Congratulations to the team members that participated in Helen Gillies Memorial Open 2009, Britains largest 3 vs 3 + goalie tournament. Burghfield was beaten in the semi by 6 goals to 2 and the final against Brighton ended with a convincing 9 goals to 1.
The team traveled to Leoben Austria to take part in the qualification round of the Floorball Champions League.
Having shown great strength in the group stage by winning all three matches, the Spanish champions was waiting in the semi final. The Spanish fielded a strong team which the Vikings weren’t able to beat this time, the match ended 4-7.
The tournament ended with the Germans beating the Spanish team in the final after extra time, 1-2. Well done team to an overall very well played tournament, next year we’ll go all the way!
The GB Nationals tournament determines the best floorball club in Britain. The winner will represent Britain in the European Cup Qualifications round. The British National Championships in Floorball 2009 was organised by the Northern Floorball League. The event was held at Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh Scotland on the 2nd and 3rd of May 2009. The format involved 6 top Scottish clubs from Scotland as well as the top 6 clubs from England.