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Former Hurricane Kay Okafor Drafted by Hamilton
29 May 2017

Monday, May 29, 2017. Charlottetown – Former Holland College Hurricane Kay Okafor has been drafted by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Okafor, who played for the Hurricanes in 2012 while attending U.P.E.I., was selected in the third round, 21st overall, in the 2017 CFL draft. Right now, he’s at the team’s training...

Remembering AFL Commissioner, Terry Allen
11 May 2017

Terry Allen has died. He was the commissioner of the AFL from 2011 to 2014. More than that, he has given in many ways to many people his energy, intelligence and passion for sport. He was fair in his dealings with everyone, positive in his quest for solutions and energetic...

Hurricanes Football Club Holds Spring Training Camp
21 Apr 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017. Charlottetown – The Holland Hurricanes Football Club, a member of the Atlantic Football League and three-time winner of the Moosehead Cup, is holding a spring camp April 28 to 30. Prospects playing high school and varsity football aged 15 and older are welcome to attend. The...

Small roots, big dreams: former Holland College Hurricane lineman set to attend Tropical Bowl
12 Jan 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Charlottetown – By Thomas Becker What does a high school student from Boston do if he wants to pursue a post-secondary education and continue to play football? Choosing to go to Prince Edward Island to attend Holland College might not be the traditional route. But as...

Members of Seawolves Attend Saint John Remembrance Day Ceremony
12 Nov 2016

8,000 people attend the very well and reflective Saint John Remembrance Day Ceremony including members of our Seawolves Football Team. Coach Nathan Gorham and I were very proud.

The Rick Rivers’ Report
07 Nov 2016

On a near perfect football weather day, the Dalhousie University Tigers finished an incredible perfect season by winning the Moosehead Trophy emblematic of the Atlantic Football League championship. The cliché that defence wins championships was proven again as the Tigers defeated three time defending champs, the Holland College Hurricanes, 29-11,...

Holland College Hurricanes fall to undefeated Dalhousie Tigers in AFL championship
06 Nov 2016

Charlottetown, PE – The Holland College Hurricanes were unable to beat the Dalhousie Tigers on the road, falling 29-11 in the battle for the Moosehead Cup in the Atlantic Football League championship game. The ‘Canes had trouble with their running and passing game, and struggled to hold on the football,...

Championship preview: Can Hurricanes defy odds to claim fourth consecutive title?
04 Nov 2016

Charlottetown, PE - They accomplished the feat last weekend, but can they do it again? After upsetting the UNB Red Bombers 15-10 in a defensive showdown, only the juggernaut Dalhousie Tigers stand in the way of the Holland College Hurricanes capturing their fourth consecutive championship. “Last week we showed exactly...

The Rick Rivers’ Report
01 Nov 2016

In less than perfect first half weather, the year of the football tiger continued as the black and gold distanced the UNB Saint John Seawolves, 35-0. During a drizzly first quarter, the Dalhousie receivers had a few drops but the run game came to the forefront! Ever consistent, running back...

Holland College Hurricanes top the UNB Red Bombers 15-10 to advance to the AFL Championship
30 Oct 2016

In a game that came down to the last play, the Holland College Hurricanes defence stood tall and came away with a 15-10 victory. The Red Bombers put up a competitive fight but the Holland College defence was too much for the Bombers to handle. Confidence is riding high for...

Red Bombers Season Comes to a Close
30 Oct 2016

With the Red Bombers deep in Hurricanes territory, time ran out on the team’s hope for a ticket to the final. Red Bombers 10 Hurricanes 15.

Stopping the run: Hurricanes prepare for semifinal battle against Red Bombers
27 Oct 2016

Turner Sturgeon and Jesse Hazell are two names the Hurricanes would rather forget about. But in order to advance to the Atlantic Football League (AFL) finals, Holland College will have to stop UNB’s two-headed monster at running back. “The big challenge is to shut down 22 (Sturgeon) and 10 (Hazell)...

Hurricanes Drop Third in a Row in Last Game of Regular Season
23 Oct 2016

Charlottetown, PE - The Dalhousie Tigers remained perfect on the season, defeating the Holland College Hurricanes 33-7 Saturday afternoon at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place. Former Hurricane Nick Hunsley put on a show, throwing touchdown passes to three different receivers while finishing the game 14-for-21 with 290 yards for the...

Hurricanes Hope to Gain Momentum as Playoffs Loom
20 Oct 2016

With the postseason seeding already determined, the Holland College Hurricanes are hoping to use Saturday’s game against the Dalhousie Tigers as an opportunity to build momentum heading into the playoffs. In the final showdown of the regular season, the Tigers come into Charlottetown with a perfect record on the line,...

