Ultimate Windows sponsored Billingham Stars

ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars are just weeks away from a brand new National Ice Hockey League season, and can today announce that they will warm up for the opening weekend with a challenge series against Telford Tigers over the Bank Holiday weekend.

 Starting with the home fixture on Saturday 26th August, the Stars will be pitting their wits against one of the favourites for the title. Telford have had a busy summer reforming around it's two NIHL sides but are expected to be one of the strongest outfits in the Moralee Conference with a squad boasting the likes of Jason Silverthorn, GB international Jonathon Weaver and of course ex-Star Jack Watkins.

 The series gives the Stars the chance to test all new lines and give a warm welcome to new faces in Deniss Baškatovs, ArtÅ«rs Ozols and Callum Pattison. The home fixture is half price admission, with a 5.30pm face off on Saturday 26th August. The return leg is the following day at Telford Ice Rink. The Supporters Club is planning on running a coach to the game, price £20. Please contact Julie Clayton, juclayt@hotmail.com asap to reserve a seat.

 Don't forget the 'real' season opener - the Stars Summer BBQ on Sunday 20th August at Wolviston FC, start 1.30pm, just £1 admission!