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Glasgow Face Second Newcastle Clash After Bizarre 2-0 Scoreline
13
NOV
2015

Glasgow Face Second Newcastle Clash After Bizarre 2-0 Scoreline

Glasgow Tigers HC Ian Cochrane chats to us about the closely matched back-to-back games... When the results started pinging in last weekend, there was...
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Birmingham Lions Expect Crowd Of 3000+ For 'XpLosION' Vs Kingston Cougars
04
NOV
2015

Birmingham Lions Expect Crowd Of 3000+ For 'XpLosION' Vs Kingston Cougars

We look forward to one of the biggest events on the Britball calendar... One of the hardest challenges British American football faces when trying to...
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Birmingham And Imperial Fired Up For BUCS Season Opener
29
OCT
2015

Birmingham And Imperial Fired Up For BUCS Season Opener

All photos by  Bec Edwards We catch up with Lions DB Sam Jeater and Immortals LT Sam Hill ahead of this Saturday's clash... This Saturday brings the...
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2015/16 BUAFL Preview - New League Structure Throws Up Grudge Games Galore
28
OCT
2015

2015/16 BUAFL Preview - New League Structure Throws Up Grudge Games Galore

All photos by  Bec Edwards With the big kick off only days away, we look ahead to some of the big match-ups in the university league... The clocks...
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Edinburgh Wolves TE Colleen Reid Talks Playing For Scotland's Only Full Contact Ladies Team
23
OCT
2015

Edinburgh Wolves TE Colleen Reid Talks Playing For Scotland's Only Full Contact Ladies Team

We talk to the tight end about the Wolves' first season in the Sapphire Series and the growth of women's football... Though American football is...
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'The Jaguars Made Us All Better Players' Says Nottingham Trent WR Toby Rose
20
OCT
2015

'The Jaguars Made Us All Better Players' Says Nottingham Trent WR Toby Rose

Third year wide receiver Toby Rose tells us how being invited to observe the Jacksonville Jaguars training impacted his team... What do you say when you...
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'Just Playing Is A Dream Come True' Says Welwyn Hatfield Mosquitos Founder
09
OCT
2015

'Just Playing Is A Dream Come True' Says Welwyn Hatfield Mosquitos Founder

James Threadgold tells us about being the change he wanted to see in Hertfordshire's American football scene... With American football growing rapidly...
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What Could A London NFL Team Do For The Amateur Game?
03
OCT
2015

What Could A London NFL Team Do For The Amateur Game?

With the NFL International Series returning to London and talk of a permanent franchise reaching fever pitch, we ask what this would mean for the BAFA...
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Column: It's Not Just American Football - It's Our Football
01
OCT
2015

Column: It's Not Just American Football - It's Our Football

In September 2013, I was meandering around my university’s fresher’s fair eating free pizza when I heard a sentence that would go on to change my life....
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'Anyone Can Beat Anyone' - Birmingham Bulls' Mark Pagett On SFC1
01
OCT
2015

'Anyone Can Beat Anyone' - Birmingham Bulls' Mark Pagett On SFC1

We catch up with the head coach of Britain's longest-competing American football team after their first season in the Southern Conference... It’s been a...
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'NFL Presence Inspired Us' - Wembley Stallions' Warren Smart
01
OCT
2015

'NFL Presence Inspired Us' - Wembley Stallions' Warren Smart

After making the play-offs in their debut season, Wembley's Head Coach tells us about the influence the NFL International Series had on his team's...
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Drawing A Crowd With The Halton Spartans
01
OCT
2015

Drawing A Crowd With The Halton Spartans

The NFC2 side's coach Ian Derbyshire tells us about playing in a stadium and making a local impact... In an amateur sport, we don’t play for crowds....
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Britbowl Heartbreak 'Will Stick With Us For A Long Time', Says Blitz' Ed Morgan
01
OCT
2015

Britbowl Heartbreak 'Will Stick With Us For A Long Time', Says Blitz' Ed Morgan

London Blitz chairman Ed Morgan speaks on the heartbreak of their 20-19 loss to London Warriors in the 2015 Britbowl... London’s domination of the...
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