The Rick Rivers’ Report: Dalhousie Football Making History
18 Oct 2016

The Dalhousie Tigers are making their own football history. On a full moon night at Wickwire Field and in front of a raucous howling Homecoming crowd, the black and gold thumped the UNB Saint John Seawolves, 57-7. That score eclipsed 56 points scored in Dal’s second game ever. At Holland...

Red Bombers earn home field advantage with 14-0 win over Hurricanes
16 Oct 2016

Charlottetown, PE - The UNB Red Bombers have clinched home field advantage in the semifinals with a 14-0 win over the Holland College Hurricanes Saturday afternoon. Coming into the game, the two teams were in a second-place deadlock before UNB Fredericton came to Charlottetown and spoiled the party. “This is...

Hurricanes return home, aim to secure home field advantage in first round of playoffs
13 Oct 2016

Both teams have a lot to play for on Saturday. After losing in Halifax last weekend, the Holland College Hurricanes fell in a tie for second place with the UNB Red Bombers, setting up an important meeting between the two squads at MacAdam Field. “This game is significant for our...

The Rick Rivers’ Report
10 Oct 2016

Earlier in the week coaches, players and executives were concerned that Hurricane Matthew could be an equalizer in Saturday’s home game. But on a coolish evening perfect for football, it was the eye of the Tiger that came ashore at Wickwire field. The black and gold of Dalhousie avenged last...

Hurricanes fall to Dalhousie Tigers in AFL action
08 Oct 2016

Charlottetown, PE – A season of offensive struggles continues for the Holland Hurricanes, who lost to the 4-0 Dalhousie Tigers 49-8 at Wickwire field in Halifax on Saturday. The last time the Hurricanes faced up against the Tigers, they captured their third straight league championship in a 32-24 nail-biter. In...

Battle for First: Hurricanes Prepare for Undefeated Tigers
06 Oct 2016

The Holland College Hurricanes will face their toughest test to date Saturday when they take on the Dalhousie Tigers in Halifax. The last time the two squads met, the Hurricanes captured their third consecutive championship in a 32-24 thriller. But with a new season comes a new opportunity, and the...

The Rick Rivers’ Report
03 Oct 2016

Saturday September 24th will go down in Dalhousie Football history as 40 former Dal Tigers met to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of Canadian Football to the Dalhousie campus. They came from as far away as Northern Ontario and after a heartwarming reception, they watched their former nemesis,...

Hurricanes Football Names Players of the Week
03 Oct 2016

Charlottetown – The Hurricanes Football Club announced four players of the week. The honours are based on their performance in the team’s last game, against the Saint John Seawolves, and their efforts in practices. Running back Stevie Julien rushed for over 150 yards and had a 15 yard touchdown run...

Tigers 25 - Red Bombers 0
02 Oct 2016

With a scoreless second half and the Red Bombers almost opening the scoring at the 8 minute mark of the first quarter but turning the ball over on the Tiger 2 yard line, the game was decided in the 2nd quarter which started at 0-0 and ended 23-0 for the...

Tigers Beat Bombers
25 Sep 2016

The Dal Tigers (2-0) took a commanding lead after the first leg of the 2-game Alumni Cup with a 39-0 win over the UNB Red Bombers (1-1) Saturday night. Dal’s veteran squad (30 returnees) took full advantage of the young Bombers mistakes, scoring early as Dal blocked a Bombers punt...

Hurricanes Fire on All Cylinders in Win Over Seawolves
25 Sep 2016

After a respectable 1-1 road stint, the Holland College Hurricanes impressed in their home debut, besting the UNB Saint John Seawolves 17-8 at MacAdam Field. The Hurricanes offence, which struggled to score in the first two games, broke out in a big way, reaching the end zone twice Saturday afternoon....

Hurricanes return home, prepare for hungry Seawolves
23 Sep 2016

The Holland College Hurricanes Football Club look to get back to their winning ways when they make their 2016 home debut against the University of New Brunswick Saint John Seawolves this Saturday at 1 p.m. at the UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place. Holland College defeated UNBSJ on their own turf...

Hurricanes Football Names Players of the Week
21 Sep 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Charlottetown – Running back Andre Goulbourne, defensive end Liam Carter, and receiver Eugune McMinns, are the players of the week for the Hurricanes Football team. Andre Goulbourne had 13 carries for 120 yards; Carter had 2 quarterback sacks, 3 solo tackles and 6 shared tackles; and...

