Wolves v Titans Preview

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On Saturday the Edinburgh Wolves will face off against the Manchester Titans at Meggetland.

The Titans currently sit in 3rd place in the division standings with a record of 4 wins and 1 loss (2 wins have been awarded after Clyde Valley Blackhawks withdrew from the league at the last minute).

Manchester are somewhat of a surprise package this year having gained promotion from division 2 thanks to a punishing rushing attack. In the playoffs last year they embarrassed Aberdeen with a comprehensive 54-7 victory.

Many pundits thought they might struggle in division 1 however in the first game of the season they easily defeated the Yorkshire Rams 25-8.

They followed that up with another victory cruising past Gateshead Senators with a 46-0 rout.

However in their most recent game they were narrowly defeated by the Yorkshire Rams losing 32-20.

With a strong contingent of running backs and big wide receivers, this game against the Titans will be a real test for the Wolves as they look to stay on top in the division.

The Wolves have had a longer lay off between games after soundly beating West Coast Trojans in the opening game at Meggetland.

This promises to be a very close encounter with the Titans looking to bounce back from their first defeat of the season and the Wolves hoping to keep the momentum going and move to 5-0.

Veteran wide receiver Callum Innes knows the stakes are high “ With Yorkshire and Manchester both close on our heels it’s important that we come away with victories at home. That being said Manchester are a great side and they won’t make it easy for us,we will need to be up to the challenge from kick off until the final whistle.”

With a BBQ a fully licensed bar as well as live commentary and music during the game, this will be a fantastic day out for the family.

Kick-off is at 2pm.

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