International Ice Hockey Friendlies (Irish Clubs) 1986-87

The Royal College of Surgeons travelled from Dublin, Ireland to Bristol, England to play the BIHA Heineken League Division 2 Midlands team Bristol Phantoms in an Ice Hockey Friendly match on 6 February 1987, with the game finishing an 11-11 tie [References: 2]. Bristol Phantoms finished third behind Welsh teams Cardiff Devils and Deeside Dragons in Division 2 Midlands in 1986-87 in the Cardiff Devils debut season [References: 3]



[1] Wikipedia (2017) Irish Ice Hockey Association Logo[Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 March 2017]


[2] Roberts, Stewart (Ed.) (1987) “Overseas Visitors to Britain” The Ice Hockey Annual 1986-87. pg. 152. Crowood Press, Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire, Great Britain.

[3] Roberts, Stewart (Ed.) (1987) “Division 2” The Ice Hockey Annual 1986-87. pg. 106-110. Crowood Press, Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire, Great Britain.


Thanks to Niall McEvoy.


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