Having seen limited snaps last year, many may have been unsure of what Carr could produce this year.  The answer was game changing catches and top-receiver production.  There were no ‘early season jitters’ for Carr either, torching a defensively strong Bristol team to the tune of 4 catches; with 2 requiring circus-style contortion tricks in order to pull them in…

Have you played university American Football in the last 2 years?  Have you heard of #87 for the Panthers?  No?  Then you might want to invest a bit more time watching film.  Paddy Chapman, the 2nd year wideout for Oxford Brookes made the transition from good in his first year, to great this year.  When asked what it is about his that makes him so dominant on the field, Chapman just replies…

Sam Riley, the 1st year Defensive End, stepped up to the plate in a big way his rookie season wearing a Panthers’ uniform.  The Colchester product was one of the few newcomers to be a day-one starter, and he showed why he was worthy of the role straight away.  In the first game of the season, Riley’s aggressive nature shone through, coming up big with a sack and 3 tackles for loss against Bristol…

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Barr was a seasoned veteran of the game, what with him flattening anyone who was unfortunate enough to be lined against him.  But that’s just because the 1st year lineman took to indiscriminately hitting those wearing different colour to him like a Panther to a Wednesday night out…

Jago Thomas Interview.

We sat down with second year DT/G, Jago Thomas, to hear about his experiences last year as a rookie for the Panthers – as well as his advice to the future rookie class…

The Panthers’ season was a mixed bag to say the least.

Throughout the pre-season there was a lot to be excited about: Experience was not in short supply on offence, with an O-line anchored by bookend tackles Jamie Pierce and Luke Withers, and aided by Jack-of-all-trades tight end, James Whybrow; an exceptional running back stable headlined by the bruising Callum Glass; a receiving corps with match-up nightmares in Rob Howard and JJ Gibbs, and returning quarterbacks, Tate Butcher and Jack Gray, battling for the starting job late into pre-season.  With a change in offensive play-calling duties, came the new “Falcon” position, taken over by returning fullback/tight end hybrid Cameron Christie…

An overview of all the winners of the panthers annual award night.

Oliver Lashley, playing arguably the most loveless positions on the field, Lashley separated himself by winning every match-up he was presented with.  Clearing gaps for backs to run into, or smashing through double teams to create tackles for loss, Lashley led from the trenches.

Stuart Thorp truly embodied everything about the Stuart Thorp award, a Panther from the days of maroon, you always knew where he was on the field.  Through every one of his 5/6/7 years (no-one knows quite when he started university) Thorp wreaked havoc against the opposition, and his liver…

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