Solway Sharks

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Solway Sharks
City Dumfries, Scotland
League English National League
Founded 1998
Home arena Dumfries Ice Bowl
Capacity: 1000
Ice size: 184 feet x 95 feet
Colours Home - White with blue trim.
Away - Black with blue trim
Head coach Martin Grubb
Captain Mark Gallagher


The Solway Sharks are the only senior ice hockey club in South West Scotland or Cumbria and play out of Dumfries Ice Bowl, King Street, Dumfries, Scotland.

In the 2013-14 season they are playing in the National Ice Hockey League North Moralee Conference (Division One) and in the Northern Cup. Home games are played at Dumfries Ice Bowl on Saturday evenings with a 7pm face-off.

The Sharks were formed in 1998 and in their lifetime have won a host of trophies including two Northern League championships, one Northern League Play-Off title, six St. Andrew's Cups and two Scottish Cups to name but a few.


  • National Ice Hockey League North Division One Champions: 2012/13
  • English National League North Division Two Champions: 2011/12
  • Northern Cup Winners: 2011/12, 2012/13
  • Northern League Champions: 2008/09, 2009/10
  • Northern League Play-off Champions: 2009/10
  • Scottish First Division champions: 1998-99, 1999-00
  • Scottish Cup winners: 1998-99, 1999-00, 2003–04
  • Spring Cup winners: 2003-04, 2005–06
  • Autumn Cup winners: 2004-05
  • St Andrews Cup winners: 2001-02, 2002–03, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Dumfries Tournament Winners: 2005–06, 2009–10
  • Dumfries and Galloway Sports Personalities of the Year: 1998/99

2013-2014 Roster[edit]

Number Player Catches Acquired Place of Birth
1 Scotland Gary Russell 2008 Glasgow, Scotland
29 Scotland Mark McGill 2013 Dundee, Scotland
31 Scotland Kieran Hobbins 2011 Dumfries, Scotland
Number Player Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
2 Scotland Jamie Kerr Dumfries, Scotland
5 Scotland Ciaran Quinn 2013 Glasgow, Scotland
17 Scotland James Wallace 2012 Glasgow, Scotland
18 Slovakia Juraj Senko 2013 Zilina, Slovakia
19 Scotland Alan Crane Dumfries, Scotland
21 Scotland Frazer Goldie 2013 Kilmarnock, Scotland
77 Scotland Craig Mitchell 2013 Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Number Player Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
7 Scotland Bob Chalmers 2009 Dumfries, Scotland
8 Scotland Iain Bowie 2013 Kirkcaldy, Scotland
10 Scotland Mark Gallagher Bellshill, Scotland
12 Scotland Ross McIntosh 2013 Dundee, Scotland
14 Northern Ireland Stevie Adams 2011 Belfast, Northern Ireland
27 Scotland Calum Henderson 2011 Dumfries, Scotland
51 Scotland Struan Tonnar Dumfries, Scotland
75 Scotland Stevie Moore 2011 Coylton, Scotland
90 Scotland Ross Murray 2008 Dumfries, Scotland
97 England Craig Thurston 2013 Thirsk, England


Solway Sharks Website -

Number Player Position Acquired Place of Birth
-- Scotland Martin Grubb Head Coach Kirkcaldy, Scotland
-- Scotland Rab Murray General Manager Dumfries, Scotland
-- Romania Scott Houston Equipment Manager Romania
-- Scotland Alan Grubb Kitman Kirkcaldy, Scotland