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1998 Rhein Fire season

1998 Rhein Fire season
Head coach Galen Hall
General manager Alexander Leibkind
Home field Rheinstadion
Results
Record 7–3
Division place 2nd
Playoff finish World Bowl '98 champion
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
1997      1999

The 1998 Rhein Fire season was the fourth season for the franchise in the NFL Europe League (NFLEL). The team was led by head coach Galen Hall in his fourth year, and played its home games at Rheinstadion in Düsseldorf, Germany. They finished the regular season in second place with a record of seven wins and three losses. Rhein won the first championship in team history by defeating the Frankfurt Galaxy 34–10 in World Bowl '98.

Personnel

Staff

[1]

Roster

Schedule

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, April 4 7:00 p.m. Amsterdam Admirals W 16–13 1–0 Rheinstadion 22,102
2 Saturday, April 11 8:00 p.m. at England Monarchs W 31–7 2–0 Ashton Gate Stadium 5,523
3 Sunday, April 19 4:00 p.m. at Scottish Claymores W 20–10 3–0 Murrayfield Stadium 8,452
4 Saturday, April 25 7:00 p.m. Barcelona Dragons W 13–9 4–0 Rheinstadion 22,249
5 Saturday, May 2 7:00 p.m. at Frankfurt Galaxy W 31–14 5–0 Waldstadion 41,123
6 Saturday, May 9 7:00 p.m. Scottish Claymores W 17–10 6–0 Rheinstadion 20,480
7 Saturday, May 16 7:00 p.m. at Barcelona Dragons L 24–31 6–1 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 7,900
8 Saturday, May 23 7:00 p.m. England Monarchs W 12–7 7–1 Rheinstadion 21,288
9 Saturday, May 30 7:00 p.m. at Amsterdam Admirals L 17–21 7–2 Amsterdam ArenA 17,588
10 Saturday, June 6 7:00 p.m. Frankfurt Galaxy L 17–20 (OT) 7–3 Rheinstadion 41,212
World Bowl '98
11 Sunday, June 14 7:00 p.m. Frankfurt Galaxy W 34–10 8–3 Waldstadion 47,846

[2]

Standings

NFL Europe League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Frankfurt Galaxy 7 3 0 .700 177 163 3–2 4–1 W4
Rhein Fire 7 3 0 .700 198 142 4–1 3–2 L2
Amsterdam Admirals 7 3 0 .700 205 174 4–1 3–2 W3
Barcelona Dragons 4 6 0 .400 185 200 3–2 1–4 L3
England Monarchs 3 7 0 .300 158 205 2–3 1–4 W2
Scottish Claymores 2 8 0 .200 153 192 2–3 0–5 L3

[3]

Game summaries

Week 5: at Frankfurt Galaxy

Week Five: Rhein Fire at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Rhein 3 7 14731
Frankfurt 0 0 01414

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 2
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 41,123
  • Referee: Tony Corrente
  • [2]

Week 7: at Barcelona Dragons

Week Seven: Rhein Fire at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Rhein 0 3 71424
Barcelona 7 14 01031

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Saturday, May 16
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 7,900

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