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AJIHL news: 8 October 2017

The start of the 2017-18 season is getting closer however the AJIHL have yet to announce the full season schedule and the participating teams. Here is what we know so far:

Teams
– The Adelaide Generals have held a training camps on 22 September, 29 September and 5 October.
– The Brisbane Blitz will be holding training camps on 25 October and 1 November.
– The Melbourne Glaciers are expected to return for the 2017-18 season.
– The Perth Sharks will again represent Western Australia in the league. Ice Hockey WA have also mentioned they may reform the Perth Pelicans as an exhibition team which will play games against the Sharks between AJIHL tournaments.
– Currently no confirmation on the Sydney teams however Brisbane have two Sydney tournaments scheduled for December.

Schedule
– Adelaide tournament: 21-22 October. Venue: Adelaide Ice Arena. Known participants: Adelaide Generals, Melbourne Glaciers
– Perth tournament: 9-10 December. Venue: Unknown. Known participants: Adelaide Generals, Perth Sharks
– Sydney tournament #1: 9-10 December. Venue: Unknown. Known participants: Brisbane Blitz
– Sydney tournament #2: 16-17 December. Venue: Unknown. Known participants: Brisbane Blitz
– Brisbane tournament #1: 24-25 February. Venue: Iceworld Boondall. Known participants: Brisbane Blitz
– Brisbane tournament #2: 10-11 March. Venue: Iceworld Boondall. Known participants: Brisbane Blitz
– Finals: 15-18 March. Venue: O’Brien Group Arena

In other news Sebastian Gobeil has been announced as the head coach for the Brisbane Blitz for the upcoming season. Gobeil was the teams assistant coach last season and replaces Darryl Dunsford in the head coach role. The Blitz are expected to announce the rest of the management team in the coming weeks.

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 5

Round 5 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Goannas defeating the Adelaide Rush in both games at Iceworld Boondall. The Sydney Sirens remain on top of the standings, while the Goannas move into second place following their two wins. The league now breaks for the Christmas period with competition resuming on 14 January.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 5 results:
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 2 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 10 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush 1 – 8 Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 11 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings at the end of Round 5:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 6 4 2 0 0 16
Brisbane Goannas 6 3 0 2 1 11
Melbourne Ice 6 3 0 0 3 9
Adelaide Rush 6 0 0 0 6 0

Last updated 11 December 2016

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games at Iceworld Boondall. Following their wins the Sirens move back to the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Melbourne Ice. Next week the Sirens host the Ice in Canterbury.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 3 results:
– Sydney Sirens 2 – 1 SO Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 26 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall).
– Sydney Sirens 5 – 4 SO Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 27 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall).

Standings at the end of Round 3:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 4 2 2 0 0 10
Melbourne Ice 4 3 0 0 1 9
Brisbane Goannas 4 1 0 2 1 5
Adelaide Rush 4 0 0 0 4 0

2016-17 AWIHL scheduled released

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Competition will kick off on 29 October with the Sydney Sirens hosting the Adelaide Rush in Canterbury and the Melbourne Ice taking on the Brisbane Goannas in Melbourne. The only team change for the season is the re-branding of the Adelaide Adrenaline to the Adelaide Rush. The format for the playoffs has been changed for the upcoming season with the qualifying and preliminary games dropped. All four teams will now qualify for the semifinals, with the two winning teams advancing to the grand final. The 2017 playoffs will be held in Canterbury on 11 March and 12 March.

Regular season schedule:
– Game 1: Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (17:00, 29 October 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 2: Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (17:00, 29 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 3: Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (10:15, 30 October 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 4: Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (13:15, 30 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 5: Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (16:30, 12 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (10:00, 13 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (16:00, 26 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 8: Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (07:30, 27 November 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 9: Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 3 December 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 10: Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (10:15, 4 December 2016, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 11: Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 10 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 12: Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (07:30, 11 December 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 13: Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (16:30, 14 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 14: Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (17:00, 14 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 15: Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (10:00, 15 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 16: Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (14:15, 15 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 17: Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (17:00, 4 February 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 18: Melbourne Ice – Adelaide Rush (17:00, 4 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 19: Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (10:15, 5 February 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Game 20: Melbourne Ice – Adelaide Rush (13:15, 5 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Game 21: Brisbane Goannas – Melbourne Ice (16:00, 18 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 22: Brisbane Goannas – Melbourne Ice (07:30, 19 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)
– Game 23: Adelaide Rush – Sydney Sirens (16:30, 25 February 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Game 24: Adelaide Rush – Sydney Sirens (10:00, 26 February 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Playoffs schedule:
– Semifinal 1: 1st – 4th (11 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Semifinal 2: 2nd – 3rd (11 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Bronze: Loser SF1 – Loser SF2 (12 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Gold: Winner SF1 – Winner SF2 (12 March 2017, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)

2016 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2016 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Newcastle North Stars, Adelaide Adrenaline, Perth Thunder and Melbourne Mustangs. The Ice remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games with the second Melbourne derby kicking off the action on Thursday.

