AIHL Weekend Preview, 12-13 July 2014

This weekend sees 4 vital games in the lead-up to the AIHL finals. Eric brings us the weekends preview.

Perth Thunder – A comeback for the ages

The Perth Thunder and Newcastle North Stars maybe at the wrong end of the ladder, but this match didn’t resemble their table positions. Perth had to do it the hard way, but came back from as much as 3-0 down to claim an enthralling 7-5 victory in Perth on Saturday. The Thunder came from a […]

Sydney Bears come to life as Perth Thunder come to town

After starting the season strong and finding themselves a spot to make the play-offs for the first time since 2010, the Sydney Bears fell into a seemingly never-ending spiral – losing 9 games straight and plummeting to the bottom of the ladder in the AIHL.  That losing streak came to a halt on Sunday, as […]

Perth Thunder Has Newcastle Seeing Stars

The Perth Thunder made the trip to the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium to battle the Newcastle North Stars on Saturday night, with both side aiming to cement points to assist on the journey to the finals.   Every game starts with both sides trying to exert their dominance and win the neutral zone battle and […]

Cox with a hat of tricks

A few weeks ago, Perth Thunder’s season was in limbo with off and on-field problems. But their win against the Adelaide Adrenaline in the first of the double-header this weekend managed to rubbish some doubts about their ability to perform on the ice. Perth, who have been far from their best this year, recorded consecutive […]


Season 2014 hasn’t gone to plan for the Perth Thunder. Issues have been crippling them on and of the ice – things just aren’t going their way.  The Thunder, who are only in their third year of existence, are looking to better their finals appearance last year and make it to the grand final.  After […]

Bears escape the woods

The Sydney Bears’ flight home will be a happy one. But they were made to work for it. The third-placed Sydney-based club had to withstand the pressure of the Thunder, who remain anchored to the bottom of the AIHL table. The Bears were looking to cap off their road trip to Perth with their second […]