2018 Kurt DeFris National Championship

The 2018 Kurt DeFris National Championship has finished with Western Australia defeating Victoria 4-1 in the gold medal game. It was the second Kurt DeFris title in a row for Western Australia having beat New South Wales in the 2017 final. The tournament is open to players 15 and under and is held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. The Australian Capital Territory returned to the tournament after not competing in 2017. All games were held at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre and the tournament ran from 1 August to 5 August 2018.

For more information see the tournament website and for livestreaming see the Ice Hockey ACT Facebook page.

Preliminary round (all times AEST)
– South Australia 4-7 Victoria (09:45, 1 August 2018)
– New South Wales 8-5 Queensland (11:30, 1 August 2018)
– Western Australia 15-0 Australian Capital Territory (13:25, 1 August 2018)
– Victoria 9-6 New South Wales (19:00, 1 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 1-9 South Australia (06:30, 2 August 2018)
– Queensland 1-11 Western Australia (08:15, 2 August 2018)
– South Australia 3-8 New South Wales (10:00, 2 August 2018)
– Queensland 8-2 Australian Capital Territory (14:00, 2 August 2018)
– Victoria 2-8 Western Australia (09:45, 3 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 1-14 New South Wales (11:30, 3 August 2018)
– Western Australia 7-0 South Australia (13:15, 3 August 2018)
– Victoria 6-2 Queensland (18:45, 3 August 2018)
– New South Wales 1-3 Western Australia (12:00, 4 August 2018)
– Queensland 8-4 South Australia (15:45, 4 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-12 Victoria (17:30, 4 August 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Western Australia 5 5 0 0 0 15
Victoria 5 4 0 0 1 12
New South Wales 5 3 0 0 2 9
Queensland 5 2 0 0 3 6
South Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 0 5 0

Playoff round (all times AEST)
– SF1: Queensland 4-6 Western Australia (06:30, 5 August 2018)
– SF2: New South Wales 3-6 Victoria (08:15, 5 August 2018)
– Bronze medal: New South Wales 4-2 Queensland (15:45, 5 August 2018)
– Gold medal: Victoria 1-4 Western Australia (17:30, 5 August 2018)

Last updated 5 August 2018

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