The road ahead :: Sydney Ice Dogs

With the release of the 2012 Australian Ice Hockey League schedule on Friday night, TOH’s Ice Dogs Writer Andrew McMurtry takes a look at the chances of last year’s Semi Finalists.     The Sydney Ice Dogs road to Goodall Cup glory seems to be a pretty good one. The start of the year sees […]

Rebuilding the kennel – Part 4

The final segment in our four part ‘Rebuilding the kennel’ series discusses the potential television deal for the popular IDTV as well as other goals for 2012 and beyond. Looking forward to the future, it will be an exciting time for both the sport and the club in Sydney, should the Ice Dog’s committee have their […]

Rebuilding the kennel – Part 3

Part 3 of the 4 part ‘Rebuilding the kennel’ interview series looks at the development of the junior players and creating pathways for them as well as the LCC Sports Centre – Home of the Ice Dogs. The only way the AIHL are going to remain a viable and growing league is through junior development. […]

Rebuilding the kennel – Part 2

In this second installment of the ‘Rebuilding the kennel’ series, Andrew McMurtry focuses on the recent push for Good Sport accreditation as well as the Ice Dog’s financial stance both currently and in the future, discussing the hardships that finding the right sponsors can entail. The restructuring of the Ice Dogs administration may have been […]

Rebuilding the kennel – Part 1

On the 10th of December, the Sydney Ice Dogs held their General Open Forum at the Liverpool Catholic Club with about twenty of the team’s most die-hard supporters turning up to the club’s first ever meeting of it’s kind. Many issues were discussed on the night with the most important being the separation of the […]

#ruJERSEYSURE :: Quarter Final 1 – The champs do it in style

Much like their recent on ice success, the Melbourne Ice have stormed into the Semi Finals of the ruJERSEYSURE Competition by convincingly beating the Sydney Ice Dogs. In most of our polls the winning percentage has been around 60% and this was again true as the Ice polled just over that figure in their Quarter […]

#ruJERSEYSURE :: Quarter Final 1 – Melbourne Ice Vs Sydney Ice Dogs

IN the last of the Quarter Finals, we see rivalry at its best.  Melbourne versus Sydney, Champions versus underdogs – this one has it all. Progressing out of the Elimination Game, the Ice Dogs fans have shown how much love they have for their uniform, while the Ice faithful have been very patient in waiting […]

From sea to summit

ORIGINALLY known as Peak 15, in 1865 a small hill with a peak sitting at 8850 metres above sea level was named after Sir George Everest.  I took roughly 60 million years for a person to ascend its lofty peaks.  This is obviously an arduous task that should not be taken for granted.  Although it […]