1-2 for Sharks in Hastings

Following an excellent day of competitive football last week in Leicester, the Sharks headed for a more relaxed environment in Hastings on Sunday, to compete in the Hastings Extreme Games.The event organised by local governement funded 'Active Hastings', hosted a mini flag football tournament, in amongst other events such as 5-a-side football, skateboarding, basketball and kite buggying.In addition to the Sharks, Hastings entered their two rookie teams - the Serpents and the Conquerors. With 15 players available the Sharks split into two teams - Sharks A, led by Thierry and Sharks B, led by Nick Watson, in his first guest appearance for the Sharks since his departure in 2004/5.The lack of experience from the Hastings teams was evident with boths the Serpents and Conquerors being on the wrong side of…
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Training Weds / Hastings Exhibition

I have heard a number of people saying they are available for Wednesday training this week, so consider it on. Please post here if you're going to be there.I think so far Dayle, Mike, Shaun, Sean and Julian have said yes. I will see how my knees are holding up before I commit :)***********************************Hastings ExhibitionThis is a friendly exhibition tournament against 2 senior mens teams from Hasting (no idea where they have been hiding) plus two corporate teams (not sure if they have played before). It will be good to attend as it may encourage new teams to join the league.Depending on numbers we may enter two teams, otherwise we'll follow yesterdays approach with one team. Everyone that comes will get playing time.Please be at the car park for 8.30…
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Leicester Tournament – Some of our best football ever?

Congratulations Sharks on some excellent football yesterday! EVERY player contributed to our success yesterday and it was a fine example of how well we can play as a team.The results were a bit odd - each team finished with a 2-2 record:Sharks beat Voodoo twiceVoodoo beat Eagles twiceEagles beat Sharks twiceI guess it just goes to show how evenly matched we all are, which leads to some great games of football.We took a strong team, with a nice mix of Sharks and Makos players. It would have been nice to take two teams, but unfortunately there were a number of Makos who could not make the trip. What it did mean was that those Makos who did travel got to play in some very good games and every single one…
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Leicester Tournament Sunday

It's a nice and early start for us on Sunday. Could all of you coming to Leicester please ensure you get to the car park ready for a 6.30am departure.Its a 3 hour trip so please be there before 6.30am. (make sure you come to our new car park NOT the old multi-story!)As usual, bring a white top if you don't have a Sharks shirt and a dark one just in case.If you are not driving please ensure you bring some cash with you to contribute to the petrol costs of your generous driver.See you Sunday!
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Wednesday Training?

EDIT SINCE ORIGINAL POST: Due to good response, training on Wednesday is definitely on!**************According to the comments on the last post, there are a number of people who are interested in Wednesday (18th) night training this week.I'm up for a session this week if there are enough people. Can you express your interest here ASAP if you can make it?So far it seems like the following can make it:DayleMikeGaryShaunSeanMattJulianJPBilly (if he can make it back from his school trip)Anyone have Luke N's number?Who else?I will text a few others who don't have access to site to see if there is any interest.There is not a lot of time, so respond quickly - and don't forget to check with any others on the team who might be interested.We need to make…
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4 Sharks Make Great Britain Squad

Congratulations to the 4 Sharks that were select for the Great Britain yesterday.Neil Henderson, Pete Steel, Dayle Kirby and Dave Lee were all chosen to represent Great Britain in September's European Championships in Italy and the 2008 World Cup.Here is the squad in full:Ben Brady EnglandJosh Fellows EnglandNeil Henderson ScotlandColin Jones ScotlandDayle Kirby England(player/coach)Andy Leane EnglandDave Lee EnglandKinda Mann EnglandDavid Mooney Snr Scotland (Cap)Tim Smith EnglandPete Steel EnglandJimmy Thompson ScotlandNick Watson EnglandJamie Sinfeild Offensive Co-OrdinatorMark Fletcher Defensive Co-OrdinatorJohn Scougall TrainerSteven Maxwell ManagerStuart McKayHead Coach
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