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Ryan Martinelli To Lose The Beard For A GIANT Cause

Stena Line Belfast Giants defenceman Ryan Martinelli made a bet with his teammates that if the team won a trophy this season – he would shave off the beard! So….the 2017/18 Challenge Cup Champions delivered and Ryan Martinelli is losing the beard this Sunday following the game vs Nottingham Panthers!! Ryan has chosen to shave […]

Giants Launch Northern Ireland’s First Ever Ice Academy

Northern Ireland’s first ever Ice Academy got its skates on today, with 18 care experienced young people from Belfast taking part as the inaugural intake of students. Over the coming weeks the young people will learn and develop a wide range of skills and gain important life experiences alongside the Stena Line Belfast Giants. The […]

AVFTB Cycle To Raise Much Needed Funds For Hospice

The A View From The Bridge team, official podcast of the Giants, came together at the Giants home game on Friday to raise much needed funds for the NI Children’s Hospice! Here is their story, taken from their JustGiving page, on why they embarked on a charity cycle on Friday at The SSE Arena! In […]

Giants Support NI Children’s Hospice Jingle All The Way Campaign

Jingle All the Way this Christmas and help raise vital funds for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice! Every year, Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice provides end of life, symptom management and specialist respite care to over 300 children and their families. This Christmas, Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice are encouraging local businesses, organizations, schools, clubs, churches and individuals across […]

Giants Deliver Teddies In Hospitals Around NI

A GIANT thank you to everyone who got involved with the 2017 Teddy Bear Toss at the game against Manchester Storm on Sunday 19th November. Thousands of teddies were thrown onto the ice following the Giants first goal, the highest number ever, and this week the players have been delivering your gifts around hospitals in […]

Fleming Fulton Spruce Up Christmas With Exclusive Gifts

A GIANT thank you from Chris Truehl, Spiro Goulakos, and Fleming Fulton school to everyone who purchased one of the tree pucks made by ‘Spruce it Up’ Fleming Fulton young enterprise company. The decorations were sold at the Northern Irish Connections Friendship Four tournament and we are pleased to announce that it was a sell-out! […]

Science — Technology — Engineering — Mathematics

On November 24th and 25th, 2017 the third annual Friendship Four will be taking place at the SSE Arena Belfast. The 2017 Festival of STEM will again be taking place in November featuring guest speakers in STEM related subjects. For the full calendar of events – click here.

“3 International Cities Poised To Host The NHL…Belfast”

‘The Score’, a North American-based Sports media organisation with 3.1 million Facebook likes and over 550,000 followers on both Twitter & Instagram, just published an article about hockey in Belfast! Titled “3 international cities poised to host the NHL” – the article states: “Already home to the Giants of the Elite Ice Hockey League, the […]

Kaitlyn Morrison Awarded Scholarship In Canada

The Stena Line Belfast Giants fans are familiar with the name ‘Morrison’. Mark Morrison, from Belfast, iced for the Giants 2003-2012 and lead Team Ireland into five World Championships.

Giants Support Children’s Hospice Sparkle Dash 5k Challenge

Giants Head Coach, Adam Keefe, is supporting the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice Sparkle Dash 5k Challenge on Sunday 6th August at Giants Park. Registration is now open at: By signing up and showing your support, this will enable the Children’s Hospice to continue to provide life-limited children with specialist palliative care. The Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice […]

Gordon Cameron Named Spirit of NI Education Winner

A GIANT congratulations to Gordon Cameron, Schools Co-Ordinator of the Stena Line Belfast Giants, who claimed the Spirit of Education award at the 2017 Sunday Life Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards. Gordon was nominated by the organisation and the judging panel awarded him a finalist spot for the sell-out Gala event at the Culloden Hotel […]

2017 Diamond Systems Cheerleaders Annual Showcase

The Diamond Systems Belfast Giants Cheerleaders Annual Showcase and Awards were hosted on Saturday 13th May at the Bangor Aurora Complex. The awards were presented by Steve Thornton, Head of Hockey Operations and Laura Small from Kukri Sports. Youth Elite Team – UKCA Northern Ireland Champions Junior B Level 1 Pom Dance Junior Elite Team […]

Odyssey Academy – GB’s Shields talks ‘going for gold’

Belfast Giants forward Colin Shields has taken time out from his preparations with Team GB to talk to young people from the Odyssey Academy about the side’s chances of winning gold in Belfast. The students spent their morning taking part in a skills workshop, learning how to research and prepare for interviews before getting the […]

Odyssey Academy – students get Giant scoop on pro hockey life

Young people from the Odyssey Academy have spent the day at the home of the Belfast Giants, finding out what it’s like to be a professional hockey player. The students got the chance to interview Giants captain Adam Keefe and teammate Brandon Benedict, plus fellow Giant and Team GB international Colin Shields. It comes as […]

Odyssey Academy – What is it?

The Odyssey Academy is an initiative of the Odyssey Trust, the charitable company behind the Belfast Giants, SSE Arena and W5. The Academy is being run by Odyssey Trust in partnership with local youth engagement charity Include Youth. Tutors from various business units within the Odyssey Trust family have been engaging with the students to […]

Odyssey Academy – Jake’s Blog

Jake from the Odyssey Academy wrote this blog article for us! Over the past six weeks, we have done many courses through the Odyssey Trust’s Academy – from food and beverage to today’s session with Giants TV, learning all types of skills and even interviewing Giants players. It all showed us just how much work […]

Send Off Night For Blake This Friday!

The Stena Line Belfast Giants are hosting a ‘send off’ night for Giants fan Blake McCaughey this Friday at the home game against the Sheffield Steelers! Blake will be travelling to London in May for open heart surgery. ‘Blake’s Box’ will be at the Kukri Sports merchandise stand in the Arena foyer where fans can […]

Giants Deliver Teddies To The Ulster Hospital Children Wards

The Stena Line Belfast Giants visited the Children’s Wards in the Ulster Hospital recently to deliver Teddy Bears donated by their fans at their annual ‘Teddy Toss’. Adam Keefe, Blair Riley, Matt Nickerson and Johnathan Boxill spent time chatting and posing for pictures with children, parents and staff. The South Eastern Health and Social Care […]

Subway Healthy Lifestyle Programme 2016/17 Launches

Welcome back to our Subway Healthy Lifestyle section! Firstly, a GIANT thank you to Subway for their wonderful support. This has given the Giants the opportunity to continue with their work in a large number of Primary Schools. We had the official launch of our Healthy Lifestyle campaign in Brooklands Primary School, Dundonald when Matt […]

Annual Teddy Bear Toss A GIANT Success

The Stena Line Belfast Giants annual Teddy Bear Toss was a GIANT success with over 1,000 soft toys ‘chucked’ onto the ice following Colin Shields’ goal on Saturday against the Sheffield Steelers. OVER 1,000 TEDDIES!!! Thank you to Laura, John, Kira, Noora, Simon, Jasmin, Michael and Karen for their help in sorting & organising!!👏👏👏👏 […]