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BIH LogoNIHL1 South leaders Chelmsford Chieftains retained their unbeaten record with an impressive 11-3 home victory against MK Thunder – Grant Bartlett led the scoring with four.

Oxford City Stars secured a four-point weekend, winning 8-4 at Wightlink Raiders and 9-3 at home to London Raiders.

Streatham IHC lost 4-2 on home ice against Solent Devils, but bounced back with a 3-1 success in the reverse fixture.

Invicta Dynamos had mixed fortunes in the D1S Cup, losing 10-5 at London before securing a 5-3 home victory over Wightlink.

The game was the visitors’ final outing for the foreseeable future, after it was confirmed the club would be unable to continue due to the closure of Ryde Arena.

Whitley Warriors continued their recent resurgence in NIHL North with a dominant display at home to Blackburn Hawks.

Callum Watson (3), Harry Harley, Dean Holland, and Lawson Glasby got the goals as the Warriors secured a fully-deserved 6-0 home success over the reigning Moralee D1 champions.

Solihull Barons produced a remarkable comeback on home ice against Deeside Dragons, recovering from 4-0 down after 11 minutes to record a 10-7 victory.

Telford Tigers NIHL slumped to the bottom of the table after a spectacular collapse at home to Sutton Sting. The Tigers led 5-1 after 34 minutes, but the visitors fought back to seal a 6-5 success.

Struan Tonnar (2) and Duncan Speirs (2) led the scoring for Solway Sharks in their   8-2 Northern Cup win at home to Billingham Stars.

In D2S, Peterborough Islanders made it four wins out of four with a 4-2 success at Invicta Mustangs.

Lee Valley Lions won 5-3 at Slough Jets, but failed to follow up on home ice as the Mustangs claimed victory by the same scoreline.

Wightlink Buccaneers triumphed 4-2 at Swindon Wildcats NIHL, while Basingstoke Buffalo drew 2-2 with Bristol Pitbulls.

Cardiff Fire continued their impressive form with a 4-0 cup victory at Haringey Racers.

In D2N, promotion-chasing Blackburn Eagles made it eight wins on the spin with a comfortable 11-0 home victory over Coventry Blaze NIHL – Sam Dunford, Steven Hetherington, Kyle Haslam and Chris Jones topped the scoring with two goals apiece.

George Crawshaw, Shaun Wild, Tom Humphries and Nathan Britton all scored twice in Sheffield Senators’ 12-3 win at home to Bradford Bulldogs.

Luke Smith’s goal five minutes from time secured a 4-4 draw for Nottingham Lions at Altrincham Aces.

WEEKEND RESULTS

NIHL1 South

Chelmsford Chieftains 11-3 MK Thunder
Invicta Dynamos 5-3 Wightlink Raiders (Cup)
London Raiders 10-5 Invicta Dynamos (Cup)
Oxford City Stars 9-3 London Raiders
Solent Devils 1-3 Streatham IHC
Streatham IHC 2-4 Solent Devils
Wightlink Raiders 4-8 Oxford City Stars

NIHL North Moralee D1

Solihull Barons 10-7 Deeside Dragons
Solway Sharks 8-2 Billingham Stars (Cup)
Telford Tigers NIHL 5-6 Sutton Sting
Whitley Warriors 6-0 Blackburn Hawks

NIHL2 South

Basingstoke Buffalo 2-2 Bristol Pitbulls
Haringey Racers 0-4 Cardiff Fire (Cup)
Invicta Mustangs 2-4 Peterborough Islanders
Lee Valley Lions 3-5 Invicta Mustangs
Slough Jets 3-5 Lee Valley Lions
Swindon Wildcats NIHL 2-4 Wightlink Buccaneers

NIHL North Laidler D2

Altrincham Aces 4-4 Nottingham Lions
Blackburn Eagles 11-0 Coventry Blaze NIHL
Sheffield Senators 12-3 Bradford Bulldogs