On Sunday evening David Longstaff and his squad of players made the journey down to South Yorkshire to take on the Sheffield Steeldogs at their Ice Sheffield base. This was to be the first ever game between Warriors and Steeldogs following Sheffield’s move from the now defunct EPL into the NIHL North set up.
Highlights of Whitley Warriors' game against Nottingham Lions on Saturday 11 November 2017.
Warriors headed down to Solihull on Sunday evening a little short on bodies as the likes of DJ Good, Callum Watson, Ben Richards, Dan Pye, Josh Maddock and Ryan Sample were all unable to make the trip down to the Midlands. Warriors were still able to travel with 17 bodies including the netminding duo of Mark Turnbull and Richie Lawson.
Saturday evening saw Whitley Warriors go down to a disappointing 3-2 home defeat to Nottingham Lions at Hillheads in NIHL North One Moralee action
Whitley Warriors entertained the Hull Pirates on Sunday evening on North Tyneside. Warriors had their entire squad of players available for this encounter which enabled Whitley to operate 3 forward and defensive lines throughout the contest. Richie Lawson retained his place in goal following his Man of the Match display in last Sunday’s game with the Solway Sharks.