Solway Sharks claim St. Andrews Cup glory against a spirited Whitley Warriors
By Craig Thorp
10 November 2014 10:21am
Warriors' captain and Man of the Match Jamie Tinsley
Image by Colin Edwards
A single powerplay strike from Craig Mitchell halfway through the first period ensured there would be no fairytale comeback for the home side who, despite trailing 4-1 from the first leg, worked tirelessly and gave their all only to find Gary Russell in superb form in the Sharks net.
Coach Simon Leach opted to restore Richie Lawson as starting netminder having selected young Mark Turnbull away to Manchester Minotaurs the previous evening, whilst blue liner Rob Wilson was also included in a home squad for the first time this season. Warriors would, however, be without the services of Dan Harris, Jordan Barnes, Scott Cooper and Adam Reynolds once more.
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22 November 2009
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014
Last updated:09 Nov 2014