National Championships

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 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship

The 2018 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship has finished with New South Wales defeating Victoria 6-5 in a shootout to claim the gold medal. It is the second Phillip Ginsberg title in a row for New South Wales having beat Victoria in the 2017 final. The tournament is open to players 13 and under and was held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. All games were held at the O’Brien Group Arena and the tournament ran from 16 August to 19 August 2018.

For more information see the tournament website.

Preliminary round (all times AEST)
– Victoria 4-2 Queensland (07:00, 16 August 2018)
– Western Australia 4-3 South Australia (08:45, 16 August 2018)
– New South Wales 14-2 Australian Capital Territory (10:30, 16 August 2018)
– South Australia 1-3 Victoria (13:00, 16 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-7 Western Australia (14:45, 16 August 2018)
– Queensland 1-5 New South Wales (16:30, 16 August 2018)
– South Australia 1-2 New South Wales (07:00, 17 August 2018)
– Queensland 8-2 Australian Capital Territory (08:45, 17 August 2018)
– Western Australia 1-2 SO Victoria (10:30, 17 August 2018)
– South Australia 2-4 Queensland (13:45, 17 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-11 Victoria (15:30, 17 August 2018)
– New South Wales 6-0 Western Australia (17:15, 17 August 2018)
– Queensland 3-1 Western Australia (11:45, 18 August 2018)
– Victoria 0-1 New South Wales (13:30, 18 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-6 South Australia (15:15, 18 August 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 5 5 0 0 0 15
Victoria 5 3 1 0 1 11
Queensland 5 3 0 0 2 9
Western Australia 5 2 0 1 2 7
South Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 0 5 0

Playoff round (all times AEST)
– SF1: Western Australia 0-3 New South Wales (19:45, 18 August 2018)
– SF2: Queensland 0-1 Victoria (21:00, 18 August 2018)
– Bronze medal: Western Australia 5-4 SO Queensland (12:15, 19 August 2018)
– Gold medal: Victoria 5-6 SO New South Wales (13:30, 19 August 2018)

Last updated 18 August 2018

2018 Kurt DeFris National Championship

The 2018 Kurt DeFris National Championship has finished with Western Australia defeating Victoria 4-1 in the gold medal game. It was the second Kurt DeFris title in a row for Western Australia having beat New South Wales in the 2017 final. The tournament is open to players 15 and under and is held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. The Australian Capital Territory returned to the tournament after not competing in 2017. All games were held at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre and the tournament ran from 1 August to 5 August 2018.

For more information see the tournament website and for livestreaming see the Ice Hockey ACT Facebook page.

Preliminary round (all times AEST)
– South Australia 4-7 Victoria (09:45, 1 August 2018)
– New South Wales 8-5 Queensland (11:30, 1 August 2018)
– Western Australia 15-0 Australian Capital Territory (13:25, 1 August 2018)
– Victoria 9-6 New South Wales (19:00, 1 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 1-9 South Australia (06:30, 2 August 2018)
– Queensland 1-11 Western Australia (08:15, 2 August 2018)
– South Australia 3-8 New South Wales (10:00, 2 August 2018)
– Queensland 8-2 Australian Capital Territory (14:00, 2 August 2018)
– Victoria 2-8 Western Australia (09:45, 3 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 1-14 New South Wales (11:30, 3 August 2018)
– Western Australia 7-0 South Australia (13:15, 3 August 2018)
– Victoria 6-2 Queensland (18:45, 3 August 2018)
– New South Wales 1-3 Western Australia (12:00, 4 August 2018)
– Queensland 8-4 South Australia (15:45, 4 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-12 Victoria (17:30, 4 August 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Western Australia 5 5 0 0 0 15
Victoria 5 4 0 0 1 12
New South Wales 5 3 0 0 2 9
Queensland 5 2 0 0 3 6
South Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 0 5 0

Playoff round (all times AEST)
– SF1: Queensland 4-6 Western Australia (06:30, 5 August 2018)
– SF2: New South Wales 3-6 Victoria (08:15, 5 August 2018)
– Bronze medal: New South Wales 4-2 Queensland (15:45, 5 August 2018)
– Gold medal: Victoria 1-4 Western Australia (17:30, 5 August 2018)

Last updated 5 August 2018

2018 Syd Tange National Championship

The 2018 Syd Tange National Championship has finished with Western Australia defeating South Australia 4-2 in the gold medal game. The tournament was open to players 18 and under and is held between the state associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. All games were held at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium in Newcastle and the tournament ran from 18 July to 21 July 2018.

