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Game 10: STORM TIE 26 – 26 vs Raiders

August 7th, 2017 chrism In their last regular season fixture of the 2017 season, local American football side the Morecambe Bay Storm crossed the Pennines to play West Yorkshire outfit the Knottingley Raiders.  Having beaten the Raiders 46-22 in their first meeting back in June the Storm were favourites to repeat. Unable to put together a meaningful drive it…

Game 9: STORM LOSE 14 – 42 vs Senators

August 1st, 2017 chrism In the penultimate game of their Rookie season, the Morecambe Bay Storm made the cross-country journey to Monkton Stadium in Jarrow to play the Gateshead Senators.  Having met just once before the Storm were looking to improve on the previous 74-6 drubbing.  With the weather conditions favouring both an aerial and ground attack the Storm…

Game 8: STORM LOSE 8 – 66 Leeds Bobcats

July 18th, 2017 chrism The areas American football club the Morecambe Bay Storm travelled to Leeds last Sunday to play the Bobcats in what became a one-sided match. The West Yorkshire outfit posted 66 points to the Storm’s 8, the latter coming from a nine play 48 yard drive with Storm triggerman Chris Mayne connecting with wide receiver #90…

Game 7: STORM WIN 44 – 00 vs Lightning

July 3rd, 2017 chrism Morecambe Bay Storm 44 - 0 Northumberland Lightning (Lightning forfeit at Half Time) ********************************************************************** The Storm would like to thanks our Game Day sponsors Robyn and Adam of Up in Smoke for their continued support. Match summary In their last home game of the season the Morecambe Bay Storm entertained North East outfit the Northumberland…

Game 6: STORM WIN 46 – 22 vs Raiders

June 26th, 2017 chrism Sunday saw the areas American football team the Morecambe Bay Storm host west Yorkshire divisional rivals the Knottingley Raiders. In ideal conditions to throw the football the must promised aerial battle between the two team’s passing quarterbacks was to unfold but it was the home teams triggerman Chris Mayne who came out on top. 1st…

Game 5: STORM LOSE 26 – 44 vs Bobcats

June 12th, 2017 chrism Sunday saw the Morecambe Bay Storm host west Yorkshire divisional rivals the Leeds Bobcats. On a sunny but cold and windy day the devastating passing attack of Storm Quarterback Chris Mayne was to be tested against the league’s best defense in the previously undefeated Bobcats. 1st quarter (12-16) Deferring their options to the second half of…

Game 4: STORM WIN 46 – 0 vs Sentinels

May 15th, 2017 chrism In what was a gut-check moment in the brief history of the Morecambe Bay Storm, as the local American football club bounced back from a 74 to 6 beating at the hands of the Gateshead Senators with a big win against North Cumbrian divisional rivals the Carlisle Sentinels.  Stellar performances from the Offense, Defense and…

Up In Smoke Sponsors GAME 4

May 15th, 2017 chrism Many thanks to Robyn and Adam Holtham owners of Up in Smoke for sponsoring yesterday's game against the Carlisle Sentinels.   Up in Smoke Contact Email: chasetheflavour@gmail.com Mobile: 07551548249 Phone: 01524421985 Your local e-cigarette shop “Up in Smoke” is proud to sponsor Morecambe Bay Storm. Open 7 days a week, come and see us to…

Game 3: STORM LOSE 6 – 74 Vs Gateshead

May 2nd, 2017 chrism Sunday saw the Morecambe Bay Storm entertain the Gateshead Senators in what became a one-sided match. The North East outfit posted 74 points to the Storm’s 6 the latter coming from a 90 yard drive where Chris Mayne connected with wide receiver #87 Dion Feather on a 50 yard bomb finished off by connecting with…

Game 2: STORM WIN 22 – 20 @ Walney

April 23rd, 2017 chrism Sunday saw the resumption of the Battle of Bay with the Morecambe Bay Storm visiting local rivals the Walney Terriers in a rematch of last year’s two-match friendly series.  With both sides coming off first week wins the match-up would leave one of the clubs with an unbeaten record and the other nursing their pride…

Game 1: STORM WIN 46 – 6

April 10th, 2017 chrism 9th April 2017 Morecambe Bay Storm at Northumberland Lightning, Ashington Rugby Club Final Score: STORM 46 - 6 LIGHTNING Highlights The Morecambe Bay Storm travelled to the North East to play the Northumberland Lightning at Ashington Rugby Club. Despite a three hour journey and it being the hottest day of the year at 20°C it…

Storm Merchandise now for sale

March 30th, 2017 chrism Storm merchandise is now for sale. If you are interested in buying merchandise contact one of the club officials. We have Hoodies, T-shorts, shorts, caps, jackets and more. Want some Storm branded that isn't in the store? Let us know want you want and we would be happy to assist. Merchandise Page: Merchandise morecambebaystorm@yahoo.com

Storm’s 2017 Schedule Released

March 8th, 2017 chrism The long awaited 2017 schedule is here: All home games will be played at the Trimpell! #theresastormcoming April AWAY Storm at Northumberland Lightning 9th April 2017 AWAY Storm at Walney Terriers 23rd April 2017 HOME Storm vs Gatehead Senators 30th April 2017 May HOME Storm vs Carlisle Sentinels 14th May 2017 June HOME Storm vs…

Storming into the National League

January 16th, 2017 chrism We are proud to announce that we have been given league status and will now be competing in the 2017 National league for senior contact teams which commences in April. The Storm had previously been Associate members of the league and played a series of friendly games winning one and losing two. “This is terrific…

Storm Bolster Coaching Staff

January 16th, 2017 chrism We are pleased to announce that the Morecambe Bay Storm have added James 'Jim' Waite as the team's Defensive Coordinator. Jim come with 20+ years of football experience having played for Leeds Cougars (2 years), University of Newcastle Mariners (4 years), Gateshead Senators (12 years) and the Yorkshire Rams (4 years). As a local to…

Storm Superbowl Party

January 7th, 2017 chrism Come and join the Storm to watch the Superbowl on the 5th February at the Trimpell. Doors open from 7.30pm, Band at 8.30pm with the game kicking off at 11.30pm. What better to watch the greatest show on turf than with live music from the Intensely Staring Cats, Drinks specials, Food and snacks, Beer pong…

New Logo Unveiled

January 5th, 2017 chrism We're Storming in to the New Year with our newly worked logo heralding the onset of the year of the Storm! Join us at our Rookie Days and be a part of something special!! #theresastormcoming

Player Trials 2017

November 23rd, 2016 chrism Come and Join the Storm as we get ready for our 2017 Season. On the 15th and 21st January at Salt Ayre Sports Centre, the Morecambe Bay Storm will be holding Player Trials for anyone wanting to try out the sport and join the team. We provide the kit, all you need is your boots…

Storm 0 – 21 Walney Terriers

October 27th, 2016 chrism 23rd October @ Operations Sports Complex, GlaxoSmith Kline The Morecambe Bay Storm travelled to South Cumbria to play the Walney Terriers in a match which was the return of the Battle of the Bay for the local team. This is the last of three friendly games the Storm must play as part of the entry requirements for…

Another game confirmed

October 7th, 2016 chrism We are pleased to announce that we will be travelling to Ulverston for a rematch against the Walney Terriers. The game will take place at 2pm on the 23rd October 2016 at Glaxo Operations Sports Social Club, Ulverston. https://www.facebook.com/events/1983351551891722/