Southampton Spitfires (ice hockey)

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Southampton Spitfires IIHC
University University of Southampton
Logo
The Club Logo
League British Universities Ice Hockey Association

British Roller Hockey Association

Divisions BUIHA Division 1 (checking) - South

BUIHA Division 2 (checking) - South

BUIHA Division 1 (non-checking) - South

BRHA

Founded 1997
History 1997–Present
Arena Basingstoke Arena (Spitfires Ice A, B)

Gosport Ice Rink (Spitfires Ice B, C)

Solent Arena (Spitfires Inline A, B)

City Southampton, England
Team Colours White, Blue and Red

              

Uniform
Southampton Spitfires Jerseys.
Website http://www.southamptonspitfires.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/SpitfiresIIHC

Southampton Spitfires are an English university [1] ice hockey and inline hockey club with teams that play in the British Universities Ice Hockey Association leagues: Division 1 (checking) South, Division 2 (checking) South and Division 1 (non-checking) [2] and the British Roller Hockey Association league.[3] The Spitfires Ice A team play their home games at Basingstoke Arena, the Spitfires Ice B and C team play their home games at Gosport Arena or Basingstoke Arena. The Spitfires Inline A and B team play their games at Solent Arena although the Inline B team does not currently play in league games. Due to the nature of the sport in the UK, the current rosters include players from; Southampton University, Southampton Solent University, University of Portsmouth, Chichester University and Bournemouth University.[4]

Club honours[edit]

The club has seen recent success with titles in both Tier 1 and Tier 3 Nationals and Conference titles.[5]

2005 - 2006

  • BUIHA Division Two Southern Conference Champions

2010 - 2011

  • BUIHA Division One Nationals Champions

2011 - 2012

  • BUIHA Division Three Southern Conference Champions
  • BUIHA Division Three Nationals Champions

2012 - 2013

  • BUIHA Division One (Non-Checking) Southern Conference Champions
  • BUIHA Division One (Non-Checking) Playoff / League Champions

2013 - 2014

  • BUIHA Division One Nationals Champions

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