No matter

Devils 3 – 5 Belfast With nothing to play for in this game, and with one eye on the playoff quarter final next week, the Devils rested 6 players, including Bowns and Martin. The Giants needed the win to ensure the second place in the league, but even they showed…

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Three, that’s the magic number

Devils 4 – 3 Giants The Erhardt Conference was the only trophy the Devils won last year, and there was a sense of embarrassment about that achievement, having lost in the final of the Challenge Cup, stumbled in the final run in for the league, and collapsed in the play-offs.…

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Cut to the good bit

Devils 6 – 1 Flyers This was a strange game in many respects – team and fans were waiting for it to end in order to get on with the trophy presentation afterwards. Given that neither team had much to play for, it was a feistier game than we had…

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Destiny arrives

Steelers 2 – 6 Devils I have been away on a work trip, missing the Challenge Cup final and the victory over Dundee last weekend. With the Steelers winning away in Belfast the previous night, this meant a win tonight in Sheffield would secure the title for Cardiff, after a…

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Blow out anniversary

Devils 8 – 0 Blaze This fixture last year marked the final game in the BBT. The Devils were top of the league but lost to Coventry and thus commenced a losing streak which cost us the title ultimately. There was almost the sense of a controlled experiment to examine…

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For whom the title tolls

Giants 2 – 3 Devils The final period of last night’s game might well become the Devils equivalent of the Sex Pistols Manchester Free Trade Hall gig with everyone claiming to have been there. Even this morning Devils fans were saying “I can’t quite believe last night happened”. If this…

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