SWINDON Wildcats will begin their NIHL South One campaign with a home match against MK Thunder on Saturday, September 16, following the release of the league's fixtures.

Aaron Nell's side, who begin their season with four Challenge matches against Bracknell Bees and Peterborough Phantoms respectively, complete the opening league weekend with a trip to Gillingham to take on Invicta Dynamos.

Boxing Day sees the visit of the Basingstoke Bison before the Cats take on Peterborough Phantoms on December 29. To complete the home festive season is a game against Bracknell Bees on New Years Day.

The Wildcats will also compete in the Autumn Trophy and the NIHL Cup competition, the latter starting on the second weekend of the season with a home game against Basingstoke and a road game against Telford on the Sunday.

The Autumn Trophy begins on Saturday, October 14 with a double-header weekend against the Telford Tigers.

The play-offs will follow the end of the regular season on the weekend of March 10-11, when the Wildcats face Bracknell home and away.

Swindon Wildcats 2017/2018 Fixtures

(All matches NIHL One South unless stated)


Sat 2: Bracknell Bees (Challenge)

Sun 3: Bracknell Bees (Challenge)

Sat 9: Peterborough Phantoms (Challenge)

Sun 10: Peterborough Phantoms (Challenge)

Sat 16: Milton Keynes Thunder

Sun 17th – Invicta Dynamos

Sat 23: Basingstoke Bison (NIHL Cup)

Sun 24: Telford Tigers (NIHL Cup)

Sat 30: Invicta Dynamos


Sun 1: Streatham IHC

Sat 7: – Cardiff Fire

Sun 8th – London Raiders

Sat 14: Telford Tigers (Autumn Trophy)

Sun 15: Telford Tigers (Autumn Trophy)

Sat 21: Peterborough Phantoms

SUN 22: Hull Pirates (Autumn Trophy)

Wed 25: Telford Tigers ( NIHL Cup)

Sat 28: Bracknell Bees ( NIHL Cup)

Sun 29: Streatham IHC


SAT 4: Hull Pirates (Autumn Trophy)

SUN 5: Peterborough Phantoms

SAT 11: Basingstoke Bison (NIHL Cup)

Sat 18: London Raiders

Sun 19: Cardiff Fire

Sat 25: Telford Tigers (NIHL Cup)

Sun 26: Bracknell Bees (NIHL Cup)


Sat 2: Invicta Dynamos

Sun 3: Telford Tigers (NIHL Cup)

Sat 9: Cardiff Fire

Sun 10: Invicta Dynamos

Sat 23: Peterborough Phantoms

TUE 26: Basingstoke Bison

Wed 27: Basingstoke Bison (NIHL Cup)

FRI 29: Peterborough Phantoms

Sat 30: Bracknell Bees (NIHL Cup)


MON 1: Bracknell Bees (NIHL Cup)

Sat 6: Bracknell Bees

Sun 7: Milton Keynes Thunder

Sat 13/Sun 14: Cup Quarter Finals Weekend

Sat 20: Basingstoke Bison

SUN 21: Basingstoke Bison

Sat 27: Milton Keynes Thunder

Sun 28: Milton Keynes Thunder


SAT 3: London Raiders

Sat 10: Basingstoke Bison

Sun 11: Bracknell Bees

Sat 17: Streatham IHC

Sat 24: Basingstoke Bison

SUN 25: London Raiders


Sat 3: Streatham IHC

Sat 10: Bracknell Bees

Sun 11: Bracknell Bees

All weekend home games will face-off at 6.15pm. Weekday face-off times to be confirmed.