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Osterwald Ravens

Team History

Formed in 2489 in Osterwald, Ostermark, by Count Stefan Von Starkgelt, the team were formed after the collapse of the NAF. Count Stefan served in the Death Hand regiment in the Ostermark army and by pure chance he came into the ownership of the team by a game of cards one night in a tavern beating his commanding officer, who really did think Stefan would not win. The team remained stagnate until Stefan retired from service and decided to spend his time fixing the mess which he inherited. He began planning in the winter.

In the late summer of 2490 the plans had taken time and an awful lot of money thus far, it was slow going and it wasn’t until that year when NBC and the ABC along with other famous sporting brands started sponsoring and pumping money into the sport that Blood Bowl started to once again become a profitable. With that trials began to form the new team, coaching and staff positions were open and the reconstruction of the Brunwasser Stadion (which was also part of the card winning deal) also began. Once again the process took time, but in early 2491 the team were ready to compete. The stadium was not quite completed yet so the team planned to go on a tour around the Empire League and see what was about, and what competitions they could win. Needless to say the tour was an eye opener for the team, they finished dead last in nearly all competitions.

After several more years in the Leagues the long overdue statium was finally completed in the winter of 2493. Finally the team had a home in which they could host their own matches and even league games. This proved to be the turning point of the Ravens, the money started to flow through the gate recipets and new and talented players wanted to play for the team. In 2516 the team took part in the newly founded Bugmans XXXXXX League Cup. Finishing 14th out of 98th the team really showed some class and decided that now was the time to push onwards and upwards. The HDWSBBL appealed to Stefan the most, so he decided that this was the year to enter.

The Ravens Crest and Motto

The Ravens named was coined in 2491 when Stefan decided to use his family crest of the Raven “Starkgelt”, a legendary bird of old myth and tale. The motto wasn’t used until 2516 while during a press conference with Sly Sports before the Bugmans XXXXXX Stefan was quoted saying:

They can play us if they can but survive only if we let them!

A phrase which was similar to RSV’s but claimed by the Ravens. Since then the fans use it in their chants during the matches, several fans and players have even had the words tattooed onto themselves.

Recent History

Notable Achievements (Which are not listed in Awards)

Career Statistics for Osterwald Ravens

Team P W L D TF TA CF CA COMP INT %
Osterwald Ravens 15 10 4 1 33 20 31 18 30 1 67

Key

  • P: Number of games Played
  • TF: Number of Touchdowns scored by the team
  • TA: Number of Touchdowns scored against the team
  • CF: Number of casulties caused by the team
  • CA: Number of casulties the team has suffered
  • %: Teams win percentage (including Draws)

Performance by Season

Season P W L D TF TA CF CA COMP INT %
2517/18 Season 4 3 0 1 7 4 7 5 10 0 75
2516/17 Season 11 7 4 0 26 16 24 13 20 1 64

Performance by Competition

Competition P W L D TF TA CF CA COMP INT %
Old World Conference League 2517/18 4 3 0 1 7 4 7 5 10 0 75
HDWSBBL League Knockout Cup II 3 3 0 0 6 1 10 1 3 0 100
New World Conference League 2516/17 8 4 4 0 20 15 14 12 17 1 50

Players

Active Players

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Upcoming Matches (Fixtures)

Recent Matches

Awards list in full

Championships

Title Competition
Winner HDWSBBL League Knockout Cup II

Awards from Competitions

Award Competition Value
Most CAS HDWSBBL League Knockout Cup II 10

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