Cockburn Ice Arena

Sharks defeat Ice Guardians in exhibition match

The Perth Sharks have defeated the Ice Guardians, a team of veterans, in an exhibition game at the Cockburn Ice Arena. The match was held on 25 April as an ANZAC Day celebration.

– Perth Sharks 6-2 Ice Gaurdians (25 April 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)

For more information:
Photos of the event from The Community Sports Show
Videos of the event from The Community Sports Show
Game Day Program

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Perth Inferno and Sydney Sirens. The Ice remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Competition resumes on 16 February with the Sirens hosting the Brisbane Goannas in Liverpool.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 6–7 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 2 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 2–10 Perth Inferno (18:00, 2 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 3–10 Perth Inferno (09:30, 3 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4–3 SO Melbourne Ice (13:15, 3 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 10 8 0 1 1 25
Sydney Sirens 10 5 2 0 3 19
Perth Inferno 10 5 0 0 5 15
Brisbane Goannas 8 2 0 1 5 7
Adelaide Rush 10 2 0 0 8 6

Last updated 3 February 2019

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Perth Inferno and Melbourne Ice picking up a win each from their double header at the Cockburn Ice Arena. The Ice remain at the top of the standings while the Inferno move into third place. Competition resumes on 2 February with the Melbourne Ice hosting the Sydney Sirens and the Adelaide Rush travel to Cockburn to take on the Inferno.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 4–8 Perth Inferno (18:00, 19 January 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 7–2 Perth Inferno (09:30, 20 January 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 8 7 0 0 1 21
Sydney Sirens 8 5 1 0 2 17
Perth Inferno 8 3 0 0 5 9
Brisbane Goannas 8 2 0 1 5 7
Adelaide Rush 8 2 0 0 6 6

Last updated 20 January 2019

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 Jim Brown National Championship

The 2018 Jim Brown National Championship has finished with Western Australia defeating New South Wales 1-0 in overtime to claim the gold medal. The title is Western Australia’s first since 2014. The tournament is open to players 17 years and over, however players over the age of 23 must have played less then six AIHL games in the current season. This years tournament consists of teams from the New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. The Australian Capital Territory did not return after competing in 2017. The tournament ran from 26 September to 29 September 2018 with all games held at the Cockburn Ice Arena in Bibra Lake, Western Australia.

For more information see the tournament website.

Preliminary round (all times AWST)
– Victoria 4-8 New South Wales (16:15, 26 September 2018)
– Western Australia 2-4 Queensland (18:30, 26 September 2018)
– New South Wales 5-4 SO South Australia (08:00, 27 September 2018)
– Western Australia 5-3 Victoria (09:45, 27 September 2018)
– South Australia 8-5 Queensland (16:30, 27 September 2018)
– New South Wales 3-2 SO Western Australia (19:45, 27 September 2018)
– Victoria 1-8 Queensland (08:00, 28 September 2018)
– South Australia 3-13 Western Australia (09:45, 28 September 2018)
– New South Wales 3-1 Queensland (16:30, 28 September 2018)
– South Australia 3-6 Victoria (18:15, 28 September 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 4 2 2 0 0 10
Western Australia 4 2 0 1 1 7
Queensland 4 2 0 0 2 6
South Australia 4 1 0 1 2 4
Victoria 4 1 0 0 3 3

Playoff round (all times AWST)
– SF1: South Australia 3-6 New South Wales (08:00, 29 September 2018)
– SF2: Queensland 0-6 Western Australia (09:45, 29 September 2018)
– Bronze medal: South Australia 5-4 SO Queensland (16:00, 29 September 2018)
– Gold medal: Western Australia 1-0 OT New South Wales (17:45, 29 September 2018)

Last updated 29 September 2018

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Adelaide Generals winning all three games in their series against the Perth Sharks at the Cockburn Ice Arena. Following their wins the Generals claim the Southern Division title for the 2017-18 season and remain on top of the league standings. Next week the Brisbane Blitz host the Sydney Wolf Pack in a three game series at Iceworld Boondall.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Generals 3-1 Perth Sharks (16:30, 3 March 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 7-3 Perth Sharks (07:00, 4 March 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 4-3 SO Perth Sharks (12:00, 4 March 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 9 6 0 1 2 19
Sydney Wolf Pack 9 4 2 0 3 16
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 9 2 0 1 31
Perth Sharks 12 4 0 4 4 16
Melbourne Glaciers 12 1 2 0 9 7

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 9 2 0 1 31
Brisbane Blitz 9 6 0 1 2 19
Sydney Wolf Pack 9 4 2 0 3 16
Perth Sharks 12 4 0 4 4 16
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10
Melbourne Glaciers 12 1 2 0 9 7

Last updated 4 March 2018. Note the 3 December game between the Adelaide Generals and Melbourne Glaciers was declared forfeit in favour of the Generals. The standings have been updated to reflect this decision. For more information see this post.

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Glaciers, Brisbane Blitz and Perth Sharks. The Adelaide Generals remain on top of the Southern Division standings, while the Brisbane Blitz move into first place in the Northern Division. Next week the Sydney Wolf Pack host the Blitz in a three game series at the Penrith Ice Palace.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Round 3 results (all times local)
– Melbourne Glaciers 8–0 Perth Sharks (16:00, 9 December 2017, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5–4 Sydney Sabres (19:00, 9 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 2–3 Perth Sharks (06:45, 10 December 2017, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 7–3 Sydney Sabres (07:30, 10 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 3–2 SO Perth Sharks (13:00, 10 December 2017, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5–2 Sydney Sabres (14:45, 10 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 5 0 0 1 15
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 1 0 6 8
Perth Sharks 3 1 0 1 1 4

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 3 3 0 0 0 9
Sydney Sabres 5 1 0 1 3 4
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 0 1 0 1 2

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 5 0 0 1 15
Brisbane Blitz 3 3 0 0 0 9
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 1 0 6 8
Perth Sharks 3 1 0 1 1 4
Sydney Sabres 5 1 0 1 3 4
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 0 1 0 1 2

Last updated 10 December 2017

Perth Inferno established

The Perth team looking to enter the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League for the 2018-19 season have been named the Perth Inferno. Tryouts for the Inferno will be held on 7 and 14 November at the Cockburn Ice Arena. The Inferno will compete in two exhibition games on 17 and 18 February against the Sydney Sirens at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink and Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

Last month the Western Australian team competing in the Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series played in an exhibition game against the Melbourne Ice as part of their bid to enter the AWIHL. Western Australia lost the match 2-3.

Update: The club now have a Facebook page.

AJIHL news: 14 October 2017

Brisbane Blitz
– The Blitz have named Ben Spillane as their assistant coach and Marcelle Tripp as manager and medic for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Spillane and Tripp join Sebastien Gobeil on the team staff after Gobeil was named head coach last week.

Perth Sharks
– Ice Hockey WA have named their team staff for the upcoming 2017-18 AJIHL season. Dave Ruck has been named as head coach with Alastair Punler as his assistant. Gill McLean has been named team manager.
– The team will hold one tryout session before naming their roster. This will be held on 13 November at the Perth Ice Arena.
– Cockburn Ice Arena will serve as the venue for the first Perth tournament of the season. The tournament will run on 9 and 10 December with the Sharks competing against the Adelaide Generals.