Regardless of the score, the event was a huge success and we hope our fans enjoyed the close game as well as gained some new fans of Rugby League. Huge thanks to our sponsors: Yau Law, Smarter Remodeling, Universal Waste Management, St. Vincent’s Healthcare, Ideal Conditions Heating and Air Conditioning, Republic Services, and KillCliff.
Thank You to the city of Jacksonville for supporting us in this event and helping us make Jacksonville a city which is well known for Rugby League in the USA.
Thanks to the University of North Florida for providing us with our home field and the added amenities which made the event run more smoothly.
Thanks to CW17 and I Know Jax for having the game televised, as well as Arley Johnson, Steve Williams, Brian McLogan, and Bob Knoepfel on the microphones. Special Thanks to John McKee for your extra help.
Thank You to Darlene Clancy and the Axe Maiden cheerleaders for all you do to entertain the fans and promote the team during the season and throughout the year.
To our pre-game teams, the New Zealand Blue Thunder and the President’s Barbarians, thank you for an exciting game of rugby league, and especially to the Blue Thunder for exciting our fans with the HAKA.
Thanks to Coach Mat Keeley and to our Axemen players who continually put their bodies on the line and your hard work put in during the season both on and off the field keeps the Axemen remaining one of the top teams in the USARL.
Thanks to Scott Crawly and Focus Physical Therapy, Dr. Alex Moore, Dr. Kevin Murphy, and the Athletic Trainers who provide medical care for the Axemen and keep our players in the game.
To many others who volunteered their time to help make this season possible, we have countless friends who are always willing to help make each game day possible and we can’t thank you enough.
And finally, we are continually overwhelmed with the support and enthusiasm from our members and fans. Without the fans behind us the Axemen could never have been possible and have grown into the team we are today. Thank You for always cheering us on, you are truly the heart and soul of this team!
With the season over, we look forward to 2015 which will be our 10th year! The Jacksonville Axemen are committed to continue providing the highest level of sporting entertainment which is affordable and family friendly. We’ll keep you updated throughout the year on future events and news as we plan for next season. Thanks again for a great 2014, and GO AXEMEN!!!