References: Compiled from 
|Date||Home Team||Away Team|
|16.11.49||Belfast Eagles||6||Balmoral Wasps||4|
|10.02.50||Balmoral Wasps||5||Belfast Eagles||4|
|17.02.50||Harlandic Wolves||7||Belfast Eagles||1|
|11.03.50||Balmoral Wasps||11||Belfast Eagles||5|
A series of Challenge matches were played at King’s Hall, Belfast from 1949-50 between the Belfast Eagles and Balmoral Wasps & Harlandic Wolves. The Balmoral Wasps won their series with Belfast Eagles 2-1, and Harlandic Wolves won their match with Belfast Eagles. These were the first Ice Hockey matches played in Ireland since 1940.
 Anon. (1949) “Ice Hockey | First match in Ulster since 1939”. Belfast Newsletter. Saturday, December 17, 1949. pg. 6.
 Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey”. Belfast Newsletter. Saturday, February 11, 1950. pg. 6.
 Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey | Irish association formed”. Belfast News-Letter, Saturday, February 18, 1950. pg. 15.
 Anon. (1950) “Ice Hockey”. Belfast Newsletter. Monday, March 13. pg. 7.
Thanks to Malachy & Liz Connolly, Belfast.
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