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American Football - Sussex Thunder

American Football Clubs and Flag Football in Sussex.

American Football (just called football in the USA) is a team sport. It is played by two teams with 11 players on each side. American football is played with a ball with more pointed ends. Points are scored in many ways, usually by one team getting the ball into the end zone of the other team. The players wear protective equipment, including a helmet with facemask, shoulder pads, thigh pads, and often a mouth guard.

Flag football is a form of American Football which is essentially non-contact and five a side. As it is a non-contact sport, there is no need for all the usual protective equipment you would normally associate with American Football. You get all the passing, catching and running elements of american football, but you tackle by removing the flag (not the head) of the opposition.


Competing in the British American Football league Div 1 South.
Venue: Thunder Field, Brighton Blues Rugby Club, Waterhall Playing fields, Waterhall Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8YR

Competing in the British American Football league Div 1 South.
Head Coach: Warren Smart Tel: 01293 884119
Venue: Bewbush Leisure Centre, Breezehurst Drive, Bewbush, RH11 8XP

5-a-side Flag American Football. BAFL Flag league. All coaches are qualified through the Flag Leaders Award programme and have experience of developing players of all ages and varying skill levels.
Venue: New Park, New Park Road, Chichester, PO19 7XY .


British American Football League
Official governing body website.The BAFA National Leagues are the primary American football competition in England, Scotland and Wales.


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