Adelaide Rush

Adelaide Rush 2019-20 roster

The Adelaide Rush have released their roster for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. New players to the team include Lizzie Aveson (Worcester Blades), Olivia Cook, Michelle Coonan (Lindenwood-Belleville), Sharnita Crompton (IF Troja-Ljungby), Tash Farrier, Sasha Lutz, Natasha Lovell, Angie Mitchell and Hayley Whitington. While dropped from the roster are Kelly Harris, Jayde Hodge, Adela Hrvatin, Jasmine Lister, Cherie Reid, Melissa Tyson and Sally Wilson.

Players
#2 Jamie Lunn
#4 Lizzie Aveson
#6 Tiffany Venning
#7 Olivia Cook
#9 Kaitlyn Malthaner
#10 Meggie Ayris
#11 Jospehine Otto
#12 Natalie Ayris
#16 Sharnita Crompton
#17 Shania Chenoweth
#18 Candice Mitchell
#19 Lily-Mae Edwards
#21 Gail Painter
#22 Tash Farrier
#25 Michelle Coonan
#28 Sasha Lutz
#30 Joanne Phillis
#31 Natasha Lovell
#39 Hayley Whitington
#44 Sarah Wise
#49 Angie Mitchell
#50 Courtney Semmler
#59 Kirsty Venus
#87 Tess Reynolds

Staff
– Head coach: Hayden Crafter
– Assistant Coach: Joey MacDougall
– Manager: Emmy Whitelaw

2019-20 AWIHL season schedule

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for the 2019-20 season. The season kicks off on 26 October in Adelaide and concludes with the finals on 1 and 2 February in Melbourne. The season structure remains unchanged from 2018-19 with each team playing two of the four opponents in a four game series with the other two teams being played twice during the season.

Regular season (all times local)
– Perth Inferno – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 26 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 27 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 2 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 2 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 3 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 3 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Perth Inferno (17:30, 9 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush – Perth Inferno (08:15, 10 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 16 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 17 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 23 November 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 24 November 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 30 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 1 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 7 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 7 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 8 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 8 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 11 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice – Perth Inferno (18:00, 11 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice – Perth Inferno (12:30, 12 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 12 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 18 January 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Brisbane Goannas – Perth Inferno (18:00, 18 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas – Perth Inferno (12:30, 19 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 19 January 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

Playoffs (all times local)
– SF1: 4th – 1st (15:00, 1 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– SF1: 3rd – 2nd (17:30, 1 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Third place: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (15:00, 2 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Grand final: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (17:30, 2 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

Rush sign Lutz

The Adelaide Rush have announced the signing of Canadian forward Sasha Lutz for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. Lutz has played two seasons from 2012 to 2014 for Grant MacEwan University in the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference and three seasons from 2014 to 2017 for the University of Alberta in the U Sports system. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Adelaide Rush 2019-20 team staff

The Adelaide Rush have announced their team staff for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. For more information see the announcement from the club.

– Head Coach: Jamie Holland
– Assistant Coach: Joey MacDougall
– Assistant Coach: Hayden Crafter
– Team Manager: Emmalene Lang
– Game Day Manager: Sara Wilkinson

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 12

The final round of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice and Perth Inferno. The regular season finishes with the Melbourne Ice in first place, six points ahead of the Sydney Sirens. The Perth Inferno finish third and the Brisbane Goannas finish in fourth place. Competition resumes on 9 March with the playoffs being held at the Adelaide Ice Arena. In the semifinals the Ice will take on the Goannas and the Sirens will play the Inferno.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 10–3 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 23 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 4–3 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 23 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Inferno 4–2 Brisbane Goannas (07:00, 24 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice 6–3 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 24 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 12 10 0 1 1 31
Sydney Sirens 12 7 2 0 3 25
Perth Inferno 12 7 0 0 5 21
Brisbane Goannas 12 2 0 1 9 7
Adelaide Rush 12 2 0 0 10 6

Last updated 24 February 2019

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Perth Inferno and Sydney Sirens. The Ice remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Competition resumes on 16 February with the Sirens hosting the Brisbane Goannas in Liverpool.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 6–7 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 2 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 2–10 Perth Inferno (18:00, 2 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 3–10 Perth Inferno (09:30, 3 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4–3 SO Melbourne Ice (13:15, 3 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 10 8 0 1 1 25
Sydney Sirens 10 5 2 0 3 19
Perth Inferno 10 5 0 0 5 15
Brisbane Goannas 8 2 0 1 5 7
Adelaide Rush 10 2 0 0 8 6

Last updated 3 February 2019