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Weʼre raising £2,000 to Blackburn Thunder Women's Ice Hockey Club

Blackburn, UK

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Founded in 1998, Blackburn Thunder Ice Hockey Club is one of only two women’s ice hockey teams in the North West and competes in the Northern Division One women’s league.

After a rocky past few years sitting at the bottom of the league, our dedication and hard work has paid off and we finished second in the Northern league, earning the club’s first ever invite to the playoffs! We finished the season on a high, only losing in the final to finish second nationally in Division One.

As the club enters its 20th year, we are confident that this will be the season for us to take the league title. However, restructuring of the league format and the rising costs of ice time has put us in a difficult financial situation.

Blackburn Thunder is completely self-funded by its players; our monthly subs pay for rink hire and referees, whist personal expense covers equipment and travel across the country to games. We only have a small squad and so are desperately struggling to find the funds internally to maintain the club for the coming season.

The purpose of this page is not only to raise funds but to help raise awareness about women’s ice hockey in the UK and hopefully encourage more ladies to join the sport.

Any donations received will be greatly appreciated and go a long way towards ensuring our club can take part in the season ahead. All money raised will be used to pay for rink hire and referees fees. Please share our story and increase the awareness of women’s Ice Hockey.

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Page last updated on: 8/17/2018 8:54 AM



  • Maxine morrison

    Maxine morrison

    Aug 17, 2018


  • Shane Puxty

    Shane Puxty

    Aug 16, 2018


  • Lucas n Kye

    Lucas n Kye

    Aug 15, 2018


  • Lars


    Aug 9, 2018

    Fingers crossed from switzerland


  • Eddie Milne

    Eddie Milne

    Aug 3, 2018


  • joanne edgar

    joanne edgar

    Aug 3, 2018


  • Michelle Madden

    Michelle Madden

    Aug 3, 2018

    20 years?! I remember that first season well! It's a shame the funding doesn't get any easier. Good luck for the coming season!


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Sarah Lowe

Sarah Lowe

Blackburn, UK

Blackburn Thunder women's ice hockey club is a not for profit sports team based in the North West of England. We are open to female players of all abilities, aged 16 and above. We currently take part in the Division One - North league within the EIHA.

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