Homecoming Game Red Bombers Reunion
21 Sep 2016

The Countdown is on for Red Bombers Reunion 2016 Sept. 30 & Oct 1. It looks like we have a lot of returning players, coaches and staff from every era for this one. Don’t miss it! An RSVP is NOT necessary. But if you do know you’re coming, hit “reply”...

Hurricanes surrender 14-point lead; lose 27-21 to UNB Red Bombers
19 Sep 2016

The Holland College Hurricanes Football Club lost to the UNB Red Bombers when a 21-7 lead turned into a tie, forcing the game into overtime. After battling back and earning the opportunity to play on, the UNB Red Bombers wouldn’t let this game slip through their fingers. On their first...

The Rick Rivers’ Report
18 Sep 2016

In a total team effort, rookie Dalhousie Head Coach, Mark Haggett’s Tigers dominated the Saint John Seawolves, 39-0. Second year running back Zack Leger lead the Dal “O” with 192 yards rushing and one TD on 23 carries and threw an 18 yard TD pass to Spenser Muise. Offensive Coordinator,...

Red Bombers Come From Behind to Win in OT
18 Sep 2016

The UNB Red Bombers delivered a thriller to their fans at last night’s home opener, showing Bomber grit and coming back from a 14 point deficit at the half to win in overtime over the defending AFL Champions Holland College Hurricanes. Red Bombers 27 – Hurricanes 21. The Red Bombers...

UNB Red Bombers Annual Red N’ Black Inter-Squad Game
11 Sep 2016

Conditions were perfect yesterday for the coaches to test, under fire, where they are in training camp, and what will be on this final week’s agenda in order to be prepared to host the defending AFL Champions Holland College Hurricanes for our home opener at BMO Centre field on Campus...

UNB Red Bombers Training Camp
06 Sep 2016

The O and the D got a chance to introduce themselves to one another at training camp with a little 1 on 1 during the second practice on Sunday. “We’ve starting training camp with one of the best O Lines we’ve seen.” - Head Coach Dan McCullough Camp continues all...

UNB Alumni & Dal Alumni Revive an Old Rivalry
25 Aug 2016

It may seem odd to include a picture of a Dalhousie University Tigers promo ball in a UNB Red Bombers newsletter, but there is a great story about the Tigers’ entry into the Atlantic Football League (AFL) in 2010 that speaks to the long history between the UNB Red Bombers...

UNB Red Bombers Emerging as a Football Program – Not Just a Team
17 Aug 2016

When Dan McCullough retired from the BC Lions, the timing couldn’t have been better for the UNB Red Bombers. Returning to his home town of Fredericton Dan found the Red Bombers in their 5th season and he offered to lend a hand. A year or so later, and the team...

Saint John Seawolves Training Camp
02 Aug 2016

SAINT JOHN • For Barry Ogden, this is about more than football. It’s about creating a beneficial bond between adult athletes and the youth. It’s about his hope to keep more kids home. “Our big thing is being a community team,” he said. “We’re losing our young people.” Ogden said...

Hurricanes win AFL championship
12 Nov 2015

November 8, 2015. Charlottetown, PE. After a grueling eight-week journey, the Holland College Hurricanes are champions once more. The Hurricanes, behind a confident offence and powerful defence, repeated history capturing their third consecutive Atlantic Football League title with a 32-24 win over the Dalhousie Tigers Saturday afternoon. “I’m very proud...

Dal Downed In Title Tilt
09 Nov 2015

It was a bright beautiful day in Charlottetown with above normal temperatures and a wild wind which would affect the kicking game. But the Dalhousie Tigers did not show up in the first half and the Holland College Hurricanes took a 25-2 half time lead. The Tigers ignited in the...

Dalhousie to Title Tilt!
01 Nov 2015

On a weather perfect autumn afternoon the Dalhousie Tigers held off the UNBF Red Bombers, 24-15, to win a berth in the AFL championship game. Again the defences were the focus of the first three quarters but the excitement of the fourth quarter had everyone saying “what a game”. Alex...

Dalhousie Drops Undefeated Hurricanes
25 Oct 2015

In what was a defensive battle for over three quarters. The Tigers(3-2) exploded for 18 points in the fourth quarter to defeat the undefeated Holland College Hurricanes(5-0), 22-8. The Hurricanes had been riding a sixteen home undefeated streak but Dal’s vaunted defence guided by head coach Wetmore kept Holland College...

Bombers Win 21-20
25 Oct 2015

The UNB Red Bombers concluded the 2015 regular season with a win. The Bombers defeated the UNBSJ Seawolves 21-20, Saturday at BMO Centre. A late interception by Travis Branscombe sealed the victory for the Bombers, despite allowing the Seawolves to score 20 straight unanswered points. The Red Bombers busted out...

