Katherine McOnie

Sydney Sirens 2019-20 roster

The Sydney Sirens have released their roster for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. New players to the team include Nadine Edney (St. Lawrence University), Sarah Edney (Buffalo Beauts), Tina Girdler (Brisbane Goannas), Jillian Murphy, Kayla Nielsen (St. Lawrence University) and Maya Zyl.

While dropped from the roster are Erin Beaver, Kristen Embrey, Sandra Giustiniani, Paula Keen, Annelie Kvisle, Amanda Laine, Olivia Last (RoKi), Phoebe Roberts and Shiarna Tarasenko.

In terms of team staff Jayden Ryan replaces Jeff Helbren as head coach. Helbren served as head coach for the Sirens for the last two seasons. Kaylee White and Don MacDonald come in as assistant coaches replacing James Hammond.

Anna Badaoui
Ebony Brunt
Ava Calabria
Elizabeth Chia
Stephenie Cochrane
Sera Dogramaci
Nadine Edney (I)
Sarah Edney (I)
Tina Girdler
Sharna Godfrey
Remi Harvey
Eiland Kenyon
Amelia Matheson
Cleo Mayer
Hollie McFadden
Katherine McOnie
Jillian Murphy
Kayla Nielsen (I)
Chloe Walker
– Maya Zyl

– Head coach: Jayden Ryan
– Assistant coach: Kaylee White
– Assistant coach: Don MacDonald
– Team manager: Neil McFadden

Australian Women lose to Estonia

The Australian women’s team have lost their final game of the 2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship Division II Group B tournament, losing to Slovenia 1-5. Katherine McOnie was named best Australian player of the match and Stephanie Newmark was named the best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day Belgium defeated Iceland 3-2 in overtime and Mexico beat Spain 3-2. Australia finished the tournament in fifth place, six points behind leaders Slovenia who earned promotion to Division II Group A for 2016. Belgium was relegated to Division II Qualification for 2016 after finishing in last place.

A live stream for the tournament is available at Passionmc.com (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Australia 1 – 5 Slovenia (13:00, 13 March 2015, Pabellon de Hielo). Game Card

Final standings:

Slovenia 5 4 0 0 1 12
Mexico 5 3 0 1 1 10
Spain 5 2 1 0 2 8
Iceland 5 1 1 2 1 7
Australia 5 2 0 0 3 6
Belgium 5 0 1 0 4 2