Monthly Archives: January 2018

Kent Exiles aiming to take the women’s game by force

The Sapphire Series starts again this weekend and many eyes will be focused on the Premier Division and whether the all conquering Birmingham Lions will be heading towards their fifth consecutive crown.

But as the women’s game continues to grow year on year, so too does the amount of women playing and one of the heartening things to see is the rise of a new program in Kent, as the Kent Exiles Women prepare to do battle in their first official tournament. And believe me, they’re not just here for the experience or to make up the numbers!

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Wildcard round whips up some interesting contests!

The wildcard weekend on the road to this year’s Super Bowl took place this weekend and the cast of twelve has been reduced to eight. Four different games took place and while four teams start their preparation for next season, for other teams, they live for another round. We take a look at the four games and what lies ahead. continue reading…

Hertfordshire Hurricanes

As we start the New Year we have our first university team to be profiled. Hertfordshire Hurricanes are well known within Britball with a number of national titles, but if you’re weighing up your options for uni, then it might be one to consider. Former player and now one of the Special Teams Co-ordinators for the team Jordan Legge, gives us more of an insight into the Hatfield based side.  continue reading…

The Playoffs are here!

After one of the most exciting NFL seasons to date, week 17, the last week of the regular season provided us with non-stop, play-off dream making or dream crushing for far more than the eventual 12 teams whose seasons continue.

Of the teams that made it through to the playoffs in the NFC, half actually come from the same division, the NFC south, being the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons. The playoff teams in this division, where the only team that did not make the playoffs were Tampa Bay Buccaneers, all have at least 10 wins this season. It must be noted that three years prior to this impressive feat, the team with the most wins in the division had 7, losing 9 and having a negative win/loss ratio. continue reading…