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Oontaz Dert Li Ng
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Founded: Oct 04, 2009
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2026-27 Oontaznik First Division

Postby Oontaz Dert Li Ng » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:19 am

2026-27 Oontaznik First Division Final Standings
   First Division             Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Pasargad Manitogoro 38 29 5 4 109 46 +63 92 Champions, AOCL
2 Botafogo de Maranao 38 27 6 5 106 55 +51 87
3 Hapoel Nineveh 38 26 5 7 79 39 +40 83
4 General Santos FC 38 22 8 8 86 49 +37 74
5 Real Altamarino 38 21 11 6 65 36 +29 74
6 Gryphons Nubalochi 38 20 11 7 70 44 +26 71
7 Racing al-Ampatuan 38 17 10 11 42 36 +6 61
8 Vigan Athletic 38 16 9 13 58 59 −1 57
9 Racing Club Antipolo 38 15 6 17 68 67 +1 51
10 Rayo La Presa 38 13 11 14 48 51 −3 50
11 RCD Baler 38 14 7 17 65 61 +4 49
12 Deportivo Cauayan 38 13 10 15 50 55 −5 49
13 Real Meycauayan 38 12 8 18 39 56 −17 44
14 General Trias Multiversal 38 11 8 19 71 96 −25 41
15 Um al-Gwarif FC 38 10 8 20 58 93 −35 38
16 Esteghlal Omidinabad 38 11 3 24 18 51 −33 36
17 Habaniyyah Harriers 38 10 5 23 27 56 −29 35
18 AC Luigi Brown 38 8 6 24 35 72 −37 30 Relegated to Second Division
19 Athletic Club Baguio 38 8 5 25 28 49 −21 29 Relegated to Second Division
20 Samalense 38 3 6 29 54 105 −51 15 Relegated to Second Division

Red Horse Biñan, Tall Afar FC, and Fudukwan FC are promoted from the Oontaznik Second Division into the First Division.

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Congratulations to Pasargad Manitogoro, your 2026-27 Oontaznik First Division champions!
The Sultanate of Oontaz Dert Li Ng Oontaz
Leader: Sultan Kudarat Oontaz
Client state of the Democratic Republic of Abanhfleft

What do you get when you put together Saudi Arabia and the Philippines? Why, Oontaz, I hope!
I hear Atlantian Oceania is good this time of the year.

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Copper Cuprum
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Founded: Oct 10, 2009
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2026-27 Copperite National League

Postby Copper Cuprum » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:21 am

2026-27 Copperite National League Final Standings
   National League                 Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Athletic Wa Deg 30 18 6 6 30 12 +18 60 Champions, Qualified for CEdC
2 South Ons Deg Rabbitohs A.F.C. 30 18 3 9 40 28 +12 57 Qualified for CEdC

3 Ken Deg United 30 16 6 8 73 39 +34 54
4 Sportif Ab Deg 30 15 7 8 55 32 +23 52
5 Bor Deg Bears 30 15 7 8 42 35 +7 52
6 Vay Deg Eels A.F.C. 30 14 8 8 34 23 +11 50
7 Mah Deg Diamonds 30 13 8 9 29 19 +10 47
8 Wa Deg City 30 14 5 11 46 40 +6 47
9 Wa Deg Giants A.F.C. 30 14 4 12 19 21 −2 46
10 Nay Deg 30 13 4 13 52 45 +7 43
11 Nel Deg Rovers 30 10 6 14 32 37 −5 36
12 Bed Deg Town 30 8 9 13 17 20 −3 33
13 Pad Deg Harriers A.F.C. 30 7 10 13 28 56 −28 31
14 Yon Deg 30 8 7 15 20 48 −28 31
15 Ons Deg North End 30 5 3 22 7 39 −32 18 Relegated to League 2
16 Ven Deg A.F.C. 30 3 5 22 8 38 −30 14 Relegated to League 2

2026-27 Copperite League 2 Final Standings
   League 2                        Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Atletico Bed Deg 30 22 8 0 65 17 +48 74 Champions, Promoted to National League
2 Copper Cuprum Halal Commission 30 22 6 2 86 23 +63 72 Promoted to National League

3 Chicken Wings FC 30 20 6 4 65 27 +38 66
4 Bed Deg Bantams A.F.C. 30 20 3 7 81 29 +52 63
5 Sub Deg Raiders A.F.C. 30 18 7 5 71 35 +36 61
6 Noh Deg 30 12 6 12 46 48 −2 42
7 Al Deg Barracudas A.F.C. 30 11 9 10 30 38 −8 42
8 His Deg A.F.C. 30 12 5 13 32 50 −18 41
9 Jet Deg 30 11 6 13 22 27 −5 39
10 Hen Deg 30 10 8 12 43 48 −5 38
11 Jit Deg Royal F.C. 30 10 3 17 42 62 −20 33
12 Chapter 11 Tigers 30 9 5 16 32 67 −35 32
13 Af Deg Wanderers 30 7 6 17 33 52 −19 27
14 AFC Bor Deg 30 5 6 19 26 60 −34 21
15 Wip Deg United 30 3 4 23 19 62 −43 13 Relegated to League 3
16 Anek Deg A.F.C 30 3 2 25 11 59 −48 11 Relegated to League 3

Dan Deg Megatheriums and Nay Deg Elephants F.C. are promoted from Copperite League 3 to League 2.

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Congratulations to Athletic Wa Deg, your 2026-27 Copperite National League champions!
The Chiefdom of Copper Cuprum
Leader: Chief Deg

Client state of the Democratic Republic of Abanhfleft
Chicken killers mad for rugby union, equally mad for rugby sevens, but so much madder for rugby league
Is Esportiva the place? Maybe it is.

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Fhulghamous Peninsula
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Founded: May 10, 2015
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2026-27 Fhulghamousian Premier League

Postby Fhulghamous Peninsula » Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:16 am

2026 Fhulghamousian Premier League - Opening Final Standings
   Opening                     Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Charalambos FC 22 12 5 5 43 34 +9 41 Opening Champions, CEdC
2 Deportivo Pequeña Mellila 22 12 4 6 44 33 +11 40
3 Nove Gossed 22 9 8 5 21 19 +2 35
4 Nou Philippopolis 22 10 3 9 23 23 0 33
5 Palaeiologi 22 9 4 9 42 40 +2 31
6 Pythagoras FC 22 8 7 7 19 18 +1 31
7 Esquadrille White Rabbits 22 8 5 9 47 44 +3 29
8 Sobresalientes 22 8 5 9 33 31 +2 29
9 FC Aeaea Albion 22 6 7 9 32 38 −6 25
10 Airbus Fhulghamous Besanza 22 7 4 11 28 37 −9 25
11 Emekasis Sportif 22 5 8 9 23 33 −10 23
12 Besanza Emeralds 22 5 6 11 26 31 −5 21

2027 Fhulghamousian Premier League - Closing Final Standings
   Closing                     Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Emekasis Sportif 22 10 8 4 33 27 +6 38 Closing Champions, CEdC
2 Sobresalientes 22 10 5 7 30 25 +5 35
3 Nou Philippopolis 22 10 4 8 31 30 +1 34
4 Charalambos FC 22 10 3 9 50 46 +4 33
5 Esquadrille White Rabbits 22 9 6 7 34 32 +2 33
6 Nove Gossed 22 9 6 7 21 20 +1 33
7 Palaeiologi 22 8 6 8 37 39 −2 30
8 Airbus Fhulghamous Besanza 22 9 2 11 35 37 −2 29
9 Besanza Emeralds 22 7 6 9 34 31 +3 27
10 FC Aeaea Albion 22 7 5 10 23 30 −7 26
11 Deportivo Pequeña Mellila 22 6 6 10 32 31 +1 24
12 Pythagoras FC 22 7 3 12 19 31 −12 24

2026-27 Fhulghamousian Premier League Final Table
   Premier League              Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Charalambos FC 44 22 8 14 93 80 +13 74 Overall Champions, Qualified for CEdC
2 Nove Gossed 44 18 14 12 42 39 +3 68
3 Nou Philippopolis 44 20 7 17 54 53 +1 67
4 Deportivo Pequeña Mellila 44 18 10 16 76 64 +12 64
5 Sobresalientes 44 18 10 16 63 56 +7 64
6 Esquadrille White Rabbits 44 17 11 16 81 76 +5 62
7 Palaeiologi 44 17 10 17 79 79 0 61
8 Emekasis Sportif 44 15 16 13 56 60 −4 61 Qualified for CEdC as Closing Champions
9 Pythagoras FC 44 15 10 19 38 49 −11 55
10 Airbus Fhulghamous Besanza 44 16 6 22 63 74 −11 54
11 FC Aeaea Albion 44 13 12 19 55 68 −13 51 Relegated to Second League
12 Besanza Emeralds 44 12 12 20 60 62 −2 48 Relegated to Second League

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Congratulations to Charalambos FC, your 2026 Fhulghamousian Premier League Opening champions, and Emekasis Sportif, your 2027 Fhulghamousian Premier League Closing champions!

2026 Fhulghamousian Second League - Opening Final Standings
   Opening                     Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Heliopolisspor 22 12 5 5 31 26 +5 41 Opening Champions
2 Sycorax Kickers 22 9 9 4 43 38 +5 36
3 Haritzaga Albion 22 9 8 5 37 32 +5 35
4 Asparagus Thistle 22 8 9 5 50 41 +9 33
5 Veterans Foundation FC 22 8 7 7 29 26 +3 31
6 Marble Arch Defenders 22 7 9 6 32 35 −3 30
7 RCD Nueva Ceuta 22 6 11 5 40 42 −2 29
8 UD Nuevo Carthago 22 6 8 8 28 26 +2 26
9 OGC Nou Nicaea 22 6 7 9 22 24 −2 25
10 UD Albarecete 22 6 6 10 26 31 −5 24
11 Sfaxspor 22 7 1 14 42 49 −7 22
12 Thereisnogodabad Town 22 5 6 11 25 35 −10 21

2027 Fhughamousian Second League - Closing Final Standings
   Closing                     Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Haritzaga Albion 22 14 5 3 54 30 +24 47 Closing Champions
2 UD Albarecete 22 10 6 6 42 33 +9 36
3 RCD Nueva Ceuta 22 10 5 7 57 48 +9 35
4 Sfaxspor 22 10 5 7 42 41 +1 35
5 UD Nuevo Carthago 22 8 7 7 34 35 −1 31
6 Sycorax Kickers 22 9 3 10 39 44 −5 30
7 OGC Nou Nicaea 22 7 8 7 20 17 +3 29
8 Veterans Foundation FC 22 7 6 9 27 32 −5 27
9 Thereisnogodabad Town 22 7 5 10 33 35 −2 26
10 Heliopolisspor 22 5 10 7 30 34 −4 25
11 Marble Arch Defenders 22 7 1 14 21 31 −10 22
12 Asparagus Thistle 22 5 5 12 41 60 −19 20

2026-27 Fhulghamousian Second League Final Standings
   Second League               Pld    W   D   L    GF   GA   GD   Pts
1 Haritzaga Albion 44 23 13 8 91 62 +29 82 Overall Champions, Promoted to FhPL
2 Heliopolisspor 44 17 15 12 61 60 +1 66 Promoted to FhPL as Opening Champions

3 Sycorax Kickers 44 18 12 14 82 82 0 66
4 RCD Nueva Ceuta 44 16 16 12 97 90 +7 64
5 UD Albarecete 44 16 12 16 68 64 +4 60
6 Veterans Foundation FC 44 15 13 16 56 58 −2 58
7 UD Nuevo Carthago 44 14 15 15 62 61 +1 57
8 Sfaxspor 44 17 6 21 84 90 −6 57
9 OGC Nou Nicaea 44 13 15 16 42 41 +1 54
10 Asparagus Thistle 44 13 14 17 91 101 −10 53
11 Marble Arch Defenders 44 14 10 20 53 66 −13 52 Relegated to Third League
12 Thereisnogodabad Town 44 12 11 21 58 70 −12 47 Relegated to Third League

EA Tatouwine from the Fhulghamousian Third League-South and Nuevo Guadix CF from the Fhulghamousian Third League-North are promoted to the Fhulghamousian Second League.

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APOC Coalition
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2028 Rugby Coalition

Postby APOC Coalition » Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:46 pm

As the Rugby Coalition enters its eighth year of competition, the APOC Coalition's premier rugby union competition undergoes two of the biggest changes that it has ever had. First off, instead of being held in between the months of October and February, the Rugby Coalition will now run itself inside one calendar year. Yes, from the regular season to the finals series, all this will be played in just one calendar year. But that's not the biggest development in the Rugby Coalition because the news is that the Rugby Coalition has expanded. Yes, that's right: the Rugby Coalition is expanding! But not the Rugby Coalition itself. What this means is that a new division has been added to the Rugby Coalition; a second division, if you will. Yes, the Rugby Coalition now has a Division 2! It's made up of eight teams, two each coming from the four member nations of the APOC Coalition (although one of them isn't actually located in an APOC member nation but ignore that because it's actually located right next door to the territory of an actual member nation). Here are the eight teams and their host nations:

Abanhfleft
  • Haritzaga County Ibex (based in Thereisnogodabad, Fhulghamous Peninsula Colony)
  • Moaria Waves (based in Moaria, Islana Lunigo, Damukuni)
Copper Cuprum
  • Ab Deg Roosters (based in Ab Deg)
  • Dan Deg Wolfpack (based in Dan Deg)
Oontaz
  • Cauayan Pandas (based in Cauayan, Zobel Province, Mayin)
  • Gibeon Iron Men (based in Al-Jib, Gibeon Province, Oontaz)
Pridnestrovia
  • Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Strike Force (based in Pridnestrovskaya Gavan, Yatuvilsk Socialist State)
  • Rivymiyitevko Victory (based in Sonolovichyrevnko, Rivymiyitevko Province)
The rules of promotion from the Rugby Coalition Division 2 are simple: most points wins the competition as well as a spot in the Rugby Coalition itself, taking the place of the poor winners of the wooden spoon in the top division. Aside from that, the rules of the Rugby Coalition Division 2 are the same as that of the Rugby Coalition itself. And now, let us get into the 2028 Rugby Coalition.

