Invicta Dynamos

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Invicta Dynamos
2014–15 Invicta Dynamos season
Current Invicta Dynamos Logo.jpg
City Gillingham, Kent
League NIHL South Division 1
Founded 1997
Home arena Silver Blades Ice Rink, Gillingham


Head coach Kevin Parrish
Captain Anthony Leone
Affiliates Invicta Mustangs

Invicta Dynamos are the senior ice hockey team based in Gillingham in Kent. The season runs from September to April. They usually play their home games on a Sunday at 17:15.


The club was founded in 1997 replacing the Medway Bears as the senior team based at the Ice Bowl. The club originally competed in the EPIHL until the 2003/4 season when the club dropped down to the ENIHL due to a lack of sponsorship. Invicta is one of the larger clubs at this level and has enjoyed a period of sustained success including winning the ENIHL Grand Slam in 2005/6. The most successful season in the Dynamos history came in the 2001/02 season they were the champions of the EPIHL, winning the league and playoffs and losing the cup final to local rivals the Romford Raiders.

The club's fiercest rivalry has traditionally been with the Romford (now London) Raiders and to a slightly lesser extent the Chelmsford Chieftains, with the Dynamos competing in the same league as the two Essex clubs for its first six seasons. However more recently a healthy rivalry has developed with the Streatham Redskins due to the geographical proximity of the two clubs. Another rivalry has emerged in recent years with the Wightlink Raiders due to a number of feisty and sometimes controversial encounters between the two teams.


The Dynamos finished third overall in the NIHL South Division 1 during the 2013/14 season, lost to Streatham Redskins in the Southern Cup semi-final, finished 3rd (of 4 teams) in the Southeast Trophy and got to the semi-finals of the NIHL South Division 1 play-offs, before getting knocked out by Wightlink Raiders.


The dynamos finished second overall in the NIHL South Division 1 during the 2014/15 season, but were victorious in the Southern Cup Final, beating Chelmsford Chieftains 5-2 in their home second leg, having previously drawn 4-4 in Essex.

They progressed to the finals of the NIHL South Division 1 play-offs, losing a closely fought game to the Wightlink Raiders.

Top 5 All-time points scorers [1][edit]

As of end 2014/15 season
Name Appearances Goals Assists PIM
Andy Smith 420 525 502 139
Elliott Andrews 370 263 342 255
Callum Fowler 188 175 279 418
A.J. Smith 276 138 234 509
Matt Beveridge 140 149 182 110

Club Honours [2][edit]


English Division 1 Southern Champions


EPIHL Champions
EPIHL Playoff Champions


ENIHL Southern Champions
ENIHL Southern Playoff Champions


ENIHL Southern Champions
ENIHL Southern Playoff Champions
Kent & Essex Cup Champions


ENIHL Southern Champions


ENIHL Southern Champions
ENIHL National Champions
ENIHL Playoff Champions
ENIHL Cup Champions


ENIHL Southern (Conference B) Champions


ENIHL Southern Champions
ENIHL National Champions


ENIHL Southern Champions


NIHL Southern Cup Champions

Other Ice Hockey teams based in Gillingham[edit]

  • Invicta Dynamics (Ladies)
  • Invicta Mustangs (B team)
  • Invicta Colts (Under 18's)
  • Invicta Junior Dynamos (Under 16's)
  • Invicta Dynamites (Under 14's)
  • Invicta Devils (Under 12's)
  • Invicta Imps (Under 10's)
  • Invicta Knights (Recreational)
  • Medway Madness (Beginner Recreational)


  1. ^ "All-Time Stats". Retrieved 28 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Club Honours". Retrieved 29 September 2014. 

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