This round also marks the AIHL’s return to Queensland since the departure of the Blue Tongues with the Sydney Bears hosting the Melbourne Ice in the Brisbane Battle double header.

For more information on the AIHL see their website.

Round 4 results:
– Melbourne Ice 3 – 2 SO Sydney Bears (16:00, 14 May 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
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– Newcastle North Stars 8 – 2 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 14 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Sydney Ice Dogs 2 – 3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 14 May 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
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– Perth Thunder 6 – 2 CBR Brave (17:30, 14 May 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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– Melbourne Ice 3 – 1 Sydney Bears (15:30, 15 May 2016, Iceworld Acacia Ridge)
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– Newcastle North Stars 2 – 5 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 15 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Sydney Ice Dogs 3 – 6 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 15 May 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
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– Perth Thunder 7 – 6 CBR Brave (17:00, 15 May 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 7 4 3 0 0 18
Perth Thunder 6 4 0 1 1 13
Newcastle North Stars 7 3 1 2 1 13
CBR Brave 8 3 1 1 3 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 4 2 0 1 1 7
Melbourne Mustangs 7 2 0 0 5 6
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 1 1 0 5 5
Sydney Bears 6 0 1 2 3 4

2015-16 AWIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2015-16 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens, Melbourne Ice and Brisbane Goannas. The Ice remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Sirens. The AWIHL now has a week off before resuming for the final round of the regular season on 23 January with the Goannas in Adelaide and the Sirens hosting the Ice in Canterbury.

For more information see the official league site.

Round 6 results:

  • Brisbane Goannas 2 – 4 Sydney Sirens (15:45, 9 January 2016, Iceworld Boondall).
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  • Melbourne Ice 2 – 1 Adelaide Adrenaline (17:00, 9 January 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Brisbane Goannas 4 – 3 Sydney Sirens (08:30, 10 January 2016, Iceworld Boondall).
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  • Melbourne Ice 6 – 5 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (13:15, 10 January 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 6:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 10 7 1 1 1 24
Sydney Sirens 10 6 1 0 3 20
Adelaide Adrenaline 10 1 2 2 5 9
Brisbane Goannas 10 1 1 2 6 7

Bears to host Ice in Brisbane double header

The Australian Ice Hockey League have announced that the Sydney Bears will host the Melbourne Ice in two games in Queensland during the 2016 regular season. The games will be held 14 and 15 May at Iceworld Boondall and Iceworld Acacia Ridge respectively. The games will be the first AIHL matches to be held in Queensland since the Gold Coast Blue Tongues were suspended by the league in 2012.

For more information see the announcement on TheAIHL.com.

2015-16 AWIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2015-16 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with the Melbourne Ice taking four of the six available points against the Brisbane Goannas. The Ice also were also handed their first loss of the season after going down 4-5 after a shootout in Saturdays game. The Ice remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Ice travel to Adelaide to take on the Adrenaline and the Sydney Sirens host the Goannas in Canterbury.

For more information see the official league site.

Round 4 results:

  • Brisbane Goannas 5 – 4 SO Melbourne Ice (15:45, 28 November 2015, Iceworld Boondall).
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  • Brisbane Goannas 2 – 4 Melbourne Ice (08:30, 29 November 2015, Iceworld Boondall).
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Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 6 5 0 1 0 16
Sydney Sirens 6 3 1 0 2 11
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 0 2 1 3 5
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 1 2 3 4

2015-16 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2015-16 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Adelaide Adrenaline and Melbourne Ice. The Ice take the opening lead in the standings after winning both of their games in regular time. The Adrenaline sit two points of the Ice after being forced into a shootout for both of their wins against the Goannas. The AWIHL returns for Round 2 on 7 November with the Ice hosting the Goannas and the Adrenaline taking on the Sirens in Canterbury.

Prior to the start of the season the Sydney Sirens competed in an practice match against the Sydney Wolf Pack of the Australian Junior Ice Hockey League. The Sirens lost the game 2-7.

For more information see the official league site.

Round 1 results:

  • Brisbane Goannas 3 – 4 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (15:45, 24 October 2015, Iceworld Acacia Ridge).
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  • Melbourne Ice 6 – 4 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 24 October 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Brisbane Goannas 5 – 6 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (08:30, 25 October 2015, Iceworld Boondall).
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  • Melbourne Ice 7 – 5 Sydney Sirens (13:15, 25 October 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 1:

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