2028 Rugby Coalition Regular Season Final Standings
   Rugby Coalition                      Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts   TB   LB  Ttl
1 Haranguer Death Worms 30 21 0 9 353 198 +155 84 0 5 89 Minor premiers, Qualified for playoffs
2 Oshkosh Dnistrosh 30 20 1 9 354 229 +125 82 1 6 89 Qualified for playoffs
3 Tikrit Oilers 30 16 4 10 503 422 +81 72 2 7 81 Qualified for playoffs
4 San Seriffe Bad Hombres 30 17 1 12 374 254 +120 70 0 8 78 Qualified for playoffs
5 Nineveh Whales 30 15 5 10 476 409 +67 70 0 6 76 Qualified for playoffs
6 Kesselburger Packers 30 15 4 11 485 433 +52 68 1 5 74 Qualified for playoffs
7 Bytuch Feld Dinosaurs 30 14 4 12 321 265 +56 64 0 9 73 Qualified for playoffs
8 Zheleznogorsk Atomsplitters 30 15 2 13 312 267 +45 64 0 6 70 Qualified for playoffs

9 Red Deg Red Bulls 30 14 1 15 418 400 +18 58 1 11 70
10 Ken Deg Rooks 30 12 5 13 269 265 +4 58 1 6 65
11 Wa Deg Carabiners 30 13 2 15 288 350 −62 56 1 7 64
12 Sasmuan Supermen 30 13 0 17 242 363 −121 52 0 7 59
13 Bierburg Sentinels 30 11 1 18 307 389 −82 46 2 6 54
14 Jasvirabad Titans 30 10 2 18 255 338 −83 44 0 10 54
15 Albatross Bed Deg 30 10 1 19 255 429 −174 42 0 7 49
16 Manitogoro Madness 30 6 3 21 259 460 −201 30 1 8 39 Wooden spoon, Relegated to Division 2

Thus the destiny of the new Rugby Coalition is revealed. The Death Worms of Haranguer have won their first ever minor premiership, although in the history of the Rugby Coalition this is actually the second time that Haranguer have ended up at the top of the Rugby Coalition table at the end of the regular season. It just so happens that this time around, being on top of the Rugby Coalition means you only win a minor premiership and not the premiership itself. That will have to be won in the playoffs, or the finals series, or however you want to call it. And the Manitogoro Madness are the first team to be relegated from the Rugby Coalition after winning yet another wooden spoon. Surely it is yet another record that fans of the Madness will not want to have, not that they will ever be able to get rid of it. But the writing has already been on the wall for some time now, and perhaps a stay in Division 2 will help them get their act together. But now let's take a look at who will replace them in the Rugby Coalition from Division 2.

2028 Rugby Coalition Division 2 Final Standings
   Division 2                           Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts   TB   LB  Ttl
1 Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Strike Force 14 9 0 5 234 238 −4 36 0 3 39 Champions, Promoted to Rugby Coalition
2 Haritzaga County Ibex 14 8 1 5 236 184 +52 34 2 2 38
3 Ab Deg Roosters 14 6 1 7 251 195 +56 26 3 6 35
4 Dan Deg Wolfpack 14 7 1 6 209 202 +7 30 0 4 34
5 Gibeon Iron Men 14 7 1 6 204 217 −13 30 0 1 31
6 Rivymiyitevko Victory 14 5 2 7 236 259 −23 24 0 4 28
7 Cauayan Pandas 14 6 0 8 171 216 −45 24 0 4 28
8 Moaria Waves 14 4 2 8 188 218 −30 20 0 6 26

The Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Strike Force are the first ever champions of the Rugby Coalition Division 2! It was a very close contest but in the end, it is the team from the city hosting the Pridnestrovian Navy's second largest naval base and harbor who are at the top of Division 2, and their reward for that is a place in the Rugby Coalition itself, replacing the bottom side Manitogoro Warriors. However, do not expect this fourteen-game season to last long for Division 2, as this was just a teaser. Starting in the 2029 season, Division 2 will hold a quadruple round-robin format in order to more closely align Division 2's games with the Rugby Coalition itself.
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And yet again Oshkosh Dnistrosh have lifted the Rugby Coalition premiership. By this time people aren't even surprised anymore. But they did make people feel as if this year might not be their year, what with Oshkosh taking the very long road towards the Grand Final. A 5-point loss against the Tikrit Oilers forced Oshkosh into the semifinals where, in a repeat of last season's Grand Final, Oshkosh handily defeated the Bytuch Feld Dinosaurs to book a spot in the preliminary finals. There, Oshkosh found it tough going against the minor premiers Haranguer Death Worms before Rostislav Krinkov scored the winning conversion to his own try. Then it was the Grand Final between two Pridnestrovian sides in Dnistrosh and the Zheleznogorsk Atomsplitters. The last time these two teams met, it yielded a 33-17 scoreline in favor of the Atomsplitters. But on this day, with the Rugby Coalition premiership on the line, Oshkosh came through on a dull and dreary evening at the New Army Stadium in Tiraspol, Pridnestrovia; Alfred Bang Si-hoo scoring the winning try for Oshkosh to secure their fourth Rugby Coalition premiership title.

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Congratulations to Oshkosh Dnistrosh, your 2028 Rugby Coalition premiers!
The APOC Coalition: a loose politico-economic union between
Abanhfleft, Pridnestrovia, Oontaz Dert Li Ng and Copper Cuprum,
although it's only ever useful for international rugby and now ice hockey.

Organizers of the Rugby Coalition, the Coalition Rugby League, and the Koalition Hockey League
Obvious puppet of Abanhfleft is obvious

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2027 Coalition Rugby League

Postby APOC Coalition » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:18 am

In its third season of competition, the organizers of the Coalition Rugby League have decided to expand the competition, but not through adding teams into the league (that comes later). For Coalition Rugby League Season 3, it has been decided that the league will now be in a triple round-robin format, bringing the teams' schedules up to the 33 games and putting them on par with their older cousin of a competition the Rugby Coalition. It is believed that a triple round-robin format will give a fairer assessment of the teams involved in the league and give teams who deserve it a chance to earn a playoff spot. But is it really true? Did it really work like that? Let's find out.

2027 Coalition Rugby League Regular Season Final Standings
   ACRL                  Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts
1 Piranhacondas 33 25 2 6 465 210 +255 52 Minor premiers, Qualified for playoffs
2 Raptors 33 22 1 10 402 344 +58 45 Qualified for playoffs
3 Buccaneers 33 17 6 10 433 387 +46 40 Qualified for playoffs
4 Boars 33 15 3 15 329 337 −8 33 Qualified for playoffs
5 Storm 33 12 8 13 268 258 +10 32 Qualified for playoffs
6 Hellbats 33 13 4 16 177 209 −32 30 Qualified for playoffs

7 Boxers 33 12 6 15 390 447 −57 30
8 Headhunters 33 13 3 17 252 293 −41 29
9 Falcons 33 12 4 17 268 281 −13 28
10 Dead Horses 33 12 4 17 307 392 −85 28
11 Mountain Men 33 12 4 17 241 342 −101 28
12 Traktor 33 9 3 21 263 295 −32 21

And once again the Piranhacondas of Noh Deg take home the minor premiership. It seems as if the addition of eleven more games to their schedule did nothing to intimidate the Piranhacondas from retaining their minor premiership from last season. Defending premiers Buccaneers have also taken advantage of this triple round-robin format by climbing up to third place, although all things said if this season still only had just 22 games they would still be third. But check out Traktor! Their first ever wooden spoon! Surely they will hope to remedy that in the seasons to come, although they don't have to worry just yet because thoughts of adding a second division to the Coalition Rugby League are simply not in place. In fact, it's not even being planned. So Traktor have time on their hands to move on from their status of being a wooden spoon team.
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Now this is an unexpected result! This is the first time ever in the history of the Coalition Rugby League that a team has won the double: the minor premiership and the premiership itself! And who would have expected the Piranhacondas to be the first team to do that? Certainly not anyone rooting for the Storm! After dropping double digits on both the Boars and the Raptors, Storm fans were probably expecting more of the same to happen against the Piranhacondas, except it didn't. What ended up happening was that the Piranhacondas shut out the Storm, who before then had been dropping points against their opponents for fun. But thus is rugby league, and the Piranhacondas are not only lifting up both the minor and actual premierships this season, they've also booked themselves tickets to the IRLCC.

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Congratulations to Piranhacondas, your 2027 Coalition Rugby League premiers!
The APOC Coalition: a loose politico-economic union between
Abanhfleft, Pridnestrovia, Oontaz Dert Li Ng and Copper Cuprum,
although it's only ever useful for international rugby and now ice hockey.

Organizers of the Rugby Coalition, the Coalition Rugby League, and the Koalition Hockey League
Obvious puppet of Abanhfleft is obvious

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Copper Cuprum
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2027 Copperite Rugby League

Postby Copper Cuprum » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:22 am

2027 Copperite Rugby League Regular Season Final Standings
   CRL                      Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts
1 Red Deg Adders 30 19 0 11 369 273 +96 38 Minor premiers, Qualified for playoffs
2 Sub Deg Raiders 30 17 2 11 395 282 +113 36 Qualified for playoffs
3 Uld Deg Stingrays 30 15 5 10 363 311 +52 35 Qualified for playoffs
4 Pad Deg Harriers 30 15 5 10 309 260 +49 35 Qualified for playoffs
5 Wa Deg Giants 30 17 1 12 293 262 +31 35 Qualified for playoffs
6 Bed Deg Bantams 30 17 1 12 367 371 −4 35 Qualified for playoffs
7 Eb Deg Bulldogs 30 16 2 12 373 321 +52 34 Qualified for playoffs
8 Jes Deg Wingmen 30 15 1 14 393 380 +13 31 Qualified for playoffs

9 Nay Deg Dragons 30 13 3 14 305 298 +7 29
10 Al Deg Barracudas 30 14 1 15 347 372 −25 29
11 Vay Deg Eels 30 13 2 15 292 300 −8 28
12 Nes Deg Stars 30 13 2 15 251 284 −33 28
13 For Deg Eagles 30 11 2 17 377 389 −12 24
14 South Ons Deg Rabbitohs 30 11 1 18 297 414 −117 23
15 Wid Deg Sharks 30 10 2 18 295 393 −98 22
16 Ken Deg Broncos 30 8 2 20 282 398 −116 18

The Red Deg Adders have lifted their first minor premiership in eleven years. However, in a season where the vast majority of the CRL's clubs were not playing to their full potential, the Adders simply happened to be the one to have strung together the best set of results that they could have. Any other season and Red Deg's haul of 38 points wouldn't have been enough to carry them to the minor premiership, but here they are now. Defending premiers Sub Deg Raiders could have retained their minor premiership but two draws saw the top of the table award slip away from them and fall into the hands of the Adders. But not to worry; they've still got a chance to retain their premiership.
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Yeah, no. A rematch of last year's Grand Final saw Eb Deg get their revenge over Sub Deg in the semifinals, and despite their lowly seventh position in the table, the Bulldogs managed to beat all comers (including the minor premiers Red Deg Adders) to proceed to their third straight Copperite Rugby League Grand Final, hoping to repeat their feat in 2025 and win yet another premiership. But their opponents the Uld Deg Stingrays are looking to play spoilsport, and boy did they do it. After just barely not managing to win the wooden spoon, the Stingrays have now found themselves third in the league, enough to put them through to a qualifying final and give them a couple of chances at the Grand Final. And boy did they take advantage by triumphing against the Bulldogs in a close and tight game at the First Copperite Bank Stadium. It's quite a big turnaround for a team that came second-to-last last season. Still not quite a wooden spooner becoming premiers the following season like the Jes Deg Wingmen in the 1992 and 1993 seasons; but very, very close to it.

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Congratulations to the Uld Deg Stingrays, your 2027 Copperite Rugby League premiers!
The Chiefdom of Copper Cuprum
Leader: Chief Deg

Client state of the Democratic Republic of Abanhfleft
Chicken killers mad for rugby union, equally mad for rugby sevens, but so much madder for rugby league
Is Esportiva the place? Maybe it is.

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2026-27 FNLAF

Postby Abanhfleft » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:39 pm

The Fleftic National League of American Football is back with yet another season, and 32 teams will once again play for the chance to lift that coveted Fleftic Bowl. Who will be the 12 teams who will make it to the playoffs?

