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2019 AW2SCS: Round 3 and Playoffs

The 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series has finished with the Melbourne Chargers defeating the Canberra Pirates 3-2 in the final to win their second straight Gower Cup. The Chargers also claimed the regular season title, finishing the twelve game season on twenty points and two points clear of second place. The New South Wales Bombers finish in third after defeating the WA Blaze 3-1 in their placement match. Round 3 and the playoffs were held at the O’Brien Icehouse.

Further information:
AW2SCS’ Facebook page
AW2SCS’ eSportsdesk page for statistics
Livestream of the medal games

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Chargers 3-0 New South Wales Bombers (13:30, 19 October 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 1-4 WA Blaze (14:45, 19 October 2019)
– Melbourne Chargers 2-1 Adelaide Valkyries (16:00, 19 October 2019)
– New South Wales Bombers 4-0 WA Blaze (17:15, 19 October 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 1-4 Melbourne Chargers (18:30, 19 October 2019)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-5 New South Wales Bombers (19:45, 19 October 2019)
– WA Blaze 1-6 Melbourne Chargers (21:00, 19 October 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 9-0 Adelaide Valkyries (22:15, 19 October 2019)

Regular season standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Melbourne Chargers 12 9 2 1 20
New South Wales Bombers 12 8 2 2 18
Canberra Pirates 12 6 1 5 13
WA Blaze 12 4 1 7 9
Adelaide Valkyries 12 0 0 12 0

Playoffs
– SF1: Canberra Pirates 2-1 New South Wales Bombers (12:15, 20 October 2019)
– SF2: WA Blaze 1-2 Melbourne Chargers (13:30, 20 October 2019)
– Consolidation: Adelaide Valkyries Aussie Jets (14:15, 20 October 2019)
– Third place: WA Blaze 1-3 New South Wales Bombers (16:00, 20 October 2019)
– Grand final: Melbourne Chargers 3-2 Canberra Pirates (17:15, 20 October 2019)

Last updated 20 October 2019

Blaze release roster for AW2SCS Round 3

The WA Blaze have released their roster for the third round of the 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series which starts 19 October at the O’Brien Icehouse. Added to the team list are Vivian Vu, Kandace Mavrick and Sydney Fricker. While players dropped are Madelyn Ruscoe and Anna Shephard.

Players
#4 Louise McNab
#6 Alycia Harris
#7 Kandace Mavrick
#8 Carole Kilgallon
#12 Miriam Hall
#13 Sydney Fricker
#16 Breanne Smith
#17 Miller Sampson
#18 Sara Magnuson
#21 Vivian Vu (G)
#23 Tessa Ryles
#30 Sasha King (G)
#31 Shannon Spencer
#33 Madeleine Antill
#44 Heather Hayduk
#78 Kate Pallier

Staff
– Head Coach: Marina Nottle

2019 AW2SCS: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series has finished with wins for the Melbourne Chargers, New South Wales Bombers, Canberra Pirates and WA Blaze. The Bombers remain on top of the standings at the end of the round, two points clear of the second placed Chargers. Round 3 of the competition is scheduled for 19 and 20 October in Melbourne.

Further information:
AW2SCS’ Facebook page
AW2SCS’ eSportsdesk page for statistics

Results (all times local, all games at Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Canberra Pirates 3-1 WA Blaze (10:00, 13 July 2019)
– Adelaide Valkyries 1-4 Melbourne Chargers (11:15, 13 July 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 2-0 New South Wales Bombers (16:00, 13 July 2019)
– WA Blaze 1-2 Melbourne Chargers (17:15, 13 July 2019)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-11 New South Wales Bombers (18:30, 13 July 2019)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-6 Canberra Pirates (07:30, 14 July 2019)
– New South Wales Bombers 1-1 WA Blaze (08:45, 14 July 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 2-2 Melbourne Chargers (10:00, 14 July 2019)
– WA Blaze 2-1 Adelaide Valkyries (11:15, 14 July 2019)
– New South Wales Bombers 2-0 Melbourne Chargers (15:30, 14 July 2019)
– WA Blaze 6-1 Adelaide Valkyries (16:45, 14 July 2019)

Regular season standings

Team GP W T L PTS
New South Wales Bombers 9 6 2 1 14
Melbourne Chargers 8 5 2 1 12
Canberra Pirates 9 5 1 3 11
WA Blaze 9 3 1 5 7
Adelaide Valkyries 9 0 0 9 0

Last updated 14 July 2019

Blaze release roster for AW2SCS Round 2

The WA Blaze have released their roster for the second round of the 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series which starts 13 July at the Adelaide Ice Arena. Added to their team list are Madelyn Ruscoe and Breanne Smith. While players dropped after being named for the first round are Kelsey Jovanou, Sydney Fricker, Claire Dowling, Georgia Renn and Vivian Vu.

Players
#30 Sasha King (G)
#4 Louise McNab
#6 Alycia Harris
#8 Carole Kilgallon
#12 Miriam Hall
#13 Madelyn Ruscoe
#16 Breanne Smith
#17 Miller Sampson
#18 Sara Magnuson (C)
#23 Tessa Ryles
#28 Anna Shephard (A)
#31 Shannon Spencer
#33 Madeleine Antill
#44 Heather Hayduk (A)
#78 Kate Pallier

Staff
– Head Coach: Marina Nottle

2019 AW2SCS: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series has finished with wins for the New South Wales Bombers, Melbourne Chargers, WA Blaze and Canberra Pirates. The Bombers sit atop the standings at the end of the round, two points of the second placed Chargers. Round 2 of the competition is scheduled for 13 and 14 July in Adelaide.

There have also been a couple of changes during the off-season. Previously announced as the Perth Blaze, the Western Australian team have changed their name to the WA Blaze. The team is the second to use to use the Blaze name with the Brisbane Blaze previously representing Queensland in 2017. The other change to the competition sees the Southern Stars drop out of the competition having represented Queensland during the 2018 season.

Further information:
AW2SCS’ Facebook page
AW2SCS’ eSportsdesk page for statistics

Results (all times local, all games at Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– New South Wales Bombers 3-1 Canberra Pirates (19:00, 5 April 2019)
– WA Blaze 1-3 New South Wales Bombers (12:15, 6 April 2019)
– Melbourne Chargers 5-2 Canberra Pirates (15:45, 6 April 2019)
– Adelaide Valkyries 1-7 WA Blaze (17:00, 6 April 2019)
– Melbourne Chargers 3-3 New South Wales Bombers (18:15, 6 April 2019)
– New South Wales Bombers 12-1 Adelaide Valkyries (07:30, 7 April 2019)
– WA Blaze 2-3 Canberra Pirates (08:45, 7 April 2019)
– Melbourne Chargers 6-1 Adelaide Valkyries (12:15, 7 April 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 1-3 New South Wales Bombers (15:45, 7 April 2019)
– Melbourne Chargers 4-0 WA Blaze (17:00, 7 April 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 7-2 Adelaide Valkyries (18:15, 7 April 2019)

Regular season standings

Team GP W T L PTS
New South Wales Bombers 5 4 1 0 9
Melbourne Chargers 4 3 1 0 7
Canberra Pirates 5 2 0 3 4
WA Blaze 4 1 0 3 2
Adelaide Valkyries 4 0 0 4 0

Last updated 7 April 2019