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Warriors lose out in semi final

Sharks go on to lift trophy
By Chris MacKenzie
15 April 2014 7:32am

Reynolds takes on Sharks' netminder Russell

Whitley Warriors travelled up to the Scottish borders for the NIHL Moralee Conference Play Off Semi Final against Solway Sharks on Saturday afternoon. Warriors coach Simon Leach was able to choose from an extensive roster given that the only players missing from the Whitley line up were defencemen Nathan Ryder and Callum Read.

Coach Leach opted to start the game with the... More

Whitley take fourth play off place

By Chris MacKenzie
12 April 2014 5:58pm

Whitley Warriors' sole game last weekend was a home clash against Telford Titans on Sunday evening at Hillheads. Warriors knew a victory would guarantee them a place in the play off finals weekend in Dumfries in April and Whitley coach Simon Leach had a full squad of players available to him for the match.

Richie Lawson started the game in goal for Warriors with Joe... More

Warriors' play off hopes remain alive

Whitley stay in NIHL North play off picture thanks to comprehensive victory over Manchester
By Chris MacKenzie
3 March 2014 10:38am

Warriors' Martin Crammond

Whitley Warriors' sole game last weekend saw Simon Leach's side take on Manchester Minotaurs on home ice on Sunday evening. Warriors had a full roster available to them for the clash with defenceman Dan Harris coming back into the squad after missing last weekend's 4-4 draw with Blackburn Hawks.

Warriors started the game with Richie Lawson in goal and Joe Harley... More

Capital FM's Bodg takes on Whitley Warriors

By Andy McGregor
21 February 2014 11:44am

Bodg in nets at Hillheads on Thursday night

So after watching some Winter Olympics, Bodg thought that being an ice hockey goal keeper would be easy... So we put him to the test to see how easy it actually is.


Warriors 3 - 1 Sting

Whitley claim vital victory over play off rivals Sutton
By Chris MacKenzie
17 February 2014 11:19am

On Sunday evening Warriors took on play off rivals Sutton Sting on home ice at Hillheads. Going into the game, Sutton sat in fourth position in the Conference standings, two points and two places above Whitley in the table.

Warriors used seven defenceman during the contest along with four forward lines as Whitley made full use of their large roster. Netminder Richie Lawson... More

Hawks 7 - 2 Warriors

Whitley suffer road defeat against title-chasing Blackburn
By Chris MacKenzie
10 February 2014 11:07am

Whitley score against Blackburn at Hillheads earlier this season

Warriors travelled to Lancashire to face Blackburn Hawks on Sunday evening with a strong roster of players as Christian Johnson was the only senior player missing from the squad. Whitley were also without three of their promising under 18 forwards Ben Richards, Callum Queenan and Kyle Hindmarsh-Ross who were icing in a crucial age group game.

Whitley opted to play three... More

Warriors 5 - 1 Stars

Whitley claim outstanding victory in Tyne Tees derby
By Chris MacKenzie
5 February 2014 9:49am

Whitley Warriors' sole game of the weekend saw Simon Leach's side come up against their local rivals Billingham Stars in a NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter on Sunday evening. Warriors were given a boost going into the game as they were able to name Harry Harley and Nathan Ryder in their line up. Harley only rejoined the club a few days previously from English Premier League... More

Titans mount comeback to record first point against Warriors

Whitley drop point in Telford
By Chris MacKenzie
27 January 2014 10:41am

Paul Matthews

Whitley Warriors made their longest away trip of the season to Shropshire to take on Telford Titans on Sunday evening. Warriors were without the experienced trio of Karl Culley, Rob Wilson and Callum Watson however Whitley were still able to go with three forward lines and five defencemen for the NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter, with regular D-man Tommy Ralph playing as a winger to... More

Warriors 5 - 2 Spartans

Whitley remain firmly in play off picture with victory over Sheffield
By Chris MacKenzie
20 January 2014 1:08pm

Warriors' Rob Wilson and Spartans' Ollie Barron go toe to toe

Whitley Warriors entertained Sheffield Spartans on Sunday evening on North Tyneside in a NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter. Whitley were without a number of their regular players as Karl Culley was out of action due to injury, Ben Richards was ruled out through illness and Tommy Ralph was unavailable as he was playing for Hull Stingrays in the Elite League.

... More

Warriors outshone by Stars

Derby loss for Whitley
By Chris MacKenzie
13 January 2014 10:40am

Stars Flavell and Dowd deny Reynolds a goal

Whitley Warriors made the short journey down the A19 on Sunday evening to take on local rivals Billingham Stars in a NIHL North Moralee Conference encounter. Warriors had seventeen players in their squad for the match up - experienced defenceman Rob Wilson and youngsters Kyle Hindmarsh-Ross and Callum Queenan were unavailable.

Whitley started the game with three forward... More


Other News

Briere picks up Habs playoff career where he left off, recording big point

TAMPA, Fla. - Daniel Briere might have been the most comfortable player on the ice. Playing in his 109th career playoff game and first for the Montreal Canadiens, Briere skated around in overtime feeling fresh and like something good was goin...

Source: NHL News | 17 April 2014 | 12:05pm

Anaheim Ducks jump to 4-goal lead, hold off Dallas Stars 4-3 in playoff series opener

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks roared to a big early lead before blowing three-quarters of it. They skated circles around the Dallas Stars early, only to hold on by their fingernails late. The Ducks know a Stanley Cup run can't possibly ...

Source: NHL News | 17 April 2014 | 8:55am

Getzlaf leaves Ducks' game with facial injury

ANAHEIM -- Captain Ryan Getzlaf left Game 1 of the Anaheim Ducks' Western Conference First Round series against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday when he took a puck to the face with 16 seconds left in regulation. His status was not immediately kno...

Source: NHL News | 17 April 2014 | 6:38am

Tippett to lead Team Canada

DeBoer, Maurice named assistant coaches

Source: IIHF News | 17 April 2014 | 12:37am

Young and restless

U18s set to kick off in Finland

Source: IIHF News | 16 April 2014 | 9:54pm

Anything for the team

Veteran forwards strengthen Hungarian defence

Source: IIHF News | 16 April 2014 | 5:01pm


BASINGSTOKE Bison secured the Cup Double as they took home the English Premier League Playoff title.

Source: EIHA News | 6 April 2014 | 8:40pm


IT'S Champion against Champion in tomorrow's English Premier League Playoff Final after Manchester Phoenix and Basingstoke Bison both progressed into the showpiece.


Source: EIHA News | 5 April 2014 | 10:40pm


The International Conference for Coaches and Sport Professionals in Vierumäki, Finland, aims at providing the conference participants with the latest developments in sport coaching and related fields as well as to enhance the skills of the professionals in the field of sport by means of workshops and hands-on sessions.

Source: EIHA News | 28 March 2014 | 10:49am