Sharks trio picked for GB Under 20’s squad

The Solway Sharks would like to congratulate Connor Henderson, Jordan Buesa and Duncan Speirs on their inclusion to the GB Under 20’s squad which will travel to Slovakia next month.

The week long training camp will see the Under 20’s play Slovakia Under 20’s and St Polten from Austria. Well done Connor, Jordan and Duncan we know that you’ll all do yourselves (and the Sharks) proud.

Read the whole story from the EIHA website below.

GB: strong EPIHL presence in U20 training camp squad

 

BIH Round-Up Week 2: National League News Notes

Solway Sharks breezed to the top of NIHL North Moralee D1 after an impressive four-point weekend.

Sharks won 3-1 at home to Billingham Stars and followed up with a 9-2 victory at Whitley Warriors – Richard Bentham bagged a hat-trick at Hillheads.

Stars completed a miserable weekend with a 5-2 defeat at Blackburn Hawks – Patrik Nyman (2) topped the scoring for the home side.

Richard Slater’s second goal of the game just three minutes from time secured a 5-5 draw for Solihull Barons at Telford Tigers NIHL.

Lloyd Gibson hit a hat-trick for Sutton Sting in their 4-4 draw at Deeside Dragons.

In Laidler D2, Brian Worrall’s late empty-netter capped a 5-3 win for Altrincham Aces at Hull Jets and he repeated the feat in a 4-2 home victory against Nottingham Lions.

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Invicta Dynamos made the perfect start to the new NIHL1 South season with victories in both the league and cup.

Dynamos won 2-0 in the D1S Cup in a bad-tempered clash at Chelmsford Chieftains and followed up with an 11-0 league success at home to Bracknell Hornets.

Chieftains, who won four trophies last season, also failed to kick their league campaign off with a win as they were held 4-4 atMK Thunder.

Ryan Webb scored the winner for Wightlink Raiders in their 4-3 win at Oxford City Stars.

The Hornets hosted MK Thunder in the first game in the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Cup with the visitors recording a 3-0 victory.

In D2S, Peterborough Islanders won 5-1 at home to Chelmsford Warriors and Lee Valley Lions drew 3-3 with Slough Jets.

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WEEKEND RESULTS

NIHL North Moralee D1

Blackburn Hawks 5-2 Billingham Stars
Deeside Dragons 4-4 Sutton Sting
Solway Sharks 3-1 Billingham Stars
Telford Tigers NIHL 5-5 Solihull Barons
Whitley Warriors 2-9 Solway Sharks

NIHL North Laidler D2

Altrincham Aces 4-2 Nottingham Lions
Hull Jets 3-5 Altrincham Aces

NIHL1 South

Invicta Dynamos 11-0 Bracknell Hornets
MK Thunder 4-4 Chelmsford Chieftains
Oxford City Stars 3-4 Wightlink Raiders

NIHL1 South Cup

Chelmsford Chieftains 0-2 Invicta Dynamos

NIHL1 South Berks, Bucks & Oxon Cup

Bracknell Hornets 0-3 MK Thunder

NIHL2 South

Lee Valley Lions 3-3 Slough Jets
Peterborough Islanders 5-1 Chelmsford Warriors

Sharks Set The Wigwam On Fire

The Solway Sharks travelled over to Whitley Bay on Sunday and demolished their hosts in the Wigwam by nine goals to two in a match that was played as both a league and a Northern Cup fixture.

Sharks goal scorers were: Richard Bentham (3), Duncan Speirs (2), Juraj Senko, Scott Henderson, Daniel Abercrombie and Connor Henderson.

Read a full report with match statistics here.

Sharks Get Season Off To A Winning Start

The BCD Solway Sharks got their season off to the best possible start with a three-one victory over the Billingham Stars at the Shark Tank on Saturday evening. Goals from Ben Edmonds, Kim Miettenin and Duncan Speirs gave Solway a three goal advantage before the visitors struck back in the third period to make the game interesting.

Read a full report with match statistics here.

D&G Blood Bikes Chosen As Sharks Charity Partner For 2016/17 Season

Building Craftsmen Dumfries-sponsored Solway Sharks are pleased to announce that their charity partner for the 16/17 season will be Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes.

bloodbikes1The Sharks are proud to be part of the Dumfries community and are delighted to be supporting D&G Blood Bikes this season.

There will be fundraising events throughout the year while the Sharks will proudly be wearing the DGBB logo on their jerseys at home and away games throughout the campaign.

Sharks were delighted to have one of the Blood Bikes along with volunteers from the organisation along to the Ice Bowl to launch the partnership.

Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes is a charitable organisation set up by local volunteers to deliver essential blood and urgent medical supplies, out of hours, between hospitals and healthcare sites in South West Scotland and sometimes beyond.

Outside normal office hours, the NHS relies on taxis or couriers to transfer urgent medical supplies or test samples between hospitals and other sites. Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes is dependent purely on charitable donations, and run entirely by volunteers who receive no compensation for their time or costs.

The Blood Bike service is provided free of charge, ensuring the limited resources of the NHS can be used where it makes a difference.

For more information on this fantastic charity visit www.dgbloodbikes.org.uk.

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