FNLAF CENTRAL LEAGUE
CAPITAL DIVISION                     Pld    W   L   D    PF   PA   PD    Win %
1 Effelenendro Bombers [x] 16 13 3 0 317 176 +141 0.812
2 Wanda Island Mystics 16 5 11 0 196 260 −64 0.312
3 Releinthi Rangers 16 5 11 0 249 321 −72 0.312
4 Riuwiee Knights 16 5 11 0 213 346 −133 0.312

ISLAND DIVISION Pld W L D PF PA PD Win %
1 San Seriffe Gunslingers [x] 16 10 6 0 267 221 +46 0.625
2 Dorfdifving Destroyers [y] 16 8 7 1 296 272 +24 0.531
3 Olistan Longhorns 16 8 8 0 333 273 +60 0.500
4 Garufaloe Cobras 16 4 12 0 276 311 −35 0.250

INTERIOR DIVISION Pld W L D PF PA PD Win %
1 Porcusces Pistoleros [x] 16 9 7 0 212 215 −3 0.562
2 Pilken War Pigs 16 8 7 1 263 262 +1 0.531
3 Ja War Eagles 16 8 7 1 174 211 −37 0.531
4 Mereilles Marauders 16 6 10 0 302 309 −7 0.375

CONTINENTAL DIVISION Pld W L D PF PA PD Win %
1 Uranium City Atoms [x] 16 14 2 0 287 111 +176 0.875
2 Tentenaraya Stampede [y] 16 11 5 0 240 155 +85 0.688
3 Wappinger Warriors 16 9 7 0 214 187 +27 0.562
4 Norrdnhammr Yetis 16 2 12 2 170 311 −141 0.188

*[x] = division champion
*[y] = best division second-place teams

FNLAF NATIONAL LEAGUE
MAINLAND DIVISION                    Pld    W   L   D    PF   PA   PD    Win %
1 Selid Nomads [x] 16 12 4 0 277 184 +93 0.750
2 Piuui Chargers [y] 16 9 7 0 279 224 +55 0.562
3 Bytuch Wyk Stingrays 16 8 7 1 234 219 +15 0.531
4 Keephall Dragons 16 4 11 1 223 304 −81 0.281

PENINSULAR DIVISION Pld W L D PF PA PD Win %
1 Markovsky Lumberjacks [x] 16 12 4 0 282 204 +78 0.750
2 Ogovlich Kings [y] 16 11 5 0 320 248 +72 0.688
3 Rosenpfelblatz Power 16 5 11 0 212 261 −49 0.312
4 Braganopolis Titans 16 4 12 0 258 414 −156 0.250

PLAINS DIVISION Pld W L D PF PA PD Win %
1 Afa-az Protectors [x] 16 10 6 0 219 201 +18 0.625
2 Nnettekkebb Rage 16 8 8 0 333 280 +53 0.500
3 Wadim-ti Rovers 16 7 9 0 217 210 +7 0.438
4 Falhall Heroes 16 6 9 1 204 287 −83 0.406

COLONIAL DIVISION Pld W L D PF PA PD Win %
1 Vikrant Elephants [x] 16 10 6 0 210 151 +59 0.625
2 Port Thimpodopoulos Constructors 16 8 6 2 229 272 −43 0.562
3 Marble Arch Freedom Fighters 16 6 10 0 266 271 −5 0.375
4 Albarecete Albinos 16 6 10 0 234 335 −101 0.375

*[x] = division champion
*[y] = best division second-place teams

And here are the results of the 2026-27 FNLAF playoffs.
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Pridnestrovian Gridiron Super League Season 4

Postby Trans-Dniesters » Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:19 pm

Hello, friends, comrades, and fellow fans in gridiron. Denis Fyodorovich here with a very abbreviated review of the fourth season of the Pridnestrovian Gridiron Super League. I bring big news to all of you fellow fans of the PGSL: we have expanded yet again! Yes, two more teams have been added to the PGSL, the Dnistrolvovsk Bandits and the Lake Begorod Revolution. And the league has also implemented a new scheduling system. No longer will the PGSL be playing a double round-robin tournament. Starting from PGSL Season 4, the league will play a single round-robin format to more closely align the PGSL with the Fleftic National League of American Football. Also, there is a new Rivalry Week in which teams that have been designated as rivals by the league will play each other in the reverse fixture that was played previously. I know it all sounds complicated but when you see it in action, it will all look so simple. Anyway, without further ado, let us look at the final results of PGSL Season 4.

Pridnestrovian Gridiron Super League Season 4 Regular Season Final Standings
   PGSL                     Pld    W   L    PF   PA   PD
1 Dinamo Bender 14 12 2 255 142 +113 Regular season champions, Qualified for playoffs
2 Yeralenko Torpedoes 14 10 4 291 171 +120 Qualified for playoffs
3 Admiral Novorossiysk 14 10 4 288 185 +103 Qualified for playoffs
4 CSKA Tiraspol 14 9 5 288 229 +59 Qualified for playoffs
5 Macaresti Gladiators 14 9 5 206 170 +36 Qualified for playoffs
6 Bratsk Dolphins 14 8 6 224 183 +41 Qualified for playoffs
7 Rheinburg Spartans 14 8 6 219 200 +19 Qualified for playoffs
8 Antakya Hawks 14 7 7 219 302 −83 Qualified for playoffs

9 Novonikolaysk Sharks 14 6 8 215 202 +13
10 Sheriff Tiraspol 14 6 8 165 157 +8
11 Lake Begorod Revolution 14 6 8 192 233 −41
12 Dnistrolvovsk Bandits 14 4 10 118 207 −89
13 Kesselburger Kestrels 14 3 11 157 258 −101
14 Vladikrav Red Death 14 0 14 67 265 −198

And these are the PGSL Season 4 Playoffs seedings.
(1) Dinamo Bender vs. (8) Antakya Hawks

(4) CSKA Tiraspol vs. (5) Macaresti Gladiators

(3) Admiral Novorossiysk vs. (6) Bratsk Dolphins

(2) Yeralenko Torpedoes vs. (7) Rheinburg Spartans

PGSL Season 4 Quarterfinals
(1) Dinamo Bender vs. (8) Antakya Hawks

Dinamo Bender 9–15 Antakya Hawks

(4) CSKA Tiraspol vs. (5) Macaresti Gladiators

CSKA Tiraspol 20–3 Macaresti Gladiators

(3) Admiral Novorossiysk vs. (6) Bratsk Dolphins

Admiral Novorossiysk 27–14 Bratsk Dolphins

(2) Yeralenko Torpedoes vs. (7) Rheinburg Spartans

Yeralenko Torpedoes 6–14 Rheinburg Spartans

PGSL Season 4 semifinals matches
(4) CSKA Tiraspol vs. (8) Antakya Hawks

(3) Admiral Novorossiysk vs. (7) Rheinburg Spartans

PGSL Season 4 Semifinals
(4) CSKA Tiraspol vs. (8) Antakya Hawks

CSKA Tiraspol 25–14 Antakya Hawks

(3) Admiral Novorossiysk vs. (7) Rheinburg Spartans

Admiral Novorossiysk 52–10 Rheinburg Spartans

Pridnestrovian Bowl IV
@ Stadion mira, Bratsk, Transnistrian Socialist State

Admiral Novorossiysk 27–23 CSKA Tiraspol

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2028-29 FBA Regular Season

Postby Abanhfleft » Mon May 13, 2019 12:32 am

After many years, the Fleftic Basketball Association has finally been reformed and reorganized to better follow the actual geography of the nation and not rely on the arbitrary division of the Central and National Conferences to ensure the separation of its thirty teams into the appropriate conferences. Contrary to popular belief, the new conferences will not be named the Western and Eastern Conferences; instead, they are actually the Northern and Southern Conferences, so named because of Abanhfleft's geographical orientation as opposed to the country's positions on maps published within the country which shows Abanhfleft on its side with north facing west. The reorganization sees a number of division rivalries broken up, but everyone knows that this reorganization will be for the good of all teams involved.

Along with the reorganization of the FBA comes a shake-up of the FBA playoffs system. No longer will the playoff seeds be given to teams on the basis of their positions in their respective divisions; starting from this season, playoff seeds will be determined by a team's standings within their conference. Division standings will now only be taken into account when determining a team's schedule for the next season. And now, without further ado, here are the final standings of the 2028-29 FBA regular season.

NORTHERN CONFERENCE              Pld     W    L     PF    PA    PD    Win %
1 Dorfdifving Steel [x] 82 64 18 6676 5689 +987 0.780
2 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto [x] 82 62 20 6577 5741 +836 0.756
3 Mykorrigan MonStars [x] 82 60 22 6429 5908 +521 0.732
4 Effelenendro Piranhas 82 59 23 6620 5938 +682 0.720
5 Zimp Kings 82 48 34 6213 5951 +262 0.585
6 Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers 82 40 42 6176 6355 −179 0.488
7 Pilken Mammoths 82 39 43 6210 6174 +36 0.476
8 Sfax Scream [y] 82 34 48 6141 6315 −174 0.415

9 Markovsky Red Army 82 34 48 6051 6474 −423 0.415
10 Selid Stars 82 31 51 5922 6532 −610 0.378
11 Malhall Raiders 82 30 52 5920 6302 −382 0.366
12 Affeddall Beasts 82 28 54 6026 6450 −424 0.341
13 Albarecete Albinos 82 25 57 5879 6472 −593 0.305
14 Braganopolis Braves 82 24 58 5861 6435 −574 0.293
15 Besanza Belugas 82 19 63 5801 6527 −726 0.232

*[x] = division champion
*[y] = Sfax ahead of Markovsky on H2H results

SOUTHERN CONFERENCE              Pld     W    L     PF    PA    PD    Win %
1 Uranium City Nukes [x] 82 66 16 6774 5706 +1068 0.805
2 Mereilles Port Boys 82 63 19 6755 5754 +1001 0.768
3 San Seriffe Black Panthers [x] 82 60 22 6630 5968 +662 0.732
4 Tentenaraya Thunder 82 60 22 6517 5875 +642 0.732
5 Bendy Benny Wildcats [x] 82 56 26 6385 5992 +393 0.683
6 Lotharstadt Grenadiers 82 43 39 6235 6311 −76 0.524
7 Wanda Island Wizards 82 42 40 6258 6064 +194 0.512
8 Riuwiee Presidents [y] 82 37 45 6174 6398 −224 0.451

9 Garufaloe Rattlesnakes 82 37 45 6234 6257 −23 0.451
10 Jasvirabad Jazz 82 36 46 5998 6262 −264 0.439
11 Wappinger Steam 82 32 50 5964 6449 −485 0.390
12 Porcusces Giants 82 27 55 5985 6472 −487 0.329
13 Malabon Black Ops 82 27 55 5878 6412 −534 0.329
14 Vikrant Conquerors 82 24 58 6013 6564 −551 0.293
15 Releinthi Chiefs 82 23 59 5870 6425 −555 0.280

*[x] = division champion
*[y] = Riuwiee ahead of Garufaloe on H2H results

And here is the format of the 2028-29 FBA playoffs.
Northern Conference match-ups
(1) Dorfdifving Steel vs. (8) Sfax Scream

(4) Effelenendro Piranhas vs. (5) Zimp Kings

(3) Mykorrigan MonStars vs. (6) Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers

(2) Real Haritzaga Baloncesto vs. (7) Pilken Mammoths

Southern Conference match-ups
(1) Uranium City Nukes vs. (8) Riuwiee Presidents

(4) Tentenaraya Thunder vs. (5) Bendy Benny Wildcats

(3) San Seriffe Black Panthers vs. (6) Lotharstadt Grenadiers

(2) Mereilles Port Boys vs. (7) Wanda Island Wizards
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2028-29 FBA Playoffs

Postby Abanhfleft » Wed May 15, 2019 6:34 am

NORTHERN CONFERENCE
(1) Dorfdifving Steel vs. (8) Sfax Scream

Dorfdifving Steel 89–64 Sfax Scream
Dorfdifving Steel 65–60 Sfax Scream
Sfax Scream 57–96 Dorfdifving Steel
Sfax Scream 76–105 Dorfdifving Steel

Dorfdifving Steel
wins the series 4-0

(4) Effelenendro Piranhas vs. (5) Zimp Kings

Effelenendro Piranhas 82–84 Zimp Kings
Effelenendro Piranhas 69–73 Zimp Kings
Zimp Kings 74–80 Effelenendro Piranhas
Zimp Kings 63–75 Effelenendro Piranhas
Effelenendro Piranhas 77–93 Zimp Kings
Zimp Kings 77
–74 Effelenendro Piranhas

Zimp Kings wins the series 4-2

(3) Mykorrigan MonStars vs. (6) Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers

Mykorrigan MonStars 76–77 Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers
Mykorrigan MonStars 73
–63 Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers
Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers 77–67 Mykorrigan MonStars
Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers 71–78 Mykorrigan MonStars
Mykorrigan MonStars 68
–62 Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers
Bytuch Wyk SaberTigers 79–98 Mykorrigan MonStars

Mykorrigan MonStars
wins the series 4-2

(2) Real Haritzaga Baloncesto vs. (7) Pilken Mammoths

Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 83–67 Pilken Mammoths
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 94–75 Pilken Mammoths
Pilken Mammoths 57–72 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
Pilken Mammoths 72–102 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto

Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
wins the series 4-0
SOUTHERN CONFERENCE
(1) Uranium City Nukes vs. (8) Riuwiee Presidents

Uranium City Nukes 79–75 Riuwiee Presidents
Uranium City Nukes 102–77 Riuwiee Presidents
Riuwiee Presidents 95–96 Uranium City Nukes
Riuwiee Presidents 67–86 Uranium City Nukes

