Brisbane Goannas

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

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 10

The final round of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Goannas and Melbourne Ice both picking up a win each in their double header. The regular season finishes with the Sydney Sirens in first place, six points ahead of the Melbourne Ice. The Brisbane Goannas finish in third, edging the Adelaide Rush with less goals against in games between the two teams. Competition resumes on 17 March with the playoffs being held at the O’Brien Group Arena. In the semifinals the Sirens will take on the Rush and the Ice will play the Goannas.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Results
– Melbourne Ice 0-1 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 3 March 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice 6-2 Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 4 March 2018, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 12 10 0 0 2 30
Melbourne Ice 12 8 0 0 4 24
Brisbane Goannas 12 2 1 1 8 9
Adelaide Rush 12 2 1 1 8 9

Last updated 4 March 2018

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with both the Brisbane Goannas and Adelaide Rush picking up a win in their double header at Iceworld Boondall. The Sydney Sirens remain on top of the standings, while the Goannas move up to third with a superior goal difference over the Rush. Next week the Sirens host the Melbourne Ice in a double header in Canterbury and Liverpool.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Results
– Adelaide Rush 2-1 SO Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 3 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush 3-7 Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 4 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 8 8 0 0 0 24
Melbourne Ice 8 6 0 0 2 18
Brisbane Goannas 10 1 1 1 7 6
Adelaide Rush 10 1 1 1 7 6

Last updated 4 February 2018

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens currently sit on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Ice. Competition resumes on 3 February with the Brisbane Goannas hosting the Adelaide Rush in a double header at Iceworld Boondall.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Round 6 results
– Sydney Sirens 10-4 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 13 January 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush 1-9 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 13 January 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4-0 Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 14 January 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush 1-8 Melbourne Ice (15:15, 14 January 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 8 8 0 0 0 24
Melbourne Ice 8 6 0 0 2 18
Adelaide Rush 8 1 0 1 6 4
Brisbane Goannas 8 0 1 0 7 2

Last updated 14 January 2018

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with the Sirens winning both games against the Brisbane Goannas. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Melbourne Ice. Competition resumes on 13 January with the Melbourne Ice hosting the Adelaide Rush and the Sydney Sirens travel to Brisbane to take on the Goannas.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Round 5 results
– Brisbane Goannas 1-2 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 9 December 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 0-4 Sydney Sirens (10:00, 10 December 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 6 6 0 0 0 18
Melbourne Ice 6 4 0 0 2 12
Adelaide Rush 6 1 0 1 4 4
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 1 0 5 2

Last updated 10 December 2017

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with both the Adelaide Rush and Brisbane Goannas picking up a win. The win for the Rush is the first since changing their name from the Adelaide Adrenaline. The Rush move up to third in the standings while the Sydney Sirens remain in first place. Next week the Melbourne Ice host the Sirens in a double header at the O’Brien Group Arena.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Round 2 results
– Brisbane Goannas 3-2 SO Adelaide Rush (16:30, 11 November 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 2-4 Adelaide Rush (10:00, 12 November 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

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

Last updated 12 November 2017

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens sit on top of the standings, edging out the Ice on goal difference. Competition resumes on 11 November with the Rush hosting the Goannas in a double header at the Adelaide Ice Arena.

Further information:
2017-18 season preview by Alyssa Longmuir
Live streaming details
League website

Round 1 results
– Adelaide Rush 2-6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 28 October 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 0-2 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 28 October 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 4-9 Sydney Sirens (10:00, 29 October 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 1-6 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 29 October 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

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

Last updated 29 October 2017

Brisbane Goannas 2017-18 roster

The Brisbane Goannas have released their roster for the upcoming 2017-18 AWIHL season. Into the team are Samantha Brophy, Tina Girdler, Jaimi Goonan, Sarah Kinniment, Dannielle Roberts and Dana Robitallie. While dropped from the roster are Ashleigh Brown, Shaela Doig, Emma Gray, Charlotte Kelly, Brittany Parkyn, Rosanna Routledge, Anna Santilli and Tiffany Venning. The Goannas kick of their 2017-18 season on 28 October against the Melbourne Ice at the O’Brien Group Arena.

Defence
Kelly Costa
– Jaimi Goonan
Veronica Watson
Tracy Hocutt

Forwards
Christina Badgley
– Samantha Brophy
Abi Brown
Georgia Giblin
Lindsey Kiliwnik
Sarah Kinniment
Alex MacDonald
Dannielle Roberts
– Dana Robitallie

Goaltenders
Tina Girdler
Imogen Perry

Staff
– Head Coach: Terry Kiliwnik
– Assistant Coach: Megan Gilchrist
– Team Manager: Jacinta Santilli
– President: Mark Brown
– Vice President: Megan Gilchrist
– Secretary: Jacinta Santilli