Author: Administrator

Canberra Pirates 2018-19 committee

The Pirates have announced their new committee for 2018-19.

– President: Jodie Cochrane
– Secretary: Alex Croyle
– Treasurer: MC Walker
– Committee Member: Brittany Williams
– Committee Member: Jessica Xena JJ

– Outgoing members: Karen Stuart-Williams and Jennifer Hansen Carmody

Canberra Pirates 2018 awards night

The Canberra Pirates held their 2018 awards night on 5 October. 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.

– Club Award: Alexandra Rose
– Most Improved: Brittany Williams
– Rookie of the Year: Brittany Williams
– Pirates Spirit Award: Dilli Kenyon

AW2SCS T
– Most Valuable Player: Chelsea Rieger
– Leading Goal Scorer: Chelsea Rieger
– Best Defence: Peta Lehoczky
– Player’s Player: Peta Lehoczky

Women’s Travel Team
– Most Valuable Player: Kristy Tank
– Leading Goal Scorer: Ebony Brunt
– Best Defense: Kirsten Hudson
– Player’s Player: Kristy Tank

Adelaide Rush 2018-19 roster

The Adelaide Rush have announced their roster for the upcoming 2018-19 AWIHL season. Into the team are Jamie Lunn, Cherie Reid, Kelly Harris, Kaitlyn Malthaner, Meggie Ayris, Josephine Otto, Gail Painter, Jayde Hodge and Courtney Semmler. While players dropped from the roster include Keesha Atkins (to Perth Inferno), Sarah Christiansen, Tonii Larpent (to Perth Inferno), Marina Nottle (to Perth Inferno), Hannah Wright, Ashley Pelkey and Madeleine Prescott

Roster
#2 Jamie Lunn
#6 Tiffany Venning
#7 Cherie Reid
#8 Kelly Harris
#9 Kaitlyn Malthaner
#10 Meggie Ayris
#11 Josephine Otto
#12 Natalie Ayris
#17 Shania Chenoweth
#18 Candice Mitchell
#19 Lily-Mae Edwards
#21 Gail Painter
#30 Joanne Phillis
#35 Jayde Hodge
#37 Sally Wilson
#44 Sarah Wise
#50 Courtney Semmler
#59 Kirsty Venus
#87 Tess Reynolds

2018 Jim Brown National Championship

The 2018 Jim Brown National Championship has finished with Western Australia defeating New South Wales 1-0 in overtime to claim the gold medal. The title is Western Australia’s first since 2014. The tournament is open to players 17 years and over, however players over the age of 23 must have played less then six AIHL games in the current season. This years tournament consists of teams from the New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. The Australian Capital Territory did not return after competing in 2017. The tournament ran from 26 September to 29 September 2018 with all games held at the Cockburn Ice Arena in Bibra Lake, Western Australia.

For more information see the tournament website.

Preliminary round (all times AWST)
– Victoria 4-8 New South Wales (16:15, 26 September 2018)
– Western Australia 2-4 Queensland (18:30, 26 September 2018)
– New South Wales 5-4 SO South Australia (08:00, 27 September 2018)
– Western Australia 5-3 Victoria (09:45, 27 September 2018)
– South Australia 8-5 Queensland (16:30, 27 September 2018)
– New South Wales 3-2 SO Western Australia (19:45, 27 September 2018)
– Victoria 1-8 Queensland (08:00, 28 September 2018)
– South Australia 3-13 Western Australia (09:45, 28 September 2018)
– New South Wales 3-1 Queensland (16:30, 28 September 2018)
– South Australia 3-6 Victoria (18:15, 28 September 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 4 2 2 0 0 10
Western Australia 4 2 0 1 1 7
Queensland 4 2 0 0 2 6
South Australia 4 1 0 1 2 4
Victoria 4 1 0 0 3 3

Playoff round (all times AWST)
– SF1: South Australia 3-6 New South Wales (08:00, 29 September 2018)
– SF2: Queensland 0-6 Western Australia (09:45, 29 September 2018)
– Bronze medal: South Australia 5-4 SO Queensland (16:00, 29 September 2018)
– Gold medal: Western Australia 1-0 OT New South Wales (17:45, 29 September 2018)

Last updated 29 September 2018

2018-19 AJIHL season schedule

Thanks to Ice Hockey WA the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season schedule has been released. The season kicks off on 10 November and concludes with the cross conference round and playoffs which will be held at the O’Brien Group Arena from 7 March to 10 March. The format remains unchanged from 2017-18 season. The competition is split into two conferences, Northern and Southern, with each team playing the other teams within their conference in three home and three away games. Teams from the opposing conferences face each other in one game only before the playoffs.

Regular season
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:15, 10 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (06:15, 11 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 17 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (10:30, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (12:15, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (18:00, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (16:00, 2 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (11:00, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 15 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (17:30, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:45, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (11:00, 16 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:00, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 2 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (17:30, 2 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (06:15, 3 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (10:00, 3 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (15:30, 3 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (11:00, 9 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (17:45, 9 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (11:00, 10 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 16 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 17 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 17 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 23 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (17:30, 23 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (19:00, 23 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (06:15, 24 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 24 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (17:30, 2 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (07:45, 3 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (15:00, 3 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Sabres (08:45, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (10:30, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:45, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (08:45, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (10:30, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (12:15, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Sabres (15:45, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Playoffs
– Qualifying Final 1 (11:30, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Qualifying Final 2 (13:15, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Semifinal 1 (19:45, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Semifinal 2 (21:30, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Grand Final (12:45, 10 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

AJIHL news: 24 September 2018

Perth Sharks
Benjamin Breault has been named head coach for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Breault replaces Dave Ruck who earlier stepped down following his appointment as head coach of the Australian U20 national team.
Alastair Punler returns as an assistant coach and is joined by Liam Jeffries as the clubs second assistant coach.
– Gill McLean is named the team manager for the 2018-19 season.
– The Sharks have also announced the dates for their tryout/training camps. The camps will be held on 6, 13, 20 and 27 November and 4 and 11 December with all sessions being held at the Perth Ice Arena. For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey WA.