Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Vipers Making Giant Strides

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Vipers Making Giant Strides

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Byline: By LEE RYDER Chief Sports Writer

ROB WILSON today expressed his delight after Newcastle Vipers got one over Belfast Giants.

The two sides have played games with an intense rivalry this term after some explosive clashes over the Irish Sea against the Giants.

But Vipers pulled off their second win of the season on Tyneside to record a 6-3 win.

Wilson - who will hold his testimonial at the Arena this week - told the Chronicle: "We're delighted to beat them.

"I'm really pleased with it and we have to remember there is still plenty to play for this season.

"We aren't out of the British Knockout Cup yet and we also have the playoffs to come.

"We've had a tough time with injuries but I'm confident we can still get something out of the season if we play like this."

Vipers snapped a four-game losing streak by taking the points from Giants, with Jeff Hutchins, a former Giant, the star of the show and involved in all of his team's goals, scoring three times and adding three assists. …

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