Tigers Take Home the Inaugural Alumni Cup
18 Oct 2015

The Bombers fell to the Dalhousie Tigers 31-20 yesterday in a light night rainy game in Halifax. Splitting the season series with the Tigers. Given that Dal defeated us by 11 points versus us winning in Sept by 6 they were awarded the Trophy as well as the higher seating...

Tigers Defeat Red Bombers 31-20
18 Oct 2015

In the second game of the inaugural Alumni Cup, Dal defeated UNBF 31-20 in the Atlantic Football League. Two weeks prior in Fredericton, the Tigers lost 37-31 in overtime against the Red Bombers. The final total 62-57 sees Dalhousie winning the Alumni Cup. During a rainy first half the Tigers...

Hurricanes Blow By Bombers
14 Oct 2015

In a rematch of last week’s contest, the UNB Red Bombers were defeated by the Holland Hurricanes 32-21, Sunday at BMO Centre. In a game that was postponed 24 hours due to high winds, a battle for field position was the name of the game. Both teams relied heavily on...

Dalhousie Downs Seawolves
11 Oct 2015

The Dalhousie Football Tigers evened their Atlantic Football League record to 2-2 with a 15-6 victory over the UNB Saint John Seawolves in Saint John on Saturday evening. In a game dominated by defences the Tigers led 8-1 at half time. Zach Leger again led all rushers (18/110) and scored...

Tigers Win Against Seawolves
05 Oct 2015

After two close loses, the Dalhousie Football Tigers defeated the UNBSJ Sea Wolves 37-9. It was the running of Zach Leger who scored three majors that was the difference. Punter/placekicker, Rob Wilson opened the scoring for the Tigers with a single but the Sea Wolves quickly responded with an eighteen...

Red Bombers Fall to Hurricanes 29-18
04 Oct 2015

The University of New Brunswick Red Bombers had high hopes off knocking off the Holland College Hurricanes Saturday at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place. The Red Bombers fell to the Hurricanes 29-18 in the battle of the two remaining undefeated teams, dropping their record to 2-1, while the Hurricanes improve...

Hurricanes rise above call; score 13 unanswered points in 21-9 win over the Seawolves
28 Sep 2015

Despite an unfavourable call late in the first half, the Holland College Hurricanes Football Club battled back for a 21-9 victory against the University of New Brunswick Saint John Seawolves Saturday afternoon. The call came with under three minutes remaining in the half, when a Seawolves’ untouched punt was recovered...

#44 Flies high and Bombers are Crowned Homecoming Kings
28 Sep 2015

Turnovers were the name of the game during the fifth annual Tony Proudfoot Memorial game. The Red Bombers forced seven, including six interceptions en route to a 37-31 overtime victory over the Dalhousie Tigers. With the win, the Bombers improve to 2-0 on the season. The Bombers jumped out to...

Bombers Fly in Season Opener Against Rival UNBSJ
20 Sep 2015

The UNB Red Bombers traveled to Saint John last night and defeated the UNBSJ Seawolves 37 - 21 and the lights at Canada Games Stadium. Leading the way for the Bombers was third year All-Star Safety/Kicker Alex White who successfully kicked an onside kick to open the game. The Bombers...

Reb Bombers, McCullough Ready for 2015
18 Sep 2015

With just one day until the season opens here is a link to the webcast of our first game tomorrow @ Saint John - http://tv1.bellaliant.ca/ Kick off is 8pm @ UNBSJ Here is a season opening article from former Bombers Player and Current writer for the Brunswickan Iain MacMillan. Last...

ANNOUNCEMENT: UNB Saint John Seawolves Home Opener, The Peter Fox Memorial Game
16 Sep 2015

On Saturday, September 19th at 8 pm we are playing The Peter Fox Memorial Game at Canada Games Stadium, Tucker Park, Saint John, New Brunswick. We are playing the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers. We are a community-based team that raises our own funding. At the start of the game we...

Holland College Hurricanes win its second consecutive AFL Championship
02 Nov 2014

The Holland College Hurricanes came back after being down 12 points to defeat the UNB Saint John Seawolves 31-15 in the Atlantic Football League Championship. It was a rematch of last year’s AFL championship, and once again, the Hurricanes came out on top, giving them back-to-back Moosehead Cup victories and...

