The team captains have been announced for the Australian women’s team ahead of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament which begins on 2 April in Dumfries, Scotland.
The Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League have announced the winners of their 2018-19 season player awards. The Sydney Sirens picked up four of the six awards with the Melbourne picking up the remaining two. For more information see the league’s announcement.
– Best Forward: Christina Julien (Melbourne Ice)
– Best Defence: Amelia Matheson (Sydney Sirens)
– Best Goaltender: Sera Dogramaci (Sydney Sirens)
– Nellie Gee Rookie of the Year: Olivia Last (Sydney Sirens)
– Highest Points: Christina Julien (Melbourne Ice)
– Skaters Network Most Valuable Player of the Finals: Sharna Godfrey (Sydney Sirens)
The Australian women’s national team have lost their fourth game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing to the Netherlands 1-3. Forward Sharna Godfrey was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Great Britain defeated Slovenia 8-2 and South Korea beat North Korea 3-0. At the end of the fourth round Australia has dropped to fifth place, trailing the leader South Korea by nine points. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Saturday where Australia take on Great Britain in their final game of the tournament.
For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.
- Australia 1-3 Netherlands (21:00, 6 April 2017, Kwandong Hockey Center). Game Card
Round 4 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Melbourne Ice in both games at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Ice. Next week the Adelaide Rush travel to Queensland to take on the Brisbane Goannas in a double header at Iceworld Boondall.
In other news the Sydney Sirens Sharna Godfrey has been named the seasons first Skaters Network Player of the Month. Heading into Round 4 Godfrey is the leading goal scorer and sits third for total points with eight goals and two assists.
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Round 4 results:
– Melbourne Ice 1 – 7 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 3 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 3 – 8 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 4 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
Standings at the end of Round 4:
Last updated 4 December 2016
The Australian women’s national team have won their second game of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group B tournament, defeating New Zealand 12-1. Forward Sharna Godfrey was named best Australia player of the match. In other games of the day Mexico defeated Turkey 6-1 and Spain beat Iceland 3-2. After the end of the third round Australia is sitting in second place, trailing the leaders Spain by two points. The teams have a rest day today and return to the ice on Saturday with Australia taking on Spain today in their fourth game of the tournament.
- Australia 12 – 1 New Zealand (13:00, 3 March 2016, Pabellon de Hielo). Game Card