PRE-SEASON MATCH REVIEW (vs. Nottingham)

Following a successful recruitment drive and (good) preparation, the Sabres travelled to Nottingham Uni for their first preseason scrimmage, giving both players and coaches an opportunity to showcase their talent.

The structure of the scrimmage allowed all players to get onto the field to show their worth against an extremely strong Nottingham side. Following numerous pre-planned drives the teams faced off in a competitive half game. After the Offence went 3 and out on the initial possession

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SEASON PREVIEW

As the 2016/17 season fast approaches the sabres are working hard to try and improve upon last year’s 4-4 record and a first round exit from the playoffs from an undefeated Glasgow team. With the rearranging of the divisions this year this promises to be no easy task due to the addition of an up and coming Manchester team and the presence of bitter rivals Sheffield Hallam. As with every team in Uniball the Sabres have experienced a high degree of roster turnover losing key players such as QB

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Meet the Captains

The 2016/17 Season is fast approaching and so it’s time to introduce you to this seasons captains, voted in by the players themselves.

First off is #54 Usama Mujtaba (Middle Linebacker) entering his third season as Sabres’ captain. Although enrolled in a work placement for the duration of this year, his presence is well and truly known. With one of the biggest voices on the team he forever leads from the front with energy and physicality stimulating a sense of urgency within the team

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Sabres @ Hawks Review

The Sheffield Sabres improved their record to 4-4 and kept their playoff hopes alive with an emphatic victory over the Huddersfield Hawks, whose losing streak extended to seven games for the season. A steady first drive for the Sabres ended with six points as Jacob Hardy found Dan Rosson in the end zone following a pass interference penalty on the Hawks. After punts were traded a Huddersfield pass down the side-line was caught and converted for a 70 yard touchdown levelling the game at 6-6.<br

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Match preview: UCLAN Rams

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Sabres will look to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat at Leeds Beckett as they face BUCS Northern Division 1 leaders UCLAN Rams. The two teams met earlier in the season with UCLAN edging past the Sabres in a close fought game. Since that match they have enjoyed conflicting fortunes, the Sabres have won one game and lost the other. The Rams however will be full of confidence having won all their three games this season and come off the back of beating the Hull Sharks.

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