North West & Welsh Counties American Football League 1987


*Cheshire Cats651016370.833
*Caernarvon Centurions6330120115.500
*Prestatyn Panthers633010997.500
*Buckly Hangmen615087197.167
North West & Welsh Counties American Football League Standings 1987 [Reference: 1]
DateHome TeamAway Team
16.08.1987Cheshire Cats80Buckly Hangmen8
23.08.1987Carenarvon Centurions0Prestatyn Panthers 6
Finalat Chester City FC
06.09.1987Cheshire Cats16Prestatyn Panthers0
North West & Welsh Counties American Football League Playoffs 1987 [Reference: 2-3]


The NWWCAFL was won by the Cheshire Cats, 16-0 against the Prestatyn Panthers, after dropping only one game all season. The Panthers had won away against the Caernarvon Centurions in the Wild-Card Round, after both finished level on 3-3 record during the regular season. The Buckly Hangmen finished last, with just one win from 6 during the regular season, and losing 80-8 to the eventual winners, the Cheshire Cats, in the Playoffs.


The North West & welsh Counties American Football League was a short-lived Independent Welsh League (with one team in neighbouring Cheshire) that made up the fourth level of American Football in Wales at the time – the other teams played in the three levels of the Budweiser League, the main British American Football League at time.


Sources / Newspapers

[1] Anon. (1987) “Results Standings Fixtures” First Down. August 29, 1987. pg,. 17


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