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

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

3 in 8, a Long Week

The Sheffield Sabres look towards the last game of their 8 day, 3 game stretch. After two away games, they look forward to being at home against Leeds on Sunday, in an interesting matchup.

The Sabres started the long week away at UCLan. Previously, the Sabres have struggled to get any offense going at UCLan’s home ground and the defense have struggled to stop the traditional run heavy UCLan offense. The Sabres struggled to get going on their first drive, leaving the defense to bring the steel read more

Our Time

Our Time

Week 2 was a trying one for the Sabres. Coming off the back of a brilliant week 1, where they turned around a game that looked like it was done in the first 10 minutes, the Sabres looked strong going into the road trip game against the LJMU Fury.

Mofi Jaiyebo gets a pick early in the game, and almost takes it to the house

Mofi Jaiyebo gets a pick early in the game, and almost takes it to the house

The defense were hoping to keep their form with another great performance, while looking to learn from their mistakes early on in the UCLan game. Unfortunately, the LJMU offense scored an early touchdown due to great field position and a few missed read more