Brisbane Goannas

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

2017 AWIHL playoffs

The Sydney Sirens have won the 2017 Joan McKowen Trophy after defeating the Brisbane Goannas 4-3 following a shootout. The Sirens advanced to the final after defeating the Adelaide Rush 10-0 in the semifinals while the Goannas progressed with a 3-0 win over the Melbourne Ice in their semifinal. The win gives the Sirens their first Joan McKowen Trophy having previously finished as runners-up.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website or read the article on the final by Bernard McNamara at theAIHL.com.

Semifinals
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 10 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 11 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 0 – 3 Brisbane Goannas (19:30, 11 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Third place game
– Melbourne Ice 14 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 12 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Grand final
– Brisbane Goannas 3 – 4 SO Sydney Sirens (18:30, 12 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Last updated 12 March 2017

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Goannas and Melbourne Ice both coming away with a win in their double-header. The standings remain unchanged at the end of the round with the Goannas locking in second place and the Ice third to the end of the regular season. Next week the Adelaide Rush host the Sydney Sirens in the final round of the 2016-17 regular season.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 8 results:
– Melbourne Ice 5 – 4 SO Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 18 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice 2 – 3 Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 19 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings at the end of Round 8:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 10 7 3 0 0 27
Brisbane Goannas 12 6 0 3 3 21
Melbourne Ice 12 5 1 1 5 18
Adelaide Rush 10 0 0 0 10 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second place Brisbane Goannas. The Sirens two wins also hands them the 2016-17 regular season title with two games still to play. Competition resumes on 18 February with the Goannas hosting the Ice at Iceworld Boondall.

In other news the Sydney Sirens Stephanie Cochrane has been named the January Skaters Network Player of the Month. Cochrane recorded two goals and two assists in the Sirens January games against the Melbourne Ice.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 7 results:
– Brisbane Goannas 2 – 6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 4 February 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Rush 3 – 17 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 4 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 2 – 4 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 5 February 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Rush 1 – 10 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 5 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 7:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 10 7 3 0 0 27
Brisbane Goannas 10 5 0 2 3 17
Melbourne Ice 10 5 0 1 4 16
Adelaide Rush 10 0 0 0 10 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Brisbane Goannas and Sydney Sirens. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Goannas. Competition resumes on 4 February with the Sirens hosting the Goannas in Canterbury and the Rush taking on the Ice in Melbourne.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 6 results:
– Brisbane Goannas 8 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:30, 14 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 5 – 2 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 14 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 7 – 2 Adelaide Rush (10:00, 15 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4 – 3 SO Melbourne Ice (14:15, 15 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 6:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 8 5 3 0 0 21
Brisbane Goannas 8 5 0 2 1 17
Melbourne Ice 8 3 0 1 4 10
Adelaide Rush 8 0 0 0 8 0

Ashleigh Brown named AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month

The Brisbane Goannas goaltender Ashleigh Brown has been named the AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month for December. Brown played in one of the two Goannas games in December, earning her first shutout of the season with a 2-0 win against the Adelaide Rush. Brown is currently tied for the lead with the Sydney Sirens Sera Dogramaci in both save percentage and goals against average. Both players currently have a save percentage of 96.6 and a 0.83 goals against average.

For full league statistics see the esportsdesk.com website