Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink

Pirates lose to Eagles and Flyers

The Canberra Pirates have lost their two 2017 NSW Women’s League games this weekend against the Canterbury Eagles and Blacktown Flyers. The team were shutout 0-4 in their first game against the Eagles and lost the second 1-2 against the Flyers.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 22 July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Sydney Bears on 12 August at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre and 13 August at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– Canberra Pirates 0-4 Canterbury Eagles Women (16 July 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Canberra Pirates 1-2 Blacktown Flyers Women (16 July 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Pirates lose to Saints and Eagles

The Canberra Pirates have lost two 2017 NSW Women’s League games over the weekend. In their first game the Pirates were shutout 0-6 by the LCC Saints Women, the winners of the 2016 NSW Women’s League season at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink. The team then travelled to Canterbury for their second game, taking on the Canterbury Eagles Women where they were shutout 0-4.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition in July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the LCC Saints Women and Sydney Bears Women on 28 May.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– Canberra Pirates 0-6 LCC Saints Women (30 April 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Canberra Pirates 0-4 Canterbury Eagles Women (30 April 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

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 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

Sirens tie exhibition with ADF Ice Hockey

The Sydney Sirens have tied their exhibition game against the ADF Ice Hockey 2-2 today at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink. The Sirens held a 1-0 lead at the end of the first period however the ADF responded with two goals to the Sirens one in the second period to tie the game up going into the second break. The scores remained unchanged through the third with both teams unable to get the go ahead goal with the game ending 2-2. The Sirens resume their AWIHL season next weekend when they host the Brisbane Goannas in Canterbury.

– Sydney Sirens 2-2 ADF Ice Hockey (10:00, 29 January 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Melbourne Ice in both games at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Ice. Next week the Adelaide Rush travel to Queensland to take on the Brisbane Goannas in a double header at Iceworld Boondall.

In other news the Sydney Sirens Sharna Godfrey has been named the seasons first Skaters Network Player of the Month. Heading into Round 4 Godfrey is the leading goal scorer and sits third for total points with eight goals and two assists.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 4 results:
– Melbourne Ice 1 – 7 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 3 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 3 – 8 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 4 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 6 4 2 0 0 16
Melbourne Ice 6 3 0 0 3 9
Brisbane Goannas 4 1 0 2 1 5
Adelaide Rush 4 0 0 0 4 0

Last updated 4 December 2016

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens, Brisbane Goannas and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens top the standings with six points after being the only team to win both games of the round. Competition resumes in two weeks with the Rush hosting the Ice on 12 and 13 November at the Adelaide Ice Arena.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 1 results:
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 29 October 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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– Brisbane Goannas 7 – 4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 29 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
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– Adelaide Rush 1 – 8 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 30 October 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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– Brisbane Goannas 1 – 3 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 30 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 1:

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

2016 ECSL Playoffs: Grand Final Series

The grand final series of the 2016 East Coast Super League playoffs is currently tied after two games with the decider to played at a yet to be confirmed date. The Rebels opened the series with a 4-2 win in Game 1, scoring four unanswered goals in the second and third periods before the Sting got two back in the third. In Game 2 the scores remained even with neither team moving more then one goal ahead at any given time forcing the game into overtime. David Jeremy scored the game winning goal for the Sting in the first overtime period to tie the series at one game apiece.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results:
– Game 1: Sydney Sting 2 – 4 Reach Rebels (18:30, 24 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
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– Game 2: Reach Rebels 5 – 6 OT Sydney Sting (19:30, 25 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
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– Game 3: Sydney Sting – Reach Rebels (TBC)

2016 ECSL Playoffs: Semifinals

The semifinals of the 2016 East Coast Super League playoffs have finished with the Reach Rebels and Sydney Sting advancing to the grand final series which kick off next weekend. The semifinals are a two game series with the winner being determined on a cumulative aggregate format. In Semifinal A the Rebels and Bombers split the series at one game apiece, with the Rebels advancing 4-3 on aggregate. In Semifinal B the Sting came back from a four goal deficit after Game 1 to defeat the North Stars 10-6 on aggregate.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Semifinal A:
– Blueline Bombers 0 – 2 Reach Rebels (18:30, 17 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
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– Reach Rebels 2 – 3 OT Blueline Bombers (18:45, 18 September 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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Reach Rebels win 4-3 on aggregate

Semifinal B:
– Sydney Sting 0 – 4 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:15, 17 September 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
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– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2 – 10 Sydney Sting (17:00, 18 September 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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Sydney Sting win 10 – 6 on aggregate

2016 ECSL season: Round 26

Round 26 of the 2016 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Reach Rebels and Sydney Sting. The Rebels return to the top of the standings and claim the 2016 regular season title, their third in a row. Next week the 2016 ECSL playoffs get underway with the best-of-two game semifinals. The first placed Rebels will take on the fourth placed Bombers in Canterbury and Penrith, while the second placed North Stars take on the third placed Sting in Baulkham Hills and Penrith.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 26 results:
– Reach Rebels 7 – 3 Penrith Raptors (17:15, 10 September 2016, Sydney Ice Arena).
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– Blueline Bombers 0 – 1 Sydney Sting (18:30, 10 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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Standings at the end of Round 26:

Team GP W T L PTS
Reach Rebels 20 12 3 5 27
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 11 4 5 26
Sydney Sting 20 7 7 6 21
Blueline Bombers 20 6 4 10 16
Penrith Raptors 20 4 2 14 10