Saturday 21 February 2015

Wightlink Raiders Legends Game - 4th March 2015

With the well documented planned  closure of Ryde Arena on the Isle of Wight, plans are going on behind  the scenes to try and save the Rink from closure. A rink rally is planned this Sunday 22nd February at 3pm. All sorts is going on to raise awareness to the Island's plight .

Also a game is fast approaching. Which could well be the last time a team of former Wightlink Raiders greats take to the ice . The current Nihl South 1 side Wightlink Raiders will take on a team of former Wightlink Raiders legends from over the years. The game is set to take place Wednesday 4th March 7pm face off.  A raffle with many hockey related memorabilia amongst things is on offer. The night is sure to be a nostalgic one so get yourself down to Ryde Arena for a great night .

Players committed to playing as follows ... Net minders Gareth Phillips, Craig Wynn, Kev Martin , and Greg Blais . As well as the following forwards/defence ....Neil Leary, Joe Baird, Steve Gossett, Tony Blaize, Alex Murray, Martin Jeneway, Matt Brennen, Andrew Robinson, Jason Coles, Richie Hargreaves, Steve Osman, Mike Hargreaves, Steve Slater, Joe Rand, Alan Armour, Matt Wynn, Kieran Annis, Yousif Abu Saada, Steve Gannaway, Matt Paynter  and Andy Pickles.

Report by Chris Randall. 

Contact Chris HERE if you'd like to sponsor something for this once in a lifetime event.