Cockburn Ice Arena

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019-20 AWIHL season has finished with the Adelaide Rush defeating the Perth Inferno in both games at the Cockburn Ice Arena. Following their wins the Rush return to the top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sydney Sirens. Next week the Sirens host the Brisbane Goannas in a double header in Liverpool.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Rush 7–5 Perth Inferno (17:30, 9 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 4–3 Perth Inferno (08:15, 10 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Standings

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

Last updated 10 November 2019

Sydney Wolf Pack 2019-20 schedule

Now that the schedules for the other five AJIHL teams have been released we can also piece together the 2019-20 schedule for the Sydney Wolf Pack. The regular season for the Wolf Pack begins on 17 November and finishes on 1 March against the Sydney Sabres.

Schedule
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 17 November 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (18:00, 7 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (10:00, 15 December 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (18:00, 8 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:00, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (11:30, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 15 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 23 February 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 1 March 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Perth Sharks 2019-20 schedule

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League have released the 2019-20 season schedule for the Perth Sharks. The regular season for the Sharks begins on 14 December with a home series against the Brisbane Blitz and finishes on 1 March against the Melbourne Glaciers.

Schedule
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (17:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 15 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (19:00, 1 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (09:00, 2 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (16:45, 2 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (18:00, 8 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:00, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (11:30, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (17:15, 15 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (10:30, 16 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (15:30, 16 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (18:00, 29 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (08:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (13:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Melbourne Glaciers 2019-20 schedule

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League continue their slow rollout of the 2019-20 season schedule, this time its the Melbourne Glaciers turn. The regular season for the Glaciers begins on 23 November with a home series against the Sydney Sabres and concludes on 1 March in Cockburn against the Perth Sharks.

Schedule
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 15 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 23 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (18:00, 29 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (08:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (13:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Partial 2019-20 AJIHL season schedule released

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for November and December of the upcoming 2019-20 AJIHL season. The Melbourne Glaciers have also released their complete season schedule which reveals some further details. The season which kicks off on 17 November appears to have changed format from last season. Prior to this season teams were aligned in either a Northern or Southern division. Teams would play their conference opponents in six games and opponents from the opposing conference in one game only. For 2019-20 however it now appears that the division system has been abandoned with each team playing their opponent in three games during the regular season. All three games will be held over one weekend in either a home or away series.

The 2020 AJIHL playoffs will be held on 7 and 8 March at the O’Brien Icehouse. The qualifying finals have been removed from the playoff format with only the top four teams from the regular season competing. Both semifinals will be held on 7 March followed by a third place game and the grand final on 8 March.

November
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 17 November 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)

December
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (18:00, 7 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (17:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (10:00, 15 December 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 15 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Other known games
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 15 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 23 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (18:00, 29 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (08:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (13:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Playoffs
– SF1: 4th – 1st (13:15, 7 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– SF2: 3rd – 2nd (15:00, 7 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Third place: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (14:00, 8 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Grand final: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (15:45, 8 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

Inferno lose to Hawks

The Perth Inferno have lost their exhibition game against the Hawks IHC 7-11 at the Cockburn Ice Arena. Michelle Clark-Crumpton and Nora MacLaine both scored twice for the Inferno and Marina Nottle, Elizabeth Scala and Rebecca Smith picked up a goal each. For more information see the post from the club.

– Perth Inferno 7-11 Hawks IHC (17:45, 30 September 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)

2019-20 AWIHL season schedule

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for the 2019-20 season. The season kicks off on 26 October in Adelaide and concludes with the finals on 1 and 2 February in Melbourne. The season structure remains unchanged from 2018-19 with each team playing two of the four opponents in a four game series with the other two teams being played twice during the season.

Regular season (all times local)
– Perth Inferno – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 26 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 27 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 2 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 2 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 3 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 3 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Perth Inferno (17:30, 9 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush – Perth Inferno (08:15, 10 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 16 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 17 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 23 November 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (16:00, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 24 November 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 30 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 1 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 7 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Melbourne Ice (16:00, 7 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 8 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 8 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (20:15, 14 December 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (09:30, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 11 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice – Perth Inferno (18:00, 11 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice – Perth Inferno (12:30, 12 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 12 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (16:00, 18 January 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Brisbane Goannas – Perth Inferno (18:00, 18 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas – Perth Inferno (12:30, 19 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 19 January 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

Playoffs (all times local)
– SF1: 4th – 1st (15:00, 1 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– SF1: 3rd – 2nd (17:30, 1 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Third place: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (15:00, 2 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Grand final: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (17:30, 2 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

2019 Kurt DeFris National Championship

The 2019 Kurt DeFris National Championship has finished with Victoria defeating New South Wales 5-4 in the grand final to claim the gold medal. The tournament is open to players 15 and under and is held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. The Australian Capital Territory did not return to the competition after fielding a team in 2018. All games were held at Cockurn Ice Arena, Perth and the tournament ran from 31 July to 3 August 2019.

Further information:
Tournament website
Livestreaming via the KURT DeFris 2019 National Championships Perth Facebook page

Preliminary round (all times AWST)
– Queensland 0-3 Victoria (16:15, 31 July 2019)
– Western Australia 7-3 South Australia (18:45, 31 July 2019)
– Queensland 3-5 New South Wales (08:30, 1 August 2019)
– Victoria 13-0 South Australia (10:15, 1 August 2019)
– New South Wales 8-3 Western Australia (16:45, 1 August 2019)
– South Australia 0-6 Queensland (18:30, 1 August 2019)
– Victoria 3-2 Western Australia (08:30, 2 August 2019)
– South Australia 0-14 New South Wales (10:15, 2 August 2019)
– Western Australia 4-6 Queensland (17:00, 2 August 2019)
– New South Wales 5-0 Victoria (18:45, 2 August 2019)

Preliminary round standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 4 4 0 0 0 12
Victoria 4 3 0 0 1 9
Queensland 4 2 0 0 2 6
Western Australia 4 1 0 0 3 3
South Australia 4 0 0 0 4 0

Playoffs (all times AWST)
– SF1: Western Australia 3-7 New South Wales (08:00, 3 August 2019)
– SF2: Queensland 0-3 Victoria (09:45, 3 August 2019)
– Third place: Queensland 2-3 OT Western Australia (16:00, 3 August 2019)
– Grand final: Victoria 5-4 New South Wales (17:45, 3 August 2019)

Last updated 3 August 2019

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