Perth Inferno

Ice v Inferno game ruled a tie

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have announced that the 12 January game between the Melbourne Ice and Perth Inferno will be treated as a tie instead of an overtime win to the Perth Inferno. The decision comes after the game progressed to a 3-on-3 overtime instead of a shootout which goes against league rules. Perth won the game and was initially awarded two points and the Ice one point. As a result each team will receive one point each, dropping the Inferno’s total points for the season to one.

Updated standings

Team GP W SOW SOL T L PTS
Sydney Sirens 12 8 2 1 0 1 29
Adelaide Rush 10 8 1 1 0 0 27
Melbourne Ice 10 5 0 1 1 3 17
Brisbane Goannas 10 1 0 0 0 9 3
Perth Inferno 10 0 0 0 1 9 1

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2019-20 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens, Melbourne Ice and Perth Inferno. The Sirens move to the top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Adelaide Rush. The round also saw the use of a 3-on-3 overtime instead of the usual shootout for the 12 January game between the Inferno and Ice. The Inferno went on to win in overtime to pick up their first win of the season. The league later changed the result to a tie due to a breach of rules (see below). Next week the Ice host the Rush in Melbourne and the Brisbane Goannas travel to Perth to take on the Inferno.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 5–1 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 11 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice 7–2 Perth Inferno (18:00, 11 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6–6* Perth Inferno (12:30, 12 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 7–4 Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 12 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)

*Note: Perth initially won the game 7-6 in overtime. League rules however state that games tied at the end of regulation must proceed to a shootout so as a result the AWIHL reassessed the game as a tie and each team was awarded one point each.

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL T L PTS
Sydney Sirens 12 8 2 1 0 1 29
Adelaide Rush 10 8 1 1 0 0 27
Melbourne Ice 10 5 0 1 1 3 17
Brisbane Goannas 10 1 0 0 0 9 3
Perth Inferno 10 0 0 0 1 9 1

Last updated 17 January 2020

Sammons named AWIHL player of the month for December

Skaters Network have named the Perth Inferno’s Sara Sammons the AWIHL player of the month for December. Sammons recorded two goals and four assists from two games in December and currently sits fifth in league scoring with seventeen points. For more information see the announcement from the Skaters Network.

Australian women’s roster for 2020 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian women’s team for the upcoming 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group B tournament. The competition will take place from 23 February to 29 February in Akureyri, Iceland with Australia competing against Croatia, Iceland, New Zealand, Turkey and Ukraine.

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Roster
Ashlie Aparicio (Melbourne Ice)
Natalie Ayris (Adelaide Rush)
Anna Badaoui (Sydney Sirens)
Michelle Clark-Crumpton (Perth Inferno)
Stephenie Cochrane (Sydney Sirens)
Natasha Farrier (Adelaide Rush)
Tina Girdler (G) (Sydney Sirens)
Sharna Godfrey (Sydney Sirens)
Jaimi Goonan (Brisbane Goannas)
Shona Green (Melbourne Ice)
Remi Harvey (Sydney Sirens)
Eiland Kenyon (Sydney Sirens)
Olivia Last (G) (RoKi)
Hollie McFadden (Sydney Sirens)
Georgia Moore (Melbourne Ice)
Rylie Padjen (Melbourne Ice)
Tess Reynolds (Adelaide Rush)
Dannielle Roberts (Brisbane Goannas)
Kate Tihema (Lindenwood-Belleville)

Staff
– Head coach: Stuart Philps
– Assistant coach: Paul Graham
– Team leader: Don Reddish
– Team manager: Alicia Kelly
– Equipment manager: Jaden Pine-Murphy
– Physiotherapist: Shannon Spencer

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2019-20 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Rush, Melbourne Ice and Sydney Sirens. The Rush remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Sirens host the Ice in a double header in Penrith and Liverpool.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 3–4 SO Adelaide Rush (16:00, 7 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 4–6 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 7 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sirens 6–5 SO Adelaide Rush (09:30, 8 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 4–7 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 8 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Rush 10 8 1 1 0 27
Sydney Sirens 8 6 1 1 0 21
Melbourne Ice 6 3 0 0 3 9
Brisbane Goannas 8 1 0 0 7 3
Perth Inferno 8 0 0 0 8 0

Last updated 8 December 2019

Australian women’s U18 roster for 2020 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian women’s under-18 team for the upcoming 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. The competition will take place from 25 January to 28 January 2020 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands with Australia competing against Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan and the Netherlands.

Roster
#1 Taylah Pearson (G) (Brisbane Goannas)
#2 Ebony Brunt (A) (Sydney Sirens)
#3 Lindsey Kiliwnik (C)
#4 Imogene Alexander (New South Wales Bombers)
#5 Courtney Mahoney (Brisbane Goannas)
#6 Liana Njirich (Perth Inferno)
#7 Phoebe Roberts
#8 Matilda Pethrick
#10 Kyniska Hoy (Brisbane Goannas)
#11 Nikki Sharp (A) (Perth Inferno)
#12 Imogen MacMahon
#13 Samantha Brophy (Brisbane Goannas)
#14 Nikita Horvath (Canberra Pirates)
#16 Molly Lukowiak (Perth Inferno)
#17 Taylor Robitaille
#19 Chloe Charles (Brisbane Goannas)
#21 Niamh Gallacher (Melbourne Ice)
#22 Shania Chenoweth (Adelaide Rush)
#24 Sienna Nicholson (New South Wales Bombers)
#25 Olivia Last (G) (RoKi)

Staff
– Head coach: Tamra Jones
– Assistant coach: Remi Harvey
– Goaltender coach: Gabe Robledo
– Manager: Candice Mitchell
– Team leader: Mark Stephenson
– Medical officer: Olivia Pickard

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019-20 AWIHL season has finished with the Adelaide Rush defeating the Perth Inferno in both games at the Cockburn Ice Arena. Following their wins the Rush return to the top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sydney Sirens. Next week the Sirens host the Brisbane Goannas in a double header in Liverpool.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Rush 7–5 Perth Inferno (17:30, 9 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 4–3 Perth Inferno (08:15, 10 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Rush 4 4 0 0 0 12
Sydney Sirens 2 2 0 0 0 6
Brisbane Goannas 2 1 0 0 1 3
Melbourne Ice 2 1 0 0 1 3
Perth Inferno 6 0 0 0 6 0

Last updated 10 November 2019

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2019-20 AWIHL season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Sirens and Brisbane Goannas. The Sirens move to the top of the standings, edging out the second placed Adelaide Rush on goal difference. Next week the Perth Inferno host the Rush in a double header at Cockburn Ice Arena.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 3–1 Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 2 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Inferno 9–10 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 2 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Inferno 3–7 Sydney Sirens (09:30, 3 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 1–3 Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 3 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings

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

Last updated 3 November 2019

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2019-20 AWIHL season has finished with the Adelaide Rush defeating the Perth Inferno in both games at the Adelaide Ice Arena and take first place in the regular season standings. Next week the Sydney Sirens host the Inferno and the Melbourne Ice travel to Brisbane to take on the Goannas.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Perth Inferno 4–7 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 26 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 5–6 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 27 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

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

Last updated 27 October 2019