AW2SCS

2018 AW2SCS: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2018 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series has finished with the New South Wales Bombers leading the standings, two points clear of the second placed Canberra Pirates. Round 2 is set to be held in Adelaide in July.

In a change during the offseason the Brisbane Blaze have been replaced with the Brisbane Stars as the competitions Queensland based team. The other change to the competition during the offseason was the withdrawel of Western Australia.

For more information see the eSportsdesk webpage and the competition’s Facebook page.

Results
– Melbourne Dragons 2-5 New South Wales Bombers (12:15, 24 March 2018)
– New South Wales Bombers 5-0 Brisbane Stars (15:45, 24 March 2018)
– Adelaide Valkyries 1-7 Melbourne Dragons (17:15, 24 March 2018)
– Canberra Pirates 9-0 Adelaide Valkyries (18:30, 24 March 2018)
– Brisbane Stars 0-7 Melbourne Dragons (06:30, 25 March 2018)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-4 New South Wales Bombers (07:45, 25 March 2018)
– Canberra Pirates 7-0 Brisbane Stars (12:15, 25 March 2018)
– Melbourne Dragons 0-5 Canberra Pirates (18:15, 25 March 2018)
– Brisbane Stars 3-1 Adelaide Valkyries (19:30, 25 March 2018)
– New South Wales Bombers 4-2 Canberra Pirates (20:45, 25 March 2018)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
New South Wales Bombers 4 4 0 0 8
Canberra Pirates 4 3 0 1 6
Melbourne Dragons 4 2 0 2 4
Brisbane Stars 4 1 0 3 2
Adelaide Valkyries 4 0 0 4 0

Schedule released for AW2SCS Round 1

The schedule for Round 1 of the 2018 season of the Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series has been released. Round 1 will be held the at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre and will include the Adelaide Valkyries, Brisbane Blaze, Canberra Pirates, Melbourne Dragons and New South Wales Bombers. Western Australia will not return after having competed in the 2016 and 2017 seasons. With the withdrawal of Western Australia the competition has abandoned their East and Western division format with all teams competing in a single group.

Schedule
– Melbourne Dragons – New South Wales Bombers (12:15, 24 March 2018)
– New South Wales Bombers – Brisbane Blaze (15:45, 24 March 2018)
– Official opening and puck drop (17:00, 24 March 2018)
– Adelaide Valkyries – Melbourne Dragons (17:15, 24 March 2018)
– Canberra Pirates – Adelaide Valkyries (18:30, 24 March 2018)
– Brisbane Blaze – Melbourne Dragons (06:30, 25 March 2018)
– Adelaide Valkyries – New South Wales Bombers (07:45, 25 March 2018)
– Canberra Pirates – Brisbane Blaze (12:15, 25 March 2018)
– Melbourne Dragons – Canberra Pirates (19:30, 25 March 2018)
– Brisbane Blaze – Adelaide Valkyries (20:45, 25 March 2018)
– New South Wales Bombers – Canberra Pirates (22:00, 25 March 2018)

Melbourne Dragons 2018 roster

The Melbourne Dragons have announced their roster for the upcoming 2018 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series. The Dragons begin their season on 24 March at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

Skaters
Gabby Aston
Stephanie Bell
– Amanda Blondin
– Dana Ciernohorsky
– Shelly Clarkson
– Caroline Dean
– Lauren Diduszko
– Natalie Efimoff
– Debra Hansberry
– Lauren McNabb
– Norelle Owen
– Emily Page
– Ketta Scheuerlein
– Paige Scully
– Tara Scully
– Marie Stella

Goaltenders
– Samantha Bennett
– Sarah Kneebone

Development squad
– Emma Heggie
– Alethea Jones
– Sarah McNabb
– Georgia Sobol
– Lianora Taralrud-Bay
– Amelia Wales

Canberra Pirates 2018 roster

The Canberra Pirates have announced their roster for the upcoming 2018 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series. The Pirates begin their season on 24 March at home at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

– Hannah Butler
– Ebony Brunt
– Nicole Casalis
– Elfie Fok
– Jessica Xena JJ
– Dilli Kenyon
– Nikita Horvath
Kirsten Hudson
Peta Lehoczky
– Jain Long
Brittany Mendham
– Linda Mendham
– Sarah Pilbeam
– Maddie Prescott
– Chelsea Rieger
– Rish Rummukainen
– Maddie Sargent
– Kristy Tank
– Jane Weatherstone

AW2SCS set to return on 24 March

The 2018 season of the Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series is scheduled to get underway with Round 1 on 24 and 25 March at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. The format for the season as a whole however is not yet known. The Adelaide Valkyries, Brisbane Blaze, Canberra Pirates, Melbourne Dragons and New South Wales Bombers are all expected to return, while Western Australia have not been listed for the 2018 season.

