Tag : american football

Blacklisted?: The Colin Kaepernick Story

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Time] For recent NFL fans, the name Colin Kaepernick may not ring a bell, however, those who have been watching since 2016 will certainly recognise the name. Kaepernick was the quarterback that led the San Francisco 49ers to the Superbowl in 2013, losing out the Baltimore Ravens in … Read More

Tension mounts for Varsity 2018

2 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit [Leeds Varsity] Despite the university year just starting, the University of Leeds sports teams’ preparation are well under way, training hard for their biggest sports extravaganza of the year: Varsity 2018. Occurring on October 2nd and 3rd, it will see a continuation of the University of Leeds and … Read More

Eagles Flying High

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Eagles won their maiden Super Bowl against the reigning champions, the New England Patriots There was a high level of confidence in the New England Patriots’ camp coming into last Sunday. This was set to be their third Super Bowl in four years – winning their last two – … Read More

NFL Round-Up: The Miracle of Minneapolis

10 months ago / 0 comments

This past weekend’s slate of games contained a significant upset in the AFC; the New England Patriots managing to reach their seventh consecutive AFC Championship Game; a hard-fought defensive battle; and a game-winning walk-off touchdown which will be remembered in the state of Minnesota for years to come. All in … Read More

American NFL players kneel in defiance of Trump

1 year ago / 0 comments

The NFL took over London again on Sunday with the Miami Dolphins playing the New Orleans Saints at Wembley. The game finished 20-0 with a lockout for the Saints, who managed to keep the Dolphins offense from scoring a single point. Michael Thomas stole the show with an unstoppable performance, … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brilliant Brady turns things round for Patriots in Super Bowl LI

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last weekend was the long awaited Sunday (or Monday for foreign fans) in the football calendar. Last Sunday was Super Bowl Sunday. The two teams competing for the Lombardi trophy were the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. These two teams were almost complete opposites in terms of Super Bowl … Read More

Colts run out of Luck in dying moments

2 years ago / 0 comments

On Sunday there was a sold out crowd at Wembley eager to watch a fierce football rivalry, however the likes of Rooney, Kane and Vardy were nowhere to be found. This was not your usual football match at Wembley and instead names such as Andrew Luck, Frank Gore and Allen … Read More

Match Report – Leeds Celtics v York Centurions

3 years ago / 0 comments

IT had rained heavily the previous day, and from the onset it was going to be a game won in the trenches. With an earlier kick-off time than usual, starting at 12pm, the Celtics were raring to go after the Christmas break and started strong as the defence forced a 3-and-out … Read More

Celtics fall short in season climax

4 years ago / 0 comments

For the final game of the season the Leeds Celtics welcomed the Bradford Bears in a rematch of last year’s season opener that went right down to the wire, resulting in a Celtic victory. Sunday’s game a similarly close affair with both teams wishing to end their season on a … Read More

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Carnegie crush Celtics

4 years ago / 0 comments

The annual American football Varsity game between Leeds University Celtics and Leeds Beckett Carnegie was close to not being played this weekend as Weetwood sports facility wanted to protect the pitch. Thankfully another venue was found for the game, and the match went ahead at West Park Leeds Rugby Club. … Read More