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Richmond Flyers

Richmond Flyers
City London, United Kingdom
League British Hockey League
Founded 1977
Home arena Richmond Ice Rink
Capacity: 1250
Ice size: 200ft x 81ft
Colours Blue and gold
Head coach Dennis Horne / Alec Goldstone
Franchise history
1977–1980 London Phoenix Flyers
1980–1992 Richmond Flyers

The Richmond Flyers were an ice hockey team who were founded in 1977 as the London Phoenix Flyers, changing their name to Richmond Flyers in 1980. They competed in the Inter-City League between 1980 and 1982, the British Hockey League between 1982 and 1989, and the English League between 1989 and 1991.

The club ceased to exist from 1992 when their home ice rink, Richmond Ice Rink, was demolished to make way for flats overlooking the River Thames.

London Phoenix Flyers logo
Name Position Number Nationality Years Played
Mark Adams Defence ? British ?
Mick Angel Defence ? British 1984, 85, 86
Mike (Pip) Allard ? ? British ?
Martin Bergin Defence ? British 1983, 84, 85
Paul Cooney Defence 8 British ?
Brian Casey Forward 10 ? 1981
John Cimelli Netminder ? British ?
Lloyd Clifford Netminder ? ? 1988, 89
Len Cole Forward 15 ? 1981
Charlie Colon Netminder ? American ?
Steve Condron Defence ? British 1983, 84, 85
Tony Cooper Defence ? British ?
Geoff Delderfield ? ? British ?
Andre Downs Netminder 1 American 1981
Elias Elia Forward ? British ?
Ross Fleming Forward 7 Canadian 1977, 78, 79
Nick Fitzpatrick Forward 12 English 1982, 83, 84
Barry Gage Defence 9 British ?
Mark Gibson Defence ? British ?
Phil Gosbee Defence ? British ?
Kevan Grace Forward 7 ? 1981
Robert Graham Forward ? American ?
John Grisevich Netminder ? ? ?
Steve Heath Forward ? British ?
John Holtham Defence 12 British 1981
David Howden Forward 14 Canadian 79-81
Steve Huggett Forward ? British ?
Paul Hughes Forward ? British ?
Lee Hurley Forward ? British ?
Ron Johnson Defence ? British ?
Jukka Korhonen Forward ? Finnish ?
Paul Lidster Defence 2 British ?
Christiaan Low Centre Forward 10 British 1986-88
Dominic Mcgill Netminder 30 British ?
Tom Moffat Defence ? American ?
Dave Newman Forward 16 British 1981
Tony Nicholson Forward ? British ?
Ian Noad Defence ? British ?
Andy Nunn Netminder ? British ?
Gary Plaistow Forward 14 British 1981
Robert Plumb Forward 13 American 1981
Jason Reilly Forward ? British ?
Mark Salisbury Defence ? British ?
Trevor Salisbury Defence ? British ?
Chris Scammon Defence 5 American 1981
Michael Seabrooke Forward 3 British ?
Hugh Segre Forward ? British ?
James Sheridan Forward ? British ?
Alastair Smith Forward ? British 1985
Gary Stefan Forward ? Canadian 1980-1981
Gilbert Storm Forward 6 ? 1981
Dave Sweeney Forward ? British ?
Dan Thomas Defence ? American ?
Alan Walton Forward ? British ?
Kelly Williams Forward ? British ?
Monty Wise Netminder ? British ?
Bernie Woolcott Forward 8 British 1984, 85, 86
Andy Young Forward 16 British 1985,86,87

[1] Richard Meacock campaigned vigorously for many years to get a new rink built. He died in April 2006.

References

  • London Phoenix Flyers entry on A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey
  • Richmond Flyers entry on A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey


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