Month: February 2019

New South Wales Bomber 2019 roster

The New South Wales Bomber have released their roster for the 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series.

Players
Imogene Alexander
– Leah Atkinson
Anna Badaoui
– Alison Bryce
– Kris Boundy
Georgia Clarke
Kirsty Crockford
– Derryn Cromhout
– Alex Dodd
– Cheryl Fowler
– Kayla Franchesca
Molly Graham
Cleo Mayer
Sienna Nicholson
– Abbey Shepherd

Reserve
– Amanda Cole-Clark

Perth Blaze join the AW2SCS

Western Australia will be represented by the Perth Blaze in the Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series (AW2SCS). Western Australia previously competed in the tournament under the names of Western Australia and the Western Australian Hawkettes from 2016-2017 and announced their intention to return to the competition last month. The Blaze have adopted the branding of the AWIHL’s Perth Inferno and will compete in their first AW2SCS tournament in Canberra from 5 to 8 April. The club also released their 2019 team roster for the tournament.

Further information:
Perth Blaze Facebook page

Players
#4 Louise McNab
#8 Carole Kilgallon
#11 Nikki Sharp
#12 Miriam Hall
#13 Sydney Fricker
#14 Maddy Ruscoe
#18 Sara Magnuson
#28 Anna Shephard
#30 Sasha King (G)
#31 Shannon Spencer
#44 Heather Hayduk
#78 Kate Pallier
– Jazmin Kaszala

Reserves
#17 Miller Sampson
#19 Georgia Renn
#21 Vivian Vu (G)
#23 Tessa Ryles
– Madeleine Antill
– Claire Dowling

Staff
– Head Coach: Marina Nottle

Perth Blaze logo

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 12

The final round of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice and Perth Inferno. The regular season finishes with the Melbourne Ice in first place, six points ahead of the Sydney Sirens. The Perth Inferno finish third and the Brisbane Goannas finish in fourth place. Competition resumes on 9 March with the playoffs being held at the Adelaide Ice Arena. In the semifinals the Ice will take on the Goannas and the Sirens will play the Inferno.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 10–3 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 23 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 4–3 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 23 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Inferno 4–2 Brisbane Goannas (07:00, 24 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice 6–3 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 24 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 12 10 0 1 1 31
Sydney Sirens 12 7 2 0 3 25
Perth Inferno 12 7 0 0 5 21
Brisbane Goannas 12 2 0 1 9 7
Adelaide Rush 12 2 0 0 10 6

Last updated 24 February 2019

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Glaciers, Sydney Wolf Pack, Perth Sharks and Sydney Sabres. The Wolf Pack remain at the top of the Northern Division standings and the Adelaide Generals lead both the Southern Division and the league as a whole. Next week the Sabres host the Brisbane Blitz in a three game series at the Penrith Ice Palace.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Perth Sharks 0–1 SO Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 23 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres 0–5 Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 23 February 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks 2–7 Melbourne Glaciers (19:00, 23 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 3–2 Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 24 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 3–6 Sydney Sabres (18:15, 24 February 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 12 6 0 1 5 19
Brisbane Blitz 9 4 1 0 4 14
Sydney Sabres 9 4 0 0 5 12

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 8 0 1 3 25
Melbourne Glaciers 12 3 4 0 5 17
Perth Sharks 12 3 0 3 6 12

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 8 0 1 3 25
Sydney Wolf Pack 12 6 0 1 5 19
Melbourne Glaciers 12 3 4 0 5 17
Brisbane Blitz 9 4 1 0 4 14
Sydney Sabres 9 4 0 0 5 12
Perth Sharks 12 3 0 3 6 12

Last updated 24 February 2019

Bremner to join Ice

The Perth Thunder have announced that forward Jonathon Bremner has left the club and will join the Melbourne Ice for the 2019 AIHL season. The move is the result of a job offer in Melbourne. Bremner played in 168 games for the Perth Thunder from 2012 to 2018, recording a total of 83 points. For more information see the announcement from the Perth Thunder.

Tickets now available for 2019 AWIHL playoffs

Tickets for the 2019 AWIHL playoffs are now available via Trybooking.com. The playoffs start on 9 March with the semifinals and finish on 10 March with a third place game and the grand final. All four games will be held at the Adelaide Ice Arena in Thebarton. The Melbourne Ice, Perth Inferno and Sydney Sirens have all qualified for the playoffs with the fourth team to be determined following the results of this weeks final round of the regular season.

Further information:
Tickets at Trybooking.com
League website
YouTube live stream account

Schedule
– SF1: 4th – Melbourne Ice (10:00, 9 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– SF2: Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (16:00, 9 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Third place: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (15:30, 10 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Grand final: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (18:30, 10 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

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Melbourne Ice Women named Victorian Team of the Year

The Melbourne Ice Women have been named the 2018 Team of the Year at the Victorian Sports Awards yesterday at Marvel Stadium in Docklands. The Ice beat three other finalists to win the award which included the Melbourne United (National Basketball League), Melbourne Victory (A-League) and the Western Bulldogs (AFL Women’s).

For more information:
Melbourne Ice Women’s Facebook page
2018 Victorian Sports Awards
2018 Victorian Sports Award Winners

2019 ECSL Draft

The East Coast Super League have completed their 2019 Draft with 25 players picked up across four teams. The Sydney Sting picked up the most with nine players, the Penrith Raptors and Reach Rebels picked up six each and the Nudo Bombers took four. For the results of the draft see the announcement by the league.

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 11

Round 11 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games of their double header in Liverpool. The Melbourne Ice remain on top of the standings, edging out the Sirens on win percentage. Next week the Goannas host the Perth Inferno in Boondall and the Ice take on the Adelaide Rush in Adelaide for the final weekend of the regular season.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Brisbane Goannas 1–10 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 16 February 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 0–8 Sydney Sirens (09:15, 17 February 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 10 8 0 1 1 25
Sydney Sirens 12 7 2 0 3 25
Perth Inferno 10 5 0 0 5 15
Brisbane Goannas 10 2 0 1 7 7
Adelaide Rush 10 2 0 0 8 6

Last updated 17 February 2019