Australia women’s national ice hockey team

2019 Women’s Championships: Australia lose to Spain

The Australian women’s national team have lost 2-3 to Spain in their final game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. In other games of the day Slovenia beat Mexico 7-1 and Great Britain defeated North Korea 2-1. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division II Group B for 2020. Slovenia finishes the tournament in first place and gains promotion to Division I Group B.

– Australia 2-3 Spain (16:30, 8 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 5 3 1 1 0 12
Great Britain 5 3 1 0 1 11
Spain 5 2 1 1 1 9
Mexico 5 2 0 1 2 7
North Korea 5 1 1 1 2 6
Australia 5 0 0 0 5 0

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

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

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

Australian Women’s team captains

The team captains have been announced for the Australian women’s team ahead of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament which begins on 2 April in Dumfries, Scotland.

– Captain: Georgia Moore
– Alternate captain: Sharna Godfrey
– Alternate captain: Amelia Matheson

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

Australian Women’s roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia (IHA) have released the roster of the Australian women’s national team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. The competition will take place from 2 to 8 April in Dumfries, United Kingdom with Australia competing against Great Britain, Mexico, North Korea, Slovenia and Spain.

Further information:
IHA announcement
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Roster
Ashlie Aparicio (Melbourne Ice)
Keesha Atkins (Perth Inferno)
Ava Calabria (Sydney Sirens)
Michelle Clark-Crumpton (Perth Inferno)
Stephenie Cochrane (Sydney Sirens)
Michelle Coonan (Lindenwood-Belleville)
Sharnita Crompton (IF Troja-Ljungby)
Sharna Godfrey (Sydney Sirens)
Remi Harvey (Sydney Sirens)
Sasha-Marie Irvine (Perth Inferno)
Lindsey Kiliwnik
Nicole le Cren
Amelia Matheson (Sydney Sirens)
Hollie McFadden (Sydney Sirens)
Georgia Moore (Melbourne Ice)
Marnie Pullin (Melbourne Ice)
Danielle Roberts (Brisbane Goannas)
Sara Sammons
Shiarna Tarasenko (Sydney Sirens)
Kate Tihema (Lindenwood-Belleville)
Kristelle Vanderwolf (Melbourne Ice)
Chloe Walker (Sydney Sirens)

2018 Women’s World Championships: Australia beat Slovenia

The Australian women’s national team have defeated Slovenia 4-2 in their final game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Forward Kate Tihema was named best Australian player of the match and goaltender Michelle Coonan was named best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day North Korea defeated Mexico 3-2 and the Netherlands beat Great Britain 4-0. Australia finish the tournament in fourth place with six points. The Netherlands finish on top of the standings and are promoted to Division I Group B for 2019.

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

– Australia 4-2 Slovenia (20:00, 6 April 2018, Ledna Dvorana). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 5 5 0 0 0 15
Great Britain 5 4 0 0 1 12
North Korea 5 3 0 0 2 9
Australia 5 2 0 0 3 6
Slovenia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Mexico 5 0 0 0 5 0