Tigers lose close battle in AFL championship title to UNB Redbombers

In 2016, the Dalhousie Tigers had a perfect season, 8-0 to win the Atlantic Football League championship.  The 2017 season has proved to be inconsistent but still, the Tigers had a chance to have a perfect ending to this season.  They defeated the 2nd place Holland College Hurricanes, 21-18 in one semi-final and advanced to … Continue reading Tigers lose close battle in AFL championship title to UNB Redbombers

Tigers avenge season losses to Hurricanes en route to AFL Championship

TIGER PRIDE AND CONSISTENCY, YES! By Rick Rivers It was an absolutely perfect day for a stroll on an island beach and even more outrageous day for a football game on UPEI’s campus.  The Dal Tigers kept their hopes alive for an AFL championship repeat with as an exciting, hold your breath win over Holland … Continue reading Tigers avenge season losses to Hurricanes en route to AFL Championship

Tigers look to avenge season series versus Hurricanes

TIGER PRIDE AND CONSISTENCY NEEDED By Rick Rivers It was a majestic sunrise on the Northumberland Strait as the Dalhousie Tigers boarded Bay Ferries Limited for a seventy-five minute rolling ride from Caribou to Wood Islands.  The players had the treat of being able to have a cafeteria meal, roam the decks of the ferry … Continue reading Tigers look to avenge season series versus Hurricanes

Tigers drop a close game at home to first place Red Bombers

THE BRUISE BROTHERS If you like seeing exciting bruising football, you should have attended the Dalhousie Tigers/UNBF Red Bombers’ bash on Sunday afternoon at Wickwire Field.  It was a return to old school power football by both squads.  Turner Sturgeon, a 230 pound bowling ball, scored three running touchdowns.  The last one on a short … Continue reading Tigers drop a close game at home to first place Red Bombers

Tigers go undefeated in their first championship since 1954: The Rick Rivers Report

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