North End Racers Irish Ice Hockey Team 1950-1951


Irish ice Hockey Association Team 1950-51

Home Ice: King’s Hall, Balmoral, Belfast

Colours: Unknown

All-Time Record: Total (Wins-Losses-Ties) 1-2-0; Regular Season 1-2-0 (Complete record Unknown)

Honours: None.

History: One of the “Original Seven” Irish Ice Hockey teams, the North End Racers of 1950-51 drew heavily from the Irish Catholic community in North Belfast. They played at least one season in the Irish Ice Hockey Association in 1950-51, winning one match against Shorts Redwings, although their full record is currently unknown.

Home Ice: King’s Hall, Balmoral, Belfast

Year-by-Year Record

YearLeagueRS W-L-TPts / PosPS W-L-TChampOther W-L-TChamp
1950-51IIHA1-2-02 / 4th0-0-0None?-?-??
North End Racers Irish Ice Hockey League Record 1950-51 [References: 1-9]

Results Irish Ice Hockey Association 1950-51

131.10.1950HShorts RedwingsW9-8
314.11.1950AHarlandic WolvesL2-3
521.11.1950AShorts RedwingsL3-12
North End Racers Irish Ice Hockey League Results 1950-51 [References: 1-9]




[1] Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey in Belfast” Belfast Telegraph. Wednesday, November 1, 1950. pg. 2.

[2] Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey | Harlandic Wolves beat Short’s Redwings” The Northern Whig and Belfast Post. Saturday, November 11, 1950.. pg. 5.

[3] Anon. (1950) “Harlandic Wolves win at Ice Hockey” Belfast Telegraph. Wednesday, November 15, 1950..

[4] Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey | Exciting match at Balmoral” Belfast News-Letter. Saturday, November 18, 1950. pg. 6.

[5] Anon. (1950) “The Ice Hockey League” Belfast Telegraph”. Wednesday, November 22, 1950.

[6] Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey | “Wolves” first defeat this season”. Belfast News-Letter. Wednesday, November 29, 1950. pg. 7.

[7] Anon. (1950) “Ice Skating | “Wolves beaten” Belfast News-Letter. Saturday, December 2, 1950. pg. 6.

[8] Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey | Balmoral still unbeaten”. The Northern Whig and Belfast Post. Saturday, February 2, 1951. pg. 3.

[9] Edgar, Scott (2019) “Wartime Ice Hockey in Northern Ireland”. [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 12 July 2019]


Thanks to Malachy & Liz Connolly, Belfast.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 26 August 2020

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