Uranium City Nukes
wins the series 4-0

(4) Tentenaraya Thunder vs. (5) Bendy Benny Wildcats

Tentenaraya Thunder 68–66 Bendy Benny Wildcats
Tentenaraya Thunder 63–89 Bendy Benny Wildcats
Bendy Benny Wildcats 67–72 Tentenaraya Thunder
Bendy Benny Wildcats 71–75 Tentenaraya Thunder
Tentenaraya Thunder 102
–65 Bendy Benny Wildcats

Tentenaraya Thunder wins the series 4-1

(3) San Seriffe Black Panthers vs. (6) Lotharstadt Grenadiers

San Seriffe Black Panthers 76–85 Lotharstadt Grenadiers
San Seriffe Black Panthers 77–81 Lotharstadt Grenadiers
Lotharstadt Grenadiers 59–98 San Seriffe Black Panthers
Lotharstadt Grenadiers 67–83 San Seriffe Black Panthers
San Seriffe Black Panthers 69–72 Lotharstadt Grenadiers
Lotharstadt Grenadiers 61–83 San Seriffe Black Panthers
San Seriffe Black Panthers 83
–67 Lotharstadt Grenadiers

San Seriffe Black Panthers wins the series 4-3

(2) Mereilles Port Boys vs. (7) Wanda Island Wizards

Mereilles Port Boys 69–79 Wanda Island Wizards
Mereilles Port Boys 60–74 Wanda Island Wizards
Wanda Island Wizards 57–96 Mereilles Port Boys
Wanda Island Wizards 65
–60 Mereilles Port Boys
Mereilles Port Boys 72–73 Wanda Island Wizards

Wanda Island Wizards
wins the series 4-1

There are a lot of things that can be talked about in just this first round of the FBA playoffs. First of all, since this is the very first FBA playoffs in history that will determine its contestants by their positions in the conference and not by divisions, it was going to be inevitable that tiebreakers beyond win percentage and actual wins would have to be used, and that turned out to be the case for the Sfax Scream, the Markovsky Red Army, the Riuwiee Presidents, and the Garufaloe Rattlesnakes. Both the Scream and the Presidents advanced to the playoffs by virtue of their superior head-to-head records against the Red Army and the Rattlesnakes respectively to take the eighth seed in the Northern and Southern Conferences respectively, but judging by their performances in the first round, perhaps neither Sfax nor Riuwiee really should have bothered. The Sfax Scream were swept by the Dorfdifving Steel, and the defending FBA champions the Uranium City Nukes also eliminated the Riuwiee Presidents in four straight games. But how about the Mereilles Port Boys getting eliminated 4 games to 1 by the Wanda Island Wizards? Everyone surely must have tipped Hayden Dorola's side as the favorites in this particular match-up, but the Wizards apparently had other ideas. Could the Wizards be on their way to their second FBA title? Why not? If they believe they've got a shot then by God do they have a shot.

Here are the match-ups for the conference semifinals.
Northern Conference semifinals
(1) Dorfdifving Steel vs. (5) Zimp Kings

(3) Mykorrigan MonStars vs. (2) Real Haritzaga Baloncesto*

Southern Conference semifinals
(1) Uranium City Nukes vs. (4) Tentenaraya Thunder

(3) San Seriffe Black Panthers vs. (7) Wanda Island Wizards

*Haritzaga as the higher seed will hold home-court advantage over Mykorrigan for the duration of their series

2028-29 FBA Conference Semifinals
NORTHERN CONFERENCE
(1) Dorfdifving Steel vs. (5) Zimp Kings

Dorfdifving Steel 87–75 Zimp Kings
Dorfdifving Steel 74–96 Zimp Kings
Zimp Kings 60–95 Dorfdifving Steel
Zimp Kings 63–72 Dorfdifving Steel
Dorfdifving Steel 74–84 Zimp Kings
Zimp Kings 60–83 Dorfdifving Steel

Dorfdifving Steel
wins the series 4-2

(3) Mykorrigan MonStars vs. (2) Real Haritzaga Baloncesto*
*Haritzaga as the higher seed holds home-court advantage over Mykorrigan for the duration of their playoff series

Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 91–76 Mykorrigan MonStars
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 59–68 Mykorrigan MonStars
Mykorrigan MonStars 75–83 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
Mykorrigan MonStars 59–86 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 62–70 Mykorrigan MonStars
Mykorrigan MonStars 74–88 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto

Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
wins the series 4-2
SOUTHERN CONFERENCE
(1) Uranium City Nukes vs. (4) Tentenaraya Thunder

Uranium City Nukes 91–57 Tentenaraya Thunder
Uranium City Nukes 78–67 Tentenaraya Thunder
Tentenaraya Thunder 61–80 Uranium City Nukes
Tentenaraya Thunder 72–90 Uranium City Nukes

Uranium City Nukes
wins the series 4-0

(3) San Seriffe Black Panthers vs. (7) Wanda Island Wizards

San Seriffe Black Panthers 75–69 Wanda Island Wizards
San Seriffe Black Panthers 76–63 Wanda Island Wizards
Wanda Island Wizards 75–63 San Seriffe Black Panthers
Wanda Island Wizards 75–55 San Seriffe Black Panthers
San Seriffe Black Panthers 89–80 Wanda Island Wizards
Wanda Island Wizards 81–77 San Seriffe Black Panthers
San Seriffe Black Panthers 98–74 Wanda Island Wizards

San Seriffe Black Panthers wins the series 4-3

But perhaps the news of the resurgence of the Wizards have been greatly exaggerated. But is it really exaggerated if the Wizards of Wanda Island were able to push the Black Panthers of San Seriffe all the way to Game 7 before finally succumbing? Perhaps, or perhaps not. But what is never in doubt is Uranium City's continuing dominance of the Southern Conference. It may be under a new name but the Nukes are still apparently in control of the destiny of the Southern Conference. Now if there was only one team that could stop them in their tracks...

But which one will it be though? Haritzaga or Dorfdifving? Both have an equal chance of stopping Uranium City, and both teams also have an equal chance of getting stomped on by the Nukes. The bookies have handed the slight advantage to Los Jugadores, but just because the bookies say so doesn't mean that their word has to be taken at face value. Dorfdifving could very well pull off a surprise Conference Finals victory, and who knows? Maybe the Steel will finally win their first FBA Championship since the 80s.

Here are the match-ups for the FBA Conference Finals.
Northern Conference Finals
(1) Dorfdifving Steel vs. (2) Real Haritzaga Baloncesto

Southern Conference Finals
(1) Uranium City Nukes vs. (3) San Seriffe Black Panthers

2028-29 FBA Conference Finals
NORTHERN CONFERENCE FINALS
(1) Dorfdifving Steel vs. Real Haritzaga Baloncesto

Dorfdifving Steel 78–82 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
Dorfdifving Steel 75
–67 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 85–63 Dorfdifving Steel
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 93–67 Dorfdifving Steel
Dorfdifving Steel 65–80 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto

Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
wins the series 4-1
SOUTHERN CONFERENCE FINALS
(1) Uranium City Nukes vs. (3) San Seriffe Black Panthers

Uranium City Nukes 66–61 San Seriffe Black Panthers
Uranium City Nukes 66–66 San Seriffe Black Panthers (76–75 OT)
San Seriffe Black Panthers 75
–68 Uranium City Nukes
San Seriffe Black Panthers 77–74 Uranium City Nukes
Uranium City Nukes 94–75 San Seriffe Black Panthers
San Seriffe Black Panthers 77–86 Uranium City Nukes

Uranium City Nukes
wins the series 4-2

If there is anyone out there hoping that the 2029 FBA Finals will be between the Dorfdifving Steel and the San Seriffe Black Panthers then please stop reading from this point. It's not going to be good if you continue. If you don't particularly care about who goes on to the Finals or not then continue on. In all honesty though, this was perhaps Dorfdifving's biggest chance of moving on to their first ever FBA Finals since 1996. Last year it was the Uranium City Nukes which were standing in their path. Now it was the other finalists from last year, Real Haritzaga Baloncesto, which are on Dorfdifving's way to the Finals. And much like what happened last year, Dorfdifving were unable to clear the hurdle that is the Conference Finals. It doesn't matter whether they're in the Central Conference or the Northern Conference; Dorfdifving have failed to advance all the same. In all fairness though, barring that little hiccup in Game 2, Haritzaga never really looked in danger of being eliminated at this stage. Toni Cagromizuetakoechea and company will have another shot at redemption and bringing the title to Haritzaga after two consecutive years of heartbreak.

Things were definitely much more exciting in the first ever Southern Conference Finals, however. Despite being the favorites in this round, the Uranium City Nukes were made to fight hard in securing a place in the FBA Finals by the San Seriffe Black Panthers, who themselves haven't been anywhere near the Finals since the early 2000s. The Black Panthers have definitely been biding their time and patiently waited for the moment when they would return to the most exalted of stage of all basketball in Abanhfleft, but in the end, they will have to wait for at least one more season. The Uranium City Nukes are, at the moment, inevitable, just like that villain in that old superhero movie from almost a decade ago. And it looks like nothing will be able to stop them from perhaps achieving their first ever back-to-back championships in their history.
2028-29 FBA Finals
Once again, Uranium City and Haritzaga meet on the parquet floor for another shot at the Agapito Benzon Trophy. Haritzaga were humiliatingly swept by Uranium City in last season's finals, and everyone in Uranium City were overjoyed by that. Haritzaga will of course be hoping that the reverse will happen this time around or, barring that, that they will at least escape the FBA Finals with their dignity intact. But will they? There's only one way to find out.

Uranium City Nukes 91–83 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
Uranium City Nukes 78–84 Real Haritzaga Baloncesto
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 69–94 Uranium City Nukes
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 64–93 Uranium City Nukes
Real Haritzaga Baloncesto 76–90 Uranium City Nukes

Uranium City Nukes
wins the 2029 FBA Finals 4-1

As the meme goes, Haritzaga didn't. At least they improved on their record from last season. Los Jugadores were able to win one game in their finals series against Uranium City, Still, that's now the third consecutive FBA Finals that Haritzaga has lost, and unless they do something about it, this is also probably going to be the last time that they'll have a reasonable chance of winning it. Their star players, but especially Toni Cagromizuetakoechea, are not getting any younger, and there are always new teams looking to overthrow the old kings and establish themselves as the new forces of Fleftic basketball. But for Uranium City, this is the first time that they've ever won consecutive FBA Championships, and they will all be busy celebrating the return of the Agapito Benzon Trophy to their little town in Fleftic Antarctica after another successful season.

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2028-29 PBSL Regular Season

Postby Trans-Dniesters » Thu May 16, 2019 1:47 am

2028-29 Pridnestrovian Basketball Super League Regular Season Final Standings
   PBSL                                  Pld    W   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts
1 BC Dinamo Bender 34 28 6 2823 2402 +421 84 Regular season champions, Playoffs
2 Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters 34 26 8 2641 2365 +276 78 Qualified for PBSL Playoffs
3 Bratsk Buccaneers 34 26 8 2640 2389 +251 78 Qualified for PBSL Playoffs
4 BC Admiral Novorossiysk 34 25 9 2730 2349 +381 75 Qualified for PBSL Playoffs
5 BC Sheriff Tiraspol 34 24 10 2659 2507 +152 72 Qualified for PBSL Playoffs
6 BC CSKA Tiraspol 34 23 11 2750 2414 +336 69 Qualified for PBSL Playoffs
7 Dnistrolvovsk Loggers 34 21 13 2559 2538 +21 63 Qualified for PBSL Playoffs
8 Vladikarpaty Mountaineers 34 17 17 2609 2499 +110 51 Qualified for PBSL Playoffs

9 BK Tukums 34 15 19 2542 2607 −65 45
10 Strigoni Macaresti 34 15 19 2463 2547 −84 45
11 Incirlik Bombers 34 13 21 2395 2598 −203 39
12 Vladikrav Chiefs 34 13 21 2461 2744 −283 39
13 Barrikada Renechev 34 12 22 2464 2662 −198 36
14 Kesselburger Cagers 34 12 22 2487 2693 −206 36
15 BC Unterspielsdorf 34 11 23 2523 2640 −117 33
16 BC Komsomolskaya Tiraspol 34 10 24 2536 2716 −180 30
17 Avankum Basketbol 34 9 25 2422 2676 −254 27 Relegated to Basketball Second Division
18 Novonikolaysk Bluefins 34 6 28 2371 2729 −358 18 Relegated to Basketball Second Division


Eintracht Pfalz Basketball and Nord-Vest Representative Team are promoted from the Basketball Second Division into the PBSL.

Interesting, very interesting. For the first time since 2023, the defending PBSL Champions have managed to win the regular season championship of the following season. BC Dinamo Bender, winners of the 2028 PBSL Championship, have managed to win the 2028-29 PBSL regular season title as well. This bodes well for the future of Dinamo. This means that they now have the best chance of retaining their championship. But also remember that there a number of teams who are seeking to dethrone Dinamo from their lofty position, like the perennial bridesmaids of the PBSL Finals the Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters. And don't forget about the other mainstays of the PBSL like BC CSKA Tiraspol, BC Admiral Novorossiysk, and the Bratsk Buccaneers.