For more information see the tournament website and for livestreaming see the Ice Hockey NSW Facebook page

Preliminary round (all times AEST)
– Game 1: Victoria 0-3 Queensland (07:00, 18 July 2018)
– Game 2: Western Australia 1-4 South Australia (08:45, 18 July 2018)
– Game 3: New South Wales 7-1 Australian Capital Territory (10:30, 18 July 2018)
– Game 4: Queensland 5-3 Western Australia (17:00, 18 July 2018)
– Game 5: Australian Capital Territory 0-1 Victoria (19:00, 18 July 2018)
– Game 6: South Australia 4-3 New South Wales (07:00, 19 July 2018)
– Game 7: Victoria 2-5 Western Australia (08:45, 19 July 2018)
– Game 8: Australian Capital Territory 3-2 Queensland (10:30, 19 July 2018)
– Game 9: South Australia 2-0 Australian Capital Territory (17:15, 19 July 2018)
– Game 10: Queensland 0-4 New South Wales (19:00, 19 July 2018)
– Game 11: Australian Capital Territory 1-3 Western Australia (07:00, 20 July 2018)
– Game 12: New South Wales 6-1 Victoria (08:45, 20 July 2018)
– Game 13: Queensland 4-5 South Australia (10:30, 20 July 2018)
– Game 14: Western Australia 5-2 New South Wales (16:00, 20 July 2018)
– Game 15: South Australia 5-3 Victoria (17:45, 20 July 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
South Australia 5 5 0 0 0 15
Western Australia 5 3 0 0 2 9
New South Wales 5 3 0 0 2 9
Queensland 5 2 0 0 3 6
Victoria 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australian Capital Territory 5 1 0 0 4 3

Playoff round (all times AEST)
– SF1: Queensland 1-2 SO South Australia (07:30, 21 July 2018)
– SF2: New South Wales 4-7 Western Australia (09:15, 21 July 2018)
– Bronze medal: New South Wales 4-3 Queensland (16:30, 21 July 2018)
– Gold medal: Western Australia 4-2 South Australia (18:15, 21 July 2018)

Last updated 21 July 2018

2018 National Championship dates announced

Ice Hockey Australia have announced the dates and locations for the 2018 National Championships. The end date of the Ginsberg tournament is still to be confirmed.

– Sydney Tange Memorial Tournament: Newcastle, 18 July to 21 July
– Kurt DeFris Memorial Tournament: Canberra, 1 August – 5 August
– Phillip Ginsberg Memorial Tournament: Melbourne, 14 August – TBC*
– Jim Brown Memorial Tournament: Perth, 26 September to 29 September

*Update: The Ginsberg tournament has been changed to 16 August – 19 August

2017 Brown National Championship

The 2017 Jim Brown National Championship has finished with Queensland defeating Victoria 2-0 in the final to claim the Jim Brown Trophy. It is Queensland’s first win since 1976, a drought which was the longest in the tournaments 54 year history. The tournament was 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 consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. All games were held at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium in Newcastle and the tournament ran from 4 October to 7 October 2017.

For more information see the tournament website.

