Month: July 2019

2019 Kurt DeFris National Championship

The 2019 Kurt DeFris National Championship has finished with Victoria defeating New South Wales 5-4 in the grand final to claim the gold medal. The tournament is open to players 15 and under and is held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. The Australian Capital Territory did not return to the competition after fielding a team in 2018. All games were held at Cockurn Ice Arena, Perth and the tournament ran from 31 July to 3 August 2019.

Further information:
Tournament website
Livestreaming via the KURT DeFris 2019 National Championships Perth Facebook page

Preliminary round (all times AWST)
– Queensland 0-3 Victoria (16:15, 31 July 2019)
– Western Australia 7-3 South Australia (18:45, 31 July 2019)
– Queensland 3-5 New South Wales (08:30, 1 August 2019)
– Victoria 13-0 South Australia (10:15, 1 August 2019)
– New South Wales 8-3 Western Australia (16:45, 1 August 2019)
– South Australia 0-6 Queensland (18:30, 1 August 2019)
– Victoria 3-2 Western Australia (08:30, 2 August 2019)
– South Australia 0-14 New South Wales (10:15, 2 August 2019)
– Western Australia 4-6 Queensland (17:00, 2 August 2019)
– New South Wales 5-0 Victoria (18:45, 2 August 2019)

Preliminary round standings:

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

Playoffs (all times AWST)
– SF1: Western Australia 3-7 New South Wales (08:00, 3 August 2019)
– SF2: Queensland 0-3 Victoria (09:45, 3 August 2019)
– Third place: Queensland 2-3 OT Western Australia (16:00, 3 August 2019)
– Grand final: Victoria 5-4 New South Wales (17:45, 3 August 2019)

Last updated 3 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors. The Bombers move into first place on the standings, edging out the now second placed Sting on goal difference. Next week the Sydney Sting host the Reach Rebels and the Bombers take on the Raptors.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-8 Nudo Bombers (17:45, 27 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 5-4 Sydney Sting (19:30, 27 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 5-4 Reach Rebels (18:15, 28 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 13 9 1 3 19
Sydney Sting 13 9 1 3 19
Penrith Raptors 14 9 0 5 18
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 14 5 1 8 11
Reach Rebels 14 0 1 13 1

Last updated 28 July 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Brave remain on top of the standings, twenty points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Following their win against against the Melbourne Ice on 28 July the CBR Brave claim the H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2019 regular season with five games to play.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-7 Sydney Ice Dogs (19:30, 26 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 8-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 27 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 2-3 SO Melbourne Ice (17:00, 27 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Bears 5-0 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 27 July 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 5-7 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 27 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 7-2 Melbourne Ice (14:00, 28 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 28 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 28 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 23 21 0 1 1 64
Newcastle Northstars 22 14 1 0 7 44
Sydney Bears 21 11 2 0 8 37
Perth Thunder 22 11 1 1 9 36
Melbourne Mustangs 21 9 0 3 9 30
Sydney Ice Dogs 21 8 1 1 11 27
Melbourne Ice 22 6 2 0 14 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 22 0 0 1 21 1

Last updated 28 July 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle North Stars and the Nudo Bombers. The Sydney Sting remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Bombers. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 4-5 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (19:15, 20 July 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Reach Rebels 2-7 Nudo Bombers (20:30, 20 July 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 12 9 1 2 19
Nudo Bombers 12 8 1 3 17
Penrith Raptors 12 7 0 5 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 13 5 1 7 11
Reach Rebels 13 0 1 12 1

Last updated 21 July 2019