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By Martin Preedy, May 12 2019 09:28AM

The Kent Exiles game is our first home game for the season and here's the programme. Many thank to All Stars Sports Bar for the sponsoship. If you would like to sponsor us and get mentioned here, on our Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram, just get in touch @bristolaztecs

By Martin Preedy, May 11 2019 09:28AM




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Aztecs Opening Home Game – hosting Kent Exiles

The Aztecs lost in game 1 and so are looking to bounce back this Sunday. This is also the Exiles second game of the season following their successful promotion campaign in 2018.

Kick-off is at 2pm and the event is free to attend for all supporters.

Head Coach Benjamin Herod says “It’s great to see Kent up in the top flight, I could not be happier for this team and David Pester especially. Am looking forward to our first home game and trying to get some confidence before traveling to London next week to play the Warriors.

We’ll need to convert time of possession and yards into points this week on offense and find a way to keep their RB in check on defence.

Another large group of players will be seeing their first ever adult football this week lowering our average age even further. We could be starting as many as 10 under 20 years of age. They are a very exciting group to watch as they are so young and fearless.”

Bristol Aztecs hosting Kent Exiles

Sunday 12 May – 2pm K.O 3G Pitch

Venue: SGS Wise Campus, Filton, BS34 8LP - Parking Charges apply  

American Sports in the UK continue to grow in popularity and in the world of American Football, there is now the largest number of teams and leagues there has ever been. Many companies are attracted to the sport because of the low costs (compared to other sports) and being able to present their logo or brand to a growing public.

Bristol Aztecs play in the highest league in the country and are the most successful team in the South West of England. Most of our away trips are London oriented.

As you would expect, we have our own website, along with a very active presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. We cherish our sponsors by giving them lots of exposure on these social media channels.

Apart from media coverage, we also offer an insight into what goes on behind the scenes. Examples include attending training sessions, chatting with the players and coaches and generally enjoying the atmosphere at our home games.

So, come and have fun with us. Work with us. Grow with us.

Email Coach Chris Powles to see how we can work together coachpowles@sky.com

By Martin Preedy, Mar 8 2019 11:01AM

The Bristol American Football organisation grows ever larger and stronger. Did you know that our new women’s team the Amazons, have been formed and are training every week at the Wise Campus in Filton? Today is International Women’s Day so it’s a great opportunity to find out more.

The Amazons are led by Emma Paterson and here’s what she had to say:

“Continuing on from the success of the Aztecs and Apache men's teams, Bristol Football decided to establish the Bristol Amazons Women's American Football team in 2019. Whether you have knowledge of the sport or not, we welcome adult women to come along and get involved. The beauty of American Football is that it takes a team of all sizes to win and there really is a position for anyone.

We are an inclusive, positive group of people who encourage each other to progress each week. The Amazons are aiming to develop an experienced team who will take part in the next Sapphire series and complete in regular scrimmages against teams from nearby cities.

To celebrate International Women's Day, I encourage women to try a new sport this year, female players in the UK have gone on to coach in the NFL and play for women's teams across the pond and in Europe so the sky is now the limit.”

Emma has set up a Facebook Page for the Amazons and you can contact her there and follow the team’s progress. Search for Bristol Academy Amazon Women’s American Football Team

By Martin Preedy, Aug 11 2018 04:12PM

There are two games left in the season and they involve away trips to both the teams who are below us in the league. Our target is to win both games and so finish the season on a 5 – 5 record. The Farnham Knights game will not be easy as they have beaten us before. This is our closest league fixture even though it involves a round trip of about 160 miles!

Coach Powles says “We have been playing the Knights for over 25 years, there is a lot of history so it’s always a game that means a lot to both teams. They have one of the best RB in the country and have just had a good win, so we expect a close game.”

Bristol Aztecs visiting Farnham Knights

Sunday 12 August – 2.30 pm K.O

Venue: Farnham Rugby Club, Monkton Lane, Farnham GU9 9ND Onsite parking is free and the game is on a 90-yard long grass field

By Martin Preedy, Jul 29 2018 02:30PM

In case you hadn't spotted it there is now a break from football as the 2018 European Group A Championships takes place in Finland. The GB Lions squad contains 45 players and here are the representatives from the Bristol Teams:

Edward Onamade - Defensive Back, Bristol Pride and Bristol Aztecs

Levi Smith - Offensive Linesman, Bristol Aztecs

Christian Sinnage - Offensive Linesman, Bristol Pride and Bristol Aztecs

Collins Nwaogu - Offensive Linesman, Bristol Aztecs

And former players of ours who are in the team are:

James Armah and Ben Ashby who both played for us in 2017

Ben Watkins, Thomas Campbell and Ashley Hopkinson from the the 2014 team

A massive congratulations to one and all. The first GB game is tonight when we play Finland. The KO is 8pm (BST) and here's a link for you to watch it: http://ifaf.yaretv.com/

The remaining scheduled GB game is v France on 31 July (8pm). Then on Saturday 4 August all the play-off games take place with the Final at 8pm.

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