On a perfect night for football, the score 49-7 for the Tigers might indicate a near perfect game. But HC Haggett, expressed there is “still a lot to work on”.
Football is back! Come out to Wickwire field Saturday night to watch your defending AFL Champion Dalhousie Tigers take on the UNB Saint John Seawolves. The Tigers are coming off a perfect undefeated season looking to repeat in 2017. Kickoff is 7pm with Beer Garden opening at 6:45pm! Tickets are only $5 at the door! … Continue reading Home Opener 2017!
Coaching staff builds a foundation for next season By Zack Smart (Originally posted at SignalHFX.ca) Coming off an undefeated season that resulted in Dalhousie University’s first football championship since 1954, their coaching staff is getting the team prepared for another run this fall. The Tigers went 8-0 under rookie head coach Mark Haggett. They capped … Continue reading Tigers Football rebuilding for another championship run
Head Coach Mark Haggett and his staff have been canvassing the Maritimes and the rest of Canada for top football recruits looking for the opportunity for a premier education and football experience in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Dalhousie Tigers Football program is proud to announce the largest recruiting class in team history … Continue reading Local QB Oyler looks to make an impact at Dal in 2017
On a November evening at the Dalhousie University Club, the Tigers perfect season was celebrated and 2016 team award winners were announced. Many Tigers alumni from the 1960s and 1970s were in attendance to hand out their storied awards. For pictures of the evening head to Mark Kays Photography on Facebook. Award Winners: Team MVP: Nick Hunsley … Continue reading Dalhousie Tigers Football Announce 2016 Award Winners
The Rick Rivers’ Report Monday, November 7, 2016 On a near perfect football weather day, the Dalhousie University Tigers finished an incredible perfect season by winning the Moosehead Trophy emblematic of the Atlantic Football League championship. The cliché that defence wins championships was proven again as the Tigers defeated three time defending champs, the Holland … Continue reading Tigers go undefeated in their first championship since 1954: The Rick Rivers Report
The Rick Rivers’ Report Sunday October 30, 2016 In less than perfect first half weather, the year of the football Tiger continued as the black and gold distanced the UNB Saint John Seawolves, 35-0. During a drizzly first quarter, the Dalhousie receivers had a few drops but the run game came to the forefront! Ever consistent, … Continue reading 2016 Championship Bound
The Rick Rivers’ Report Monday October 24, 2016 What a ride, the 6-0 Jack Irving trophy winning Dalhousie Tigers are on. And that took into consideration the wet, windy and wild bus ride to PEI which started in early Saturday morning darkness. It was somewhat of a crap shoot whether the bus would be able … Continue reading Tigers finish the regular season undefeated
The Dalhousie Tigers are making their own football history. On a full moon night at Wickwire Field and in front of a raucous howling Homecoming crowd, the black and gold thumped the UNB Saint John Seawolves, 57-7. That score eclipsed 56 points scored in Dal's second game ever. At Holland College seven years ago, the … Continue reading Dalhousie Football making history
Earlier in the week coaches, players and executives were concerned that Hurricane Matthew could be an equalizer in Saturday's home game. But on a coolish evening perfect for football, it was the eye of the Tiger that came ashore at Wickwire field. The black and gold of Dalhousie avenged last year's AFL championship loss to … Continue reading Tigers Trounce Hurricanes at Home