Game Report: LJMU Fury Away 10/02/2019

The Sabres travelled to JMO Sports Park with the aim of clinching playoff football against relegation contenders LJMU Fury on Sunday. After an early start (which saw a pre 7am bus meet to the horror of many players) the Sabres got to JMO and received the first kick off of the game which was fumbled before being recovered by rookie wide receiver #2 Joe Dorr close to the halfway line. Some solid LJMU defence saw the Sabres offence unable to convert read more

Game Preview: LJMU Fury Away 10/02/2019

The sting of defeat from last week’s match against the Hallam Warriors has not lessened over the past few days. But rather than letting it bring them down, the Sabres took this as a humbling experience. Throughout the season the Sabres rush defense has been nothing short of incredible, averaging just 29-yards allowed over the first 5 games of the season. Against Hallam on Sunday, the Sabres defense allowed 198-yards of rushing, a stat they’ll want to forget quickly. 

Their read more

Game Report: Sheffield Sabres Vs Hallam Warriors 03/02/2019

After a well-deserved break the Sheffield Sabres looked to finish the season unbeaten at home, their final obstacle is their cross town rivals, the Hallam Warriors. With both Sheffield teams sitting in 1st and 2nd positions of the Yorkshire/Lancashire conference a win for either could mean the title and one of the top seeds in the playoffs. So the stage was set and with the Sabres needing to win by 10 or more points they set out to make a statement.

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Game Report: Sheffield Sabres Vs Manchester Tyrants 09/12/18

With the Christmas break fast approaching the Sabres had one more opponent to tackle in the form
of the 0-3 Manchester Tyrants. The two teams met in week 3 with the Sabres coming out on top 46-
25, since then Sabres have halted the conference’s two high scoring teams (UCLan & LJMU) to a
collective 19 points all the while putting up 46 points.

Confidence was high, with Manchester winning the coin toss the defence was out first. After three
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Game Preview: Sheffield Sabres Vs UCLan Rams

After defeating the unbeaten UCLan Rams, the Sheffield Sabres now make it 3 victories in a row as they head into their last game before the Christmas break with the Manchester Tyrants. Last time these two teams met the Sabres offence proved too sharp as they scored 7 touchdowns on the day, meanwhile the defence had their worst performance of the season as they conceded 4 touchdowns.

Since then, the defence have stepped by holding both LJMU & UCLan offence’s to read more