SIXFIELDS TO STAGE UNIVERSITIES AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE FINAL

The British Universities American Football League will move to a new home venue in 2010.

Northampton Town’s Sixfields Stadium will be host to the top teams from the Northern and Southern Conferences in the climax to the 2009/10 BUAFL National Championships.

There are over 45 teams from different universities across the UK all hoping of a successful campaign which will climax in an appearance at Sixfield's Stadium.

"We are very pleased that Sixfields will serve as the venue for the Championship's pinnacle event," said Andy Fuller, BAFA Director for Student Football Development.

"We believe this venue offers the players and fans a great game day experience and reflects the growing stature of our Championship Game."

Fuller continued: "It is my hope that this event proves a tremendous success and that the BUAFL can call the Sixfields Stadium home for many seasons to come!"

Avril Spraggon, Stadium Manager at Northampton Town, welcomed the agreement and said: "We are delighted and honoured to welcome the BUAFL to Sixfields.

"We are determined to give them the venue that is fitting for their BUAFL National Championship game and we hope this will the start of a long and successful partnership."

The BUAFL National Championship Game will kick-off at 4pm on Sunday 9th May.

Posted on 16/12/2009