20020605031540/http://confouest.free.fr/tournoi.htm [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[6] US Foot | Wayback Machine (2006) Conf Ouest Saison 2003 [Classement] [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20061210011301/http://www.usfoot.com/classements.php?site=1&s=2003&r=5&c=5&e=0 [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[7] US Foot | Wayback Machine (2005) Conf Ouest Saison 2004 [Classement] [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20051030172406/http://www.usfoot.com/classements.php?site=1&s=2004&r=5&c=5&e=0 [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[8] US Foot | Wayback Machine (2005) Conf Ouest Saison 2004 [Calendriers][Playoff 1] [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20050107073310/http://www.usfoot.com/calendriers.php?site=1&s=2004&t=3&n=1&c=5 [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[9] US Foot | Wayback Machine (2005) Conf Ouest Saison 2004 [Calendriers][Finale] [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20050107073253/http://www.usfoot.com/calendriers.php?site=1&s=2004&t=5&n=1&c=5 [Accessed 18 April 2020]

[10] US Foot | Wayback Machine (2005) Conf Ouest Saison 2005 [Classement] [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20050417212929/http://www.usfoot.com/classements.php?site=1&s=2005&r=5&c=5&e=0 [Accessed 18 April 2020]

Images

[11] Conference Ouest | Wayback Machine (2001) Conference Ouest Map [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20010303153123im_/http://confouest.free.fr/images/ouest.gif [Accessed 18 April 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Sean Douglas and Tim Leadingham

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 19 April 2020

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