The Sydney Bears have won the 2019 Wilson Cup after winning the series against the Sydney Ice Dogs with a game to spare. The Wilson Cup is awarded to the winner of the four game regular season series between the Bears and Ice Dogs. Previously the Wilson Cup was contested for in a pre-season tournament between the New South Wales based clubs before it was re-purposed to its current form. The Bears last held the trophy in 2017 when the tied the series with the Ice Dogs to retain the Cup.
– Sydney Bears 8-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (20 April 2019)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-6 Sydney Bears (1 June 2019)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-6 Sydney Bears (6 July 2019)
– Sydney Bears – Sydney Ice Dogs (23 August 2019)
The Sydney Bears have revealed their Wear it Purple jersey which will be worn on 23 June in their game against the CBR Brave at the Macquarie Ice Rink. The jerseys are being worn in support of the organisation Wear it Purple. For more information, including auction details, see the announcement from the club.
Following his release from the Sydney Bears on 6 May it has been announced that Lachlan Fahmy has signed with the Sydney Ice Dogs for the remainder of the season. Fahmy played in sixteen games for the Bears from 2016 to 2019, recording one assist and ten penalties in minutes. The announcement was made by Ice Dogs’ head coach Andrew Petrie on Episode 5 2019 of the AIHL Podcast.
The Sydney Bears have released defenceman Lachlan Fahmy due to unspecified reasons. Fahmy played in sixteen games for the Bears from 2016 to 2019, recording one assist and ten penalties in minutes. For more information see the announcement from the club.
The Adelaide Adrenaline have announced the signing of forward Kayne Fedor for the 2019 season. Fedor played nine games last season for the Sydney Bears and previously played for the Adrenaline from 2013 to 2016. Since debuting in the AIHL in 2013 Fedor has recorded 15 points from 45 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.