Watch the entire 2017 Notts Varsity victory

The NTU Renegades closed out their 2016-17 campaign with a 25-12 victory over The University of Nottingham Students. The game featured two rushing touchdowns by Joe Peers and David Izinyon as well as two interceptions returned for scores by Natal Melero and Lewis Hyde. There were plenty of other big plays throughout the game on all sides of the ball. The entire game was streamed by Onside Productions and it’s available to watch online.

This was the last game for many of the NTU Renegades who move onto their next stage of life but will always be known as Retrogades.

Those returning next year will be playing Summer ball or prepping in other ways for the 2017-2018 season.


Varsity details: Time, date, streaming information, and more!

The Nottingham Trent University Renegades and the University of Nottingham Students face off as part of the varsity series this Saturday the 13th of May.

Doors open at 5:15pm with kickoff at 6pm. Admission is £3 at the door. If you’ve purchased a season pass the game is included.

The game is played at Harvey Hadden Stadium (Wigman Rd, Nottingham NG8 4PB). There is limited parking available which is on a first come, first serve basis.

Fans can watch the game live from the main stand or terrace stands but seating may fill up early so arriving as early as possible is recommended.

Cheer and Dance also have a performances during intervals in the game.

If you can’t attend the game in person, it will also be streamed live by Onside Productions. The YouTube page for the game is already live with a countdown to kickoff so you can bookmark it accordingly.

More details and updates can be found on the game’s Facebook event page.

The Varsity series stands at 11-7 in favor to The University of Nottingham with four events remaining as of noon on Friday the 12th of May.


Renegades fall to Braves in first game of 2017

The NTU Renegades fell to the Derby Braves 17-14 in their first game back after the holidays.

Derby got off to a strong start. Their running back broke a long run down Derby’s sideline to open the game. He added another run to bring the Braves into the redzone. The Renegades forced a fumble on the next play but Derby fell back on the ball. The opening drive finished with a pass to the front corner of the endzone to put the Braves up 7-0.]

Natal Melero changed the kicking game for the day by returning Derby’s first kickoff past midfield. For much of the day, Derby kicked it away from Melero which set up good field position throughout the game for Trent.

The Renegades had to punt on their opening possession but Derby muffed the kick and Lewis Hyde recovered it for the Renegades within Derby’s 5 yard line. Unfortunately, two plays later the Renegades threw an interception near the goal line.

A few drives later, Alex Cook coffin corned a punt that was downed at the Derby one yard line. But Derby managed to get out from being backed into a corner. The Renegades defense limited them to a field goal to bring the game to 10-0.

The Renegades’ next offensive drives ended in an interception and running out the clock to go into the half 10-0.

In the thirkieran-howesd, linebacker Kieran Matthews picked off a pass to get the Renegades some much needed momentum.  The offensive drive started with Kieran Goncalves grabbing a pass with a defender draped over him (a flag was called but he made the catch). A few plays later receiver Kieran Howes grabbed his first career touchdown grab to make it 10-7.

In the fourth quarter, Derby got one more score to extend their lead to 17-7.

Fighting until the end, safety Lewis Hyde picked off a Derby pass and returned it for his second turnover of the day and his first career pick-six

The Renegades couldn’t recover the ensuing onside kick and Derby knelt the ball with the final score 17-14. The game brings the Renegades to 0-4 on the season.

The Renegades next game is against Stirling at home.

NTU at Stirling recap with video highlights

The NTU Renegades fell to the Stirling Clansmen in their last game before the holiday break. They stand at 0-3 with five games left in the regular season.

A close first half and a competitive third quarter kept the Renegades within striking distance but late game mistakes led to a 34-20 score that seems more one sided than the majority of the game was.

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NTU vs Stirling kickoff time and streaming information

The Renegades kickoff their holiday break with a trip up to Scotland to face the Stirling Clansman. Kickoff is at 12pm rather than the originally planned 1pm so make sure to update your viewing schedule accordingly.

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Renegades fall short to Loughborough despite late game push

The Renegades fell to 0-2 on the season after losing to Loughborough 13-10. Despite a late fourth quarter push, NTU couldn’t overcome mistakes by the offense and two late scores by the Loughborough Students.

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