Down at the bottom of the table, however, the tale becomes just that little bit more depressing. Once again both teams promoted from the Basketball Second Division have failed to stay in the top flight for longer than this particular season. Surprisingly though, Avankum Basketbol, the team from the Hatay Socialist State participating in their first ever season in the PBSL, have made a decent enough accounting of themselves, winning nine out of 34 possible games and generally being a more decent side than the Novonikolaysk Bluefins, who have been in and out of the PBSL and which performances in the league have varied as such. Really, this season Avankum have actually looked more at home in the PBSL than Novonikolaysk or even some of the other more established sides like Incirlik, Unterspielsdorf, and even former champions Kesselburger Cagers. No one knows how or why the Cagers ended up this far down the table; one can only assume that CSKA, Dinamo, and Sheriff raiding their three-peat-winning team didn't do them any favors. Will they be able to bounce back or will Kesselburg be relegated to mid-table mediocrity like many other of their fellow teams?

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Postby Trans-Dniesters » Sat May 18, 2019 8:29 am

2028-29 PBSL Quarterfinals
(1) BC Dinamo Bender vs. (8) Vladikarpaty Mountaineers

BC Dinamo Bender 85–70 Vladikarpaty Mountaineers
Vladikarpaty Mountaineers 92–86 BC Dinamo Bender
BC Dinamo Bender 69–76 Vladikarpaty Mountaineers
Vladikarpaty Mountaineers 79–95 BC Dinamo Bender
BC Dinamo Bender 62–90 Vladikarpaty Mountaineers

Vladikarpaty Mountaineers
wins the series 3-2

(4) BC Admiral Novorossiysk vs. (5) BC Sheriff Tiraspol

BC Admiral Novorossiysk 83–75 BC Sheriff Tiraspol
BC Sheriff Tiraspol 77–54 BC Admiral Novorossiysk
BC Admiral Novorossiysk 76–74 BC Sheriff Tiraspol
BC Sheriff Tiraspol 57–74 BC Admiral Novorossiysk

BC Admiral Novorossiysk
wins the series 3-1

(3) Bratsk Buccaneers vs. (6) BC CSKA Tiraspol

Bratsk Buccaneers 79–83 BC CSKA Tiraspol
BC CSKA Tiraspol 84
–74 Bratsk Buccaneers
Bratsk Buccaneers 62–95 BC CSKA Tiraspol

BC CSKA Tiraspol
wins the series 3-0

(2) Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters vs. (7) Dnistrolvovsk Loggers

Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters 81–70 Dnistrolvovsk Loggers
Dnistrolvovsk Loggers 61–77 Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters
Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters 71–78 Dnistrolvovsk Loggers
Dnistrolvovsk Loggers 73
–72 Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters
Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters 81–68 Dnistrolvovsk Loggers

Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters wins the series 3-2

What is that sound? Can you hear it? That is the sound of CSKA fans laughing at their Dinamo counterparts after the latter's team was unceremoniously dumped out of the PBSL Playoffs by the eighth seed Vladikarpaty Mountaineers. In five games, the Mountaineers have put an end to Dinamo's hopes of being the first team in the PBSL to win consecutive championships since the Kesselburger Cagers did it from 2025 to 2027. And if you're wondering why CSKA fans are cackling so hard at Dinamo's downfall, that's because CSKA have not only managed to secure passage to the PBSL Semifinals, they also did it by sweeping their opposition the Bratsk Buccaneers, champions of the 2021 PBSL Finals. And their other rivals Admiral Novorossiysk have also done CSKA a favor by dumping out CSKA's city rivals Sheriff Tiraspol. Meanwhile, the Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters are still on their quest to win that elusive first ever PBSL title. Dnistrolvovsk gave them a good challenge, but in the end the Harbormasters still triumphed and overcame their opposition. Will this finally be Prid-Gavan's year? Or will another team win the biggest prize in Pridnestrovian basketball?

2028-29 PBSL Semifinals
(4) BC Admiral Novorossiysk vs. (8) Vladikarpaty Mountaineers

BC Admiral Novorossiysk 78–71 Vladikarpaty Mountaineers
Vladikarpaty Mountaineers 84–94 BC Admiral Novorossiysk
BC Admiral Novorossiysk 74
–71 Vladikarpaty Mountaineers

BC Admiral Novorossiysk wins the series 3-0

(2) Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters vs. (6) BC CSKA Tiraspol

Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters 83–92 BC CSKA Tiraspol
BC CSKA Tiraspol 73
–60 Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters
Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Harbormasters 57–94 BC CSKA Tiraspol

BC CSKA Tiraspol
wins the series 3-0

Unfortunately for the Harbormasters though, this is where their journey ends. They've been a pretty strong team in the past few seasons but on this occasion however, CSKA Tiraspol have proven too tough for them to handle. In the other semifinals series, Admiral Novorossiysk also showed themselves to be prime contenders for the title after sweeping the darlings of the tournament, the Vladikarpaty Mountaineers. The Mountaineers will surely wish that they could have gone further than this, but at least they will have the undying admiration and thanks of CSKA fans for bringing the ultimate humiliation upon Dinamo Bender. But can CSKA ride this tide of good fortune to the PBSL title or will Admiral beat them to it?
2028-29 PBSL Finals
(4) BC Admiral Novorossiysk vs. (6) BC CSKA Tiraspol

BC Admiral Novorossiysk 74–72 BC CSKA Tiraspol
BC CSKA Tiraspol 64–76 BC Admiral Novorossiysk
BC Admiral Novorossiysk
65–65 BC CSKA Tiraspol (82–73 OT)

BC Admiral Novorossiysk
wins the 2029 PBSL Championship 3-0

Can you hear that? That is the sound of CSKA fans falling silent and Admiral fans cackling in delight at their triumph over their Army rivals. CSKA and other fans may have had the time of their lives reveling in the misery of Admiral fans in recent years, specifically the Admiral football team's shock relegation from the Pridnestrovian Super League back in 2022 and also the football team's surprising loss against second-tier Vorpommern Nyqvist in the Pridnestrovian Cup in 2027, but in 2029 the Admiral fans will have their chance to dish it out against all of their rival fans because in this year 2029, Admiral Novorossiysk are the basketball champions of Pridnestrovia.

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Congratulations to BC Admiral Novorossiysk, your 2029 Pridnestrovian Basketball Super League champions!
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2029 Rugby Coalition

Postby APOC Coalition » Sun May 19, 2019 7:48 am

2029 Rugby Coalition Regular Season Final Standings
   Rugby Coalition                      Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts   TB   LB  Ttl
1 San Seriffe Bad Hombres 30 18 3 9 385 295 +90 78 1 7 86 Minor premiers, Qualified for playoffs
2 Haranguer Death Worms 30 18 3 9 389 307 +82 78 1 6 85 Qualified for playoffs
3 Oshkosh Dnistrosh 30 18 0 12 462 366 +96 72 3 7 82 Qualified for playoffs
4 Red Deg Red Bulls 30 18 0 12 313 269 +44 72 1 8 81 Qualified for playoffs
5 Wa Deg Carabiners 30 17 2 11 417 384 +33 72 1 2 75 Qualified for playoffs
6 Zheleznogorsk Atomsplitters 30 14 2 14 356 308 +48 60 1 10 71 Qualified for playoffs
7 Kesselburger Packers 30 15 1 14 316 292 +24 62 0 9 71 Qualified for playoffs
8 Sasmuan Supermen 30 14 3 13 272 280 −8 62 0 8 70 Qualified for playoffs

9 Ken Deg Rooks 30 15 1 14 418 377 +41 62 1 6 69
10 Bytuch Feld Dinosaurs 30 14 2 14 353 326 +27 60 1 7 68
11 Tikrit Oilers 30 13 1 16 431 447 −16 54 2 10 66
12 Bierburg Sentinels 30 12 2 16 350 459 −109 52 2 8 62
13 Jasvirabad Titans 30 12 2 16 301 372 −71 52 1 8 61
14 Nineveh Whales 30 11 0 19 453 493 −40 44 3 11 58
15 Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Strike Force 30 11 0 19 490 598 −108 44 0 9 53 Relegated to Division 2
16 Albatross Bed Deg 30 9 0 21 385 518 −133 36 2 12 50 Wooden spoon, Relegated to Division 2

AS you can see, once again the Rugby Coalition has been tinkered with by the powers that be. Where once there was only one relegation spot down to Division 2, now there are, well, two. The Pridnestrovskaya Gavan Strike Force, the first ever champions of the Rugby Coalition Division 2, have made a good accounting for themselves in the top flight of the Coalition but in the end everyone else was much better than them. Everyone except Albatross Bed Deg, that is. Albatross have won a fair few wooden spoons in their lifetime, but now their current wooden spoon comes with a healthy dose of relegation to Division 2. It's not something the team and their fans will particularly like given the circumstances.

And now on to the top eight. San Seriffe have clinched top spot after one of the more exciting minor premiership races in the history of the Rugby Coalition, with the Haranguer Death Worms missing out on the regular season title by virtue of a single bonus point. Defending premiers Oshkosh Dnistrosh round out the top three places, and had they only managed to win one more game, they would have taken top spot away from San Seriffe on points difference. Arguably the surprises of the season are the Zheleznogorsk Atomsplitters, who gave themselves a boost up the table with their healthy pool of bonus points, and the Sasmuan Supermen, who have qualified (albeit barely) for their first ever Rugby Coalition playoffs. This should shape up into being a very interesting finals series.

2029 Rugby Coalition Division 2 Final Standings
  Division 2             Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts   TB   LB  Ttl
1 Rivymiyitevko Victory 28 17 1 10 483 395 +88 70 2 8 80 Champions, Promoted to Rugby Coalition
2 Haritzaga County Ibex 28 16 2 10 483 424 +59 68 4 4 76 Promoted to Rugby Coalition

3 Manitogoro Madness 28 16 1 11 473 369 +104 66 3 5 74
4 Cauayan Pandas 28 16 0 12 428 372 +56 64 3 7 74
5 Moaria Waves 28 14 2 12 436 432 +4 60 0 7 67
6 Ab Deg Roosters 28 11 0 17 408 505 −97 44 1 9 54
7 Gibeon Iron Men 28 9 1 18 420 469 −49 38 2 13 53
8 Dan Deg Wolfpack 28 9 1 18 407 572 −165 38 1 6 45

There will not be an immediate return to the Rugby Coalition this season for the Manitogoro Madness. They have lost out on the second promotion place to the Haritzaga County Ibex by virtue of a single draw. That draw may grow to become one of Manitogoro's biggest regrets if they end up becoming long-time residents of Division 2. The Ibex, after finishing second for the second straight time, will finally go up to the Rugby Coalition alongside Pridnestrovia's Rivymiyitevko Victory, meaning all of the non-Pridnestrovian commentators will have their mouths full once again with another difficult-to-pronounce Pridnestrovian name.
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Elimination Finals
(5) Wa Deg Carabiners 3–14 Sasmuan Supermen (8)
(6) Zheleznogorsk Atomsplitters 3–10 Kesselburger Packers (7)

The Sasmuan Supermen continue to surprise the Rugby Coalition. In their first ever finals series, playing as the absolute bottom seed, the Supermen have managed to not only win their elimination final, but they've also knocked out a semi-regular playoff contender in the Wa Deg Carabiners while doing so. Tries from Gamal Morceli and Yedidah Bashevis, coupled with Sasmuan holding Wa Deg to only a single penalty, saw to it that the team from the Mayin Islands of the Sultanate of Oontaz will make their way to a semifinal. Meanwhile, last season's grand finalists the Zheleznogorsk Atomsplitters saw their attempts at returning to the biggest stage in Coalition rugby union stop short at their own home in front of their own fans. The Kesselburger Packers squeezed their way through to the other semifinal courtesy of a converted try from Bert Christmann, while Zheleznogorsk's only score came late in the second half from Vyacheslav Khloponin. The Atomsplitters will now have an extended period in which to think about how they managed the near impossible last season and how to replicate it for the next.

Qualifying Finals
(1) San Seriffe Bad Hombres (a.e.t.) 8–3 Red Deg Red Bulls (4)
(2) Haranguer Death Worms 20–10 Oshkosh Dnistrosh (3)

For the first time since the establishment of the Rugby Coalition playoffs, a playoff game has gone into extra time; specifically the game between the San Seriffe Bad Hombres and the Red Deg Red Bulls. San Seriffe, as the current minor premiers of the Rugby Coalition, were expected to at least to score much more than three points against the Red Bulls in eighty minutes, and Red Deg were also expected to score at least more than three points against the Bad Hombres, also in eighty minutes. But that is not what happened. Instead, after an initial flurry of chances in the first ten minutes of the first half where both teams scored from penalties, the game settled down and turned seemingly into a war of attrition where both parties were content with probing the other's defenses and not really daring to go on the attack unless there was a true clear-cut chance to score. And said clear-cut chance didn't appear until the second half of extra time, when Jacan Horovitz broke through Red Deg's lines and rushing for the in-goal area. Adam Watts missed the conversion, but it turned out to be no matter for the Bad Hombres, as the try itself was enough to see their straight through to the preliminary final while Red Deg will have to fight it out with the Sasmuan Supermen in the semifinal if the Red Bulls want to make it to the preliminary final as well.

It's a different story between the Haranguer Death Worms and Oshkosh Dnistrosh, the defending premiers. Perhaps it's the fact that the people have all gotten used to Dnistrosh cruising their way to title after title that the news that Dnistrosh have been defeated (by the Death Worms no less, who have a less-than-stellar record against Oshkosh) has come as a real surprise indeed. It is often said that rugby is a game where sometimes the team that played better doesn't win, but not this time. This time Haranguer were clearly the better side, and Dnistrosh simply had no response to them.

