Q: Who are the Walney Terriers? A: The Terriers are South Cumbria's only Full contact American Football Team, established 2012 we are currently in our affiliate year heading towards (BAFNL www.bafanl.co.uk.) who compete in the British American Football National Leagues.
Q: I have never played American Football before and have little knowledge.... A: Don’t worry about it! ALL of our new recruits have never played the game before. We have excellent coaching staff which will give you the technique to be making big blocks, big hits, clean safe tackles and electrifying touchdowns in no time. Remember, all of the current Terrier players were in your position once!
Q: I don't want to play but I would like to be involved with the club should I come along ? A: ABSOLUTELY we have a team of backroom staff however we always need more volunteers to help on game day or coaching. Any person wanting to coach will need to attend a LV1 coaching day, provided through club, come down see what it all about!
Q: What equipment will I need? A: All you will need are football/rugby boots, bottle of water, gym equipment (shorts, tracksuite) and a gum shield. Protective equipment will be provided from club funding. You will be expected after showing commitment to the club over a period of time to purchase your own protective equipment. Cost vary from £100 to £200 for basic equipment. This can be discussed with managment at future date in your training for viable options.
Q: What will it cost? A: Your first training session is free. A weekly amount of £5 is taken for training, this goes towards supporting the club. The Terriers are a none profit organisation made up of volunteers who love the sport. You will be expected to pay a league registration fee of £38, this is an annual season to season fee.
Q: Will the training be affected by the weather? A: No,we train in all weather unless that of an electrical storm. All training cancellations are sent through our (members only) Facebook site.
Q: If I have an issue or a question or would like more information who should I contact? A: Any questions please contact us on our email :firstname.lastname@example.org