Brisbane Goannas

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Goannas defeating the Adelaide Rush in both games of their double header. The Melbourne Ice remain in first place on the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Perth Inferno host the Melbourne Ice at the Cockburn Ice Arena.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Rush 0–3 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 12 January 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush 5–6 Brisbane Goannas (07:00, 13 January 2019, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 6 6 0 0 0 18
Sydney Sirens 8 5 1 0 2 17
Brisbane Goannas 8 2 0 1 5 7
Perth Inferno 6 2 0 0 4 6
Adelaide Rush 8 2 0 0 6 6

Last updated 13 January 2019

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games of their double header. The Melbourne Ice remain at the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Ice host the Perth Inferno in a double header at the O’Brien Group Arena.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 4–3 SO Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 1 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall). Live stream
– Sydney Sirens 6–1 Brisbane Goannas (07:00, 2 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 4 0 0 0 12
Sydney Sirens 6 3 1 0 2 11
Perth Inferno 4 2 0 0 2 6
Adelaide Rush 4 2 0 0 2 6
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 0 1 5 1

Last updated 2 December 2018

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Rush and Sydney Sirens. The Melbourne Ice remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Brisbane Goannas host the Sirens in a double header at Iceworld Boondall.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Brisbane Goannas 3–5 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 24 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream
– Sydney Sirens 9–2 Perth Inferno (18:00, 24 November 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena). Live stream
– Sydney Sirens 8–1 Perth Inferno (07:00, 25 November 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena). Live stream
– Brisbane Goannas 1–2 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 25 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 4 0 0 0 12
Sydney Sirens 4 2 0 0 2 6
Perth Inferno 4 2 0 0 2 6
Adelaide Rush 4 2 0 0 2 6
Brisbane Goannas 4 0 0 0 4 0

Last updated 25 November 2018

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Melbourne Ice defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games of their double header. As a result of their wins the Ice sit six points clear at the top of the standings. Next week the Sydney Sirens host the Ice in Liverpool.

The AWIHL have also announced that they will live stream the entire season in partnership with Thought Fox Media Group and released a promo video to mark the announcement.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results
– Brisbane Goannas 1–12 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 27 October 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream
– Brisbane Goannas 0–7 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 28 October 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream

Standings

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

Last updated 28 October 2018

Brisbane Goannas 2018-19 roster

The Brisbane Goannas have announced their roster for the upcoming 2018-19 AWIHL season. They have stated however this roster is for their first weekend of the season so there could be some changes heading into the rest of the season. Matt Gilpin replaces Terry Kiliwnik as head coach and Ben Stadtmiller replaces Megan Gilchrist as the teams assistant coach.

Into the team are Grace Carbone, Chloe Charles, Cassie Haley, Charlotte Kelly, Veera Laiho (from Mestis Q), Taylah Pearson, Emma Steele (from Melbourne Ice) and Jessica Wytrykusz. While players dropped from the roster include Christina Badgley, Ashleigh Brown, Kelly Costa, Brittany Gibbs, Georgia Giblin, Lindsey Kiliwnik, Imogen Perry, Dana Robitallie, Anna Santilli, Lynzey Valianes and Veronica Watson.

Roster
Abi Brown
Samantha Brophy
– Grace Carbone
Chloe Charles
Tina Girdler (G)
Jaimi Goonan
– Cassie Haley
Tracy Hocutt
Charlotte Kelly
Sarah Kinninment
Veera Laiho
Alexandra MacDonald
Taylah Pearson (G)
Dannielle Roberts
Emma Steele
Katherine Thelander
– Jessica Wytrykusz

Staff
– Head Coach: Matt Gilpin
– Assistant Coach: Ben Stadtmiller
– Manager: Lee Brown

Brisbane Goannas 2018 player awards

The Brisbane Goannas have announced their player awards for the 2017-18 AWIHL season.

– Best Forward- Christina Badgley
– Best Defence – Veronica Watson
– Most Improved- Lindsey Kiliwnik
– Rookie of Year – Samantha Brophy
– Goannas Award – Tracy Hocutt

2018 AWIHL playoffs

The Melbourne Ice have won the 2018 Joan McKowen Trophy after defeating the 4-2 Sydney Sirens in the grand final. The Ice advanced to the final after defeating the Brisbane Goannas 5-1 in the semifinals while the Sirens progressed with a 7-4 win over the Adelaide Rush. The win gives the Ice their sixth title and first since 2016.

Following the final the league also handed out the player awards. The Sydney Sirens’ Stephenie Cochrane was named the Skaters Network Player of the Year and Erin Beaver won best defenceman. Best goaltender was awarded to Keesha Atkins of the Adelaide Rush and the Rush’s Ashley Pelkey was named best forward. The Melbourne Ice’s Marnie Pullin won the Nellie Gee Rookie of the Year and Jessica Pinkerton was the highest posts scorer.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Semifinals
– Adelaide Rush 4-7 Sydney Sirens (15:00, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 1-5 Melbourne Ice (17:30, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Third place game
– Brisbane Goannas 2-1 Adelaide Rush (14:30, 18 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Grand final
– Melbourne Ice 4-2 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 18 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Last updated 18 March 2018