Preliminary round:
– Game 1: New South Wales 3-0 Western Australia (07:30, 4 October 2017)
– Game 2: South Australia 1-4 Queensland (08:45, 4 October 2017)
– Game 3: Victoria 5-2 Australian Capital Territory (10:30, 4 October 2017)
– Game 4: Western Australia 11-1 South Australia (17:00, 4 October 2017)
– Game 5: Australian Capital Territory 1-6 New South Wales (19:00, 4 October 2017)
– Game 6: Queensland 7-0 Victoria (07:00, 5 October 2017)
– Game 7: New South Wales 4-3 SO South Australia (08:45, 5 October 2017)
– Game 8: Australian Capital Territory 2-4 Western Australia (10:30, 5 October 2017)
– Game 9: Queensland 11-2 Australian Capital Territory (17:15, 5 October 2017)
– Game 10: Western Australia 2-1 Victoria (19:00, 5 October 2017)
– Game 11: Australian Capital Territory 1-7 South Australia (07:00, 6 October 2017)
– Game 12: Victoria 2-0 New South Wales (08:45, 6 October 2017)
– Game 13: Western Australia 6-4 Queensland (10:30, 6 October 2017)
– Game 14: South Australia 2-1 SO Victoria (16:00, 6 October 2017)
– Game 15: Queensland 1-5 New South Wales (17:45, 6 October 2017)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Western Australia 5 4 0 0 1 12
New South Wales 5 3 1 0 1 11
Queensland 5 3 0 0 2 9
Victoria 5 2 0 1 2 7
South Australia 5 1 1 1 3 6
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 0 5 0

Playoff round:
– Semifinal 1: Victoria 3-2 Western Australia (07:30, 7 October 2017)
– Semifinal 2: Queensland 4-2 New South Wales (09:15, 7 October 2017)
– 3rd/4th Placement: New South Wales 1-5 Western Australia (16:30, 7 October 2017)
– Final: Queensland 2-0 Victoria (18:15, 7 October 2017)

Last updated 7 October 2017

2017 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship

The 2017 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship has finished with New South Wales defeating Victoria 4-2 in the gold medal game. The tournament was open to players 13 and under and was held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. All games were held at the Perth Ice Arena and the tournament ran from 9 August to 12 August 2017.

For more information see the tournament website

Preliminary round:
– Queensland 3-2 SO South Australia (14:30, 9 August 2017)
– Victoria 1-3 New South Wales (16:15, 9 August 2017)
– Western Australia 11-0 Australian Capital Territory (18:30, 9 August 2017)
– South Australia 0-11 Victoria (08:00, 10 August 2017)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-7 Queensland (09:45, 10 August 2017)
– New South Wales 6-1 Western Australia (11:30, 10 August 2017)
– Queensland 1-6 Victoria (14:00, 10 August 2017)
– New South Wales 14-2 Australian Capital Territory (15:45, 10 August 2017)
– South Australia 2-6 Western Australia (17:30, 10 August 2017)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-20 Victoria (08:00, 11 August 2017)
– Western Australia 4-5 SO Queensland (09:45, 11 August 2017)
– South Australia 0-6 New South Wales (11:30, 11 August 2017)
– Victoria 11-1 Western Australia (14:15, 11 August 2017)
– New South Wales 1-2 Queensland (16:00, 11 August 2017)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-3 SO South Australia (17:45, 11 August 2017)

Preliminary round standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 5 4 0 0 1 12
Victoria 5 4 0 0 1 12
Queensland 5 2 2 0 1 10
Western Australia 5 2 0 1 2 7
South Australia 5 0 1 1 3 1
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 1 4 1

Playoff round:
– Semifinal 1: Western Australia 0-10 New South Wales (07:30, 12 August 2017)
– Semifinal 2: Queensland 0-3 Victoria (09:15, 12 August 2017)
– 5th/6th placement: Australian Capital Territory 2-3 South Australia (11:00, 12 August 2017)
– Bronze medal: Western Australia 3-1 Queensland (15:30, 12 August 2017)
– Gold medal: Victoria 2-4 New South Wales (17:15, 12 August 2017)

Last updated 12 August 2017

2017 Kurt DeFris National Championship

The 2017 Kurt DeFris National Championship has finished with Western Australian defeating New South Wales 4-0 in the gold medal game. The tournament is open to players 15 and under and is held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. South Australia returned after not competing in 2016 while the Australian Capital Territory did not return after competing in 2016. All games were held at the O’Brien Group Arena and the tournament ran from 12 July to 15 July 2017.

