Melbourne Ice Women

2019 AWIHL playoffs

The Melbourne Ice have won the 2019 Joan McKowen Trophy after defeating the Sydney Sirens 4-3 in the grand final. The Ice advanced to the final after defeating the Brisbane Goannas 9-2 in the semifinals while the Sirens progressed with a 6-3 win over the Perth Inferno. The win gives the Ice their second title in a row and their seventh title overall.

Further information:
Tickets at Trybooking.com
League website
YouTube live stream account

Schedule
– SF2: Perth Inferno 3-6 Sydney Sirens (10:00, 9 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream
– SF1: Brisbane Goannas 2-9 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 9 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream
– Third place: Brisbane Goannas 3-6 Perth Inferno (15:30, 10 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream
– Grand final: Sydney Sirens 3-4 Melbourne Ice (18:00, 10 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream

Last updated 10 March 2019

 

AWIHL releases promo video ahead of finals

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have released a short promo video for the upcoming 2019 finals. The playoffs start on 9 March with the semifinals and finish on 10 March with a third place game and the grand final. The four games are held at the Adelaide Ice Arena will be streamed via the AWIHL’s YouTube account.

Further information:
Tickets at Trybooking.com
League website
YouTube live stream account

Schedule
– SF2: Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (10:00, 9 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– SF1: Brisbane Goannas – Melbourne Ice (16:00, 9 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Third place: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (15:30, 10 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Grand final: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (18:30, 10 March 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 12

The final round of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice and Perth Inferno. The regular season finishes with the Melbourne Ice in first place, six points ahead of the Sydney Sirens. The Perth Inferno finish third and the Brisbane Goannas finish in fourth place. Competition resumes on 9 March with the playoffs being held at the Adelaide Ice Arena. In the semifinals the Ice will take on the Goannas and the Sirens will play the Inferno.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 10–3 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 23 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 4–3 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 23 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Inferno 4–2 Brisbane Goannas (07:00, 24 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice 6–3 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 24 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 12 10 0 1 1 31
Sydney Sirens 12 7 2 0 3 25
Perth Inferno 12 7 0 0 5 21
Brisbane Goannas 12 2 0 1 9 7
Adelaide Rush 12 2 0 0 10 6

Last updated 24 February 2019

Melbourne Ice Women named Victorian Team of the Year

The Melbourne Ice Women have been named the 2018 Team of the Year at the Victorian Sports Awards yesterday at Marvel Stadium in Docklands. The Ice beat three other finalists to win the award which included the Melbourne United (National Basketball League), Melbourne Victory (A-League) and the Western Bulldogs (AFL Women’s).

For more information:
Melbourne Ice Women’s Facebook page
2018 Victorian Sports Awards
2018 Victorian Sports Award Winners

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Perth Inferno and Sydney Sirens. The Ice remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Competition resumes on 16 February with the Sirens hosting the Brisbane Goannas in Liverpool.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 6–7 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 2 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 2–10 Perth Inferno (18:00, 2 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 3–10 Perth Inferno (09:30, 3 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4–3 SO Melbourne Ice (13:15, 3 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 10 8 0 1 1 25
Sydney Sirens 10 5 2 0 3 19
Perth Inferno 10 5 0 0 5 15
Brisbane Goannas 8 2 0 1 5 7
Adelaide Rush 10 2 0 0 8 6

Last updated 3 February 2019

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Perth Inferno and Melbourne Ice picking up a win each from their double header at the Cockburn Ice Arena. The Ice remain at the top of the standings while the Inferno move into third place. Competition resumes on 2 February with the Melbourne Ice hosting the Sydney Sirens and the Adelaide Rush travel to Cockburn to take on the Inferno.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 4–8 Perth Inferno (18:00, 19 January 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 7–2 Perth Inferno (09:30, 20 January 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 8 7 0 0 1 21
Sydney Sirens 8 5 1 0 2 17
Perth Inferno 8 3 0 0 5 9
Brisbane Goannas 8 2 0 1 5 7
Adelaide Rush 8 2 0 0 6 6

Last updated 20 January 2019

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Melbourne Ice defeating the Perth Inferno in both games of their double header at the O’Brien Group Arena. With their two wins the Ice increase their lead at the top of the standings, now seven points clear of the second placed Sydney Sirens. Next week the Sirens host the Adelaide Rush in a double header at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Perth Inferno 3–9 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 8 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream
– Perth Inferno 1–5 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 9 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 6 6 0 0 0 18
Sydney Sirens 6 3 1 0 2 11
Adelaide Rush 4 2 0 0 2 6
Perth Inferno 6 2 0 0 4 6
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 0 1 5 1

Last updated 9 December 2018

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Melbourne Ice defeating the Sydney Sirens in both games of their double header. The Ice remain undefeated at the top of the standings with twelve points. Next week the Adelaide Rush host the Perth Inferno in a double header at the Ice Arena.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results
– Melbourne Ice 4–3 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 3 November 2018, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink). Live stream
– Melbourne Ice 3–1 Sydney Sirens (09:15, 4 November 2018, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 4 0 0 0 12
Sydney Sirens 2 0 0 0 2 0
Brisbane Goannas 2 0 0 0 2 0
Adelaide Rush 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Inferno 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 4 November 2018

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Melbourne Ice defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games of their double header. As a result of their wins the Ice sit six points clear at the top of the standings. Next week the Sydney Sirens host the Ice in Liverpool.

The AWIHL have also announced that they will live stream the entire season in partnership with Thought Fox Media Group and released a promo video to mark the announcement.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results
– Brisbane Goannas 1–12 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 27 October 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream
– Brisbane Goannas 0–7 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 28 October 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 2 2 0 0 0 6
Brisbane Goannas 2 0 0 0 2 0
Adelaide Rush 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Inferno 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sydney Sirens 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 28 October 2018

Melbourne Ice Women 2018-19 roster

The Melbourne Ice have announced their roster for the upcoming 2018-19 AWIHL season. Into the team are Ashlie Aparicio, Lauren Diduszko, Niamh Gallacher, Amelia Grigaliunas, Bettina Meyer (from Ladies Team Lugano), Norelle Owen, Emily Page, Makayla Peers, Isabela Raymundo, Taz Scully, Julia Tran and Audrey Wallace. While players dropped from the roster include Gabrielle Aston, Stephanie Bell, Sarah Dash, Shaden Ganac, Eiland Kenyon (to Sydney Sirens), Jessica Pinkerton, Shona Powell, Ebony Ramachandram, Krystyn Raymundo, Emma Steele and Tara Woods.

Roster
Ashlie Aparicio
Hollie Bolton
Ruth Brophy
Isobel Cantrill
Georgia Carson
Jenelle Carson
– Lauren Diduszko
Christine Dutton
Julia Gabrielson
Niamh Gallacher
– Amelia Grigaliunas
Nicole Jones
Christina Julien
Kim Lo
Bettina Meyer
Georgia Moore
Hope Newman
– Norelle Owen
Rylie Padjen
– Emily Page
Makayla Peers
Marnie Pullin
– Isabela Raymundo
Katherine Sheurlein
– Taz Scully
– Julia Tran
Kristelle Vanderwolf
– Audrey Wallace