Saints and Stars form partnership

We are pleased to announce that a partnership has started between the Oxford Saints and the Oxford City Stars Ice Hockey Club to identify areas of shared interest.

Ice Hockey is an exciting game to watch and a number of our players and families recently went to see the Stars in action! We were treated to a brilliant high-speed performance and a great atmosphere as the Stars competed against the London Raiders.

Committee representatives from both clubs met for a friendly and very informative meeting in the heart of Oxford, as we learned more about each others club, fans, players and discussed various marketing and media strategies.

The Stars have been part of Oxford’s sporting network for a long time and we are grateful to receive insight and advice from an established club. We look forward to working with the Stars further to strengthen our respective teams and raise the profile of Ice Hockey and American Football across Oxfordshire.

Ian Dibley from the Stars commented:

“Many of the issues faced by sporting clubs are similar and we hope that by working together we can support each other. This is not just on the sporting fields but through club administrators we believe that the links we form can be mutually beneficial by identifying good working practices and sharing them.”

Joe Florey for the Stars

Saints chairman Martin Fitzpatrick added:

“We’re extremely excited to be working with the Oxford City Stars. The Saints have undergone significant modernisation and rejuvenation this year and we’re already seeing a huge rise in participation as a result.

This partnership will help us to continue to grow participation in American Football in Oxford through the sharing of best practice and joint awareness initiatives.

The Oxford City stars have a wealth of experience that they can share and we’re looking forward to developing the relationship further in the coming months and years”

To learn more about the Oxford City Stars you can visit their website

Meanwhile, it’s not long until the Saints begin the season! Keep an eye on our 2015 schedule so that you know when and where for all our upcoming games.

Saints defensive line VS Shropshire