Semifinals
(4) Red Deg Red Bulls 0–10 Sasmuan Supermen (8)
(3) Oshkosh Dnistrosh 21–14 Kesselburger Packers (7)

They are the gift that just keeps on giving. The Sasmuan Supermen are making a truly remarkable display of themselves even as they are playing in only their first ever Rugby Coalition playoffs. The mere fact that they've survived their elimination final against Wa Deg is amazing enough. But now they have also defeated the Red Deg Red Bulls, themselves the Rugby Coalition premiers back in 2025 and 2027, thanks to tries from Nizaam el-Radi and Jhonmark Talavera. Meanwhile, over in Dnistrosh, Oshkosh have survived the challenge of the Kesselburger Packers. The Packers went toe to toe with the home side, literally scoring tit-for-tat tries before Oleksei Mamenchikov finally broke the deadlock in the 70th minute and punch Dnistrosh's ticket to the preliminary finals, where their old enemy San Seriffe awaits them.

Preliminary Finals
(1) San Seriffe Bad Hombres 6–3 Oshkosh Dnistrosh (3)
(2) Haranguer Death Worms 10–12 Sasmuan Supermen (8)

The Supermen of Sasmuan are well and truly something special. Their first ever Rugby Coalition playoffs and they've already gone all the way to the Grand Final. The Supermen have also shown that a team doesn't always need tries to get a win. Why, playing away against the Haranguer Death Worms, Sasmuan dared to score four penalties and win their preliminary final that way. Ibrahim al-Moghaddam must surely be earning his keep after scoring all four penalties. And the same can be said for Fernando de Gallegos after he scored the winning drop goal for San Seriffe against their old premiership rivals Oshkosh Dnistrosh. The San Seriffe-Dnistrosh match also proved that a rivalry game doesn't need tries to be intense and crazy all at the same time. But here is the crazy thing: both teams coming to play in the 2029 Rugby Coalition Grand Final are first-time participants. Yes, strange as it may sound, this is the first time that San Seriffe will play in a Grand Final. We all know that it's Sasmuan's first time, so isn't it strange to learn that this is also the Bad Hombres' first time in the big game? Slogging it out over thirty games is one thing for the Bad Hombres, but what about a single one-time big-time game to decide the fate of the premiership? Who will be able to handle the pressure? And who will buckle and cave in? A date at the Ons Deg Stadium will find out.

2029 Rugby Coalition Grand Final
October 21, 2029 @ Ons Deg Stadium, Ons Deg, Copper Cuprum

(1) San Seriffe Bad Hombres 0–12 Sasmuan Supermen (8)

It's impossible! But it's happened! The impossible has happened! The Sasmuan Supermen are the 2029 Rugby Coalition premiers! And they didn't even score any tries to accomplish that, a Rugby Coalition record! This season, and this Grand Final in particular, has been a season of records: the first time a team from Mayin made it to the grand final, the first time that no tries at all were scored in a grand final, the first time a team won the premiership without scoring any tries, and the first time that an eighth-seed has won the premiership. And now the Supermen are the proud holders of not just these records, but also the Rugby Coalition premiership itself. It's a very distinct honor for such a team to hold, and with the premiership comes a slot in the Rugby Coalition's entries into the Rugby Union Champions' Trophy. Oshkosh Dnistrosh won the RUCT upon the APOC Coalition's first entry into the competition but after that APOC's performances have been lackluster, to say the least. Will Sasmuan be able to regain the Coalition's old glory in international club rugby union or will they stumble and fall like all of the others that have come before them? There's only one way to find out, of course, but before all that happens, let Sasmuan enjoy their first ever Rugby Coalition premiership.

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2028-29 Fleftic Rugby Premiership

Postby Abanhfleft » Mon May 20, 2019 2:24 am

Four years ago, with the continuing rise in popularity of the newly established Rugby Coalition among Fleftic viewers and fans and the decline of of viewership ratings and attendances, the old Fleftic Rugby Union Super League made the tough decision to start over and rebrand and even renew itself. Thus the Fleftic Rugby Premiership was born. It was still the same twelve teams that participated in the FRUSL in the 2023-24 season (minus the relegated team, of course) and the only thing that had changed was the name of the league, but still, the rebranding worked wonders. People flocked back to the original rugby union league in Abanhfleft, and they didn't have to sacrifice their newfound fandoms in the Rugby Coalition to reconnect with their old favorite clubs. No matter that the winners of the new Rugby Premiership have been the same two teams for the past five years (the Almohads of Releinthi and the Jokers of Effelenendro); the people wanted to see good rugby and the Premiership finally delivered it.

These are the twelve teams that comprise the 2028-29 Fleftic Rugby Premiership.
  • Almohads (based in Releinthi)
  • Jokers (based in Effelenendro)
  • Olistan Oxen (based in Olistan)
  • Pirates (based in Riuwiee)
  • Hercules Rugby (based in Bendy Benny)
  • Pilken Aces (based in Pilken, Dav Province)
  • Bull Sharks (based in Porcusces, Ceneisis Province)
  • Admirals (based in Reyes, Dorfdifving Province)
  • Notoshk Red Wings (based in Notoshk, Mezaladbyi Province)
  • Makélé-Mbappé (based in Calfragilis)
  • Upper Caisse Rugby (based in Verdana, San Seriffe Province)
  • Wingfoots (based in Wanda Island)
Wingfoots, as champions of the 2027-28 Fleftic Rugby Union Championship, replaced the Manilaonilao Hornets in the Rugby Premiership. The Hornets were relegated to the FRU Championship for the 2028-29 season.

2028-29 Fleftic Rugby Premiership Regular Season Final Standings
   Rugby Premiership     Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   TB   LB   Pts  Ttl
1 Jokers 22 17 1 4 453 253 +200 4 1 70 75 Qualified for playoffs, Bye to semifinals
2 Olistan Oxen 22 14 0 8 401 282 +119 2 5 56 63 Qualified for playoffs, Bye to semifinals

3 Almohads 22 14 0 8 335 240 +95 2 3 56 61 Qualified for playoffs
4 Bull Sharks 22 13 1 8 383 325 +58 3 3 54 60 Qualified for playoffs
5 Pilken Aces 22 12 2 8 350 296 +54 2 4 52 58 Qualified for playoffs
6 Hercules Rugby 22 10 2 10 243 216 +27 1 7 44 52 Qualified for playoffs

7 Makélé-Mbappé 22 11 0 11 230 291 −61 1 4 44 49
8 Pirates 22 9 0 13 385 319 +66 3 8 36 47
9 Admirals 22 10 0 12 305 282 +23 2 5 40 47
10 Upper Caisse Rugby 22 10 0 12 257 357 −100 1 4 40 45
11 Notoshk Red Wings 22 6 0 16 271 431 −160 1 7 24 32
12 Wingfoots 22 3 0 19 127 448 −321 0 5 12 17 Relegated to FRU Championship

Manilaonilao Hornets is promoted from the FRU Championship to the Premiership.

The Wingfoots' stay in the Rugby Premiership did not last very long, did it? And their record speaks for itself: three wins in 22 games, and 17 points overall. This may be one of the worst performances ever in the history of Abanhfleft's top rugby union competition. It's certainly enough to get the Wingfoots relegated with a handful of games to go in the Premiership. The Wingfoots will be replaced by none other than the Manilaonilao Hornets, who took the FRU Championship by storm and strolled to the title and the lone promotion place. At the top of the table, it's no surprise that it's the Jokers who occupy top spot, as that place has been alternated between Jokers and Almohads for the past five seasons along with the premiership itself. But what is surprising is that the Olistan Oxen have managed to sneak into second spot, thus securing themselves a bye to the semifinals, something they haven't had much of since the rebranding to the Rugby Premiership. Jokers and Olistan take the top two spots and the byes to the semifinals, while Almohads, Bull Sharks, Pilken Aces, and Hercules Rugby will fill out the rest of the bracket and duke it out for the remaining two spots for the semis in the qualifying finals.
2029 Fleftic Rugby Premiership Playoffs
As part of its rebranding, the Rugby Premiership decided to introduce a new playoff system which gives the top six teams a chance to potentially win the premiership title. In the qualifying finals, third place plays against sixth and fourth plays against fifth. And then the Rugby Premiership took a page out of the FNLAF's book and made it so that the lowest surviving seed from the qualifying finals will face the first seed, while the other qualifying final winner will go up against the second seed. This means that if the sixth seed wins against third and fifth wins against fourth, the sixth seed will play against first while fifth goes up against second. It looks complicated at first but people have eventually gotten used to it. And now, without further ado, let us examine the 2029 Fleftic Rugby Premiership playoffs.

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Qualifying Finals
(3) Almohads 17–22 Hercules Rugby (6)
(4) Bull Sharks 18–11 Pilken Aces (5)

For the first time in five seasons, there will be no chance of yet another Almohads-Jokers Grand Final. Hercules Rugby have looked at the history of the Rugby Premiership and decided, "not today." Almohads took an early lead in this qualifying final but Hercules slowly but surely chipped away at the Almohads' advantage before, with only three minutes left to go, Emeka Bitowo plowed through Almohads' lines and scored the winning try. It was more business as usual though in the other qualifying final, with the Bull Sharks edging out the Aces of Pilken in a close and hard-fought match where the final try also decided the winner. The only difference was that Fred Mondragon was able to score the conversion on top of Allan Bayamon's try to make it harder for the Aces to come back and force extra time. It has now become more difficult to pick out two grand finalists from this particular batch. Jokers surely have a chance, but what should happen if Hercules gets it in themselves once again to eliminate another favorite? And who could be favored between the Oxen and the Bull Sharks to go through to the Grand Final?

Semifinals
(1) Jokers 46–11 Hercules Rugby (6)
(2) Olistan Oxen 13–10 Bull Sharks (4)

The Jokers, realizing that this was perhaps their best chances of winning a premiership without having to face the Almohads for it, have decided that they will take advantage of the opportunity and they don't care who they have to go up against in order to win. Thus (probably) explains the 46 points that they scored against the hapless Hercules Rugby Football Club, who looked like they didn't really know what hit them. The Jokers have been known to have that effect on other teams. Meanwhile, it appears that the Olistan Oxen have used the time to study the Bull Sharks and put that study to good use in their semifinal game, as in this tight and close affair it was eventually a penalty from Robert Noburo-Sampson that saw the Oxen through to the Grand Final. It's going to be an exciting one, considering that it's no longer an Almohads-Jokers affair. But who will come out triumphant between these two teams? Will Jokers take advantage of the loss of Almohads to claim dominance over Fleftic rugby once again, or will the Olistan Oxen become the first new premiers in five seasons?

2029 Fleftic Rugby Premiership Grand Final
May 26, 2029 @ The Rugby Grounds, Releinthi

(1) Jokers 20–14 Olistan Oxen (2)

It had always seemed inevitable and yet there were still some of those who dared to question whether the age of the hegemony of the Jokers and the Almohads was about to come to an end. And here is the proof that that age is still not yet over. Once again it was a close and even match between the Jokers and the Oxen, but once again it is the team with the more chances taken than missed that has seen themselves through to victory. The Jokers scored a couple of penalties through their regular kicker Karim Thabeeti, a couple of penalties which proved to be the difference between the Jokers and the Oxen. And that settles it: the Jokers are the premiers of the 2029 season!

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Congratulations to Jokers, your 2028-29 Fleftic Rugby Premiership champions!
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2028 Copperite Rugby League

Postby Copper Cuprum » Tue May 21, 2019 7:40 am

2028 Copperite Rugby League Regular Season Final Standings
   CRL                      Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts
1 Vay Deg Eels 30 23 0 7 412 296 +116 46 Minor premiers, Qualified for playoffs
2 Sub Deg Raiders 30 19 0 11 273 198 +75 38 Qualified for playoffs
3 Nay Deg Dragons 30 17 1 12 346 245 +101 35 Qualified for playoffs
4 Red Deg Adders 30 17 1 12 341 269 +72 35 Qualified for playoffs
5 Bed Deg Bantams 30 15 3 12 467 388 +79 33 Qualified for playoffs
6 Eb Deg Bulldogs 30 16 1 13 434 380 +54 33 Qualified for playoffs
7 Al Deg Barracudas 30 16 1 13 386 353 +33 33 Qualified for playoffs
8 Pad Deg Harriers 30 14 1 15 362 333 +29 29 Qualified for playoffs

9 Wa Deg Giants 30 13 3 14 344 317 +27 29
10 For Deg Eagles 30 13 3 14 215 302 −87 29
11 Uld Deg Stingrays 30 14 0 16 291 270 +21 28
12 Wid Deg Sharks 30 12 2 16 194 294 −100 26
13 Jes Deg Wingmen 30 11 2 17 325 423 −98 24
14 South Ons Deg Rabbitohs 30 10 3 17 267 317 −50 23
15 Ken Deg Broncos 30 10 3 17 312 455 −143 23
16 Nes Deg Stars 30 7 2 21 346 475 −129 16

Let us first of all talk about a couple of the surprising results that this particular Copperite Rugby League ladder has brought us. First off, the minor premiers. Vay Deg have actually won a minor premiership. Vay Deg Eels, the perennial underachievers, constantly letting their fans down with tales of almost-minors and nearly-there premierships, have finally won something in this decade. Make no mistake, the Eels are a historically winning side, but trophies have been a little hard to come by in recent times, especially under the time of both Chiefs Gon and Deg. But the fans of the Eels do not let that particular fact distract them from celebrating their first ever minor premiership in exactly twenty years.

