Tag: X Leagues

X League 2022

Standings

X League 2022

PosTeamWLTPctPFPAStreak
1Atlanta Empire2001.0007834W2
2Chicago Blitz2001.0007462W2
3Seattle Thunder1100.50011260L1
4Austin Sound1100.5008469L1
5Los Angeles Black Storm1100.5006758W1
6Kansas City Force0100.0003440L1
7Arizona Red Devils0100.000848L1
8Denver Rush0200.00026112L2

Standings compiled from X League Schedule. Please visit X League website for Official Schedule at: [References: 3]

Playoff Schedule

X League Playoffs 2022

Schedule compiled from X League Schedule. Please visit X League website for Official Schedule at: [References: 1-2]

Schedule

Schedule compiled from X League Schedule. Please visit X League website for Official Schedule at: [References: 1-2]

Weekly Recap

Week 1 (11 June 2022)

Chicago Blitz opened the 2022 X League with a 40-34 victory at Kansas City Force in Independence, Missouri. [References: 1-2]

Week 2 (19 June 2022)

Austin Sound joined Chicago Blitz on 1-0 with a 50-19 victory over Los Angeles Black Storm in Cedar Park, Texas. [References: 1-2]

Week 3 (26 June 2022)

Seattle Thunder put an amazing 84 points on the board versus Denver Rush, with the Rush only getting 26 in reply at ShowAre Center in Kent, Washington State. [References: 1-2]

Week 4 (10 July 2022)

Atlanta Empire staked their claim to the X Cup with a 50-34 victory over the Austin Sound at Gwinette in Georgia. The Sound fall to 1-1 as a result of the defeat. [References: 1-2]

Week 5 (17 July 2022)

Arizona Red Devils game with Kansas City Force at Mesa, Arizona was postponed to 2023. [References: 1-2]

Week 6 (23 July 2022)

Atlanta Empire travelled to Loveland, Colorado, and defeated Denver Rush 28-0 to finish the Regular Season 2-0 as Denver finished 0-2. [References: 1-2]

Week 7 (7 August 2022)

Chicago Blitz triumphed 34-28 at Rockford, Illinois versus Seattle Thunder as the Blitz finished the Regular Season on 2-0 and Seattle finished 1-1. [References: 1-2]

Week 8 (14 August 2022)

Los Angeles Black storm finished off the regular season with a 48-8 defeat of Arizona Red Devils but it was not enough to make the playoffs as they finished with a 1-1 record like the third and fourth-placed Austin Sound and Seattle Thunder who both made the playoffs on a tie-breaker where they were to meet Atlanta Empire and Chicago Blitz, who finished with perfect 2-0 records. [References: 1-2]

Playoffs (27-28 August 2022)

A double-header at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington State, Atlanta Empire defeated Austin Sound for the second time in the 2022 season, 34-32, and Chicago Blitz won 34-33 versus Seattle Thunder, again a second victory of the season, for Chicago over Seattle, as the two undefeated teams after the regular season triumphed in extremely close playoff games. [References: 1-2]

X Cup 2022 Preview

The 2022 X Cup, scheduled for the H-E-B Center in Austin, Texas, for the evening of 10 September 2022, local time, pitted the undefeated Atlanta Empire and Chicago Blitz against each other in a game that is too close to call, especially with such a short season. [References: 1-2]

X Cup 2022

Chicago Blitz defeated Atlanta Empire 19-12 to lift the X Cup 2022. [References: 1-2]

About X League 2022

An all new start for the Legends Football League (also known as the Lingerie Football League) in 2022 as a rebrand to the X League and eight new teams sees an eight-week schedule with one game per week (for a total of two games per team) before the top four reach the playoffs and the X Cup 2022. The X League is a rival league to the Women’s National Football Conference, the NFL of Women’s Football, which plays for the IX Cup. The big differences are that the X League is 7v7 Arena Indoor Football versus the WNFC’s standard 11v11 Outdoor American Football, and the lack of protective clothing or knee pads that the X League players wear, although the 2022 edition of this Alternative League sees the gimmick of women wearing little in the way of clothing covered up another little bit more. It is also positioning itself almost entirely in the Western USA, whereas the other AAA Alternative League to the NFL/WNFC in 2022, the USFL is based almost entirely in the Eastern USA. [References: 1-2]

References

[1] X League (2022) Printable Schedule [Internet] Available from: https://xleague.live/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/2022-printable-schedule.pdf [Accessed 6 May 2022]

[2] X League (2022) Schedule [Internet] Available from: https://xleague.live/en/schedule [Accessed 23 June 2022][Last Accessed 6 September 2022]

[3] X League (2022) Standings [Internet] Available from: https://xleague.live/en/standings [Accessed 23 June 2022][Last Accessed 7 August 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Fiona Corrigan, Caoimhe Mullaney, Aisling Delaney, Roisin NicDhonnachadha & Larissa McCloyne.

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Last Updated: 11 September 2022

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