Wolves v Exiles Preview

On Sunday the Edinburgh Wolves will face off against the Kent Exiles in the National League Division 1 semi-final.

The Exiles face an arduous 900 mile round trip up to the capital but will travel up determined.

At stake is a place in the National League final which will be held at John Charles Stadium on the 28th of August.

It has also been announced that both finalists will be promoted to the premier division.


This means that the winner of Sundays game between the Wolves and the Exiles will be playing in the premiership next year.

The exiles have had a fantastic season the only losses for the year coming against Bury Saints, finishing the season 8-2.


Kent are ranked 4th in the division and they easily disposed of the Doncaster Mustangs in the quarter final emerging victorious with a 39-8 victory.


With a pro-style offence and a talented group of wide receivers, Kent will provide a tough challenge for the Wolves. They are capable of putting up big scores on the opposition.

The Wolves have done a good job of shutting down offences this year and with Kent averaging 27 points per game they will need to step up once again.


The Mavericks defence will also cause problems, built with speed and a number of graduates from the Exiles fantastic youth teams they have averaged only 17 points allowed per game.


With conditions expected to be significantly improved from last weeks this is sure to be an exciting game.

Make sure to come down on Sunday and wear red to show your support for the Wolves.

The game is at Peffermill and Kick off will be at 2:30pm.


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