Game Preview: Homecoming 25/11/18

After securing their first win of the season, the Sheffield Sabres can now look forward to a streak of home games in the brand new home of the Sabres, Norton Playing Fields. Their first match will be a tough one as they face the 0-2 LJMU Fury. Don’t let the record fool you, LJMU in their two games have put up a combined 75 points, only losing out by a few points to the UCLan Rams on each occasion.

So far in this season it has been a tale of two teams for the read more

Match Report: Manchester Away 18/11/18

Manchester Away 18/11/18

The last time the Sabres faced Manchester it was a day to forget as the Sabres nearly fell to Division two. Two years later and after a success rebuild year the Sabres look to take on the newly promoted Manchester Tyrants. With both teams siting at 0-1, this was a must win game for both teams.

The Sabres knew this and with the kick-off they tried to get the ball back with an on-side kick which nearly worked as the ball was touched after read more

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A Tough Start To Kick Off The Season

Heading into this game the Sheffield Sabres were full of confidence after a productive pre-season. Now is the time that it matters, regular season. The first half was dominated by defence as both teams shout out the opposing offences in multiple three and outs throughout the first quarter. However, after a botched snap by the Sabres punt unit, the Hallam Warriors’ were finally in perfect field position. The Sabres’ once again pushed back with a sack from DE #55 Mo Ahmed but on the next play read more

5-3 on the Regular Season, Division Champs (..?) and onto UCLan

After beating the Sheffield Hallam Warriors for the first time in 5 years, the high-rolling Sheffield Sabres took on the LJMU Fury this past Sunday in a do-or-die game for a playoff berth.

The Sabres defense struggled to get going early in the first quarter, conceding a touchdown within the first few minutes of the game from a jet sweep. After what seemed like a common occurrence for one of the most efficient defenses in the league, the Sabres were on the back foot and looking like their playoff read more

The Long Week is done, time to make the steel city black and gold…

The Sheffield Sabres ended their long week with a win against the Leeds, with the game ending at a comfortable 36-14 to the home side. The Sabres offense started strong, scoring two early touchdowns and a field goal, looking like the game had been secured. Leeds, who were fighting to prevent relegation, hit back hard, scoring two of their own touchdowns and leaving the score 16-14. The Sabres took over in the second half, not allowing the Gryphons to score again and tacking on some more points read more