Canberra Pirates awards night

The Canberra Pirates held their awards night yesterday for both the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

Most Valuable Player
– 2016: Sarah Christensen
– 2017: Eiland Kenyon

Most Improved Player
– 2016: Karen Stuart-Williams
– 2017: Jodie Cochrane

Most Dedicated Player
– 2016: Jessie McNeill
– 2017: Karen Stuart-Williams

Players’ Player
– 2016: Sarah Christensen
– 2017: Hannah Butler

Pirates Club Award
– 2016: Donald MacDonald
– 2017: Jodie Cochrane

Pirates Spirit Award
– 2016: Megan Parnell
– 2017: Sarah Pilbeam

2017 AW2SCS: Finals

The finals of the 2017 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series have finished with Western Australia defeating the New South Wales Bombers 7-1 in the grand final. The win gives Western Australia their first AW2SCS title, having finished third last season. The Melbourne Dragons finished in third place after defeating the Canberra Pirates in a shootout and the Brisbane Blaze finished fifth after beating the Adelaide Valkyries 3-0. The finals were held at the O’Brien Group Arena and saw each team compete in two games against two teams outside of their own division to complete the regular season. Following the completion of the regular season the teams progressed to the playoffs with qualifying based on their final position in the league standings.

Following the playoffs Western Australia competed in an exhibition game against the Melbourne Ice Women. The Ice won the game 3-2. The game was held as part of Western Australia’s bid to enter the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League in the 2018-19 season.

For more information see the eSportsdesk webpage and the competition’s Facebook page. Also see Thor Technology’s Youtube page for the grand final between Western Australia and the New South Wales Bombers.

Regular season
– Melbourne Dragons 1-2 Brisbane Blaze (13:15, 23 September 2017)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-9 New South Wales Bombers (14:30, 23 September 2017)
– Western Australia 10-1 Canberra Pirates (15:45, 23 September 2017)
– Brisbane Blaze 7-0 Adelaide Valkyries (17:00, 23 September 2017)
– New South Wales Bombers 2-13 Western Australia (18:15, 23 September 2017)
– Canberra Pirates 2-3 Melbourne Dragons (19:30, 23 September 2017)

Playoffs
– SF1: Western Australia 7-1 Melbourne Dragons (20:45, 23 September 2017)
– SF2: New South Wales Bombers 2-1 Canberra Pirates (10:00, 23 September 2017)
– 5th/6th Placement: Brisbane Blaze 3-0 Adelaide Valkyries (13:15, 24 September 2017)
– BMG: Melbourne Dragons 2-1 SO Canberra Pirates (14:30, 24 September 2017)
– GMG: Western Australia 7-1 New South Wales Bombers (15:45, 24 September 2017)

Exhibition
– Melbourne Ice Women 3-2 Western Australia (17:00, 24 September 2017)

League standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Western Australia 10 10 0 0 20
New South Wales Bombers 10 7 1 2 15
Canberra Pirates 10 4 1 5 9
Melbourne Dragons 10 4 0 6 8
Brisbane Blaze 10 3 0 7 6
Adelaide Valkyries 10 1 0 9 2

East Division standings

Team GP W T L PTS
New South Wales Bombers 10 7 1 2 15
Canberra Pirates 10 4 1 5 9
Brisbane Blaze 10 3 0 7 6

Western Division standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Western Australia 10 10 0 0 20
Melbourne Dragons 10 4 0 6 8
Adelaide Valkyries 10 1 0 9 2

Note: Games consist of three 18 minute periods with no stop clock and a two minute break between periods. The competition is open to players over the age of 14 however AWIHL players must have league approval before competing.

Last updated 24 September 2017

Pirates claim three points against Liverpool

The Canberra Pirates have lost and tied their two 2017 NSW Women’s League games against the LCC Saints at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. The team lost the first game 0-4 and tied the second 3-3.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 23 September for the finals series in Melbourne.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– LCC Saints Women 0-4 Canberra Pirates (12:15, 26 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– LCC Saints Women 3-3 Canberra Pirates (15:45, 26 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Pirates lose to the Bears

The Canberra Pirates have lost to the Sydney Bears 0-2 in the 2017 NSW Women’s League game this weekend at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. Their second game of the weekend against the Bears had to be cancelled due to bad ice at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 23 September for the finals series in Melbourne. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the LCC Saints on 26 August at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– Canberra Pirates 0-2 Sydney Bears Women (12 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Cancelled: Canberra Pirates Sydney Bears Women (13 August 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)