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Belfast Giants Fire Seven Past Lacklustre Edinburgh Capitals


The table topping Belfast Giants were the latest opponents for the Edinburgh Capitals at Murrayfield and cemented their place at the top with a comprehensive 7-2 victory writes John Preece.

Coming off the back of a 5-2 defeat to Fife Flyers on Saturday, the Capitals supporters could only hope for the best as they beat the Giants at Murrayfield back in November. Continue reading

Ireland Lose Out To Scotland In Seven Goal Thriller

Ireland narrowly lost out to Scotland in a seven goal thriller at Peffermill today.

The Irish should have been playing South Africa, but Visa problems meant that there would be a repeat of yesterday’s clash with Scotland instead. Continue reading

Last Minute Equaliser Secures Draw With Scotland

A last minute goal from Lisa Jacob secured a draw for Ireland against Scotland after a hard fought encounter at Peffermill today, in their first build up game to August’s European Championships.

Ireland started strongly and could have taken the lead within a minute when Jacob’s effort was well saved by Scotland keeper Cochrane. Then after two minutes, Audrey O’Flynn opened the scoring with a well struck shot from a short corner. Continue reading