Silverbacks at Home to Kick-off Title Defence!


The London Silverbacks will officially open their 2008 season this Saturday, July 19 7:00pm at TD Waterhouse stadium vs. their division rivals the Genesee County Patriots.

This game will be London's first look at their defending NAFL titleholders as they prepare to take the league by storm continuing to showcase the talent that lies hidden in the Forest City. Talent which has been bolstered with the recent signings of 2007 Toronto Argonauts draft pick DL Sean Simms, former UWO standouts Justin Anania and Adam Dicola, and University of Laurier phenom OL Andrew Dietrich

Game Details:
Who: London Silverbacks (NAFL) vs. Genesee County Patriots (NAFL)
What: 2008 NAFL season opener
Where: TD Waterhouse stadium (UWO Campus)
When: 7:00pm Saturday, July 19
Misc: This Silverbacks are 5-1 lifetime vs. the Patriots. 2-0 in 2007 with the Silverbacks winning their last meeting 45-0. Matchups to watch: Patriots OL vs. Silverbacks DL. As the Silverbacks D goes, so do the Silverbacks yet a recent rash of injuries on the defensive line will stir the hopes of the Patriots in to thinking upset.

Tickets are $10. Children 12 and under are free with adult admission.