Month: December 2019

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2019-20 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished both the Sydney Sirens and Melbourne Ice picking up a win from their double header. The Adelaide Rush remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Sirens. Following the results of the weekend the Ice become the third team to qualify for the 2020 AWIHL playoffs, joining the Rush and the Sirens. Competition resumes on 11 January with the Brisbane Goannas hosting the Sirens and the Ice travelling to Perth to take on the Inferno.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 3–4 SO Sydney Sirens (20:15, 14 December 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Ice 7–5 Sydney Sirens (09:30, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Rush 10 8 1 1 0 27
Sydney Sirens 10 6 2 1 1 23
Melbourne Ice 8 4 0 1 3 13
Brisbane Goannas 8 1 0 0 7 3
Perth Inferno 8 0 0 0 8 0

Last updated 15 December 2019

2019-20 AJIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2019-20 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season. Results and standings will be updated as the scores become known.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Brisbane Blitz 2-1 Perth Sharks (08:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5-4 SO Perth Sharks (16:45, 14 December 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 3-5 Sydney Wolf Pack (20:30, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Blitz 4-0 Perth Sharks (08:00, 15 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 1-4 Sydney Wolf Pack (10:00, 15 December 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals 1-6 Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 6 0 1 0 19
Brisbane Blitz 6 2 2 0 2 10
Sydney Sabres 4 3 0 0 1 9
Perth Sharks 3 0 0 1 2 1
Adelaide Generals 3 0 0 0 3 0
Melbourne Glaciers 3 0 0 0 3 0

Last updated 15 December 2019

Farrier named the AWIHL player of the month for November

Skaters Network have named the Adelaide Rush’s Natasha Farrier as the AWIHL player of the month for November. Farrier has recorded thirteen goals and nine assists in eight games since the season begun and currently leads the league in scoring. For more information see the announcement from Skaters Network.

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2019-20 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Rush, Melbourne Ice and Sydney Sirens. The Rush remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Sirens host the Ice in a double header in Penrith and Liverpool.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 3–4 SO Adelaide Rush (16:00, 7 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 4–6 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 7 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sirens 6–5 SO Adelaide Rush (09:30, 8 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 4–7 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 8 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Rush 10 8 1 1 0 27
Sydney Sirens 8 6 1 1 0 21
Melbourne Ice 6 3 0 0 3 9
Brisbane Goannas 8 1 0 0 7 3
Perth Inferno 8 0 0 0 8 0

Last updated 8 December 2019

2019-20 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019-20 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has found finished with wins for the Sydney Wolf Pack and Brisbane Blitz. Following their wins the Wolf Pack move to the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sydney Sabres. Next week the Perth Sharks host the Blitz and the Wolf Pack travel to Adelaide to take on the Generals.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 2-3 SO Brisbane Blitz (18:00, 7 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 4-3 Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 4-2 Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 4 3 0 1 0 10
Sydney Sabres 4 3 0 0 1 9
Brisbane Blitz 3 0 1 0 2 2
Melbourne Glaciers 3 0 0 0 3 0
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 8 December 2019

Perth Sharks 2019-20 roster

The Perth Sharks have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season.

New players to the team include Cameron Bell, Brice Chapman, Dillon Dewar, Luke Doyle, Harry Jackson, Riley Langille, Yannic Lodge (from Tranås AIF J20), Zack Mercorella and Drew Robson

While dropped from the roster are Lachlan Dwyer, Dominic Gomez, Austin Hoffman, Harvey Jackson, Joshua Kostka, Liam McAuley, Stephen McCann, Sean McLean, Edward Meaden-Cox, Hayden Read, Joshua Santana, Jye Sarcich, Harry Tanner and Buster Thomas-Blend

Changes to the staff include Marc Vaillancourt coming on as an assistant coach in place of Liam Jeffries and Alastair Punler. While Harry Tanner moves into the role of development coach after playing for the team last season.

Roster
Lachlan Atkins
Dillon Dewar
Luke Doyle
Ryan Langille (injured)
Yannic Lodge
Zack Mercorella
Kalin Njirich
Rhys Pelliccione
Ben Ramsay-Lelek
Drew Robson
Ryan Rothwell
Jaydon Santana
Alexander Spalding
Nick Turich
Mathieu Vaillancourt
Ben Williams
Brock Williams
Oscar Zhu

Reserves
Harry Jackson

Development squad
Cameron Bell
Brice Chapman
Riley Langille

Staff
– Head coach: Ben Breault
– Assistant coach: Marc Vaillancourt
– Development coach: Harry Tanner
– Team manager: Gill McLean
– Trainer: Grant Mercorella

Canberra Pirates 2019 club awards

The Canberra Pirates announced their 2019 club awards yesterday. The Pirates announced club awards and awards specific to their two teams that played in the Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series and New South Wales Women’s League.

– Pirates Spirit Award: Eiland Kenyon
– Nexia Next Level Award: Kimmi Macleod
– The Signal Co Rookie Award: Alex Croyle
– Asgards Body Piercing Hardest Worker: Rhi Brooks

AW2SCS
– Most valuable player: Brittany Mendham
– Best forward: Stephanie Boxall
– Best defence: Peta Lehoczky
– Players player: Peta Lehoczky

Women’s Travel Team
– Most valuable player: Brittany Mendham
– Best forward: Brittany Mendham
– Best defence: Kirsten Hudson
– Players player: Jess Joss