2016-17 AWIHL season

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Goannas defeating the Adelaide Rush in both games at Iceworld Boondall. The Sydney Sirens remain on top of the standings, while the Goannas move into second place following their two wins. The league now breaks for the Christmas period with competition resuming on 14 January.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 5 results:
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 2 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 10 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush 1 – 8 Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 11 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings at the end of Round 5:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 6 4 2 0 0 16
Brisbane Goannas 6 3 0 2 1 11
Melbourne Ice 6 3 0 0 3 9
Adelaide Rush 6 0 0 0 6 0

Last updated 11 December 2016

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Melbourne Ice in both games at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Ice. Next week the Adelaide Rush travel to Queensland to take on the Brisbane Goannas in a double header at Iceworld Boondall.

In other news the Sydney Sirens Sharna Godfrey has been named the seasons first Skaters Network Player of the Month. Heading into Round 4 Godfrey is the leading goal scorer and sits third for total points with eight goals and two assists.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 4 results:
– Melbourne Ice 1 – 7 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 3 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 3 – 8 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 4 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 6 4 2 0 0 16
Melbourne Ice 6 3 0 0 3 9
Brisbane Goannas 4 1 0 2 1 5
Adelaide Rush 4 0 0 0 4 0

Last updated 4 December 2016

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games at Iceworld Boondall. Following their wins the Sirens move back to the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Melbourne Ice. Next week the Sirens host the Ice in Canterbury.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 3 results:
– Sydney Sirens 2 – 1 SO Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 26 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall).
– Sydney Sirens 5 – 4 SO Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 27 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall).

Standings at the end of Round 3:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 4 2 2 0 0 10
Melbourne Ice 4 3 0 0 1 9
Brisbane Goannas 4 1 0 2 1 5
Adelaide Rush 4 0 0 0 4 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Melbourne Ice defeating the Adelaide Rush in both games at the Adelaide Ice Arena. Following their wins the Ice move to the top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Sirens. Competition resumes in two weeks with the Brisbane Goannas hosting the Sydney Sirens on 26 and 27 November at Iceworld Boondall.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 2 results:
– Melbourne Ice 7 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:30, 12 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena).
Game Card: Not Available
– Melbourne Ice 13 – 0 Adelaide Rush (10:00, 13 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena).
Game Card: Not Available

Standings at the end of Round 2:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 3 0 0 1 9
Sydney Sirens 2 2 0 0 0 6
Brisbane Goannas 2 1 0 0 1 3
Adelaide Rush 4 0 0 0 4 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens, Brisbane Goannas and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens top the standings with six points after being the only team to win both games of the round. Competition resumes in two weeks with the Rush hosting the Ice on 12 and 13 November at the Adelaide Ice Arena.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 1 results:
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 29 October 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
Game Card: Not Available
– Brisbane Goannas 7 – 4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 29 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
Game Card: Not Available
– Adelaide Rush 1 – 8 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 30 October 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
Game Card: Not Available
– Brisbane Goannas 1 – 3 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 30 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
Game Card: Not Available

Standings at the end of Round 1:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 2 2 0 0 0 6
Brisbane Goannas 2 1 0 0 1 3
Melbourne Ice 2 1 0 0 1 3
Adelaide Rush 2 0 0 0 2 0

AWIHL and Skaters Network renew partnership

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have announced the renewal of their partnership with Skaters Network for the upcoming 2016-17 season. As part of the deal the league will announce an AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month over the course of the season. The 2016-17 season gets underway on 29 October with the Sydney Sirens hosting the Adelaide Rush and the Melbourne Ice taking on the Brisbane Goannas in Melbourne.

Adelaide Rush release 2016-17 roster

The Adelaide Rush have released their team roster for the upcoming 2016-17 season. The Rush kick off their 2016-17 season on 29 October against the Sydney Sirens in Canterbury.

Players
Natalie Ayris
– Sarah Christensen
Katrina Dobo
– Lily-Mae Edwards
– Tina Girdler
Kelly Harris
– Tonii Larpent
Sari Lehmann
– Sara Lemanski
Samara Mihal
Marina Nottle (from Brisbane Goannas)
Jo Phillis (G)
Tess Reynolds
Sarah Teed
Kirsty Venus
– Sarah Wise

Management
Head Coach: Mitch Kelleher
Assistant Coach: Jamie Holland
Manager: Nikki Brammer

Sydney Sirens release 2016-17 roster

The Sydney Sirens have released their team roster for the upcoming 2016-17 AWIHL season.

Skaters
Erin Beaver (import)
Erin Bow
– Ava Calabria
Stephanie Cochrane (alternate captain)
Sharnita Crompton
Sara Stevie Edmonds
Sandra Giustiniani
Sharna Godfrey
Remi Harvey
Andrea Lim
Amelia Mathieson (captain)
Cleo Mayer
Hollie McFadden
Kath McOnie
Fiona Moon
– Krista Murphy (alternate captain)
– Shiarna Tarasenko
– Chloe Walker
Kaylee White

Goaltenders
Sera Dogramaci
– Ella Liceri
Alex Stefan

Management
– Head Coach: Troy Morgan
– Assistant Coach: Jeff Helbren
– Assistant Coach: Jayden Ryan
– Manager: Peter Azzopardi
– Treasurer: Neil McFadden
– Marketing: Courtney Laura

2016-17 AWIHL scheduled released

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Competition will kick off on 29 October with the Sydney Sirens hosting the Adelaide Rush in Canterbury and the Melbourne Ice taking on the Brisbane Goannas in Melbourne. The only team change for the season is the re-branding of the Adelaide Adrenaline to the Adelaide Rush. The format for the playoffs has been changed for the upcoming season with the qualifying and preliminary games dropped. All four teams will now qualify for the semifinals, with the two winning teams advancing to the grand final. The 2017 playoffs will be held in Canterbury on 11 March and 12 March.

Regular season schedule:
– Game 1: Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (17:00, 29 October 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 2: Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (17:00, 29 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 3: Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (10:15, 30 October 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 4: Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (13:15, 30 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 5: Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (16:30, 12 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (10:00, 13 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (16:00, 26 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 8: Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (07:30, 27 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 9: Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 3 December 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 10: Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (10:15, 4 December 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 11: Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 10 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 12: Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (07:30, 11 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 13: Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (16:30, 14 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 14: Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (17:00, 14 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 15: Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (10:00, 15 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 16: Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (14:15, 15 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 17: Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (17:00, 4 February 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 18: Melbourne Ice – Adelaide Rush (17:00, 4 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 19: Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (10:15, 5 February 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 20: Melbourne Ice – Adelaide Rush (13:15, 5 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 21: Brisbane Goannas – Melbourne Ice (16:00, 18 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 22: Brisbane Goannas – Melbourne Ice (07:30, 19 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 23: Adelaide Rush – Sydney Sirens (16:30, 25 February 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 24: Adelaide Rush – Sydney Sirens (10:00, 26 February 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Playoffs schedule:
– Semifinal 1: 1st – 4th (11 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Semifinal 2: 2nd – 3rd (11 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Bronze: Loser SF1 – Loser SF2 (12 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Gold: Winner SF1 – Winner SF2 (12 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)

Adelaide Adrenaline Women become the Adelaide Rush

The Adelaide Adrenaline of the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have changed their name to the Adelaide Rush for the upcoming 2016-17 season. The club was originally founded as the Adelaide Assassins in 2005 before changing their name to the Adrenaline in 2011 after a merger with the AIHL club.

For more information see the club’s website and Facebook page
Adelaide Rush