Bears Sign Young Guns for 2019 Development

March 07, 2019

Bears Sign Young Guns for 2019 Development

The Sydney Bears welcome two new young guns onto the ice this season with Daniel Taylor and Taegan Rippon.

Taylor, a Queensland native will make his AIHL debut for the Sydney Bears and Head Coach, Ron Kuprowsky is excited to help develop him as a player as his career begins.

“Daniel is an impressive player at only 16 years of age. We are looking forward to developing him as he starts his hockey career with the Bears. He’ll definitely be one to watch this season and in the coming years.”

Rippon who was born in Sweden but is a permanent resident of Australia, began his playing career in Sweden in the U16 Div1 competition with the Jonstorps IF U16. Since making the move Down Under, he has played two seasons in the AJIHL with the Sydney Wolf Pack and has played eight games in the ECSL with the Reach Rebels. 

“He’s going to be a great addition to the team this year,” Kuprowsky said. “We’re focussing on developing these young guys so that we can build a strong core of Australian players for 2019 and beyond.”

You can catch Daniel Taylor and Taegan Rippon this season as the Bears gear up and start their journey to the Goodall Cup.

Click here to get your tickets now.





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Bears Blog

Club Announcement 20/05/22
Club Announcement 20/05/22

May 20, 2022

In a statement released today by the Sydney Bears, goalie Anthony Kimlin will be out due to injury.

View full article →

Sydney Bears sign DC Health Network as 2020 Sponsor
Sydney Bears sign DC Health Network as 2020 Sponsor

August 04, 2020

View full article →

Bushfire Battle Appeal Charity Game - Friday, Feb 21
Bushfire Battle Appeal Charity Game - Friday, Feb 21

January 23, 2020

View full article →