Sharks join Get Active Sports Festival in Chichester

As the first step in our player recruitment for the 2010 season, the Chichester Sharks took part in the Get Active Sports Festival on Sunday 12th September. Run by Chichester Council and hosted in Oaklands Park, the event saw numerous local clubs demonstrating their sports to the several thousand people who attended during the 4 hour festival. A huge thanks to those Sharks players who were available on the day - including Toby, Bruno, Josh and Scott - plus my brother Steven Robinson for dragging himself out of retirement for the day. It was quite a busy few hours for us, as we took a number of adults and children through the basics of flag football. Hopefully we managed to peak the interest of a few of the adults and…
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Sharks #2 team in England, #4 in Britain

The Sharks travelled north on Saturday to take on the cream of British flag football in their first appearance at the BAFL Flag Finals Day. Having finished second in the English conference during the regular season, the Sharks were drawn to meet defending British champions and Scottish conference winners Kirkcaldy Bulls in the semi finals, held at Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium. The Bulls proved formidable opponents, with a well-executed run option scheme and pin-point passing keeping the Sharks defence at bay, and the Scots notched up 3 TDs in the first half. The Sharks were a fingertip away from a score themselves, when QB Martyn Emmens spotted Simon Merton wide open in the end zone, only for a Bulls defender to scramble back and tip his pass away with the faintest…
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