Madison Poole

2017 U18 Women’s World Championship: Poland beat Australia

The Australian Women’s national under-18 team have lost to Poland 2-8 in their second game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament. Forward Madison Poole was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day France defeated Great Britain 2-0 and Denmark beat China 10-0. After two rounds Australia have moved up to fifth in the standings, six points behind table leaders Denmark. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Tuesday where Australia take on Great Britain. The last time these two teams met was at the 2016 Division I Qualification tournament where Australia lost 2-3.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 2-8 Poland (16:30, 7 January 2018, Satelite Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Denmark 2 2 0 0 0 6
Poland 2 2 0 0 0 6
France 2 2 0 0 0 6
Great Britain 2 0 0 0 2 0
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0
China 2 0 0 0 2 0

2017 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia promoted

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have won their final game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament, defeating Romania 10-0. Forward Madison Poole was named best Australian player of the match and goaltender Keesha Atkins best Australian player of the tournament. In the other game of the day Spain defeated Mexico 3-2. Australia finish the tournament in first place and are promoted to Division I Group B for 2018.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 10-0 Romania (16:30, 29 January 2017, Palacio del Hielo Txuri Urdin). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Australia 3 3 0 0 0 9
Spain 3 2 0 0 1 6
Mexico 3 1 0 0 2 3
Romania 3 0 0 0 3 0

2016 Winter Youth Olympics Skills Challenge: Day Four

Madison Poole has finished the Grand Final phase of the Women’s Skills Challenge in fifth place. Poole’s best results came from the Fastest Lap skill and the in the Puck Control skill where she finished first and second respectively. The Grand Final phase was won by Sena Takenaka of Japan who recieved a total of 16 points with Poole four points back in fifth place.

Madison Poole’s Grand Final results:
– Fastest Lap: 1st (4 points)
– Shooting Accuracy: 4th (2 points)
– Skating Agility: 5th (1 point)
– Fastest Shot: 8th (1 point)
– Passing Precision: 5th (1 point)
– Puck Control: 2nd (3 points)
– Total points: 12

Final standings:
– 1st: Sena Takenaka (JPN) – 16 points
– 2nd: Anita Muraro (ITA) – 14 points
– 3rd: Theresa Schafzahl (AUT) – 13 points
– 4th:Millie Rose Sirum (NOR) – 12 points
– 5th: Madison Poole (AUS) – 12 points
– 6th: Su Yeon Eom (KOR) – 9 points
– 7th: Martina Federova (SVK) – 7 points
– 8th: Tabea Bottof (GER) – 7 points

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 Two

Madison Poole has finished the Qualification phase of the Women’s Skills Challenge in third place after completing her remaining four skills. Day two of the Qualification phase included Skating Agility, Fastest Shot, Passing Precision and Puck Control. Poole finished with 16 points, two points behind the winner Theresa Schafzahl of Austria. The top eight from the Qualification phase now move to the Grand Final on 16 February.

Jake Riley will resume competition in the Men’s Skills Challenge Qualification phase today after yesterdays rest day. He is currently sitting in fifth place with four skills to be tested.

Madison Poole’s Qualification results:
– Fastest Lap: 1st (5 points)
– Shooting Accuracy: 5th (2 points)
– Skating Agility: 6th (2 points)
– Fastest Shot: 13th (1 point)
– Passing Precision: 6th (2 points)
– Puck Control: 2nd (4 points)
– Total points: 16

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

Australian U18 Women lose opener of 2015 Denmark Tour

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have lost their opening game of the 2015 Denmark Tour series against Denmark 2-12. The Australian’s trailed the Danes at the end of the first period with a score of 0-4. In the second period Denmark added three goals to their total with Australia getting one back with a goal from Natalie Ayris to finish the period 1-7. Australia’s Madison Poole scored the teams second goal in the third period however Denmark pilled on five more goals to finish the game 2-12.

The team is currently on the 2015 Denmark Tour which began on 25 July and included a training camp prior the the series of exhibition games. Game one of the series was held yesterday while game two is scheduled for today.

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.