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A Tough Start To Kick Off The Season

Heading into this game the Sheffield Sabres were full of confidence after a productive pre-season. Now is the time that it matters, regular season. The first half was dominated by defence as both teams shout out the opposing offences in multiple three and outs throughout the first quarter. However, after a botched snap by the Sabres punt unit, the Hallam Warriors’ were finally in perfect field position. The Sabres’ once again pushed back with a sack from DE #55 Mo Ahmed but on the next play read more

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 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 read more

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 read more

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 read more