in Regional · 03-09-2019 12:46:00 · 0 Comments By Mirjam Collens Ambra Marcucci left the Netherlands 6 years ago to study Psychology and Law in Portugal. The now 27-year-old doctor and athlete didn’t sit still the past years. American Football and legal psychology bring out the "fighter for equality" in her. Ambra tells more about this from her hometown Porto. Her dancing, blonde curls announce her arrival from far away. Sitting still is not in her nature, but Ambra wants to make an exception to tell her story. We agreed to meet in a cozy coffee bar in the city. From Amsterdam, Italy to Porto Her curls, the love of sports and willpower to want to belong to the top, runs in the family. Ambra’s father (with curls) is Italian and a former professional soccer player. He met her mother when she was studying Italian Language and Culture in Italy. Not one child came from it, but two at once. Together with her identical-looking twin sister … [Read more...] about “I want to make female American Football big”
Lanarkshire American football side Clyde Valley Blackhawks are looking to raise as big a crowd as they can as they play their biggest game in four years against Leeds Bobcats on Sunday. The Blackhawks are taking part in their first British American Football Association National League (BAFANL) play-off quarter-final since 2015 at Beltane Park in Wishaw, and entry is free. Guys from across Lanarkshire play for the Blackhawks, who are trying to play their way into the semi-finals. After winning their division in the first season under new head coach David Yates, Clyde Valley secured home field advantage in the quarter-finals, en-route to BritBowl 33. The Blackhawks arrived at this point through victories over every team they've played, beating Dumfries Hunters, Inverclyde Goliaths, Darlington Steam and Carlisle Sentinels. Their season started well with six wins on the bounce, going into their seventh win of the season against Dumfries, where they tied 6-6 before losing 14-12 to … [Read more...] about Clyde Valley Blackhawks face crunch American football play-off
Highland Wildcats head coach James Hudson has stepped down from his role.Hudson had been running the American Football club’s under-19s side since 2016, having been involved in one form or another for the last decade.He started out as a player, then worked his way through the coaching team as offense co-ordinator before taking on the top coaching role.He said it was a hard decision.“It has been mulled over for a little bit of time,” he said.“I’ve been involved with the Wildcats for 10 years, I’ve done 10 seasons of coaching, so it was just a chance to take a step back. It’s quite a lot of work, a lot is done behind the scenes.“It was just time to get a bit of a breather in a way, just to give myself a bit of time to relax.“Potentially I’ll be going back to the Highland Stags adult team, just to play. I could only have a few years left of playing there, but I could still have another 30-odd years of coaching.“It’s … [Read more...] about American Football coach says farewell to Highland Wildcats
By Micah Lembke | Prague Daily Monitor | 12 July 2019 The Prague Lions defeated the Vysočina Gladiators in the Paddock League Semifinal and earned a spot in Czech Bowl XXVI. The game was close the entire day, with the two high powered offenses finding the end zone numerous times. The Lions were led by QB Mike Hayes who led all scorers with three rushing touchdowns and two touchdown passes, both to TE Archie Stevens. RB Filip Ječný added another touchdown. Lukáš Kadlec was a perfect 6/6 on the day for point after tries. The Gladiators were led by David Calta's 34 yard touchdown catch from Reggie Langford, and touchdown runs from both Stanislav Benc and Reggie Langford. The Lions opened the scoring late in the first quarter on a 2 yard touchdown run by Mike Hayes. They turned right around on their next drive and scored again on a Filip Ječný two yard touchdown run to go up 14:0 a minute into the second quarter. The Gladiators answered with a 34 … [Read more...] about American Football Czech Bowl!
By Micah Lembke | Prague Daily Monitor | 21 June 2019 The Prague Lions host their final regular season game of the year this Saturday against the Ústi nad Labem Blades. The Lions are coming off their first loss of the season, a hard fought 56-52 shootout to the Pardubice Stallions. The Blades come into the game also losing their most recent game, 40-28 to the Pilsen Patriots. The Lions look to rebound and gain some momentum going into the playoffs. The Blades hope to finish their season on a high note as they finish their season and turn their attention towards the next. The game on Saturday is #LIONation Day! The Lions want to honor their fanbase, LIONation, and thank them for all of their support this season. The Lions want to recognize a big part of their family and have dedicated this last regular season game to them, the fans. In addition to some great football, the Lions will have great food, cold beer, and coffee for your enjoyment. Bring out the family and enjoy a … [Read more...] about American footbal: Prague Lions last regular season game