Former Shark Lifts Championship Trophy

[caption id="attachment_378" align="alignnone" width="405" caption="Matt Williams catches a pass in the BAFL1 Finals (photo: Graham Beardsley)"][/caption] Congratulations to Matt Williams, former Chichester Shark, on winning the British American Football League One championship with the Sussex Thunder. Last Saturday the Thunder topped the Redditch Arrows 20-18 in overtime, in the longest ever championship in British American Football history. With the teams so evenly matched, it took FOUR overtime periods to decide the winner! Matt caught several passes during the game, including a 20+ yard catch on a crucial 3rd and 10 play. As the Sussex Thunder season is over, Matt is likely to be joining us for some of our off-season training sessions. If  you want to read more about the Final, there is a great match report on the Sussex…
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Sharks host friendlies

The Chichester Sharks hosted fellow BAFL Flag team the St Albans KIngs and newly formed Peter Symonds Sabres last weekend in Chichester in a series of post season friendlies. First up was the host team Sharks vs new boys the Sabres, who formed in January at Peter Symonds sixth form college in Winchester, for their first competitive game. Sporting a number of rookies who had only had one training session the Sabres took the early lead with a long pass on their first possesion after the Sharks couldn't move the ball on their first. The teams traded scores, including a first ever pass completion for a TD by Sharks long time centre Gary Robinson (on a trick play to QB Neil Henderson). The Sharks led by a single score at…
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Breaking News: Bulls Win All Scottish Final

News just in.... The Kirkcaldy Bulls have won the inaugural BAFL Flag championship title,  beating the Carluke Cobras 48-13 in the finals. This is also the 6th year in a row they have won their Scottish league/Conference. Quite a remarkable feat. Carluke and Kirkcaldy made the final by merit of beating the English teams, Coventry and Leicester in the semi-finals. The final results are: Semi-Finals Coventry Jets 30-38 Kirkcaldy Bulls Carluke Cobras 19-13 Leicester Eagles 3rd/4th Place Playoff Leicester Eagles v Coventry Jets National Championship Game Kirkcaldy Bulls 48 v 13 Carluke Cobras It's a shame we didn't make it to the finals this year, as I would have loved to see how we would match up with the top Scottish teams, but alas, it was not to be. There…
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Chichester Sharks NFL Predictor League – Win Cash!!

********************************** On hold until I can get the stupid thing to work - bear with me! ********************************** Hi All I have set up a Chichester Sharks NFL predictor league set up (through ESPN) for the 2008 season to help us raise funds for the club. Each week you can predict the outcome of all the NFL games. It will cost £5 to enter for the whole season. The person with the highest score at the end of the regular season will win 50% of the total entry money. The other 50% will go towards supporting the club and purchasing new equipment for training. In the event of a tie, the winner will be the person with the most number of winning weeks (highest or joint highest score), followed by the…
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