Aaron Clayworth

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Aaron Clayworth
Born (1985-03-21) March 21, 1985 (age 29)
Perth, WA, Australia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defenceman
Shoots Right
AIHL team
Former teams
CBR Brave
Canberra Knights
Solihull MK Kings
FPS
National team  Australia
Playing career 2002–present

Aaron Clayworth (born March 21, 1985) is an Australian semi-professional ice hockey player currently playing for the CBR Brave in the Australian Ice Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Aaron Clayworth first played for the Solihull MK Kings in the U19 English A league in the 2002–03 season.[1] In 2004 he returned to Australia to play for the Adelaide Blackhawks of the South Australia state league.[2] The following year he returned to Perth, Western Australia and joined the Perth Hawks of the Western Australian state league.[3] In 2007 he moved to Canberra where he joined the Canberra Knights of the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL). During the 2007 AIHL season he played 26 games and scored five points.[4] Following the end of the season Clayworth moved to Finland to play for FPS of the Suomi-sarja league.[4] He stayed with FPS Forssa for the 2007–08 season before returning to Australia where he rejoined the Knights for the start of the 2008 AIHL season.[4] Clayworth is currently in his sixth season with the Knights and is playing in the 2012 AIHL season.[4]

Clayworth was first called up to represent Australia in 2004 where he joined the national under-20 team to compete at the 2004 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[5] He played again for the under-20 team the following year before joining the national senior team for the 2007 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships.[6][7] Clayworth has since represented Australia at three other world championships.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Clayworth was born on March 21, 1985 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Aaron Clayworth
Medal record
Competitor for  Australia
Ice hockey
IIHF World U20 Championship
Gold 2004 Bulgaria Division III
Ice Hockey World Championships
Silver 2007 Korea Division II Group B
Gold 2008 Australia Division II Group B
Gold 2011 Melbourne Division II Group A
Regular season and playoffs
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Solihull MK Kings U19 English A 8 0 1 1 4
2007 Canberra Knights AIHL 26 1 4 5 34
2007–08 FPS Suomi-sarja 34 2 5 7 18
2008 Canberra Knights AIHL 26 1 13 14 66
2009 Canberra Knights AIHL 21 1 7 8 52
2010 Canberra Knights AIHL 24 2 11 13 50
2011 Canberra Knights AIHL 28 4 14 18 95
International
Year Team Comp   GP G A Pts PIM
2004 Australia U20 2004 IIHF World U20 Championship Division III 5 0 0 0 31
2005 Australia U20 2005 IIHF World U20 Championship Division II Group B 5 0 1 1 30
2007 Australia 2007 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 4 1 1 2 2
2008 Australia 2008 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 5 2 1 3 2
2011 Australia 2011 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 4 0 0 0 0
2012 Australia 2012 IIHF World Championship Division I Group B 5 0 0 0 2

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