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Displaying items by tag: blitz
Thursday, 30 December 2010 16:27

Jets Junior Flag Win British Final

Prior to watching the senior kitted team fall to the London Blitz in the National Title game for the second year running, the Coventry Jets’ Junior Flag team captured their own British Championship defeating the Blitz 32-24 at Worcester’s Sixways Stadium.

The jets twin quarterback threat of Tom Clancy and AJ Mepstead gave their opponents a headache with their contrasting styles. The elusive Clancy finding time for his receivers to get open, whilst the strong armed Mepstead would hook up deep with Clancy.

 

You can read the full match report in Issue Three of Inside American Football.

Thursday, 30 December 2010 15:37

EFAF Cup - A Photographer's Tale

Dan Aitch is the photographer for BAFA Premier League National Champions, the London Blitz.

In this six-page feature, Dan tells us about his travels to Europe following the Blitz's attempts to triumph on the Eropean circuit in the European Federation of American Football's 2010 competition.

The article is illustrated with Dan's trademark high quality photography.

 

You can read more about Dan's story in Issue Two of Inside American Football.

Thursday, 30 December 2010 16:42

Disappointed Jets as Blitz Triumph again

The Coventry Jets came up short in their bid to regain the British American Football title, falling 34- 20 to the London Blitz. Three Lorne Sam touchdown passes and a stellar defensive effort weren’t effort to prevent the Blitz repeating as National Champions as turnovers and penalties proved to be Coventry’s downfall.

ourtney Pope chipped in a solid shift for the Jets, another two touchdown receptions were added to his league high tally of 12, Mark Cohen also scored, the 101st touchdown of his vaunted Jets career.

Coventry won the toss and decided to kick off, Alan Steel sending the ball down to the Blitz 20 where Aaron Percival collected the ball to set London up on their own 40. Clive Palumbo’s reception on a receiver screen converted a big third down for the Blitz as Fred Boyle showed some good early poise in the face of Coventry’s pass rush. Gary Clark came up with a big sack to force a third and thirteen as the Jets applied early pressure.

 

You can read the full match report in Issue Three of Inside American Football.

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