Sadder news though for fans of the Uld Deg Stingrays: after their historic premiership season last year, the Stingrays have fallen right back down the ladder into the zone where they're neither good enough to make the playoffs nor are they so bad as to merit discussion for deserving wooden spoon recipients. From the start of the season, the Stingrays have had one mission and one mission only: prove to the rest of the CRL and the Chiefdom that their premiership season was not a fluke and that they are now well and truly back among the elite of the league. But they failed, and they failed, if not exactly spectacularly, then at least with some style. In some other seasons, their record would have been enough to put them in the playoffs, even if just in the lower part of the bracket, but not this time. This marks the first time in seven seasons that the defending premiers are unable to defend their title by virtue of not qualifying for the playoffs. All the Stingrays can do now is regroup, rebuild, and prepare for the next season. Perhaps that's when they will finally be able to regain their relevance?
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Elimination Finals
(5) Bed Deg Bantams 6–8 Pad Deg Harriers (a.e.t.) (8)
(6) Eb Deg Bulldogs 15–16 Al Deg Barracudas (7)

For the first time in three seasons, the Eb Deg Bulldogs will not be able to participate in the Copperite Rugby League Grand Final. Fans of the CRL who were beginning to think that the Grand Final was becoming a little bit predictable, what with the Bulldogs seemingly always finding a way to get there, can now rest easy knowing that the Al Deg Barracudas have knocked the Bulldogs right out of the competition. It wasn't an easy task; the Bulldogs really gave the Barracudas the fight of their lives, and Eb Deg were really really keen on keeping up their record of making it to their fourth consecutive Grand Final, but a late drop goal from Al Deg's Ubalo Dubata put an end to the Bulldogs' dreams. This also means that Eb Deg will be unable to defend their title in the International Rugby League Challenge Cup, a title which they have won twice in a row already. The mantle of continuing the Copperite dominance in the IRLCC will now fall on the surviving clubs still duking it out for a chance to play in the Grand Final. And no longer among those clubs is the Bed Deg Bantams who once again fall at the first hurdle after their new signing Benjamin Powell from Abanhfleft gave up a needless penalty to the Pad Deg Harriers in extra time, allowing the Harriers to move through to the semifinals where they await the losers of the qualifying finals between Vay Deg and Red Deg.

Qualifying Finals
(1) Vay Deg Eels 0–8 Red Deg Adders (4)
(2) Sub Deg Raiders 8–0 Nay Deg Dragons (3)

Eels fans' joy at their team being crowned minor premiers proved to be short-lived as the Eels found themselves utterly dumbfounded in the face of a stern challenge from the Red Deg Adders, who are looking for yet another shot at the Grand Final after the Eb Deg Bulldogs denied them a chance in last season's preliminary final. The Eels had been scoring points left and right during the regular season, so to see them held scoreless in the qualifying final must have been a shock (albeit an expected one probably from the "true" Eels fans) for everyone watching. But what is not shocking is that the Sub Deg Raiders have made it through to the preliminary final as well at the expense of the Nay Deg Dragons. Unconverted tries from Edale Banota and Kabuse Etoswe were enough to see the Raiders through, and they will now definitely fancy their chances at another premiership now that the Bulldogs are out of the running. Something to think about for Raiders fans.

Semifinals
(1) Vay Deg Eels 26–28 Pad Deg Harriers (8)
(3) Nay Deg Dragons 2–6 Al Deg Barracudas (7)

As they tell their grandchildren about this particular day, Eels fans will tell them that whenever the Eels have a chance to do well, they will never ever take it. Never ever. Evidence of which can be seen in the Eels' semifinal against the eighth seed Pad Deg Harriers. The Harriers have been struggling quite a bit this season, and for any other team this would have been the perfect opportunity to strike and secure that place in the preliminary finals after losing the qualifying final. Except the Vay Deg Eels are not like other teams. Where others see an opportunity to advance, the Eels see an opportunity to bottle it and hand whichever team they're facing a ticket to the prelims. At least that's how Eels fans will remember it. Seriously, how does any given team score 26 points in a semifinal and still get eliminated? The Eels are truly the masters of giving their fans false hope. And perhaps the same thing could be said of the Nay Deg Dragons, who have also fallen against the Al Deg Barracudas. To be fair though, if a team like the Barracudas could remove a team like the Bulldogs from the CRL playoffs then there certainly must be someone out there smiling upon Al Deg. Not that the Dragons really gave a good reason why they should move forward at the Barracudas' expense.

Preliminary Finals
(4) Red Deg Adders 9–17 Al Deg Barracudas (7)
(2) Sub Deg Raiders 8–0 Pad Deg Harriers (8)

Both the Raiders and the Barracudas appear unstoppable right now! What else could be the explanation for the Barracudas scoring eight unanswered points in the second half against the Adders or the Raiders holding the Harriers scoreless. Both these teams look like they really, really want that premiership. And who would be able to deny them? As of this moment, only each other. But who would emerge triumphant between these two teams? Will the Raiders notch another premiership on their belt, or will the Barracudas overcome the odds and become the first team since the Ken Deg Broncos in 2015 to win a premiership as the seventh seed? Only one way to find out.

2028 Copperite Rugby League Grand Final
October 1, 2028 @ First Copperite Bank Stadium, Wa Deg

(2) Sub Deg Raiders 23–8 Al Deg Barracudas (7)

Unfortunately for the Barracudas, this day was not to be their day. The Sub Deg Raiders were simply too good in all aspects of the game, from their attack to their defense and everything in between. As many teams throughout Copper Cuprum (and also the rest of the APOC Coalition) are wont to do, when the score coming to half-time was tied at 8-8, the Raiders' John Cooper went for a drop goal to give his team a mental boost, and it was that boost that took the Raiders over the edge and saw them through to their latest premiership, with the team from Sub Deg scoring 14 unanswered points in the second half against a Barracudas team that looked simply lost and tired and, dare I say it, uninterested. As it happens though, the onus of continuing Copper Cuprum's domination in the IRLCC now falls squarely on the shoulders of both the Raiders and the Barracudas, and only God knows if they have what it takes to survive that grueling competition. But if the Bulldogs could do it, why can't another team?

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Congratulations to the Sub Deg Raiders, your 2028 Copperite Rugby League premiers!
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2028 Coalition Rugby League

Postby APOC Coalition » Wed May 22, 2019 12:24 am

2028 Coalition Rugby League Regular Season Final Standings
   ACRL                  Pld    W   D   L    PF   PA   PD   Pts
1 Piranhacondas 33 23 2 8 444 354 +90 48 Qualified for playoffs, Bye to semifinals
2 Boxers 33 21 1 11 462 333 +129 43 Qualified for playoffs, Bye to semifinals

3 Storm 33 19 2 12 300 189 +111 40 Qualified for playoffs
4 Buccaneers 33 18 1 14 394 346 +48 37 Qualified for playoffs
5 Raptors 33 17 3 13 487 465 +22 37 Qualified for playoffs
6 Hellbats 33 15 3 15 228 256 −28 33 Qualified for playoffs

7 Boars 33 15 0 18 386 407 −21 30
8 Headhunters 33 13 2 18 365 404 −39 28
9 Falcons 33 13 2 18 309 352 −43 28
10 Mountain Men 33 13 2 18 384 480 −96 28
11 Dead Horses 33 11 2 20 331 412 −81 24
12 Traktor 33 8 4 21 338 430 −92 20

And yet again the Piranhacondas of Noh Deg have taken the minor premiership of the Coalition Rugby League. It's all becoming quite a bit predictable now, kind of like when the Eb Deg Bulldogs of the Copperite Rugby League almost always seemed to find a way to make it into that competition's grand final despite the odds being usually against them. The big difference though is that the Piranhacondas usually win when the Bulldogs usually lose. That's a very big difference, as far as fans of the Piranhacondas and the Bulldogs are concerned. But doesn't all this seem a little bit familiar? It's like we are reliving the previous season of the Coalition Rugby League. The Piranhacondas are top, and Traktor Bender are once again at the bottom. Traktor really does need to improve themselves though. Three out of their four seasons in the Coalition Rugby League have ended in their wins being only in the single digits. It's really a good thing that promotion and relegation is probably not going to be a thing in the Coalition Rugby League for a long time because if Traktor keep up this horrid performance, they could become the first victims of the drop. If it ever happens.
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Qualifying Finals
(3) Storm 6–8 Hellbats (a.e.t.) (6)
(4) Buccaneers 16–10 Raptors (5)

For the first time in the history of the Rugby Coalition, both qualifying finals will be contested between teams from the same nation; specifically, Storm and Hellbats representing Pridnestrovia in one qualifying final and Buccaneers and Raptors representing Abanhfleft in the other. No matter who wins their respective qualifying final, a team from Abanhfleft and a team from Pridnestrovia are guaranteed to advance, but what is not guaranteed is who will go up against the Piranhacondas and who will play against the Boxers. That is up to the seed of the surviving finalists.

As for the matches themselves, the Storm of Althaus have found themselves unlucky once again. Their latest attempt at winning the Coalition Rugby League premiership was denied in extra time by a penalty from the Hellbats, given away (stupidly in the eyes of Storm fans) by Helmut Siemund, who practically handed the Hellbats a ticket to the semifinals with the aforementioned penalty. Meanwhile, the Buccaneers take a step in the right direction in their quest to regain the premiership by winning against the Raptors. They may have been the winners the first time around but afterwards they've been on a bit of a decline while the Piranhacondas have taken their place and conquered the Coalition Rugby League two seasons running. Here's to the Buccaneers fans hoping that they can dethrone the pretender and reclaim their rightful crown (in their eyes, anyway).

Semifinals
(1) Piranhacondas 3–0 Hellbats (6)
(2) Boxers 6–0 Buccaneers (4)

Both semifinals have become low-scoring affairs, something that will surely have taken fans of the Coalition Rugby League by surprise. Because in previous seasons, lots of points are pretty much guaranteed at this point in the competition, but now it looks like this season's supply has dried up. The Piranhacondas could only scrounge up a meager penalty and drop kick against the Hellbats while the Boxers did better against the Buccaneers, their six points coming courtesy of a try from Benny Villanueva and a conversion from Rashid Abdul Samed. For the first time in a long time, the grand finalists are the first and second seeds respectively. But does this mean that the Piranhacondas will continue their domination of the Coalition Rugby League, or will the Boxers finally grab that elusive premiership for themselves?

2028 Coalition Rugby League Grand Final
October 15, 2028 @ Estadio Artemio Espinosa Villavicencio, General Santos City, Sultanate of Oontaz

(1) Piranhacondas 20–9 Boxers (2)

Not today, as the saying goes. Despite the Boxers pulling the old "score a drop kick just before half-time so we have the mental advantage" trick, that was still not enough for them to achieve victory over the Piranhacondas, who march on to their third straight Coalition Rugby League premiership on the back of a strong (as in absolutely demolishing the Boxers) second half performance. But can their dominance in the Coalition Rugby League translate to similar success in the International Rugby League Challenge Cup? Well, there is as always only one way to find out.

Congratulations to Piranhacondas, your 2027 Coalition Rugby League premiers!
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2027-28 Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft

Postby Abanhfleft » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:18 am

As promised, the Suwkpel Rush became the twelfth member of the Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft as the final step of the merger between the LLA and now-defunct Abanhfleft Major Lacrosse, the latest attempt a top-level lacrosse association for men in the country. Judging by the reaction to the news of the Rush's joining with LLA though, it seems as if the old adage of "if you can't beat them, join them" is about to be proven true (or false, depending on the outcome of the new season). Owing to their geographical location, the Rush have been placed in the Eastern Division of the LLA. And speaking of geographical locations, it seems as if someone entered a clerical error which resulted in the Piuui Rockets and Jasvirabad Jays being assigned to the wrong divisions. It is truly unbelievable how no one, not even the teams themselves, were able to catch on to the mistake until before the start of this season, but then again that is why there are people working towards the continued improvement of the LLA. And now, without further ado, here is the 2027-28 season of the Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft.

