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

Game Preview: Steel Bowl 2016

It’s that time of year again, the Sheffield Sabres face the Hallam Warriors in front of a sell-out crowd at Goodwin this Sunday at 1 o’clock. After a long season it’s now time for the Steel Bowl, Varsity is a fierce rivalry match which both teams will be desperate to win.
The Sabres had a season with plenty of ups and downs, they made the Division 1A playoffs but lost a close game in the quarter finals after a long trip to Glasgow. The Warriors had a tough debut season in the Premier read more

Playoffs 1st round: Sabres @ Tigers

Tigers Vs SabresThe Sheffield Sabres (4-4) head north of the border this weekend to face the Glasgow Tigers (8-0) in the opening weekend of the playoffs. The Sabres finished their season strong with victories over Leeds Beckett and Huddersfield, which was enough to see them into the playoffs. The Tigers have a winning streak of eight games, and started the season with six consecutive shutouts before Northumbria scored 12 against them a couple of weeks ago. The Sabres victory at Huddersfield was their first read more

Match Preview: Derby Braves @ Sheffield Sabres

On Sunday 16th November the Sheffield Sabres host the Derby Braves in what is sure to be an exciting match. With both teams currently winless this season this really is a must-win game to avoid relegation at the end of the year.

The Sabres, having lost significantly last week, will be keen to quiet the critics and get their first win of the season. After being kept to just one score last week the offence will be hoping to get a lot more points on the board this week.

Derby will also be eager to read more

Game Preview: Sheffield Sabres @ Durham Saints

On this Saturday, 8th November, the Sheffield Sabres will be travelling to Durham to play the Saints in what will be the second game of the season for both teams.

With the Sabres rebounding from a very close 2 point loss to Loughborough at the weekend, they will be eager to show that they are capable of winning in this premiership division rather than just deserving of a place in it.

The Saints, on the other hand, are coming off a huge 28-14 victory over the current national champions – the Stirling read more