Perth Inferno

Inferno lose to Hawks

The Perth Inferno have lost their exhibition game against the Hawks IHC 7-11 at the Cockburn Ice Arena. Michelle Clark-Crumpton and Nora MacLaine both scored twice for the Inferno and Marina Nottle, Elizabeth Scala and Rebecca Smith picked up a goal each. For more information see the post from the club.

– Perth Inferno 7-11 Hawks IHC (17:45, 30 September 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)

2019-20 AWIHL season schedule

The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for the 2019-20 season. The season kicks off on 26 October in Adelaide and concludes with the finals on 1 and 2 February in Melbourne. The season structure remains unchanged from 2018-19 with each team playing two of the four opponents in a four game series with the other two teams being played twice during the season.

Regular season (all times local)
– Perth Inferno – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 26 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 27 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 2 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 2 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Inferno – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 3 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 3 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Perth Inferno (17:30, 9 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush – Perth Inferno (08:15, 10 November 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 16 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 17 November 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 23 November 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Brisbane Goannas – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 24 November 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 30 November 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 1 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (16:00, 7 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 7 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sirens – Adelaide Rush (09:30, 8 December 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 8 December 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (15:00, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice – Sydney Sirens (09:00, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 11 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice – Perth Inferno (18:00, 11 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice – Perth Inferno (12:30, 12 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens – Brisbane Goannas (15:15, 12 January 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (17:00, 18 January 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Brisbane Goannas – Perth Inferno (18:00, 18 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas – Perth Inferno (12:30, 19 January 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush – Melbourne Ice (13:15, 19 January 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

Playoffs (all times local)
– SF1: 4th – 1st (15:00, 1 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– SF1: 3rd – 2nd (17:30, 1 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Third place: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (15:00, 2 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Grand final: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (17:30, 2 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

Perth Inferno 2019-20 roster

The Perth Inferno have released their roster for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. The club is yet to announce a further two imports but based on the information available so far we can list the ins and outs.

New players to the team include Sydney Fricker (WA Blaze), Heather Hayduk (WA Blaze), Rachel Kogiopoulos, Celeste Milner, Mariam Hall (WA Blaze), Molly Lukowiak and Sara Sammons.

While dropped from the roster are Celestine Adams, Keesha Atkins, Taylor Cookson, Alivia Del Basso, Katrina Dobo, Melissa Jetten, Ella Licari, Cara Minney-Smith, Courtney Moulton*, Shelley Pippo-Giuffre, Courtney Poole, Madison Poole and Tansy Thomas-Bland.

Roster
Lesleigh Bower
Michelle Clarke-Crumpton
Sydney Fricker (G)
Mariam Hall
Heather Hayduk
Sasha Irvine
Sasha King (G)
Rachel Kogiopoulos
Tonii Larpent
Bianca Löwenadler
Molly Lukowiak
Isla Malcolm
Louise McNab
Celeste Milner
Liana Njirich
Marina Nottle
Sara Sammons
Elizabeth Scala
Nikki Sharp
Rebecca Smith

*Re-signing announced 19 September 2019

Perth Inferno 2019-20 team staff and committee

The Perth Inferno have announced their team staff and committee members for the upcoming 2019-20 season.

For more information see the announcements from the club:
Team staff announcement
Committee announcement

Team staff
– Head Coach: Paul Graham
– Assistant Coach: Jason McMahon
– Defence Coach: Jamie Woodman
– Goaltending Coach: Thomas Boschman
– Team Manager: Brooks Goulds
– Medical: Shannon Spencer
– Medical: Jakub Chudy

Committee
– President: Alicia Kelly
– Vice President: Darren Sharp
– Treasurer: Cara Minney-Smith
– Secretary: Matt Mosley
– Marketing and Media: Paul Graham
– Merchandising Manager: Danielle King
– Community Liason: Mickey Kordas
– General Committee: Thomas Boschman
– General Committee: Marina Nottle

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)