HOMECOMING MATCH REVIEW (vs. Manchester Tyrants)

The Sabres consistently look strong when playing at home and Sunday looked to be no different with a decent crowd of cheerleaders, alumni and various supporters supporting the home side.

The game started fast with a lengthy Sabres kick return before Rowan Huggins fights his way to the end zone off a deep pass on the first play of the game. After a 3 and out by the defence, the next offensive possession ends with a pick which Manchester ran back close to half way. Both teams trade punts before

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MATCH PREVIEW (vs. Manchester Tyrants)

After last week’s disappointing loss in Leeds, the Sabres are looking to bounce back against the newly promoted Manchester Tyrants to regain momentum. Playing in front of a sabres alumni crowd for this season’s Homecoming game makes it all the more important to the boys in black and gold. With both teams looking to come back to 1-1 for the season this looks to be a close and hard-fought match up. Despite some injury concerns, the offence and defence look to prove themselves worthy

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MATCH REVIEW (vs. Leeds Beckett)

Running back turned O Lineman Bob Brownlees was elected fourth captain for the Sabres’ first game of the season as they took on a small but strong Leeds Carnegie side coming off the back of a close loss to the Sheffield Hallam Warriors in week 1.

After an initial shut out by the Leeds defence, the Sabres’ defence was slow off the mark allowing Leeds to drive slowly downfield before giving up a deep touchdown from a blown man-coverage. At 7-0 after a converted extra point, the first quarter

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MATCH PREVIEW (vs. Leeds)

After a preseason game against York Centurions last week, the Sabres prepare to take on Leeds Beckett (Carnegie) at Leeds on Sunday in their first league game of the year. Having split the series 1-1 with Leeds last season, including a heart-breaking overtime loss, the Sabres anticipate a tough game against an always physical Leeds team. Unfortunately, due to injuries throughout the preseason, some players have had to fill in at new positions and some may even play both ways on Sunday. Following

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PRE-SEASON MATCH REVIEW (vs. York Centurions)

Sunday saw The Sabres travel to York in a pre-season face-off against the York Centurions, providing everyone with a last minute opportunity to experience some vital game time before the first league game of the season against Leeds Beckett (Carnegie) on the 13th of November. Heavy rainfall on the grass pitch was a rare encounter for The Sabres, of whom many struggled with footing throughout the game. The game started with numerous three and outs from both defensive sides as both teams struggled

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