As exclusively revealed this morning in the Basingstoke Gazette, the Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison are pleased to announce the return of British forward Sam Talbot for the 2020/21 season.

Having originally signed for the Herd last season on a 2-way contract while playing for the Slough Jets in NIHL 1, Talbot joined the Bison full time in January this year. In...
30th of December 2019

Bayley Harewood Selected for GB U18 World Championship Roster

The Trane sponsored Basingstoke Bison are delighted to confirm that Cardiff born forward, Bayley Harewood has been selected to represent the Great Britain national team for the forthcoming U18 World Championship Division II Group A in Tallinn.

The six-team IIHF tournament will be held in the Tondiraba Ice Hall and runs from 22nd to 28th March 2020.

Great Britain will play against the host nation Estonia, as well as Korea, Lithuania, Romania and Serbia.

Bison Head Coach Ashley Tait commenting on Bayley’s selection said, “Its great news and testament to the development of our young players that Bayley has been selected to GB U18 roster, everyone connected with the club wishes Bayley and the GB squad the best of luck at the championships”.

Head coach, Sean Easton, said: “After our camp in Dumfries, we are all heading to Estonia with a strong belief that we can achieve great things.

“Two years ago in Estonia we won gold and we are aiming to repeat this achievement. “We have a great mix of talent and characters this year. Building blocks have started in the team prep for the upcoming World Championship.“We, as a coaching group, are looking forward to seeing what this team can achieve.”

The Full roster is listed below

Lucas Brine – New Hampton Huskies
Harrison Walker – Bradford/Blackburn

Bradley Bowering – Peterborough
Aren Francis – New Hampshire Monarchs
Jordan Griffin – Sheffield Steelers/Steeldogs
Rhodes Mitchell-King – Hill Academy
Ethan Reid – Murrayfield
Liam Steele – Guildford
Liam Stenton – Solway Sharks

Jack Brammer – Sheffield Steeldogs
Owen Dell – Invicta
Alex Graham – Sheffield Steelers/Steeldogs
Bayley Harewood – Basingstoke
Ewan Hill – Romford
Jack Hopkins – Nottingham
Finley Howells – Telford
Tommy Huggett – Romford
Jarvis Hunt – Peterborough
Juha Lindgren – Slough
Logan Neilson – West Coast Renegades
James Spence – OHA Canada
Callum Wilkinson – Billingham
Long List Reserves
Henry Adams – Solihull
Massimo Agostini – Telford
Sam Cooper – Guildford
Ben Davies – CIHA
Jack Goodchild – Okanagan UK
Jack Henderson – Dundee City
Dan Hitchings – Romford
Alex Oldale – Sheffield
Fynn Page – OHA Canada
Bradley Windebank – Romford

GB Under-18s World Championship schedule
Sunday 22nd March 2020: Estonia U18s v Great Britain U18s – 4pm (2pm UK time)
Tuesday 24th March 2020: Great Britain U18s v Romania U18s – 4pm (2pm UK time)
Wednesday 25th March 2020: Great Britain U18s v Korea U18s – 12:30pm (10:30am UK time)
Friday 27th March 2020: Serbia U18s v Great Britain U18s – 4pm (2pm UK time)
Saturday 28th March 2020: Great Britain U18s v Lithuania U18s – 4pm (2pm UK time)