MD1
Mykorrigan Flyers 10
–9 Markovsky Tsars
Ogovlich Orioles 17–5 Piuui Rockets
Haranguer Vipers 13–8 Marble Arch Bandidos
Riuwiee Nighthawks 15–10 Olistan Polaris
Releinthi Liberty 14–2 Jasvirabad Jays
Calfragilis Marshals 7–6 Suwkpel Rush

MD2
Markovsky Tsars 10
–9 Marble Arch Bandidos
Ogovlich Orioles 11–9 Mykorrigan Flyers
Piuui Rockets 23–4 Haranguer Vipers
Olistan Polaris 9–11 Suwkpel Rush
Releinthi Liberty 10
–7 Riuwiee Nighthawks
Jasvirabad Jays 13–7 Calfragilis Marshals

MD3
Mykorrigan Flyers 9
–8 Piuui Rockets
Markovsky Tsars 5–13 Haranguer Vipers
Marble Arch Bandidos 10–10 Ogovlich Orioles (11–12 OT)
Riuwiee Nighthawks 13
–6 Jasvirabad Jays
Olistan Polaris 8–12 Calfragilis Marshals
Suwkpel Rush
12–12 Releinthi Liberty (14–13 OT)

MD4
Ogovlich Orioles 2–10 Markovsky Tsars
Piuui Rockets 9
–8 Marble Arch Bandidos
Haranguer Vipers 9–9 Mykorrigan Flyers (9–12 OT)
Releinthi Liberty 13
–11 Olistan Polaris
Jasvirabad Jays 13–8 Suwkpel Rush
Calfragilis Marshals 7–6 Riuwiee Nighthawks

MD5
Markovsky Tsars 5–8 Piuui Rockets
Haranguer Vipers 4–9 Ogovlich Orioles
Marble Arch Bandidos 9–15 Mykorrigan Flyers
Olistan Polaris 13
–4 Jasvirabad Jays
Calfragilis Marshals 9–7 Releinthi Liberty
Suwkpel Rush 8–13 Riuwiee Nighthawks

MD6
Mykorrigan Flyers 11
–9 Riuwiee Nighthawks
Markovsky Tsars 20–9 Olistan Polaris
Ogovlich Orioles 9–11 Releinthi Liberty
Piuui Rockets 15
–9 Jasvirabad Jays
Haranguer Vipers 15–13 Calfragilis Marshals
Marble Arch Bandidos 10–15 Suwkpel Rush

MD7
Olistan Polaris 9–9 Mykorrigan Flyers (9–11 OT)
Releinthi Liberty 8–15 Markovsky Tsars
Jasvirabad Jays 4–9 Ogovlich Orioles
Calfragilis Marshals 8–10 Piuui Rockets
Suwkpel Rush 17
–10 Haranguer Vipers
Riuwiee Nighthawks 18–9 Marble Arch Bandidos

MD8
Mykorrigan Flyers 18
–13 Releinthi Liberty
Markovsky Tsars 12–5 Jasvirabad Jays
Ogovlich Orioles 12–8 Calfragilis Marshals
Piuui Rockets 12–11 Suwkpel Rush
Haranguer Vipers 17–20 Riuwiee Nighthawks
Marble Arch Bandidos 10
–7 Olistan Polaris

MD9
Jasvirabad Jays 2–17 Mykorrigan Flyers
Calfragilis Marshals 5–13 Markovsky Tsars
Suwkpel Rush 16
–9 Ogovlich Orioles
Riuwiee Nighthawks 16–10 Piuui Rockets
Olistan Polaris 11–11 Haranguer Vipers (14–13 OT)
Releinthi Liberty 10
–6 Marble Arch Bandidos

MD10
Mykorrigan Flyers 11
–6 Calfragilis Marshals
Markovsky Tsars 14–13 Suwkpel Rush
Ogovlich Orioles 9–10 Riuwiee Nighthawks
Piuui Rockets 9–13 Olistan Polaris
Haranguer Vipers 4–18 Releinthi Liberty
Marble Arch Bandidos 10
–8 Jasvirabad Jays

MD11
Suwkpel Rush 12–13 Mykorrigan Flyers
Riuwiee Nighthawks 13
–7 Markovsky Tsars
Olistan Polaris 5–6 Ogovlich Orioles
Releinthi Liberty 17
–6 Piuui Rockets
Jasvirabad Jays 9–9 Haranguer Vipers (10–11 OT)
Calfragilis Marshals 4–17 Marble Arch Bandidos

MD12
Riuwiee Nighthawks
9–9 Mykorrigan Flyers (14–9 OT)
Olistan Polaris 6–8 Markovsky Tsars
Releinthi Liberty 14
–4 Ogovlich Orioles
Jasvirabad Jays 6–11 Piuui Rockets
Calfragilis Marshals 11–16 Haranguer Vipers
Suwkpel Rush 23
–4 Marble Arch Bandidos

MD13
Mykorrigan Flyers
9–9 Olistan Polaris (12–11 OT)
Markovsky Tsars 27
–20 Releinthi Liberty
Ogovlich Orioles 17–4 Jasvirabad Jays
Piuui Rockets 18–12 Calfragilis Marshals
Haranguer Vipers 8–9 Suwkpel Rush
Marble Arch Bandidos 9–15 Riuwiee Nighthawks

MD14
Markovsky Tsars 11–17 Mykorrigan Flyers
Piuui Rockets 9–10 Ogovlich Orioles
Marble Arch Bandidos 9
–6 Haranguer Vipers
Olistan Polaris 5–24 Riuwiee Nighthawks
Jasvirabad Jays 9–11 Releinthi Liberty
Suwkpel Rush 14
–12 Calfragilis Marshals

MD15
Mykorrigan Flyers 16
–8 Ogovlich Orioles
Haranguer Vipers 8–15 Piuui Rockets
Marble Arch Bandidos 7–12 Markovsky Tsars
Riuwiee Nighthawks
9–9 Releinthi Liberty (12–11 OT)
Calfragilis Marshals 6–10 Jasvirabad Jays
Suwkpel Rush 10
–9 Olistan Polaris

MD16
Ogovlich Orioles 9–13 Marble Arch Bandidos
Piuui Rockets 5–19 Mykorrigan Flyers
Haranguer Vipers 6–17 Markovsky Tsars
Releinthi Liberty 9–11 Suwkpel Rush
Jasvirabad Jays 3–11 Riuwiee Nighthawks
Calfragilis Marshals 9–16 Olistan Polaris

MD17
Mykorrigan Flyers 17
–4 Haranguer Vipers
Markovsky Tsars 12–12 Ogovlich Orioles (14–13 OT)
Marble Arch Bandidos 7–9 Piuui Rockets
Riuwiee Nighthawks 12
–7 Calfragilis Marshals
Olistan Polaris 9–4 Releinthi Liberty
Suwkpel Rush 18–5 Jasvirabad Jays

MD18
Mykorrigan Flyers 13
–11 Marble Arch Bandidos
Ogovlich Orioles 10–13 Haranguer Vipers
Piuui Rockets 9
–6 Markovsky Tsars
Riuwiee Nighthawks 9–11 Suwkpel Rush
Releinthi Liberty 16
–5 Calfragilis Marshals
Jasvirabad Jays 6–9 Olistan Polaris

2027-28 Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft Regular Season Final Standings
WESTERN DIVISION         Pld    W   L    GF   GA   GD
1 Mykorrigan Flyers 18 16 2 239 161 +78 Division leaders, Bye to Division finals
2 Markovsky Tsars 18 12 6 215 173 +42 Qualified for playoffs
3 Piuui Rockets 18 11 7 191 185 +6 Qualified for playoffs

4 Ogovlich Orioles 18 9 9 176 176 0
5 Haranguer Vipers 18 6 12 174 237 −63
6 Marble Arch Bandidos 18 5 13 167 208 −41

EASTERN DIVISION         Pld    W   L    GF   GA   GD
1 Riuwiee Nighthawks 18 14 4 237 159 +78 Division leaders, Bye to Division finals
2 Suwkpel Rush 18 12 6 227 179 +48 Qualified for playoffs
3 Releinthi Liberty 18 10 8 219 178 +41 Qualified for playoffs

4 Olistan Polaris 18 6 12 173 197 −24
5 Calfragilis Marshals 18 4 14 148 220 −72
6 Jasvirabad Jays 18 3 15 119 212 −93

As expected, the Suwkpel Rush have gotten right down to business immediately challenging for the Eastern Division title. They may not have gone and won it all like many lacrosse-dedicated observers and websites have predicted, but mostly that's down to a very impressive Riuwiee Nighthawks side who have really invested into the idea that they can dethrone the Markovsky Tsars as the best lacrosse side in the country. Their belief in achieving that feat will certainly have been helped by the fact that unlike every single season since their joining the LLA, the Tsars have not really challenged for the Western Division title. Sure, they're only four games behind division leaders Mykorrigan Flyers, but for a club of Markovsky's stature that might as well be fourteen games behind. Yes, it's hyperbole, but Markovskites are often hyperbolic. It probably comes with living in all that heat and salt. But here are the final results; Mykorrigan and Riuwiee, as division leaders, will advance straight to the division finals, while Markovsky and the Piuui Rockets battle it out in the West and Suwkpel and Releinthi Liberty face off in the East. These are truly exciting times for lacrosse fans.

2027-28 Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft Playoffs
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Western Division Qualifier
Markovsky Tsars 12–15 Piuui Rockets

For the first time in over a quarter of a century, the Markovsky Tsars will not be able to participate in the Western Division Finals of the Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft! This is perhaps the biggest ever story to come out of the LLA this season! Way bigger than Mykorrigan almost going the whole season undefeated, way bigger than Suwkpel absolutely smashing it up in the league. Because this truly is a newsworthy story. The Tsars have always made it through to at least the Division Finals stage of the playoffs since they first joined the league, and for them to be not able to do it in over twenty-five years is truly a potential sign of the times. Perhaps the Tsars' time is finally over. Long live the revolution, seize the means of production and all that stuff. Really though, if there should ever be one person to get the credit for bringing down the Tsars, it must be Pearline Cordes, scorer of the three decisive goals that saw the Rockets advance to the Western Division Finals. Yes, hat tricks are somewhat easier to score in lacrosse than in other sports like football or rugby, but still, Cordes must be commended for braving the final minutes of the fourth quarter in order to score not one, not two, but three goals against the Tsars and live to tell the tale.

Eastern Division Qualifier
Suwkpel Rush 13
–10 Releinthi Liberty

No less surprising (but still much noteworthy) is Suwkpel's victory over Releinthi in the Eastern Division Qualifier. Suwkpel are very much a quality lacrosse side, but in terms of challenging for the LLA title, it's safe to say that they are not the favorites. Perhaps the bookies have them in with an outside chance, but the Rush were expected to take some time to adjust to the level of play in the LLA. Well, it appears as if they've already adjusted enough to stroll right into the playoffs, and now it seems as if Suwkpel are going to stroll into the Eastern Division Final as well. The Liberty put up one hell of a fight, but the Rush, on the back of veteran performances from the likes of Romeo John and Armando Lachance, were simply too much for the women of Releinthi. This situation now leaves Liberty fans the choice between supporting their deadly rivals Riuwiee Nighthawks to defeat the Rush or hoping that the Rush won't let the Nighthawks get their hands on the Luzviminda Lozima Trophy. Tough choice.

2027-28 Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft Division Finals
Western Division

Mykorrigan Flyers 12–13 Piuui Rockets

Things just keep getting better and better for the Piuui Rockets. Nobody fancied them getting into the playoffs in the first place. Nobody fancied the Rockets winning against the defending champions Markovsky. And nobody fancied the Rockets winning against the Flyers. And yet here they are, standing on the cusp of history. The Rockets are about to make their first LLA Final appearance since 2010 when they were beaten by the Riuwiee Nighthawks. Time will tell if 2028 will see a rematch of the 2010 final, but for now, it's important to note that the game between Mykorrigan and Piuui was very close, with the deciding goal coming once again in the final seconds, this time from Piuui's Cherish Espinal. Espinal really probably shouldn't have scored; it was a snap shot from long range, but Latoya Heidenreich didn't react in time to stop the ball from going in. In fact, Heidenreich didn't reach at all. It's very possible that she didn't even see the ball until it was too late, and that will most probably have cost the Mykorrigan Flyers the chance to pick up another trophy.

Eastern Division
Riuwiee Nighthawks 10–11 Suwkpel Rush

And it's very much the same story for the Suwkpel Rush over in the Eastern Division Final. The Rush were most definitely not fancied to make it all the way to the Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft Final, and yet here they are. The Riuwiee Nighthawks proved themselves to be very, very tough competition; in fact, they kept the Rush only on single digits until the final two minutes of the game when Suwkpel and Romeo John unleashed a barrage of goals that eventually saw them take the lead in the literal last second. As the saying goes though, a win is a win, and Suwkpel will definitely take what they've got and then give it their all come the final. Both Piuui and Suwkpel were not expected to make it all the way when the season began, and now they're both there. No matter who wins, this will be seen as vindication for all of those fans who have gotten perhaps a little bit sick and tired that the same teams keep winning over and over again. Truly this is a season of change.

2027-28 Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft Final
Suwkpel Rush 17
–6 Piuui Rockets

And the season of change has culminated in perhaps the biggest ever shock in the history of the Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft. The Suwkpel Rush, first time participants in the league after their brief and ultimately ill-fated affiliation with Abanhfleft Major Lacrosse, have won their first ever Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft title at the first time of asking. Everyone was predicting this contest to be a tight and closely contested affair with both squads being seemingly balanced on paper. But paper counts for nothing once both teams are on the field, and on the field Suwkpel showed their toughness and their quality with a commanding win against the Piuui Rockets. Armando Lachance accounted for nearly half of the Rush's goals in this game, tallying 8 out of Suwkpel's 17. Burl Prunty was very much a stalwart goaltender for the Rush as well, protecting his team's goal and generally frustrating the likes of Pearline Cordes, Cherish Espinal, and Tomiko Legaspi throughout the sixty minutes. And when all has been said and done, the Suwkpel Rush have been crowned the winners of the 2027-28 Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft season, and along with the honor of being the first men's lacrosse team to lift the Luzviminda Lozima Trophy comes a ticket to the International Domestic Lacrosse Organization Champions Cup, where they will now be challenged to uphold Abanhfleft's reputation as a multiversal lacrosse powerhouse.

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Congratulations to the Suwkpel Rush, your 2027-28 Lacrosse League of Abanhfleft champions!
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