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Kestrels soaring success in British Para Hockey

The Kingston Kestrels Para Ice Hockey team recently retained their league title earlier this month, after victory over the Peterborough Phantoms saw the Kestrels notching up their sixth victory this season to remain undefeated, with still two games left to play in the season. Incredibly, Kingston has netted a total of 45 goals in their six matches played so far this season, while conceding only one in their championship season.

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Bred for the Sled?

This is an article I wrote three years ago when I tried a taster session in Para Hockey or Sled Hockey as it is commonly known in North America. I have been following the sport for four years now and have been involved with the Manchester side since 2014. Back in 2015, I was was asked if I wanted to come down to Widnes Ice Rink and join the team for a training session with the recently named Manchester Phoenix at that time (now the Manchester Mayhem) and do a feature on the sport and experience first hand how it feels to play.

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Manchester Mayhem – Passion

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I must start this article by being completely honest with every single one of you.

I had no idea that a para ice hockey league existed and I hadn’t even thought of looking into it even for a second, for me para ice hockey was something that you saw on the television in the Paralympics and the rest was irrelevant.

For that I am truly sorry.

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