Thursday, September 2, 2010

9-man football season kicks off today

The 2010 9-man football season kicks off this afternoon in Melville as the Cobras host the Sacred Heart Saints.

The Cobras will be looking to improve on their 3-3 record from last season. The team lost out in league playoffs to the eventual provincial champion Lumsden Devils 53-20.

The Saints are coming off a very strong year for the program in which they went 4-2 and nearly knocked off the provincial finalist Swan Valley Tigers losing 38-29 in ECFL playoffs.

The Cobras should no doubt have a bitter taste in their mouths today when the Saints come rolling into town as the last time these two teams met the Saints cruised to a 56-2 victory in week 1 of the 2009 season.

Kick-off this afternoon in Melville is scheduled for 4:00pm.

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