Media Release – AWIHL Games 32 & 34 Adelaide Rush vs Melbourne Ice

SUNDAY, 11 February 2024 On Saturday 10 February 2024, game 32 of the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League, (AWIHL) was held between Adelaide Rush and Melbourne Ice at the Adelaide Ice ArenA, South Australia. During the game, which began at 4:45pm local time, many players from the Melbourne Ice and Rush teams became unwell. Players… Read more »

Ice Hockey Australia Unveils Exciting New National Championship Structure for 2024

Ice Hockey Australia is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking change to the National Championship structure, marking an exciting evolution for the sport in the country. The highly anticipated 2024 National Championships will take place from July 13 to July 21 at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle, promising an unforgettable showcase of talent and competition. This… Read more »

Supplemental Information – Neck Guards

Ice Hockey Australia update: Player Safety – Supplemental Information – Neck Guards Ice Hockey Australia wishes to provide additional information to members regarding the introduction of mandatory neck guards starting this season. 1. Neck guards are currently being mandated for all players, including goaltenders, and will be required for all on ice activities (games and… Read more »

VALE Kevin Brown (1950 -2023)

The Australian hockey community is saddened by the recent passing of IHA Life Member Kevin Brown. Kevin began playing hockey in 1964 on the small rink at Hindley Street, Adelaide. He quickly emerged as skilled player and exceptional stick handler, which saw him become the league’s highest scorer in four seasons and helped him win… Read more »

Ice Hockey Australia + Australian Sports Foundation Partnership Announced

Ice Hockey Australia is pleased to announce a partnership with the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF). This exciting partnership will initially support Australian National Teams, before identifying important and critical areas for the game locally. In collaboration with the ASF, Ice Hockey Australia is aiming to ease the cost burden on players and families to compete… Read more »