Jake Riley

Australian men’s U20 roster for 2020 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster of the Australian men’s under-20 national team for the upcoming 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division III tournament. The competition will take place from 13 to 19 January 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria with Australia competing against Bulgaria, Chinese Taipei, Iceland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey.

For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey Australia.

James Barton (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Nathaniel Benson (Carleton Place Jr. Canadians)
Andrew Chen (Adelaide Generals)
Will Clifford (Brisbane Blitz)
Julian Fodor (Sicamous Eagles)
Jeremy Friederich (Adelaide Generals)
Zachery Gumm (Windsor Aces)
Benjamin Handberg
Kenshin Hayashi
Thomas Kiliwnik (Brisbane Blitz)
Connor Lee (Steele County Blades)
Yannic Lodge (Perth Sharks)
Jack Ransome (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Arum Rapchuk (Brisbane Blitz)
Jake Riley (Tranås AIF J20)
Dylan Sables (Sydney Sabres)
James Urweiss (Sydney Sabres)
Arthur Wang (Whitby Fury)
Alexander Wardlaw (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Sebastian Woodlands (Detroit Fighting Irish)

– Head Coach: Dave Ruck
– Assistant Coach: Jason Kvisle
– Team Manager: Gill McLean
– Team Leader: Paul Kelly
– Team Medical Officer: Tristan Foo
– Equipment Manager: John Lavery

Adelaide Adrenaline 2019 club awards

The Adelaide Adrenaline held their 2019 Club Awards on 31 August. For more information see the announcement from the club.

– Most Valuable Player: Jake Riley
– Top Scorer: Ales Kratoska
– Top Defenceman: Zach Boyle and Marcel McGuiness
– Top Forward: Jake Riley
– Rising Star: Glen Forbes-White
– Rookie of the Year: Andrew Chen
– Fan’s Choice: Glen Forbes-White
– Volunteer of the Year: Andrew Draper
– President’s Award: Jason Geyer

AIHL news: 29 June 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
Jake Riley has been added to the Adrenaline roster after returning from Canada. Riley spent the 2017-18 season playing for A21 Academy in the Prep School Hockey Federations U18 league where he recorded nine points in 20 games.
Darren Corstens has also been added to the roster after training with the club for the last month. Corstens recorded eight goals and five assists from 20 games for the club in 2017.

AIHL news: 4 June 2016

Adelaide Adrenaline
Jake Riley and Marcel McGuiness will make their debut for the Adrenaline in todays against the Sydney Bears. The two players come into the team as replacements for Remy McGuiness and Josef Rezek who are out for the weekend due to injury.
Kayne Fedor also returns to the Adrenaline lineup after spending the 2015-16 season playing for the Euless Junior Stars in the North American 3 Hockey League

2016 Winter Youth Olympics Skills Challenge: Day Three

Jake Riley has finished the Qualification phase of the Men’s Skills Challenge in ninth place after completing his remaining four skills. The second day of the Men’s Qualification included Skating Agility, Fastest Shot, Passing Precision and Puck Control. Riley finished with nine points, ten behind the winner Sebastian Cederle of Slovakia. As a result of his ninth place qualification Riley fails to advance to the Grand Final however he is the first reserve should one of the finalists be unable to compete.

Madison Poole will be on the ice today to compete in the Women’s Skills Challenge Grand Final after she finished third in the Qualification phase. The Grand Final will see the top eight competitors tested again in all six skills.

Jake Riley’s Qualification results:
– Fastest Lap: 9th (1 point)
– Shooting Accuracy: 3rd (3 points)
– Skating Agility: 11th (1 point)
– Fastest Shot: 15th (1 point)
– Passing Precision: 6th (2 points)
– Puck Control: 14th (1 point)
– Total points: 9

For more information see the following links:
Men’s Skills Challenge at IIHF.com
Women’s Skills Challenge at IIHF.com

2016 Winter Youth Olympics Skills Challenge: Day One

The 2016 Winter Youth Olympics Ice Hockey Skills Challenge got underway yesterday in Lillehammer, Norway. Australia is represented by Jake Riley in the Men’s Skills Challenge and by Madison Poole in the Women’s Skills Challenge. Both competitions are currently in the Qualification phase with the Men’s running on the 13th and 15th and the Women’s running on the 13th and 14th.

After completing the Fastest Lap and Shooting Accuracy skills Jake Riley is currently sitting in fifth place out of sixteen overall. In the Fastest Lap he scored only one point and finished in ninth place while in the Shooting Accuracy Riley scored three points and finished in third place. Riley currently has four points in total, three behind the leader Natan Vertes from Hungary.

In the Women’s Skills Challenge Madison Poole is currently sitting in second place out of sixteen after completing the Fastest Lap and Shooting Accuracy skills. Poole won the Fastest Lap and scored the maximum five points while in the Shooting Accuracy she finished in fifth place and scored two points. Poole currently has a total of seven points, equal with the leader Sena Takenaka of Japan.

For more information see the following links:
Men’s Skills Challenge at IIHF.com
Women’s Skills Challenge at IIHF.com

Riley and Poole qualify for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Australia’s Jake Riley and Madison Poole have qualified to compete at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway after competing at the recent Global Skills Challenge Summit in Vierumäki, Finland. Riley finished tenth in the Men’s final ranking while Poole finished third in the Women’s final ranking.

For more information see the official International Ice Hockey Federation website and an article on the conclusion of the summit by Henrik Manninen.