03/27/2015 11:45 PM -

NEW ORLEANS - The Jacksonville Sharks (0-0) open the 2015 season in New Orleans this week against the VooDoo (0-0) on Saturday, March 28. Kickoff from Smoothie King Center is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.

This is the first of three matchups scheduled between these former division rivals. While Jacksonville remains in the South Division this season, New Orleans moved over to the East Division following realignment. Jacksonville owns a 6-2 edge in the all-time series, as these two teams split a pair of matchups in 2014.

Please see below for details regarding the methods that you may use to keep up with the game.

ESPN3 Webcast

Saturday's game will air live online through the ESPN3 platform. Fans wishing to watch Saturday's game online may do so by either visiting or accessing the game via the WatchESPN app for mobile devices. For a direct link to Saturday's webcast, CLICK HERE. For more information about the AFL's partnership with ESPN3, as well as how to access the service, please visit

Live Stats

If you cannot watch the game on ESPN3 or the WatchESPN app, you may keep track of all the action via live stats on the AFL website. To access stats for Saturday's game, visit the front page of At the top of the screen, just to the right of the league logo, you should see a menu that lists Saturday's games. Once you've found the listing for "Jacksonville Sharks", click the "Gametracker" button to launch the live stats window.

Social Media Updates

Finally, keep up with the Sharks all throughout the game on our social media platforms. Be sure to visit our
Facebook page or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks to stay up on what's happening in New Orleans!

Up Next

Following Saturday's game, the Sharks will return to Jacksonville to prepare for the 2015 home opener against the Orlando Predators on Friday, April 3. Kickoff from Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena is set for 8:00 p.m. Tickets to this game may be purchased by calling the Sharks Ticket Office at 904-621-0700.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2015 season are now available, two tickets as low as $99. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at

About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire 2015 season. The AFL schedule culminates with ArenaBowl XXVIII Saturday, August 29, 2015 on ESPN.