Game Review: Steel Bowl 2016

The Sabres were unfortunate in a close, hard fought varsity fixture this year, each team giving up only one touchdown resulting in a Hallam Warriors win of 13-10. The game saw numerous long drives from each team, with excellent defence from The Sabres recovering 3 fumbles and giving up only one deep pass play for a Hallam Warriors touchdown on a blown coverage. The offence looked strong with Jacob Hardy leading the team in passing and running yards. Unfortunately, two disallowed touchdowns caused

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Sabres @ Glasgow : Match Report

The Sabre’s season ended this weekend with a tough defeat to a strong Glasgow Tigers team, losing 6-0. In a game which neither team particularly dominated, the Sabres offence were unable to score against an excellent Tigers defensive unit who have conceded only 12 points all season. The Sabres defence played brilliantly in a tight game holding Glasgow to several punts, and gave up only one touchdown. Defensive backs Nick Carver and Liam Pratt had an interception each, with Liam

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Sabres v Leeds Beckett Carnegie Review

The Sheffield Sabres got their season back on track this weekend at home against Leeds Beckett Carnegie, taking their record to 3-4 with one more game to go, keeping their playoff hopes alive. The Sabres were saddened to hear of the loss of oldboy Rob Worboys the previous weekend and a minute silence was observed before the game started. The game started with a missing man play, the left slot vacated the field and 5 yard delay of game penalty was taken by the Sabres. They were not hampered

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Sabres @ Sharks Review

The Sheffield Sabres lost a close game on a wet, muddy day in Hull, the Sabres had a larger squad than last week but were still missing several players due to exams. The Sabres had to run the ball more often than usual due to the state of the pitch, and had a few decent gains in the running game but not enough for the win. Neither team got much momentum in the first half but late in the first quarter Jacob Hardy scrambled away from trouble and found Rowan Huggins in the end zone for

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Sabres @ UCLan Report

The Sabres suffered a heavy defeat away to the UCLan Rams, in a game that was rearranged after being postponed in December. The Sabres took a depleted squad to Lancashire due to exams, and the lack of depth took its toll the longer the game went on. UCLan scored early and converted a PAT to take a 7-0 lead. The Sabres came out firing, completing several short passes and picking up a few first downs; but the drive stalled in UCLan’s half. UCLan led 10-0 at half time and pulled further away

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