Sydney Sirens

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with the Sirens winning both games against the Brisbane Goannas. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Melbourne Ice. Competition resumes on 13 January with the Melbourne Ice hosting the Adelaide Rush and the Sydney Sirens travel to Brisbane to take on the Goannas.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Round 5 results
– Brisbane Goannas 1-2 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 9 December 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 0-4 Sydney Sirens (10:00, 10 December 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 6 6 0 0 0 18
Melbourne Ice 6 4 0 0 2 12
Adelaide Rush 6 1 0 1 4 4
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 1 0 5 2

Last updated 10 December 2017

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Melbourne Ice in both games at the O’Brien Group Arena. The Sirens remain undefeated and now sit six points clear at the top of the standings. Competition resumes on 2 December with the Adelaide Rush hosting the Melbourne Ice in a double header.

Further information:
Live streaming details
League website

Round 3 results
– Sydney Sirens 3-0 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 18 November 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4-2 Melbourne Ice (11:15, 19 November 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

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

Last updated 19 November 2017

2017-18 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2017-18 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens sit on top of the standings, edging out the Ice on goal difference. Competition resumes on 11 November with the Rush hosting the Goannas in a double header at the Adelaide Ice Arena.

Further information:
2017-18 season preview by Alyssa Longmuir
Live streaming details
League website

Round 1 results
– Adelaide Rush 2-6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 28 October 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 0-2 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 28 October 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 4-9 Sydney Sirens (10:00, 29 October 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 1-6 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 29 October 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

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

Last updated 29 October 2017

Sydney Sirens 2017-18 roster

The Sydney Sirens have released their roster for the upcoming 2017-18 AWIHL season. Into the team are Lara Azzopardi, Elizabeth Chia, Georgia Clarke, Sara Edmonds, Kristen Embrey, Emily Even, Katie Facaris, Paula Keen, Annelie Kvisle, Melanie Lloyd and Krista Murphy. While dropped from the roster are Erin Bow, Sera Dogramaci, Sandra Giustiniani, Krista Korhonen, Andrea Lim, Fiona Moon, Alex Stefan and Kaylee White

Skaters
Lara Azzopardi
Erin Beaver (I)
Ava Calabria
Elizabeth Chia
Georgia Clarke
Stephenie Cochrane
Sharnita Crompton
Sara Edmonds
Kristen Embrey (I)
Emily Even
Sharna Godrey
Remi Harvey
– Annelie Kvisle
Melanie Lloyd
Amelia Matheson
Hollie McFadden
Kath McOnie
– Krista Murphy
Shiarna Tarasenko
Chloe Walker

Goaltenders
Ella Licari
Katie Facaris
– Paula Keen

Staff
– Coach: Troy Morgan
– Coach: Jeff Helbren
– Goaltender Coach: Sera Dogramaci
– General Manager: Peter Azzopardi
– Equipment Manager: Michael Sinclair
– Treasurer: Neil McFadden
– Media/Marketing: Courtney Laura
– Photos/Design: Mark Bradford

2017 AWIHL playoffs

The Sydney Sirens have won the 2017 Joan McKowen Trophy after defeating the Brisbane Goannas 4-3 following a shootout. The Sirens advanced to the final after defeating the Adelaide Rush 10-0 in the semifinals while the Goannas progressed with a 3-0 win over the Melbourne Ice in their semifinal. The win gives the Sirens their first Joan McKowen Trophy having previously finished as runners-up.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website or read the article on the final by Bernard McNamara at theAIHL.com.

Semifinals
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 10 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 11 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 0 – 3 Brisbane Goannas (19:30, 11 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Third place game
– Melbourne Ice 14 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 12 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Grand final
– Brisbane Goannas 3 – 4 SO Sydney Sirens (18:30, 12 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Last updated 12 March 2017

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 9

The final round of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League regular season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Adelaide Rush in both games at the Ice Arena. The Sirens finish the regular season in first place, twelve points ahead of the second placed Brisbane Goannas, and claim the regular season title. The teams now move onto the playoffs which will be held on 11 and 12 March at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 9 results:
– Sydney Sirens 12 – 0 Adelaide Rush (16:30, 25 February 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 11 – 1 Adelaide Rush (10:00, 26 February 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 9:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 12 9 3 0 0 33
Brisbane Goannas 12 6 0 3 3 21
Melbourne Ice 12 5 1 1 5 18
Adelaide Rush 12 0 0 0 12 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second place Brisbane Goannas. The Sirens two wins also hands them the 2016-17 regular season title with two games still to play. Competition resumes on 18 February with the Goannas hosting the Ice at Iceworld Boondall.

In other news the Sydney Sirens Stephanie Cochrane has been named the January Skaters Network Player of the Month. Cochrane recorded two goals and two assists in the Sirens January games against the Melbourne Ice.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 7 results:
– Brisbane Goannas 2 – 6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 4 February 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Rush 3 – 17 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 4 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 2 – 4 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 5 February 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Rush 1 – 10 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 5 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 7:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 10 7 3 0 0 27
Brisbane Goannas 10 5 0 2 3 17
Melbourne Ice 10 5 0 1 4 16
Adelaide Rush 10 0 0 0 10 0

Sirens tie exhibition with ADF Ice Hockey

The Sydney Sirens have tied their exhibition game against the ADF Ice Hockey 2-2 today at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink. The Sirens held a 1-0 lead at the end of the first period however the ADF responded with two goals to the Sirens one in the second period to tie the game up going into the second break. The scores remained unchanged through the third with both teams unable to get the go ahead goal with the game ending 2-2. The Sirens resume their AWIHL season next weekend when they host the Brisbane Goannas in Canterbury.

– Sydney Sirens 2-2 ADF Ice Hockey (10:00, 29 January 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Brisbane Goannas and Sydney Sirens. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Goannas. Competition resumes on 4 February with the Sirens hosting the Goannas in Canterbury and the Rush taking on the Ice in Melbourne.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 6 results:
– Brisbane Goannas 8 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:30, 14 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 5 – 2 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 14 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 7 – 2 Adelaide Rush (10:00, 15 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4 – 3 SO Melbourne Ice (14:15, 15 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 6:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 8 5 3 0 0 21
Brisbane Goannas 8 5 0 2 1 17
Melbourne Ice 8 3 0 1 4 10
Adelaide Rush 8 0 0 0 8 0