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Britbowl XXXI…It’s A Phamily Affair
01
SEP
2017

Britbowl XXXI…It’s A Phamily Affair

In 2017 the pinnacle of Britball competition had thrown up something different, a non-all London final. At the impressive Sixways Stadium in Worcester, all...
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It’s Time For College Football!
23
AUG
2017

It’s Time For College Football!

It’s almost that time…time for the College Football season to start in the US. For the next four months or so you need to clear your diary for Saturday...
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Eagles flying high in Saudi Arabia
21
AUG
2017

Eagles flying high in Saudi Arabia

Football is truly going global, and not just by way of its viewing fanbase. The number of countries where people want to play, is also growing all the time....
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An Intern In Rochester
28
JUL
2017

An Intern In Rochester

Hall of fame coach Bill Walsh was a progressive visionary, not just on the field where he introduced his “west coast offence”, but also on the sidelines,...
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Who’s The Big Cat In The Middle?
20
JUL
2017

Who’s The Big Cat In The Middle?

Finland, it would seem, is the go to place for elite level Britballers this summer if they are looking to get some reps, as opposed to some rays. Having...
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Crunch Time In Canada! - The Women’s World Championship Review
12
JUL
2017

Crunch Time In Canada! - The Women’s World Championship Review

As the GB Lions women’s team flew home from Canada they would have the chance to reflect on an exciting seven days of competition. No doubt, there would be...
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Brothers In Arms
06
JUL
2017

Brothers In Arms

Playing Football They Say, Is In Your Blood, Playing Linebacker It Would Seem, May Just Be In Your DNA. That’s The Conclusion You Could Draw If You...
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BAFCA 2017 Coaches Convention
29
JUN
2017

BAFCA 2017 Coaches Convention

I recently had the good fortune to attend the annual BAFCA convention at the National Ice Arena in Nottingham. It provides an excellent opportunity for the...
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2017 Women’s World Championships Preview
19
JUN
2017

2017 Women’s World Championships Preview

When the Great Britain Lions Women’s team fly out to Canada on June 21st, they will be making history. They will be our first representative side to take...
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The Matt Hampson Bowl And The Birth Of Football America UK
29
MAY
2017

The Matt Hampson Bowl And The Birth Of Football America UK

What Started As A Germ Of An Idea To Have A “Re-Union” Game, And Then Evolved Into An Epic Charitable Gesture, Ultimately Led To The Formation Of A Company...
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Brad Thompson - The Need To Succeed
23
MAY
2017

Brad Thompson - The Need To Succeed

Quarterback Brad Thompson is a competitive young man, both on the football field and in his work life. You could say that he has a need to succeed and to...
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Hope & Glory
23
MAY
2017

Hope & Glory

At 27 Years Old, Running Back Adam Hope Has Had A Number Of Nicknames On His Football Journey. The Sheffield Native Has Been A Tomahawk, An Ace, A Renegade,...
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Warriors Topple The Towers
02
MAY
2017

Warriors Topple The Towers

The Warriors Chose The New River Stadium On White Hart Lane As The Venue For This Showpiece Britball Event, And An Excellent Venue It Turned Out To Be. They...
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This Cheetah’s On Fire
02
MAY
2017

This Cheetah’s On Fire

If you thought that all the talented athletes were to be found in BAFA’s Premier divisions you would be wrong. There are some very gifted and capable...
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Is The GFL The Top League In Europe?
18
APR
2017

Is The GFL The Top League In Europe?

Now That Depends On How You Gauge Success I Suppose. The GFL was formed as far back as 1979, putting the Germans ahead of their European contemporaries,...
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Sapphire Series Division One Finals Day
13
APR
2017

Sapphire Series Division One Finals Day

In my blog at the start of the Sapphire series I posed the question “Are there any lion tamers out there” by the end of series four, the finals day, we had...
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Warriors Looking To Conquer Northern Europe
11
APR
2017

Warriors Looking To Conquer Northern Europe

Britain’s top football programme is getting the chance to test itself against some of the best teams in Northern Europe. Due to divisions in the...
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Bucs Prem 16-17 Review
31
MAR
2017

Bucs Prem 16-17 Review

Late Afternoon On March 26, If You Put Your Ear To The Ground You Could Probably Hear An Audible, Yes! Go On Sterling! Throughout The Britball Nation. The...
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Are We Still Talking Double Dutch?
27
MAR
2017

Are We Still Talking Double Dutch?

Are we still talking Double Dutch? In the 2014 BUCS season the Stirling Clansmen went undefeated, claiming the National title in a gritty title clinching...
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The Return To Sandwell
17
MAR
2017

The Return To Sandwell

One of the UK’s top young quarterback talents is bucking the current trend and will be playing in the BAFA senior league this season. At a time when  a wave...
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