Game Preview: Loughborough Students @ Sheffield Sabres

This weekend the Sheffield Sabres open their 2014/15 campaign in the new BUCS Premiership North Division against the Loughborough Students. As the first home game of the year this is our homecoming game, with alumni from the sabres coming up to watch the match so the crowd should be behind us!

The match will also feature a performance by the Sheffield Sabrecats Stunt Squad at halftime to help make it a day to remember for Sabres fans and casual spectators alike.
The two teams used to play read more

National Championship – Round One Preview

On Sunday 9th March, the Sabres embark on their conquest for championship glory as they play host to the 9th seeded Southampton Stags, who finished second in the BUCS South Division.

The Sabres are no rookies to post season action, being victorious in the Challenge Trophy in the 2011/2012 season and qualifying for the Championship playoffs last season, losing to eventual finalists the Hertfordshire Hurricanes in the quarterfinals. After a successful 7-1 season playing through a difficult February fixture list, the Sabres finished top of their division. This has led to them being seeded 8th in the National Championship and gives them home advantage in their first post read more

Braves @ Sabres – Preview

On Sunday, February 9th, the Sheffield Sabres attempt to bounce back from their first loss of the season as they face off against champion competitors the Derby Braves, whom they have only faced once before.

The Derby Braves are undefeated in the BUCS North Western division since 2012, currently sitting at 4-0 for the season, after winning the division last year and making it into the third round of the 2012-2013 championship, only losing to eventual champions Birmingham. Derby have shown little read more

2014 Steel Bowl Preview

On Sunday February 2nd, the Sheffield Sabres will attempt to continue their dominant start to the season as they cross swords with the Hallam Warriors, in what will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of the Sabres’ season so far.

The Sabres had most things their way last season, going 7-1 and entering the play offs. In doing so they ended a run of five consecutive losses to the Warriors, asserting their power in a 40-20 victory over their rivals. Moreover, this game opened the Sheffield Varsity read more

Bombers @ Sabres – Homecoming 2013 Preview

The Sheffield Sabres finally get their season under way this Sunday when they host the 1-1 Lancaster Bombers.

After a postponement in Week 1 and a bye last week, the Sabres have yet to play a competitive game this season. And as if the excitement of finally donning black and gold wasn’t enough, the Sabres will also be welcoming their alumni back for the 2013 Homecoming.

Lancaster come into the game after a mixed bag of results – LJM Fury handed them a surprise loss in the season opener, read more