Hurricanes prepare to defend AFL championship
30 Oct 2014

The Holland College Hurricanes football team is in the final stages of preparation for the defense of their Atlantic Football League title in this Saturday’s Moosehead Cup Championship game against the Saint John Seawolves, said head coach Andrew Hickey, and there is not let up on the part of either...

Hurricanes set to defend their AFL title
26 Oct 2014

The Holland College Hurricanes are looking to defend their Atlantic Football League championship title for a second consecutive year. Their unshakeable defence led them to a 29-0 victory over the UNB Red Bombers at the UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place on Saturday afternoon. Hurricanes cornerback Jay Dearborn was a playmaker...

Hurricanes look for clean sweep in ALF championship playoffs
23 Oct 2014

After finishing in first place in the Atlantic Football League regular season, the undefeated Holland College Hurricanes (6-0) are looking for a win against the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers (2-4) at UPEI Alumni Place this Saturday in a semi-final playoff game that will determine which team advances to the championship...

Hurricanes survive Tigers
19 Oct 2014

Four second-half touchdowns by Jaylen McRae carried the Holland College Hurricanes to a 29-27 comeback victory over the Dalhousie University Tigers in Atlantic Football League action in Halifax on Saturday. For the first-place Hurricanes, the win capped off an undefeated (6-0) regular season campaign. The Tigers fell to 2-4 and...

Hurricanes clinch first place in 40-17 win over Seawolves
13 Oct 2014

The Holland College Hurricanes overcame injuries to defeat the UNB Saint John Seawolves 40-17 in their final regular season home game at the UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place last Saturday. The Hurricanes improved their record to 5-0 and clinched first place in the AFL, while the Seawolves dropped to 1-4....

Seawolves vs. Tigers - A thriller right to the last play!
05 Oct 2014

It was a thriller right to the last play when the Dalhousie Tigers hosted the UNB Saint John Seawolves last night. Dalhousie scored on the first play of the game.The Tigers scored again in the second quarter and the Seawolves kicked a rouge that left the score 14-1. The Seawolves...

Hurricanes bring down Red Bombers
05 Oct 2014

The first place Holland College Hurricanes defeated the University of New Brunswick Red Bombers 50-24 in an Atlantic Football League game played under overcast skies and drizzle in Fredericton on Saturday afternoon. The victory secures at least one home playoff game for the undefeated Hurricanes (4-0), a goal that eluded...

Hurricanes face Red Bombers in away game
02 Oct 2014

The Holland Hurricanes football team is on the road this weekend to play the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers Saturday at the BMO field at 1 p.m. The Hurricanes go into the game undefeated at 3-0, while the Red Bombers’ record is 1-2. In their previous meeting this season, the Hurricanes...

Hurricanes storm past Dalhousie
28 Sep 2014

The Holland College Hurricanes extended their perfect record as they pushed past the Dalhousie Tigers 41-15 on Saturday afternoon at the UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place in Charlottetown. Holland College improved to 3-0, while the Tigers dropped to 2-1. Hurricanes head coach Andrew Hickey said a series of big plays...

Hurricanes preparing for tough battle against Dalhousie Tigers
25 Sep 2014

The Holland Hurricanes football team are preparing for what could be their toughest game so far this season, when they host the undefeated Dalhousie Tigers this Saturday at 1 p.m. at UPEI Canada Games Alumni Place. The Hurricanes and the Tigers are tied for first place in the Atlantic Football...

Tigers Maul Seawolves on the Road
22 Sep 2014

Battling against the wind and a big UNB Saint John team, the Dalhousie Football Club found rhythm in the second half to beat the Seawolves 28 – 13. Overcoming first half struggles, the Tigers scored early in the third quarter and held off a UNB Saint John comeback to move...

Hurricanes rally to win home opener
22 Sep 2014

The Holland College Hurricanes remain undefeated after beating the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers 37-20 Sunday afternoon at the UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place. The Hurricanes struck on their first possession of the game. After a long kickoff return by Stephen Knapton, running back Jamal Storr punched in a three-yard touchdown....

Hurricanes travel to Saint John for AFL season opener
11 Sep 2014

The Holland Hurricanes football team travels to Saint John for a rematch of last season’s championship game against the UNB Saint John Seawolves this Saturday at Canada Games Place at 4 p.m. Heading into this season the reigning Atlantic Football League champion Hurricanes has experienced its usual high turnover of...

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Standings

Team GP W L PF PA PTS W%
Dal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
UNBF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
HC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
UNBSJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Upcomming Games

Home Away Time/Date
Dalhousie UNB Saint John 7:00PM Sat, Sep 16
Holland College UNB Fredericton 12:00PM Sat, Sep 16