– President: Alicia Kelly
– Vice President: Darren Sharp
– Treasurer: Cara Minney-Smith
– Secretary: Matt Mosley
– Marketing and Media: Paul Graham
– Merchandising Manager: Danielle King
– Community Liason: Mickey Kordas
– General Committee: Thomas Boschman
– General Committee: Marina Nottle
The New Zealand Women’s national team will play a two game exhibition series in Australia against the Melbourne Ice Women and Sydney Sirens. The matches will take place between 25 and 28 October with the venue(s) to be announced.
The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have announced the winners of their 2018-19 season player awards. The Sydney Sirens picked up four of the six awards with the Melbourne picking up the remaining two. For more information see the league’s announcement.
The Melbourne Ice have won the 2019 Joan McKowen Trophy after defeating the Sydney Sirens 4-3 in the grand final. The Ice advanced to the final after defeating the Brisbane Goannas 9-2 in the semifinals while the Sirens progressed with a 6-3 win over the Perth Inferno. The win gives the Ice their second title in a row and their seventh title overall.
The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have released a short promo video for the upcoming 2019 finals. The playoffs start on 9 March with the semifinals and finish on 10 March with a third place game and the grand final. The four games are held at the Adelaide Ice Arena will be streamed via the AWIHL’s YouTube account.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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)