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2020 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Div II, Group B Team

IHA would like to congratulate the following players and staff who will be representing Australia at the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Div II, Group B in Akureyri, Iceland from the 23-29th February 2020.

Ashlie Aparicio – VIC
Natalie Ayris – SA
Anna Badaoui – NSW
Michelle Clark-Crumpton – WA
Stephenie Cochrane – NSW
Tash Farrier – SA
Tina Girdler – Goalie – NSW
Sharna Godfrey – NSW
Jaimi Goonan – QLD
Shona Green – VIC
Remi Harvey – NSW
Eiland Kenyon – NSW
Oliva Last – Goalie – NSW
Hollie McFadden – NSW
Georgia Moore – VIC
Rylie Padjen – VIC
Tess Reynolds – SA
Danni Roberts – QLD
Kate Tihema – O/S

Coaching & Management Staff
Stuart Philps – Head Coach
Paul Graham – Assistant Coach
Don Reddish – Team Leader
Alicia Kelly – Team Manager
Jaden Pine-Murphy – Equipment Manager
Shannon Spencer – Physiotherapist


2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Div II, Group A Team

It is with great excitement that we announce the 2020 National Women’s U18 Team, inclusive of team Captains. We have many new faces to the team this year – 11 rookies in fact. There is representation from WA, SA, VIC, ACT, NSW and QLD. The team is comprised of a young, talented and passionate playing group, with enormous potential.

Congratulations to all players and staff for their selection and appointments! We look forward to the challenging journey that lies ahead of us in Eindhoven, Netherlands from 25-28 January.

1 Taylah Pearson (G)
2 Ebony Brunt (A)
3 Lindsey Kiliwnik (C)
4 Imogene Alexander
5 Courtney Mahoney
6 Liana Njirich
7 Phoebe Roberts
8 Matilda Pethrick
10 Kyniska Hoy
11 Nikki Sharp (A)
12 Imogen MacMahon
13 Samantha Brophy
14 Nikita Horvath
16 Molly Lukowiak
17 Taylor Robitaille
19 Chloe Charles
21 Niamh Gallacher
22 Shania Chenoweth
24 Sienna Nicholson
25 Olivia Last (G)

Head Coach – Tamra Jones
Assistant Coach – Remi Harvey
Goalie Coach – Gabe Robledo
Medical Officer – Olivia Pickard
Team Leader – Mark Stephenson
Manager – Candice Mitchell

Youth Olympic Games Australian Team

IHA would like to congratulate the following players and officials who will be representing Australia at the Youth Olympic Games in Laussane in January 2020.

Male Players
Riley Langille (WA) – Ranked 34
Sai Lake (VIC) – Ranked 84

Female Players
Nikki Sharp (WA) – Ranked 1
Ebony Brunt (ACT) – Ranked 25
Molly Lukowiak (WA) – Ranked 44
Courtney Mahoney (QLD) – Ranked 78

Sandra Langille
Andrew Brunt

2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Div III Team

IHA would like to congratulate the following players and staff who will be representing Australia at the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Div III in Sofia, Bulgaria from the 13-19th January 2020.

James Barton – New South Wales
Nathaniel Benson – South Australia
Andrew Chen – South Australia
Will Clifford – Queensland
Julian Fodor – Queensland
Jeremy Friederich – South Australia
Zachery Gumm – Queensland
Benjamin Handberg – South Australia
Kenshin Hayashi – New South Wales
Thomas Kiliwnik – Queensland
Connor Lee – New South Wales
Yannic Lodge – Western Australia
Jack Ransome – New South Wales
Arum Rapchuk – Queensland
Jake Riley – South Australia
Dylan Sables – New South Wales
James Urweiss – New South Wales
Arthur Wang – New South Wales
Alexander Wardlaw – New South Wales
Sebastian Woodlands – South Australia

Coaching & Management Staff
Dave Ruck – Coach
Jason Kvisle – Assistant Coach
Gill McLean – Team Manager
Paul Kelly – Team Leader
Tristan Foo – Team Medical Officer
John Lavery – Equipment Manager

Kayo Sports to stream AWIHL ‘Game of the Week’


21 NOVEMBER 2019     In an exciting step forward for the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League (AWIHL) and Ice Hockey Australia (IHA), Australian multi-sport streaming service, Kayo Sports, will stream the league’s ‘Game of the Week’ for the 2019/20 season.

The AWIHL was established in 2007 and is the premier women’s ice hockey league in Australia with five current clubs across Australia, including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. 

The AWIHL ‘Game of the Week’ highlights package will be available to stream on-demand on Kayo throughout the season, from November 2019 to February 2020, including the AWIHL Joan McKowen Cup Final Series.

The package will include 20 minutes of goal-scoring highlights and fast action ice hockey, along with commentary and player interviews.

Fans can subscribe to Kayo at, with new customers eligible for the 14-day free trial.

Kayo is available on iOS and Android devices, laptop, PC and on TV with Telstra TV, compatible
Android TV devices, Apple TV and Chromecast Ultra.

For further information please contact:
AWIHL Marketing, Mark Weber – 0498 989 805
AWIHL Commissioner, Melissa Rulli – 0411 187 830
IHA Women’s Director, Kylie Taylor – 0413 585 048