For more information see the tournament website

Preliminary round:
– Game 1: Western Australia 5-1 Queensland (16:30, 12 July 2017)
– Game 2: New South Wales 6-4 Victoria (18:30, 12 July 2017)
– Game 3: South Australia 3-6 Queensland (07:30, 13 July 2017)
– Game 4: Western Australia 4-3 Victoria (09:15, 13 July 2017)
– Game 5: Western Australia 1-4 South Australia (15:15, 13 July 2017)
– Game 6: Queensland 4-5 New South Wales (17:00, 13 July 2017)
– Game 7: Western Australia 4-5 New South Wales (07:00, 14 July 2017)
– Game 8: South Australia 3-2 Victoria (08:45, 14 July 2017)
– Game 9: New South Wales 5-0 South Australia (15:15, 14 July 2017)
– Game 10: Victoria 3-9 Queensland (17:00, 14 July 2017)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 4 4 0 0 0 12
South Australia 4 2 0 0 2 6
Western Australia 4 2 0 0 2 6
Queensland 4 2 0 0 2 6
Victoria 4 0 0 0 4 0

Playoff round:
– Semifinal 1: Queensland 5-6 New South Wales (07:00, 15 July 2017)
– Semifinal 2: South Australia 1-2 Western Australia (08:45, 15 July 2017)
– Bronze medal: Queensland 4-5 South Australia (15:15, 15 July 2017)
– Gold medal: Western Australia 4-0 New South Wales (17:00, 15 July 2017)

Last updated 15 July 2017

2017 Syd Tange National Championship

The 2017 Syd Tange National Championship has finished with New South Wales defeating Western Australia 9-2 in the gold medal game. The tournament is open to players 18 and under and is held between the state associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. All games were held at the Adelaide Ice Arena and the tournament ran from 29 June to 2 July 2017.

For more information see the tournament website

Preliminary round:
– Game 1: Victoria 1-3 Queensland (08:15, 29 June 2017)
– Game 2: Australian Capital Territory 2-7 Western Australia (10:00, 29 June 2017)
– Game 3: New South Wales 6-4 South Australia (11:45, 29 June 2017)
– Game 4: Queensland 3-2 SO Australian Capital Territory (16:30, 29 June 2017)
– Game 5: South Australia 4-3 Victoria (18:45, 29 June 2017)
– Game 6: Western Australia 2-5 New South Wales (20:30, 29 June 2017)
– Game 7: Victoria 5-1 Australian Capital Territory (07:00, 30 June 2017)
– Game 8: Western Australia 3-2 South Australia (08:45, 30 June 2017)
– Game 10: South Australia 4-1 Australian Capital Territory (08:00, 1 July 2017)
– Game 9: Queensland 3-6 New South Wales (16:00, 1 July 2017)
– Game 15: Western Australia 2-3 Victoria (18:30, 1 July 2017)
– Game 13: Australian Capital Territory 1-3 New South Wales (20:15, 1 July 2017)
– Game 14: South Australia 5-2 Queensland (22:00, 1 July 2017)
– Game 11: New South Wales 9-2 Victoria (07:00, 2 July 2017)
– Game 12: Western Australia 6-3 Queensland (08:45, 2 July 2017)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 5 5 0 0 0 15
Western Australia 5 3 0 0 2 9
South Australia 5 3 0 0 2 9
Victoria 5 2 0 0 3 6
Queensland 5 1 1 0 3 5
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 1 4 1

Playoff round:
– Semifinal 1: Victoria 4-5 OT New South Wales (13:30, 2 July 2017)
– Semifinal 2: South Australia 1-3 Western Australia (15:15, 2 July 2017)
– 5th/6th placement: Australian Capital Territory 0-2 Queensland (17:00, 2 July 2017)
– Bronze medal: Victoria 1-0 South Australia (19:00, 2 July 2017)
– Gold medal: Western Australia 2-9 New South Wales (20:45, 2 July 2017)

Last updated 2 July 2017

2017 National Championship dates announced

Ice Hockey Australia have announced the dates and locations for the 2017 National Championships.

– McCrae-Williamson Jamboree: 10 June – 12 June
– Ginsberg Trophy: Perth, 9 August – 12 August
– DeFris Trophy: Melbourne, 12 July – 15 July
– Tange Trophy: Adelaide, 29 June – 2 July
– Brown Trophy: Newcastle, 4 October – 7 October
– OiHAN: Canberra 10 – 12 March, Melbourne 9 – 11 June, Adelaide 3 – 5 November