Opening weekend of the 2016 BAFA Flag season

The 2016 season opening fixtures had a familiar feel about them and sadly the results went the same way as last year. Chichester Sharks v Reading Lions The Reading Lions, a 2015 playoff team, opened the season against the Sharks in Chichester and proved to be as difficult an opponent as expected. Like in their 39-32 loss last year, Chichester were competitive throughout the game. However, a flurry of late Lions scores inside the final two minutes gave the Sharks a less than complimentary-looking 48-27 loss. Failure to convert twice on 4th down inside the Lions' 10 yard line and three turnovers meant the offense were unable to keep pace with the impressive Reading attack. A highlight for the Sharks was the 3 TD / 1 INT game for Corey…
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