AWIHL Semi-Final 1: Sydney Sirens defeat Perth Inferno 14-8

The Sydney Sirens have punched their ticket to the gold medal match with a convincing 14-8 win over the Perth Inferno. The game featured a whopping 9 special teams goals, including 8 powerplay goals (Sydney went 6/7, 85.7%; Perth went 2/6, 33.3%), and 1 shorthanded goal (Perth). The Sirens enjoyed raucous support from their loyal …

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AWIHL Semi-Final 1 Preview: Sydney Sirens vs Perth Inferno

The first-place Sydney Sirens will face off against the fourth-place Perth Inferno in the first semi-final of the 2020 AWIHL Playoffs. The game will be held 3:00pm AEDT Saturday, February 1, at Docklands' O'Brien Icehouse in Melbourne. The Sirens will be looking to win their second Joan McKowen trophy. The Perth Inferno, in their sophomore …

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Game 30

AWIHL Game 30 Review: Perth Inferno 9 defeat Brisbane Goannas 1

In a game that was a winner-take-all matchup for the final playoff spot, the Perth Inferno defeated a depleted Brisbane Goannas team 9-1. As mentioned in the review of Saturday's game (click here for the article), Brisbane needed to add some local Western Australian players to their squad to replace those playing representative hockey and …

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Hockey Embassy Hits the Airwaves – Radio Interview with Colin Kennedy

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on Colin Kennedy's Sunday Nights radio show on Amherst Island Radio. We talked about a variety of topics; bushfires, women's hockey, the AWIHL, and music, including The Wiggles. If you would like to listen to the edited hockey only version, here it is. Interview - Hockey …

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Melbourne Ice vs Adelaide Rush (Photo Credit Paul Furness)

AWIHL Game 29 Review: Melbourne Ice 3 defeat Adelaide Rush 2

In a stunning conclusion to both the Melbourne Ice and Adelaide Rush's regular season, Melbourne defeated Adelaide 3-2. After defeating the Rush in Saturday's game (check out the game review here), Sunday's win ensured Melbourne denied Adelaide's chance to take top spot on the AWIHL table. The Ice will face the Rush again in a …

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