The Dragons vs Solihull Barons



The Dragons : 3
Airport Placements Limited Solihull Barons : 3

The Airport Placements Limited Solihull Barons earned a point following a hard fought tie against North Wales side the Dragons on Sunday evening.

The Dragons, newly promoted this season have shown themselves to be well worthy of a position in the higher division and have proved particularly problematic for the Barons.


The Barons push the Dragons hard (J&K Davies)

The home side opened the scoring on eight minutes, the Dragons Alex Parry beating Sam Hewitt in the Baron’s net. Five minutes later and the Dragons had doubled their lead, catching Solihull out with a short handed goal – Markus Kankaanranta finding the net this time.

The Dragons two goal advantage would be short lived as Barons D-man Phil Knight would peg the Welsh side to a single goal advantage within a minute and the score would remain 2-1 in favour of the home side going to the dressing rooms.


Rich Slater carves through the Dragons D (J&K Davies)

The game would have a bit of a hiatus around the half hour as the Barons Dave Rogers, who had been involved in a fight in the first period, took a nasty cut to the head which resulted in a hospital visit to be checked out.

The final period saw the Barons pushing forward in an effort to earn at least a point from their trip North and with six minutes to go Matt Maurice found the net once more for the equaliser and the split of the points.

The Barons now face travelling to Northumbria to take on the gritty Whitley Warriors on Sunday. The Barons are next on home ice on the 11th December, welcoming Lancashire’s Blackburn Hawks, with Perry Doyle’s men very much aiming to bank the points against last season’s champs.


Barons Man of the Match : Ed Eaton


Elsewhere in the League

Whitley Warriors 4 : 2 Sutton Sting


Date Time League Season
November 27, 2016 5:45 pm Moralee Division 2016/17


Deeside Dragons2103
Solihull Barons1113

Deeside Dragons

Position G A PIM SA GA SV

Solihull Barons

# Player Position G A PIM SA GA SV
4Dave RogersDefence004000
6Richard CroweDefence0110000
7Joe HenryOffence010000
8Ryan SelwoodDefence000000
11Edward EatonOffence020000
15Matt MauriceOffence200000
16Andy WhitehouseOffence010000
17Richard SlaterOffence000000
22Phil KnightDefence100000
26Paul DaviesOffence000000
27Kieran PappsDefence000000
28Josh NichollsGoalie000000
31Sam HewittGoalie00040337
44Elliot FarrellOffence000000
77Jacob SmithDefence000000
79Tom SoarOffence000000
91Niklas OttossonOffence010000
 Total 361440337