04.05.2006 Farnham Knights
Preview Knights against Eidsvoll
The other team in the group are the Eidsvoll 1814's from just outside of Oslo in Norway. They defeated the Trolls by 79-0 in thesecond group game. This sets up the group for a big clash in Oslo on Sunday when the Knights visit Norway for the game that will decide which team wins the group and a guaranteed place in the Quarter Finals.
Marburg Mercenaries (Germany) - the current holders of the cup - secured their place in this years Quarter Final by winning Group A.The Other Groups are currently led by the Zurich Renegades (Switzerland), the Graz Giants (Austria) and the Stuttgart Scorpions (Germany). The five group winners qualify automatically for the knock out stages - the other three places are filled by wildcards from the three best group runners up.
Knights Head Coach Steve Rains said "The result in Oslo sets up a big game for us next Sunday. Its never easy to travel into Europe and win - but we know what has to be done if we want that guaranteed place in the knock out stages".
Club Chairman Dave Maskell concluded "We want to win in Norway - that gives us the chance to host a Quarter Final here in the UK. We are still very interested in hearing from any local stadium about the possibility of hiring their facilities if we reach the QF on the weekend of the 20/21 May and are fortunate enough to get a home draw. Please contact Steve on 01252 409798 if you can help".