18th of July 2019
Ralph Returns for Second Season with the HerdThe Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison are pleased to confirm that influential D man Tom Ralph will return for his second season in a Bison uniform.
Last season Assistant captain returned 18 points (6 goals and 17 assists) in 44 games whilst sitting 88 minutes in penalties.
25 year old Ralph stands 6’3” tall, weighs 201 lbs and shoots right, he started playing Junior hockey in his home town of Hull for the Kingston Junior programme and iced for Northern Conference at U11, U13 and U17 age groups and the England U16’s and U18’s teams. His senior career has seen him ice for Hull Stingrays and Coventry Blaze in the EIHL and in the NIHL for Invicta Dynamos, Hull and the Whitley Warriors.
On the re-signing of Tommy for a second campaign Coach Tait commented, “Bringing Tommy back was important and gives us continuity on last year. He gives us a bit more size that we need and adds to a D that were pretty tight in the goals against department. He's still developing as a player and will keep getting better”.
Tom on re-signing for the Herd said, “I’m very happy to be back with Basingstoke for another season. Last season was one of the most enjoyable I have experienced in a long-time playing hockey and it’s great to see such a big core of players returning for a second season”.
Tom continued, “Ash & Tony have done a great job with recruiting this summer and addressed some areas in which we could improve and I fully expect us to kick on from what we started here last season”.
Tom will wear once again wear the number 14 jersey for the Bison and his dark and home warm up jerseys are now available to ‘Own and Loan’ through our ever popular Own and Loan scheme please send your application to email@example.com
” Terms and Conditions” :
After 48 hours all applications will be reviewed.
Selection will be based on the following criteria in order;
1. Direct family member of the player (email confirmation from the player will be required as evidence).
2. If last season’s shirt sponsor wants to continue sponsoring the shirt.
3. Random draw made by the organisation from all applications received.