National Teams

2019 Women’s Championships: Australia lose to Mexico

The Australian women’s national team have lost 4-7 to Mexico in their fourth game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. In other games of the day Slovenia beat North Korea 4-3 following a shootout and Great Britain defeated Spain 4-1. At the end of the fourth round Australia remain last on the standings and are officially relegated to Division II Group B for 2020. Slovenia continues to sit atop the standings, one point ahead of second placed Great Britain. Australia take on Spain today for their final game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2016 World Championships Group B tournament where Australia won 4-1.

– Australia 4-7 Mexico (13:00, 7 April 2019, Ice Bowl)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com
Facebook page of the Australian Women’s Team

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Slovenia 4 2 1 1 0 9
Great Britain 4 2 1 0 1 8
Mexico 4 2 0 1 1 7
North Korea 4 1 1 1 1 6
Spain 4 1 1 1 1 6
Australia 4 0 0 0 4 0

2019 Women’s Championships: Australia lose to Slovenia

The Australian women’s national team have lost 1-6 to Slovenia in their third game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. In other games of the day North Korea beat Spain 2-1 following a shootout and Great Britain defeated Mexico 3-2 in overtime. At the end of the third round Australia remain last on the standings while Slovenia moves into first. The teams have a rest day today and return on Sunday where Australia take on Mexico. The last time these two teams met was at the 2018 World Championships Division II Group A tournament where Australia won 4-1.

– Australia 1-6 Slovenia (16:30, 5 April 2019, Ice Bowl)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com
Facebook page of the Australian Women’s Team

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Slovenia 3 2 0 1 0 7
Spain 3 1 1 1 0 6
North Korea 3 1 1 0 1 5
Great Britain 3 1 1 0 1 5
Mexico 3 1 0 1 1 4
Australia 3 0 0 0 3 0

2019 Women’s Championships: Australia lose to North Korea

The Australian women’s national team have lost 2-4 to North Korea in their second game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. In other games of the day Spain beat Mexico 2-0 and Slovenia defeated Great Britain 4-2. At the end of the second round Australia have dropped to last on the standings while Spain moves into first. Australia take on Slovenia today for their third game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2018 World Championships Division II Group A tournament where Australia won 4-2.

– Australia 2-4 North Korea (13:00, 4 April 2019, Ice Bowl)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com
Facebook page of the Australian Women’s Team

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Spain 2 1 1 0 0 5
Slovenia 2 1 0 1 0 4
Mexico 2 1 0 0 1 3
North Korea 2 1 0 0 1 3
Great Britain 2 1 0 0 1 3
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0

2019 Women’s Championships: Australia lose to Great Britain

The Australian women’s national team have lost 1-2 to Great Britain in their opening game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Michelle Coonan was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Spain beat Slovenia 4-3 in a shootout and Mexico defeated North Korea 4-2. After the first round Australia sit fifth on the standings while Mexico leads the competition. The teams have a rest day today and return on Thursday where Australia take on North Korea. The last time these two teams met was at the 2018 World Championships Division II Group A tournament where North Korea won 3-1.

– Australia 1-2 Great Britain (20:00, 2 April 2019, Ice Bowl)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com
Facebook page of the Australian Women’s Team

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Mexico 1 1 0 0 0 3
Great Britain 1 1 0 0 0 3
Spain 1 0 1 0 0 2
Slovenia 1 0 0 1 0 1
Australia 1 0 0 0 1 0
North Korea 1 0 0 0 1 0

Australia beats Motor Ceske Budejovice

The Australian men’s national team have beaten Motor České Budějovice Junior* 4-2 in an exhibition game in the Czech Republic. The game is being held as part of the teams training camp in České Budějovice, Czech Republic before the start of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament in Belgrade, Serbia which begins on 9 April.

Australia 4-2 Motor České Budějovice Junior* (3 April 2019)

Further information:
IHA post
Tournament page on IIHF.com

*Edit on 4 April, Australia played a junior team of Motor České Budějovice, not their senior team.

2019 U18 World Championships: Australia lose to Croatia and finish fifth

The Australian men’s national under-18 team have lost 5-1 to Croatia in their final game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group B. In other games of the day the China beat the Netherlands 3-2 and Serbia defeated Belgium 12-2. Australia finish the tournament in fifth place and will remain in Division II Group B for 2020. Serbia finishes the tournament in first place and gains promotion to Division II Group A, while Belgium finishes last and is relegated to Division III Group A.

– Australia 1-5 Croatia (13:00, 31 March 2019, Ice Rink Pionir)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Serbia 5 4 0 1 0 13
China 5 4 0 0 1 12
Netherlands 5 3 1 0 1 11
Croatia 5 2 0 0 3 6
Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Belgium 5 0 0 0 5 0

2019 U18 World Championships: Australia defeat Belgium

The Australian men’s national under-18 team have defeated Belgium 4-2 in their fourth game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group B. In other games of the day the Netherlands beat Croatia 3-2 and Serbia defeated China 6-1. After the end of fourth round Australia remain in fifth place on the standings while the Netherlands have moved up into first place. Australia take on Croatia today in their final match of the tournament. The two teams last met in 2008 at the World Championship Division II Group A tournament where Croatia won 6-1.

– Australia 4-2 Belgium (16:30, 30 March 2019, Ice Rink Pionir)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 4 3 1 0 0 11
Serbia 4 3 0 1 0 10
China 4 3 0 0 1 9
Croatia 4 1 0 0 3 3
Australia 4 1 0 0 3 3
Belgium 4 0 0 0 4 0

Australian Women lose second game to Czech Republic Women U18

The Australian women’s national team have lost 1-4 to the Czech Republic women’s national under-18 team in their second exhibition game in the Czech Republic. The game is being held as part of the teams training camp in Liberec, Czech Republic before the start of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A in Dumfries, Scotland which begins on 2 April.

– Australia Women 1-4 Czech Republic Women U18 (29 March 2019)

Further information:
Australian Women’s team Facebook page
Tournament page on IIHF.com

2019 U18 World Championships: Australia lose to China

The Australian men’s national under-18 team have lost 2-4 to China in their third game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group B. In other games of the day Croatia beat Belgium 7-2 and the Netherlands defeated Serbia 2-1 in overtime. After the end of third round Australia remain in fifth place on the standings while China has moved up into first place. The teams have a rest day today and return on Saturday where Australia will take on Belgium. The two teams last met in 2017 at the World Championship Division II Group B tournament where Australia won 5-1.

– Australia 2-4 China (13:00, 28 March 2019, Ice Rink Pionir)

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
China 3 3 0 0 0 9
Netherlands 3 2 1 0 0 8
Serbia 3 2 0 1 0 7
Croatia 3 1 0 0 2 3
Australia 3 0 0 0 3 0
Belgium 3 0 0 0 3 0

Australian Women lose to Czech Republic Women U18

The Australian women’s national team have lost 2-11 to the Czech Republic women’s national under-18 team in an exhibition game in the Czech Republic. The game is being held as part of the teams training camp in Liberec, Czech Republic before the start of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A in Dumfries, Scotland which begins on 2 April.

– Australia Women 2-11 Czech Republic Women U18 (27 March 2019)

Further information:
Australian Women’s team Facebook page
Tournament page on IIHF.com