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Challenge Cup Round-Up Week 8

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Southern Section It’s all-change at the top of the British Challenge Cup (South) standings, with Milton Keynes the new leaders after two wins over the weekend. Saturday night saw the Lightning overcome Basingstoke Bison 6-4, before a 7-4 success over Chelmsford Chieftains the next day. Those wins mean Milton Keynes are now two points clear […]

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Hawks Top Line Bonanza Shreds Stars

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars failed to find any answer to the League’s best line as they succumbed 8-1 to Blackburn Hawks in a National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 tussle on Sunday. Still licking their wounds after their last visit to the Hawks nest when they suffered a 10-2 Cup defeat, Billingham came […]

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Junior Stars Target Trials Success

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Eight of our Junior Stars have been selected to attend North of England Northern Conference trials. There will be a number of trials over the coming months where only the best players will be selected for the final team to compete at the National finals in Sheffield in May 2015. All of the kids have come […]

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Stars Out To Ruffle Hawks’ Feathers

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars return to National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 action on Sunday when they travel over the Pennines to take on fierce rivals Blackburn Hawks. After a month of British Challenge Cup fixtures that has seen the Teesside outfit lose five games on the bounce, Billingham need a quick return […]

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Challenge Cup Weekend Round-Up 6

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Southern Section Chelmsford Chieftains threatened to pull off a major upset in the British Challenge Cup (South), despite losing 4-3 at home to Guildford Flames. Sunday’s encounter at The Riverside saw the NIHL outfit fall behind to goals from Tom Duggan (2), Owen Fussey and Andy McKinney in the first 23 minutes. A single strike […]

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Straight Sets Victory for Phoenix

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars suffered the expected double British Challenge Cup defeats at the hands of Manchester Phoenix home and away over the weekend, but went a long way to restoring both pride and confidence. Saturday’s match report can be viewed here. Billingham started Sunday’s game with some changes at the back, Jamie Pattison and […]

Spike goes close on a breakaway against the Phoenix on Saturday

Phoenix Nights Part One

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Last night’s match report in advance of the full weekend report later… Badly needing a response after last Sunday’s battering at the hands of League rivals Blackburn Hawks, the Stars went into Saturday’s game in Altrincham boosted by the return of netminder James Flavell. Billingham chose to ice their full bench from the first drop […]

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Phoenix Nights Ahead for Stars!

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars face their toughest weekend to date as they take on the English Premier League’s Manchester Phoenix home and away in the British Challenge Cup. Tomorrow afternoon the Stars travel to Altrincham to face a Manchester Phoenix side sitting third in the EPL. Whilst Cup competition rules prevent them from icing all […]

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Challenge Cup Weekend Round-Up 5

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Southern Section Guildford Flames are top of the British Challenge Cup (South) standings after a nail-biting 2-1 (penalty shots) victory over Basingstoke Bison. Saturday night’s encounter at The Silverdome ended all-square after 60 minutes, despite a second-minute strike from Guildford’s Matt Towe. Home fans had to wait until the third period for Joe Greener to […]

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Stars Easy Prey for Hawks

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ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars suffered yet another humiliation at the hands of Lancashire rivals Blackburn Hawks on Sunday, going down 10-2 in a British Challenge Cup mauling. Hoping to bounce back from a 2-4 reverse to Solway Sharks, Billingham began brightly enough, Michael Bowman almost opening with less than three minutes played as he skated […]