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    Mid-season review: Men’s Hockey

    December 15, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    Sunderland Men’s Hockey have had a disappointing season not picking up any points, the team have lost all 4 games so far in the campaign and ends the year with a goal difference of -31.   Sunderland started the campaign with a 4-0 defeat to the University of York 3rd’s at home. […]

  • Sunderland are starting from scatch after a number of drop-outs.

    Sunderland Women heavily beaten by Bradford

    December 15, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    Sunderland’s Women Hockey team close the year with a loss after an 8-0 thrashing to Bradford at home on December 6. Sunderland, who went into the game as clear underdogs to top of the league Bradford, were defeated heavily at their home ground, the Raich Carter Centre. The game was […]

  • Warriors lose again in spirited encounter against Steeldogs

    Warriors lose again in spirited encounter against Steeldogs

    December 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    Ben Morgan scored twice at Hillheads to give NIHL league leaders Sheffield Steeldogs a vital 4-2 win over Whitley Warriors to move them three points clear of the Hull Pirates. Callum Watson opened the scoring for the Warriors with just 87 seconds played in the first period. The Steeldogs however […]

  • Whitley Warriors mauled by Telford Tigers

    Whitley Warriors mauled by Telford Tigers

    November 29, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    Whitley Warriors arrived to the Telford Ice Rink just 10 minutes before face-off and never got up to speed as they suffered a 7-0 defeat at the hands of Telford Tigers. The first period saw the title chasing Tigers take a 3-0 lead with their captain Jason Silverthorn opening the scoring, […]

  • Whitley Bay Warriors to Toronto and back; North East ice hockey player’s Canadian adventure

    Whitley Bay Warriors to Toronto and back; North East ice hockey player’s Canadian adventure

    November 12, 2017 at 9:00 am

    A North East Ice Hockey goaltender has returned after a year playing in a top league in Canada to represent Whitley Bay Warriors once again. Mark Turnbull, 22, was recruited by Wiarton Rock following the 2015/16 season with Whitley Bay Warriors where he saved 90.41% of shots faced. An additional […]

  • Mark Turnbull on the ice prior to the encounter against Hull Pirates

    Ice Hockey: The proud Warrior Mark Turnbull

    November 9, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    In 1987 a man named Mike Babcock stepped into the doors of Hillheads Ice Rink in Whitley Bay and started a journey that would make him one of the greatest NHL coaches of all time. Babcock has won Olympic Gold medals and Stanley Cups during his illustrious career, but it […]

  • Whitley Warriors vs Hull Ice Hockey

    Ice Hockey: Hull Pirates too strong for Warriors

    November 8, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Whitley Warriors were cruelly denied a crucial victory on Sunday at home to the Hull Pirates as they succumb to a shoot-out defeat. The Pirates came to Whitley Bay with a spring in their step after winning their previous two home games but neither side could get past the others […]

  • Ice Hockey: NIHL North Division One roundup

    Ice Hockey: NIHL North Division One roundup

    October 18, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    The NIHL is well underway with the all the teams having played at least eight games so far this season. Four games were played over the weekend and a phenomenal 41 goals were scored during these fixtures. Solihull Barons and Hull Pirates played out the highest scoring contest of the […]

  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland University return to BUCS action

    October 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Nineteen teams from the University of Sunderland return to action as today as they start their BUCS seasons. A week on from defeat in the Clash of the Minsters against York St John, Sunderland’s students kick off their league campaigns in the British University & Colleges Sport divisions this afternoon. […]

  • Hillheads was buzzing with people on Sunday night with around 700 in attendance

    Warriors lose out to table topping Tigers

    October 9, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    Whitley Warriors welcomed Telford Tigers to Hillheads on Sunday night for a NIHL North Division 1 match in which the visitors came away with the points to maintain their 100% record. Special teams ruled the day for the visitors as they managed to kill seven Warriors penalties and score three […]