Solway Sharks

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Solway Sharks
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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 Alan Crane

Website
www.solwaysharks.co.uk

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 2014-15 season we are playing in the National Ice Hockey League North Moralee Conference (Division One) and in the British Challenge 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.

Honours[edit]

  • National Ice Hockey League (North) Division One Champions: 2012/13, 2013-14
  • National Ice Hockey League (North) Division One Play Off Champions 2013/14
  • English National League (North) Division Two Champions: 2011/12
  • Northern Cup Winners: 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14
  • 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]

Goaltenders
Number Player Catches Acquired Place of Birth
1 Scotland Gary Russell 2008 Glasgow, Scotland
31 England Jordan Boyle 2014 Consett, England
31 Scotland Andrew Little 2013 Paisley, Scotland
Defencemen
Number Player Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
5 Scotland Stuart Andrews 2014 Ayrshire, Scotland
18 Scotland Ross Connolly 2014 Paisley, Scotland
19 Scotland Alan Crane 2005 Dumfries, Scotland
20 Scotland Connor Speirs 2014 Kilmarnock, Scotland
21 Scotland Frazer Goldie 2013 Kilmarnock, Scotland
29 Belgium Jens Engelen 2014 Lier, Belgium
64 Scotland Stuart Kerr 2014 Dumfries, Scotland
77 Scotland Craig Mitchell 2013 Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Forwards
Number Player Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
7 Scotland Bob Chalmers 2009 Dumfries, Scotland
8 Scotland Iain Bowie 2013 Kirkcaldy, Scotland
9 Scotland Joe Coulter 2011 Dumfries, Scotland
14 Northern Ireland Stevie Adams 2011 Belfast, Northern Ireland
27 Scotland Calum Henderson 2011 Dumfries, Scotland
34 Scotland Marc Fowley 2014 Irvine, Scotland
51 Scotland Struan Tonnar 2005 Dumfries, Scotland
71 Scotland Duncan Speirs 2014 Kilmarnock, Scotland
75 Scotland Stevie Moore 2011 Coylton, Scotland
90 Scotland Ross Murray 2008 Dumfries, Scotland
91 England Richard Bentham 2014 Bolton, England
93 Scotland Aidan Fulton 2014 Kilwinning, Scotland
95 New Zealand Josh Hay 2014 Auckland, New Zealand
Staff
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

References[edit]

Solway Sharks Website - http://www.solwaysharks.co.uk