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Challenge Cup Weekend Round-Up 4

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Southern Section Guildford Flames lead the British Challenge Cup (South) standings on goal difference, following a high-scoring weekend of action across the country. They secured top spot with a 7-0 demolition of Wightlink Raiders on Sunday, thanks to goals from Matt Towe (2), Tom Duggan (2), Andy McKinney, Danny Meyers and Andrew Hemmings. Milton Keynes […]

Chris Sykes, Michael Bowman and Paul Windridge press forward against Solway on Sunday

Sharks Put The Bite On Stars

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars put in their most lacklustre performance of the season so far in the British Challenge Cup, losing out 2-4 in front of their home fans to a gritty Solway Sharks. Starting with Mark Watson between the pipes, Billingham were missing regulars Scott Ward and Jack Davies from the third line, Ben […]

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Challenge Cup Weekend Preview Week 4

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This weekend’s British Challenge Cup sees virtually every side in action, as competition hots up for top spot in both divisions. In the Southern half of the draw, Invicta Dynamos face NIHL rivals Wightlink Raiders on Saturday (6pm) – but just 24 hours later, the crossover competition takes over. EPL powerhouses Guildford Flames face a potential […]

Chris Sykes with the opener against Telford Tigers last weekend

Time to Reel In Some Sharks…

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars welcome last year’s treble-winners Solway Sharks to the Forum in the Challenge Cup on Sunday evening, looking to do the Cup double over their Scottish rivals. Solway have endured a rough start to the season. Head Coach Martin Grubb has seen six quality players leave the Dumfries-based outfit over the summer, […]

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Challenge Cup Weekend Round-Up 3

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Northern Section The Tigers claimed top spot in the British Challenge Cup (North) after plundering 18 goals in victories over Solway Sharks and Billingham Stars. A 13-1 win over Solway on Saturday evening was followed by a 5-2 success on Teesside last night – including a first goal for local hero Owen Bennett. Those wins […]

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Top Of The League… But Tigers Roar

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars continue to set the early pace in National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 with a 2-6 win at Manchester on Saturday, before running big-budget English Premier League outfit Telford Tigers close in the Challenge Cup on Sunday, eventually losing 2-5 at the Forum. On Saturday Billingham made the journey […]

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Stars Aim to Tame Tigers!

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars are in League and Cup action this weekend, the highlight being the visit of the English Premier League’s Telford Tigers on Sunday evening in the new Challenge Cup, the Stars biggest game at the Forum for many years. Whilst the fans’ focus may well be on Sunday’s match-up, Billingham must first […]

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Challenge Cup Weekend Round-Up 2

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Northern: Billingham Stars remain top of the British Challenge Cup (North) table after the first full weekend of action. Their 5-2 win over Solway Sharks, at the start of the month, means they are yet to be toppled from the top of the standings. Superior goal difference means Blackburn Hawks, alongside a number of English […]

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Four-Point Haul for Stars!

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars made the perfect start to their National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 campaign with two wins from two over the weekend. On Saturday the Stars travelled to Sheffield to take on the Spartans on the larger IceSheffield pad that has proved tricky for the Teessiders in the past. Billingham […]

James Flavell gets down to make the save against Solway last Saturday night

Ward Targets Wins!

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars face their first National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 tests this weekend as they travel to Sheffield to take on the Spartans on Saturday, followed by a home tie against Manchester Minotaurs at the Forum on Sunday evening. The League competition has reverted to a two-division format, with the reintroduction […]