The Blackhawks Flag team kick off their 2018 campaign at Weston Favell Academy in Northampton this weekend with games against the Northants Titans Black and Coventry Panthers.
Both sides are new opponents for the Hawks, who go into the season full of confidence and looking for a positive start following a disappointing 2017.
Andy Mattacks and David Avellaneda are set to make their debuts.
The games will be hosted by the Titans and the day also features match ups involving the Coventry Cougars Ladies, Northants Titans White, Rugby Raccoons and Leicester Huntsmen.
The first games of the day kick off at 11am, with the Blackhawks taking on the Panthers on Pitch 1 and Titans Black vs Leicester on Pitch 2:
- 11am – Coventry Panthers vs Bedford Blackhawks
- 12pm – Coventry Cougars Ladies vs Northants Titans White
- 1pm – Bedford Blackhawks vs Northants Titans Black
- 2pm – Coventry Cougars Ladies vs Rugby Raccoons
- 11am – Northants Titans Black vs Leicester Huntsmen
- 12pm – Leicester Huntsmen vs Rugby Raccoons
- 1pm – Northants Titans White vs Coventry Panthers
The games will take place at Weston Cavell Academy, Northampton NN3 3EZ: