NIHL South round-up: Brears leads Chieftains’ comeback

Chelmsford Chieftains extended their lead at the top of NIHL1 South to ten points after picking up two road victories over the weekend.

Chieftains won 4-2 at Cardiff Devils NIHL, and followed up by recovering from 3-0 down at Invicta Dynamos to record a 4-3 success – Ross Bears (above) weighed in with a couple of goals.

Wightlink Raiders endured mixed fortunes, winning 4-2 at home against the Dynamos before slipping to a 6-4 defeat at MK Thunder.

Streatham Redskins triumphed 6-0 at home to Thunder and they made it a four-point weekend with a 5-1 success at Cardiff.

Solent Devils also picked up a pair of victories, winning 4-1 at London Raiders and 4-2 at home to Bracknell Hornets.

Cardiff Fire lost their 100% NIHL2 South record after a 3-2 defeat at home to Basingstoke Buffalo, but they bounced back to win 3-0 against Bristol Pitbulls.

Chelmsford Warriors triumphed 8-3 at Slough Jets and they made it a weekend to remember after romping to a 20-1 victory on home ice against Invicta Mustangs.

Daniel Williams hit a hat-trick for Swindon Wildcats NIHL in their 9-3 home win against Wightlink Tigers.

WEEKEND RESULTS

NIHL1 South

Cardiff Devils NIHL 2-4 Chelmsford Chieftains
Cardiff Devils NIHL 1-5 Streatham Redskins
Invicta Dynamos 3-4 Chelmsford Chieftains
London Raiders 1-4 Solent Devils
MK Thunder 6-4 Wightlink Raiders
Solent Devils 4-2 Bracknell Hornets
Streatham Redskins 6-0 MK Thunder
Wightlink Raiders 4-2 Invicta Dynamos

NIHL2 South

Cardiff Fire 2-3 Basingstoke Buffalo
Cardiff Fire 3-0 Bristol Pitbulls
Chelmsford Warriors 20-1 Invicta Mustangs
Slough Jets 3-8 Chelmsford Warriors
Swindon Wildcats NIHL 9-3 Wightlink Tigers

(Image permission: Steve Sutherland)

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