Mixed results against Nottingham

Sunday afternoon saw Nottingham travel up to Whitley Bay to take on Tomahawks. Play started with both sides showing that they were really up for this match, with play being very physical from the start. It was Nottingham that opened the scoring at 10.15 with a power play goal which was quickly levelled just 40 seconds later when Whitley Bay’s Ross Douglass (11) left the penalty box and unleashed a…

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Woman represent Whitley on Team GB

It’s with great pleasure that we wish Casey Traill (Tomahawks) and Kaitlyn Butterfield (Braves) success after they have been selected to represent Team GB Woman’s U18 team this January. They will take on hosts Poland, along with China, Denmark, Italy and Kazakhstan in the World Championship Division One Qualifier. Head Coach Terry Matthews said “To have two girls in the England squad again is a great feather in our cap” Braves…

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Home success against the Stars

It was a triumphant Sunday for Whitley Bay Ice Hockey Club Junior Development, as both our under 16 Tomahawks and under 18 Braves took on the Billingham Stars at home. Last time the teams faced each other on the away leg, Whitley came out on top with the bragging rights. On Sunday it was no different as we seen some quality ice hockey from both sides, with Whitley Bay showing…

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Mohawks out-stung the sting

The Whitley Bay Mohawks (under 14s) got their North division 2 campaign off to a start with a home game against Sutton Sting, Mohawks looking to bounce back after a difficult 2013/14 season.  The team have been training hard all summer and have a number of younger players stepping up to bolster the team roster. As expected the game got off to a nervy start in front of a very…

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Billingham Double Header Win

Whitley Bay’s new season started in style last weekend as both the under 16 Tomahawks and the under 18 Braves took on their double header games down at Billingham on Saturday. Both teams took on the Billingham Stars and managed to come out on top in this local derby game. Having finished 6th last season, The 6 – 1 win over Billingham has put the Tomahawks in a good opening…

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Arrows slay the Dragons

Whitley’s U12’s last home game of the season started with the music thumping to welcome the visitors from North Wales.  Deeside were one place below Whitley in the league, so this could be a close game.   A farcical start to the game saw the entire Whitley players fly off the ice to change into away kit to avoid a clash of kit.  A maroon squad of young athletes emerged to…

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Whitley Arrows v Blackburn

Whitley’s U12’s penultimate home game of the season was a great opportunity to take the team into the top 3 in the league.  The game started well for the home team with Joe Walls, Callum Taylor and Thomas Fraser all netting within the first 10 minutes.  This was just the start that the team needed and gave the chance for increased ice time for the less experienced players.  It was…

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