Amelia Matheson

2018-19 AWIHL awards

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have announced the winners of their 2018-19 season player awards. The Sydney Sirens picked up four of the six awards with the Melbourne picking up the remaining two. For more information see the league’s announcement.

– Best Forward: Christina Julien (Melbourne Ice)
– Best Defence: Amelia Matheson (Sydney Sirens)
– Best Goaltender: Sera Dogramaci (Sydney Sirens)
– Nellie Gee Rookie of the Year: Olivia Last (Sydney Sirens)
– Highest Points: Christina Julien (Melbourne Ice)
– Skaters Network Most Valuable Player of the Finals: Sharna Godfrey (Sydney Sirens)

2017 Women’s World Championships: Australia relegated

The Australian women’s national team have lost to Great Britain 3-5 in their final game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Shona Powell was named best Australian player of the match and Amelia Matheson was named best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day North Korea defeated Slovenia 4-2 and South Korea beat the Netherlands 2-0. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division II Group B for 2018, while South Korea finished in first place and are promoted to Division I Group B.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 3-5 Great Britain (21:00, 8 April 2017, Kwandong Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 5 5 0 0 0 15
Netherlands 4 4 0 0 1 12
Great Britain 5 2 0 1 2 7
North Korea 5 1 1 0 3 5
Slovenia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3

2017 Women’s World Championships: Australia lose to South Korea

The Australian women’s national team have lost their third game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing to South Korea 1-8. Forward Amelia Matheson was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day the Netherlands defeated Slovenia 5-1 and North Korea beat Great Britain 3-2 in overtime. At the end of the third round Australia remain in fourth place, trailing the leader South Korea by six points. Australia take on the Netherlands today in their fourth game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 1-8 South Korea (21:00, 5 April 2017, Kwandong Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 3 3 0 0 0 9
Netherlands 3 3 0 0 0 9
Slovenia 3 1 0 0 2 3
Australia 3 1 0 0 2 3
North Korea 3 0 1 0 2 2
Great Britain 3 0 0 1 2 1