|The Wild Academy team were last season's North Division Under 12 champions (Photo by Hannah Walker)
The Widnes Wild Academy junior teams had a busy weekend with opening games of the new season for the Under 12s, U14s and U16s.
The Under 14 team won 9-6 at home to Billingham, while the Under 12s – who are looking to defend the league title that they won last year - lost 0-8 to Solihull.
The Under 16 team lost 4-1 away to Coventry.
Admission is free for all spectators to Wild Academy home games at Planet Ice Widnes and fans are encouraged to go along and support the stars of the future.