The Bermuda Ball Hockey Association is expected to announce the final roster and staff for the upcoming World Championship in Pardubice, Czech Republic.
The Ball Hockey World Championships is held bi-annually and is the sportís foremost tournament.
In 2013, Team Bermuda won the B Pool Gold Medal in shootout against Italy.
This year, Team Bermuda will be playing in the B1 Pool. Bermuda will open the tournament On Friday, June 2nd against France.
That match will be followed by a Saturday June 3rd meeting against Lebanon and the Group Stage will end on Sunday June 4th with a match against Great Britain.
As the team put the final touches on their preparations, www.islandstats.com caught up with Chris Coleman, Chris Merritt and coach Peter Brodsky to get their views on the upcoming tournament.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Bermuda Inline Ball Hockey Round Up
The Bermuda Inline Ball Hockey Season continued at the PCC Hockey Rink, with a Triple Header that produced 25 goals on the night.
Canada 3 Sweden 4
A seven goal thriller opened the evening that ended in a shootout win for Sweden. Christopher Jackson scored a hat-trick for Sweden, with David Provost scoring the Shootout goal, while Canada got single strikes from Adam Mattatall, Ryan Wilson and Jeremy Estey.
USA 3 Sweden 7
Sweden exploded for seven goals in the second match of the evening as they defeated USA 7 - 3. Jackson, Provost and Baby Jackson all found the net twice, while Derek Winch added the other, USA got two goals from Brian White and a single strike from Jacob Amlong.
USA 6 Canada 2
USA took their heavy defeat out on Canada emerging with a 6 - 2 win. White led the way with a hat-trick, while Derek Farmer, Amlong and Ian Beaudoin all scored a goal each. Richard Campbell and Estey had singe strikes for Canada.
Monday, May 08, 2017
Bermuda Inline Ball Hockey Round Up
The Bermuda Inline Ball Hockey Season continued at the PCC Hockey Rink, with a Triple Header that produced 29 goals on the night.
Sweden 8 USA 4
Matthew Benson scored a hat-trick to lead Sweden to a 8 - 4 win over USA in the opening game of the night, David Provost chipped in with two goals, while Derek Winch, Christopher Jackson and Matthew Fullerton all added a goal each. The USA got a goal apiece from Josh Bush, Andrew Curnow, Brian White and Ian Beaudoin.
Sweden 2 Canada 6
Canadaís Jeremy Estey proved too much to handle as he found the back of the net 5 times to help Canada come away with a 6 - 2 win over Sweden, also finding the back of the net was Matt Katzsch in the win. Jackson and Mathieu Desjardins scored a goal each for Sweden.
Canada 4 USA 5
Ian Beaudoin scored twice to help earn USA their second win of the season with this 5 - 4 shootout win over Canada. John Morran and Derek Farmer added a goal each in the win, while Curnow fired home the the winner in the shootout. Matt Katzsch, Shawn Mckee, Ryan Wilson and Estey all scored single goals for Canada.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Bermuda Inline Ball Hockey Season 2017 Underway
The Bermuda Inline Ball Hockey Season is underway at the PCC Hockey Rink, with a Triple Header that produced 28 goals on the night.
Sweden 2 Canada 4
Canada picked up the first win of the 2017 season with a 4-2 win over Sweden.
Canada got two goals from Jeremy Estey and single strikes from Shawn Mckee and Ryan Wilson, while Sweden got a goal each from Derek Winch and Matthew Benson.
USA 4 Canada 8
Canada backed up their first win of the season by picking up their second in the next game defeating USA 8-4.
Estey would lead the way again for Canada as recorded a hat-trick, while Matt Katzsch and Pete Brodsky both found the back of the twice and Wilson added his name to the scoresheet. UDSA got single strikes from Brian White, Josh Bush, Jacob Amlong and Henric Ehrenblad.
Sweden 4 USA 6
White, Derek Farmer and Andrew Curnow all scored twice for USA as they recorded a 6-4 win over Sweden. Benson, scored twice in a losing cause, while Greg Van Der Made and David Provost added a goal each.
Friday, April 28, 2017
BSSF Primary School Boys Hockey Championships
Harrington Sound Primary School won the Bermuda School Sports Federations Primary School Boys A Hockey Tournament.
Harrington Sound needed sudden death overtime to defeat St George's Prep. Jannis Roberts gave St. Georgeís Prep the lead before Jordan Viera scored to equalize with the final touch of the game. Viera then scored the winner minutes into the sudden death overtime period.
Viera had earlier scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Somersfield Academy in their Semi-Final. St. George's reached the final with a goal off the stick of Ethan Outerbridge for a 1-0 win over Warwick Academy.
Warwick Academy were victors in the B Division Final through a Nayan Grant goal recording a 1 - 0 win over Victor Scott Primary. Warwick Academy reached the final after defeating Gilbert Institute in their Semi-Final thanks to a Edward Perinchief Ingham goal. Ray-Jun steers scored for Victor Scott to defeat Harrington Sound Primary in the other Semi-Final.