Here at the Leicester Longhorns, we are the University's American Football team that play at in the BUCS leagues. In addition to top level sport, we are a welcoming band of players that provide a perfect downtime for your university studies!
With weekly themed socials and joint socials every term with the Leicester Panthers Cheer squad, joining the Longhorns will provide a gateway one of the university's most prestigious and popular sporting communities.
So whether you think of yourself as the next Tom Brady, or haven't an idea who the heck Tom Brady is, the Longhorns is an organisation for all!
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Tuesday 19:30 – 21:00 Nelson Mandela Park
Thursday 19:30 – 21:00 Nelson Mandela Park
Sunday 11:00 - 13:00 Stoughton Road Sports Ground
Match Day Sunday
In their last regular season game of the year, the Leicester Longhorns travelled north to face the Huddersfield Hawks. The importance of this game had been drilled into the players all week throughout training, that if they won, they would become division champions. Having played through Storm Ciara last week, it was the turn of Storm Dennis to make an appearance. However, there would be no swamps to wade through as the Hawks play on a 4G pitch.
In their fifth game of the season, the Leicester Longhorns took on the Keele Crusaders at the Stoughton Playing Fields. Leicester were looking to continue their winning streak while Keele were pushing for a playoff berth. They arrived and started with the wind at their backs quite literally as Storm Ciara was in attendance. This as you can imagine put quite a hinderance to each team’s game plan, as the ball was like a bar of soap, the pitch almost instantly turned into a swamp while the wind and
For their first game of the decade, the Leicester Longhorns welcomed the Nottingham Green to Stoughton Fields. Having ended 2019 with a three-game winning streak, the Longhorns were keen to see their good form continue into the new year. With Nottingham sitting at 1-1 before kick-off, they were eager to kick start 2020 with a victory.
After two wins on the bounce, the Leicester Longhorns travelled to north to play the Staffordshire Stallions for their third game of the season. This game had a lot riding on it, as a win for Leicester meant they would be sitting at the top of the table over Christmas undefeated.
In their first game of the season, the Leicester Longhorns travelled across the country to play the Chester Legion. After a tough but fun preseason of training for both the returning players and the incoming freshers, an air of excitement and nerves hung over the team. But dressed in their new kit with the sun shining you could see the confidence flowing through the team from the outset.