Matt Clark Shield

2017 AIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Ice move into top spot on the ladder, three points ahead of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

The match on 1 July between the Melbourne Ice and Sydney Bears also served as the fourth annual Canada Day Classic. The Ice won the Classic 6-4 claiming the title for the first time with the Bears having previously won in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

The match between the Perth Thunder and Sydney Ice Dogs served as the 2017 Matt Clark Shield, an award that was originally contested from 1995 to 2001 at the Warringah Bombers’ Matt Clark Memorial Games. The game is dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The Ice Dogs won the shield for the second year in a row, defeating the Thunder 5-3. Last year the Ice Dogs defeated the Adrenaline to claim the title.

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Round 10 results:
– Sydney Bears 4-6 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 1 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 3-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 1 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-3 CBR Brave (17:30, 1 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Bears 5-6 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 2 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-6 SO CBR Brave (17:00, 2 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Perth Thunder 5-4 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 2 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 10:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 12 9 2 0 1 31
CBR Brave 14 7 3 1 3 28
Perth Thunder 16 7 2 3 4 28
Melbourne Mustangs 15 6 1 2 6 22
Sydney Ice Dogs 14 7 0 0 7 21
Sydney Bears 18 4 2 3 9 19
Newcastle Northstars 17 3 3 3 8 18
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 4 1 2 9 16

2016 AIHL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2016 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave and Newcastle North Stars. The Ice remain on top of the standings, nine points clear of the second placed Thunder. Following Sunday’s games the Brave, North Stars and Thunder all qualified for the Goodall Cup playoffs and join the Ice who qualified back in Round 12. Next week seven teams are in action across seven games while the North Stars sit the round out on a bye.

The Round also saw the Sydney Ice Dogs wearing the old Warringah Bombers jersey in their 6 August game against the Adelaide Adrenaline. The special edition jersey was part of the teams Leukaemia Fundraising Night and was dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The two teams also competed for the Matt Clark Shield, an award that was originally contested from 1995 to 2001 at the Bombers’ Matt Clark Memorial Games. For more information see the club announcement

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Round 15 results:
– Adelaide Adrenaline 8 – 9 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 6 August 2016, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
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– Perth Thunder 4 – 3 SO Newcastle North Stars (17:00, 6 August 2016, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
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– Melbourne Ice 10 – 9 CBR Brave (17:30, 6 August 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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– Melbourne Mustangs 2 – 4 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 7 August 2016, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
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– Perth Thunder 4 – 3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 7 August 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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– Melbourne Ice 3 – 4 CBR Brave (17:00, 7 August 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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– Adelaide Adrenaline 1 – 4 Newcastle North Stars (17:00, 7 August 2016, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
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Standings at the end of Round 15:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 24 16 3 3 2 57
Perth Thunder 24 13 4 1 6 48
Newcastle North Stars 26 14 1 4 7 48
CBR Brave 25 14 1 2 8 46
Melbourne Mustangs 24 10 1 0 13 32
Sydney Bears 24 4 5 3 12 25
Sydney Ice Dogs 25 6 1 1 17 21
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 4 1 3 16 17

Ice Dogs to host Adrenaline in Matt Clark Shield match

The Sydney Ice Dogs have announced that they will be wearing the old Warringah Bombers jersey in their upcoming 6 August game against the Adelaide Adrenaline. The special edition jersey is part of the teams Leukaemia Fundraising Night and is dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The two teams will also be competing for the Matt Clark Shield, an award that was originally contested from 1995 to 2001 at the Bombers’ Matt Clark Memorial Games. For more information see the club announcement