WEEKEND PREVIEW: BIG WEEKEND FOR THE HERD AS THE RACE FOR PLAY OFF PLACES HOTS UP

This weekends NIHL National league action sees the Trane Basingstoke Bison at home to Leeds Chiefs on Saturday, and away to MK Lightning on Sunday.

Saturday’s game at the Silverdome which has a 6.30pm face off, will be the Chiefs 3rd appearance in Basingstoke this season, but only their 2nd as the visiting side.

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26th of September 2019

Weekend Preview: Bees & Phantoms for Bison

This Saturday night the Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison entertain local rivals from up the M3, the Bracknell Bees in league action a game that’s once again been high on the must see games calendar by fans of the Herd since the fixtures were announced.

Stuart Mogg returns to the arena as the new Bees captain, as does experienced ex-Bison defenceman Joe Baird and one of the two import berths for the Bees is filled by Roman Malinik with the other berth being filled by ex-Manchester Phoenix, Swindon Wildcats and Blackburn Hawks forward Robin Kovar.

On Sunday night the Herd face travel to Peterborough to face the Phantoms for the second time this season and looking to avenge the defeat at the hands of the Phantoms in pre-season.

Saturday’s game starts at the normal time of 6.30pm with doors opening at 5.30pm.

Tickets are selling fast so it is advisable to book early to avoid disappointment, this the current availability for seating and standing tickets:

Block A = 3 single seats.
Block B = 8 single seats.
Block C = 3 single seats.
Block D = 8 single seats.
Block E = 11 single seats.
Block F = Good availability
Block G = Good availability
Block H = Good availability.
Block I = Good availability.
Block R & S = Good availability.
Standing = Good availability.

Tickets are available in advance by calling 01256 355266, at the box office for personal callers or online by clicking here and on the door.

Looking ahead to the games Bison player/coach Ashley Tait said: “Games against Bracknell have always been feisty affairs and were looking forward to another close encounter. We are all aware of how important this game is to the fans but as a coaching team we have stressed to the players that Saturday night is another 2 points available in a 54-game league season”.

Sunday’s game in Peterborough faces off at 5:30pm.