2017 AW2SCS

Pirates lose to Eagles and Flyers

The Canberra Pirates have lost their two 2017 NSW Women’s League games this weekend against the Canterbury Eagles and Blacktown Flyers. The team were shutout 0-4 in their first game against the Eagles and lost the second 1-2 against the Flyers.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 22 July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Sydney Bears on 12 August at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre and 13 August at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

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

– Canberra Pirates 0-4 Canterbury Eagles Women (16 July 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Canberra Pirates 1-2 Blacktown Flyers Women (16 July 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Pirates claim three points in Canterbury double header

The Canberra Pirates have won and tied their two 2017 NSW Women’s League games against the Canterbury Eagles Women at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. The team drew the first game 3-3 and won the second 3-2, claiming their first win against Canterbury.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 22 July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Canterbury Eagles Women and Blacktown Flyers Women on 16 July at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink and Penrith Ice Palace respectively.

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

– Canterbury Eagles Women 3-3 Canberra Pirates (9 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Canterbury Eagles Women 3-2 Canberra Pirates (9 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Pirates and Flyers share points in double header

The Canberra Pirates have won and lost a game in their double header against the Blacktown Flyers Women at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. The team claimed their second win of the 2017 NSW Women’s League season in Game 1 with a 5-2 win over the Flyers however they went on to lose the second game 1-3.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 22 July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Canterbury Eagles Women on 9 July at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

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

– Blacktown Flyers Women 2-5 Canberra Pirates (25 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Blacktown Flyers Women 3-1 Canberra Pirates (25 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Pirates claim three points in Northstars Women double header

The Canberra Pirates have won and tied their two 2017 NSW Women’s League games against the Newcastle Northstars Women at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. The team claimed their first win in the league in game one, defeating the Northstars 3-1. In their second match both teams were held to a nil all draw.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition in July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Blacktown Flyers Women on 25 June at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

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

– Canberra Pirates 3-1 Newcastle Northstars Women (3 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Canberra Pirates 0-0 Newcastle Northstars Women (3 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Pirates lose to Saints and Bears

The Canberra Pirates have lost two 2017 NSW Women’s League games over the weekend. The team lost their first game to the LCC Saints Women 1-5 before taking on the Sydney Bears Women in their second match where they were shutout 0-5. The team currently sit in last place on the standings, 15 points behind the LCC Saints who lead the league.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition in July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Newcastle Northstars Women on 3 June at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

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

– Canberra Pirates 1-5 LCC Saints Women (28 May 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Canberra Pirates 0-5 Sydney Bears Women (28 May 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Pirates lose to Saints and Eagles

The Canberra Pirates have lost two 2017 NSW Women’s League games over the weekend. In their first game the Pirates were shutout 0-6 by the LCC Saints Women, the winners of the 2016 NSW Women’s League season at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink. The team then travelled to Canterbury for their second game, taking on the Canterbury Eagles Women where they were shutout 0-4.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition in July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the LCC Saints Women and Sydney Bears Women on 28 May.

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

– Canberra Pirates 0-6 LCC Saints Women (30 April 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Canberra Pirates 0-4 Canterbury Eagles Women (30 April 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

2017 AW2SCS: Western Division – Series 1

Series 1 of the 2017 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series – Western Division has finished with all three teams picking up at least one win. At the end of Series 1 Western Australia sit on top of the Western Division standings, six points ahead of the Adelaide Valkyries. Western Australia also lead the league as a whole, two points clear of the New South Wales Bombers. Competition resumes on 22 July when the Gold Coast hosts Series 2 of the East Division while Series 2 of the Western Division is set for 12 August.

There were also a couple of changes to the teams heading into Series 1 of the Western Division. The Western Australian team dropped the “Hawkettes” from their team name and will be play simply as Western Australia. While the South Australian Valkyries are now known as the Adelaide Valkyries.

For more information see the competition’s Facebook page.

Results
– Western Australia 7-2 Melbourne Dragons (15:00, 29 April 2017)
– Western Australia 8-0 Adelaide Valkyries (16:15, 29 April 2017)
– Adelaide Valkyries 3-4 Melbourne Dragons (17:30, 29 April 2017)
– Western Australia 16-0 Melbourne Dragons (18:45, 29 April 2017)
– Adelaide Valkyries 2-1 Melbourne Dragons (12:00, 30 April 2017)
– Western Australia 12-0 Adelaide Valkyries (13:15, 30 April 2017)
(all games held at the Cockburn Ice Arena)

Western Division standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Western Australia 4 4 0 0 8
Adelaide Valkyries 4 1 0 2 2
Melbourne Dragons 4 1 0 3 2

League standings

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

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 1 May 2017

Pirates lose to Northstars Women

The Canberra Pirates have lost two 2017 NSW Women’s League games against the Newcastle Northstars Women at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium over the weekend. The Pirates were defeated 0-2 in Game 1 and 0-1 in Game 2. The Pirates are competing in the 2017 NSW Women’s League as well as being a member of the Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series’ East Division. The Pirates replace the Canberra Dragons who competed in the league in 2016.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition in July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the LCC Saints Women and Canterbury Eagles Women on 30 April.

For more information on the Pirates see their Facebook page

Schedule
– Canberra Pirates 0-2 Newcastle Northstars Women (22 April 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Canberra Pirates 0-1 Newcastle Northstars Women (23 April 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

2017 AW2SCS: East Division – Series 1

Series 1 of the 2017 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series – East Division has finished with wins for the Canberra Pirates and New South Wales Bombers. At the end of Series 1 the Bombers sit on top of the East Division standings, edging out the Pirates on goal difference. Competition resumes on 29 April when Perth hosts Series 1 of the West Division while Series 2 of the East Division is set for 22 July.

For more information see the competition’s Facebook page.

Results
– Canberra Pirates 2 – 1 New South Wales Bombers (12:30, 8 April 2017)
– Canberra Pirates 5 – 1 Brisbane Blaze (16:00, 8 April 2017)
– New South Wales Bombers 11 – 3 Brisbane Blaze (17:15, 8 April 2017)
– New South Wales Bombers 1 – 0 Canberra Pirates (07:00, 9 April 2017)
– New South Wales Bombers 7 – 1 Brisbane Blaze (08:15, 9 April 2017)
– Canberra Pirates 10 – 3 Brisbane Blaze (12:15, 9 April 2017)
(all games held at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
New South Wales Bombers 4 3 0 1 6
Canberra Pirates 4 3 0 1 6
Brisbane Blaze 4 0 0 4 0

Canberra Pirates release 2017 roster

The Canberra Pirates have announced their roster for the upcoming 2017 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series. The Pirates begin their season on 8 April at home at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre where they will be competing in the East Division’s Series 1 against the Brisbane Blaze and New South Wales Bombers.

Goaltenders
– Rhiannon Brooks – #30
– Hannah Butler – #33

Skaters
– Leisha Armstrong – #9
– Nicole Casalis – #10
– Sarah Christensen – #44
– Elfie Fok – #12
– Nikita Horvath – #19
– Fiona Jeffery – #43
– Jess Joss – #8
Eiland Kenyon – #5
– Kimberley Macleod – #3
– Jess McNeill – #29
– Casey Murphy – #87
– Sarah Pilbeam – #42
– Maddie Prescott – #66
– Rish Rummukainen – #11
– Karen Stuart-Williams – #16
– Jane Weatherstone – #80