21 countries in Europe are home to over 200 women’s American football teams. This fact is astounding because in the United States – the birthplace of American football – women rarely, if ever play. However, in Europe, the situation is clearly quite different.
In tribute to such a prevalence of women in the sport, The Growth of a Game has compiled a complete list of women’s American Football teams in Europe. This is the first time that such a body of research has ever been compiled.
Below you will find an alphabetized list of every country in Europe where at least one women’s American football team exists. Under each of these headings, you will find an alphabetized list of the women’s American football teams in that respective country. This list only includes only clubs that have at least one adult women’s tackle team. We’ve also provided links to every team’s website. Where we were unable to locate the website for a team, we’ve provided links to the team’s respective Facebook page. It is important to note than some of the women’s teams are not featured on their club’s website, which is why some of the links appear to lead to men’s teams. To view the complete list of men’s teams, click here.
This list is also ever-expanding and evolving, with missing information to be provided by The Growth of a Game community and staff as time goes on. Additions, edits, and improvements are welcomed in the comments section below. This list will be updated regularly.
In closing, we would like to give special thanks to the following individuals. We would not have been able to compile this list nearly as completely or as effectively without their help:
Céline Martin – France
Jo Kilby – England
Sari Kuosmanen – Finland
The Growth of a Game is proud to present the first ever comprehensive list of women’s American Football teams in Europe.
Last Updated: Monday, October 1st, 2018.
Birmingham Lions, Cheshire Bears, Chester Romans, Cornish Tiger Sharks, Derby Braves Women, East Kent Mavericks, Essex Hellcats, Farnham Knights, Hertfordshire Tornadoes, Iceni Spears, Kent Exiles Women, Leeds Beckett – Carnegie, London Warriors, Manchester Titans, Oxford Saints Women, Peterborough Royals, Portsmouth Dreadnoughts Women, Royal Holloway Bears, Sandwell Steelers, Sheffield Hallam Women Warriors, Southampton Stags, Staffordshire Saxons, Staffordshire Surge Ladies, Teesside Steelers, UEA Pirates, and Wembley Stallions.
Åbo Akademi IN10s, Hämeenlinna Lady Huskies, Helsinki Roosters Women, Helsinki Wolverines Ladies, Hyvinkää Falcons Ladies, Joensuu She-Wolves, Jyväskylä Jaguars, Kotka Eagles, Kouvola Indians Ladies, Kuopio Steelers, Lahti Panthers Women, Lohja Lionesses, Mikkeli Lady Bouncers, Oulu Northern Lights Women, Porvoon Butchers Ladies, Rovaniemi Nordmen Ladies, Seinäjoki Crocodiles Ladies, Tampere Saints Ladies, Turku Trojans Women and West Coast Phoenix.
Aix-en-Provence Argonautes, Albi Hurricane, Annecy Avalanches, Asnières Molosses, Besançon Bisons, Bordeaux Lions, Bouffémont Pendragons, Bron-Villeurbanne Falcons, Caen Conquérants, Castres Wolves, Choisy-Le-Roi Eighty-Niners, Créteil Ogresses, Draguignan Black Dragons, Dunkerque Mavericks Féminine, Evry Corsaires, Fontenay-Sous-Bois Météores, Île-de-France Women, La Courneuve Flash, La Queue-en-Brie Furies, Larmore Plage Celtics, Marseille Blue Stars, Montpellier Hurricanes, Montrabé Comètes, Nancy Tigres, Nantes Dockers, Paris Dragons, Perpignan Archanges, Rennes Ankou, Rouen Léopards Félines, Sannois Gauloises, Souffelweyersheim Géant, Thonon Black Panthers, Vannes Mariners, Valence Sharks, Villeneuve-D’ascq Vikings, Villeneuve-Saint-Georges Sparkles, and Villepinte Diables Rouges.
Aachen Vampires Ladies, Allgäu Comets Ladies, Berlin Kobra Ladies, Bielefeld Bulldogs Ladies, Bochum Miners, Braunschweig Lady Lions, Cleve Conquerors, Cologne Falconets, Cologne Ronin Ladies, Crailsheim Hurricanes, Duisburg Thunderbirds, Düsseldorf Panther, Emden Tigers Ladies, Erlangen Sharks, Gerolzhofen Bulldogs, Hamburg Amazons, Hamburg Blue Devilyns, Hamm Aces, Hannover Grizzlies, Iserlohn Titans Ladies, Kaiserslautern LadyPikes, Kevelaer Kings, Kiel Baltic Hurricanes, Limburg Mustangs, Mainz Golden Eagles, Mannheim Banditaz, Mönchengladbach Wolfpack Ladies, Mülheim Shamrocks, Munich Cowboys Ladies, Munich Rangers Ladies, Münster Mammuts, Neuss Frogs, Nürnberg Rams, Oldenburg Outlaws, Paderborn Dolphins, Regensburg Phoenix, Rendsburg Knights, Saarland LadyCanes, Sauerland Mustangs, Schiefbahn Riders, Solingen Paladins, Spandau Bulldogs, Stuttgart Scorpions Sisters, Trier Stampers Ladies, Trier Wolverines Ladies, Tübingen Red Knights and Wuppertal Greyhounds.
Bologna Neptunes, Bologna Underdogs, Furie, Lazio Marines, Lecce South Tigers, Milano Sirene, Milano-Verona One Team, Naples Express Ladies, Parma Bobcats, Pescara Lobsters, Roma Legionarie, Salento Vibrie, Varese Jungle Queens, Verona Squaw.
Ekaterinburg Wolves, Khabarovsk Cobras, Krasnodar Furies, Moscow Cherries, Moscow Dragonflies, Moscow Sirens, Moscow Unicorns, Perm Panthers, Perm Steel Tigresses, St. Petersburg Valkyries, and Vladivostok Orcas.
Alicante Sharks, Badalona Dracs Girls, Barberà Rookies, Barcelona Búfals Femenino, Cantabria Bisons, Gijón Mariners, Granada Lions, Las Rozas Black Demons, L’Hospitalet Pioners, Oviedo Madgirls, Oviedo Phoenix, Piélagos Berserkers, Terrassa Reds, Valencia Firebats, and Zaragoza Hornets.
Arlanda Jets, Borås Rhinos, Carlstad Crusaders, Djurgårdens IF Women, Eskilstuna Sharks, Göteborg Marvels, Jönköping Spartans, Kristianstad Predators, Limhamn Griffins, Örebro Black Knights, Stockholm Mean Machines Ladies, and Upplands-Bro Broncos Ladies, Västerås Roedeers.
Have we left anyone out? Please let us know in the comments section below.
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