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Summary

  1. Giants beat Stars 4-2 in opening match
  2. Giants are the cup holders
  3. Beat Cardiff in March 2018 final

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Challenge Cup Result

    Belfast Giants 4-1 Dundee Stars (R)

    Belfast Giants celebrate victory over Dundee Stars
    Image caption: Belfast Giants celebrate victory over Dundee Stars
  2. Holland saves from Beauvillier

    Belfast’s Francis Beauvillier watches as his shot is saved by Craig Holland
    Image caption: Belfast’s Francis Beauvillier watches as his shot is saved by Craig Holland
  3. Dustin Johner celebrates scoring

    Dustin Johner
    Image caption: Dustin Johner
  4. Colin Shields fires the Giants ahead

    Belfast Giants celebrate taking an early lead
    Image caption: Belfast Giants celebrate taking an early lead