We are pleased to announce that Dave Ruck (WA) has been appointed as Head Coach of the WM20 (Junior) team and will be supported by David Ferrari (NSW) as Assistant Coach. We wish them all the best for their upcoming championship in Reykjavik, Iceland during January 2019.
The 2018 IIHF U18 World Championship Division III Group B Qualification is taking place in Queenstown, New Zealand, with Fraser Ohlson from Ice Hockey Victoria representing Australia as a Linesman. Fraser returns to the International arena for another World Championship and is aiming to show why Australian officials are regularly chosen to officiate at these prestigious events.
Details on the Championship, can be found on the IIHF website at: http://www.iihf.com/competition/656/.
Fraser is currently scheduled to officiate South Africa vs New Zealand at 17:00 AEDT on Thursday 26th April 2018, Hong Kong vs South Africa at 17:00 on Friday 27th April 2018, and New Zealand vs Hong Kong at 17:00 on Saturday 28th April 2018.
Ice Hockey Australia is pleased to announce the National Championship schedule for 2018. This year Championship play will return to Canberra with the DeFris Trophy being hosted by IHACT.
Ginsberg Trophy Under 13 16th – 19th August
O’Brien Group Arena, 105 Pearl River Rd, Docklands, Melbourne
DeFris Trophy Under 15 1st – 5th August
Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Rink, 1 Irving St, Phillip, Canberra
Tange Trophy 18 and Under 18th – 21st July
HISS, 230 Macquarie Rd, Warners Bay, Newcastle
Brown Trophy Open Age Men
CIA, 401 Progress Dr, Bibra Lakes, Perth
Game schedules for all tournaments will be posted when they become available.
Ice Hockey Australia is pleased to announce the team roster for the upcoming WM (Men’s Open age) team.
They will compete in Division II Group A in Tilburg, Netherlands, 23-29 April 2018
PLAYERS (in alphabetical order)
Per Daniel Goransson
Coach Brad Vigon
Assistant Coach Matti Luoma
Team Leader Steve Ransome
Team Manager Ian Webster
Equipment Manager Petr Cirkl
Doctor Daniel George
Physiotherapist Ashleigh Trupiani
Chiropractor Rod Weiland
Ice Hockey Australia is pleased to provide Livestream links for AJIHL finals: