Australia men's national inline hockey team

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Australia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Ice Hockey Australia
Skate Australia
General Manager Martin Jones
Head coach Stuart Philps
IIHF code AUS
Team colors               
IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship
Appearances 14 (first in 1996)
Best result 9th (in 2000)

The Australia men's national inline hockey team represents Australia in international inline hockey competitions. They are controlled by Ice Hockey Australia for events organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation and by Skate Australia for events organised by the International Roller Sports Federation. Australia plays in Division I of the IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship and Group C at the FIRS Inline Hockey World Championships.

Governing bodies[edit]

The Australia men's inline hockey team is controlled by two governing bodies. Ice Hockey Australia controls the Australian team in events organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation.[1] They are the governing body for all ice hockey in Australia also responsible for fielding teams in international ice hockey tournaments.[2] Skate Australia controls the Australian team in all other inline hockey tournaments through their umbrella association Inline Hockey Australia and are the recognised national federation for roller sports in Australia by the International Roller Sports Federation.[3][4][5][6] Skate Australia is the controlling body of roller sports in Australia including artistic roller skating, inline speed skating, roller hockey, roller derby, skateboarding and aggressive inline skating.[7]

History[edit]

In 1996 Australia first competed in the inaugural IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship held in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.[8] Australia finished tenth out of the 11 teams competing. In 2000 Australia finished with their best result and finished ninth overall at the World Championship. Australia continued to compete in the annual World Championships missing only the 2002 tournament.[8]

Following the split of the World Championship in 2003 into two division, Top division and Division I, Australia was relegated into Division I. They finished with their best result in the Division I tournament finishing third behind Japan and Brazil.[9] In 2006 Australia suffered their worst ever finish at the World Championships finishing 14th out of 16 teams.[10]

Roster[edit]

From the 2014 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I[11]

# Name Pos Date of Birth
10 Spencer Austin F 5 March 1992
7 Steve Best F 29 March 1992
78 Christopher Brophy D 14 September 1986
91 Michael Casaceli F 16 October 1981
22 Nicholas Cleland D 30 November 1985
9 Antony Collins D 3 July 1985
79 Brenton Fitzgerald F 13 April 1988
77 Luke Fritchley D 5 February 1986
19 Gavin, JordanJordan Gavin F 22 September 1982
25 Andrew Glass G 4 April 1989
8 Michael Haynes D 11 March 1986
8 Michael James G 15 March 1990
15 Jones, SeanSean Jones F 26 May 1985
4 Todd, CameronCameron Todd F 21 July 1994
21 Lee Turner F 4 July 1990

World Championship record[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Teams: National Senior Men's Inline Team". Ice Hockey Australia. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "About Ice Hockey Australia". Ice Hockey Australia. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Australia". International Roller Sports Federation. Archived from the original on 12 November 2010. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "About ILHA". Inline Hockey Australia. Archived from the original on 12 November 2010. Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Skating Competitions". Skate Australia. Archived from the original on 2 November 2010. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "National Federations". International Roller Sports Federation. Retrieved 12 November 2010. [dead link]
  7. ^ "About Us". Skate Australia. Archived from the original on 2 November 2010. Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "IIHF In-Line Hockey World Championship Rankings". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "The 2003 IIHF World In-Line Hockey Championship, Standings". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  10. ^ a b c d "IceTimes Volume 11 Number 3". International Ice Hockey Federation. June 2007. p. 9. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  11. ^ "Team Roster". International Ice Hockey Federation. 31 May 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  12. ^ "The 2004 IIHF World In-Line Hockey Championship, Standings". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  13. ^ "2008 IIHF In-Line World Championship DIV I Group C+D". International Ice Hockey Federation. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  14. ^ "2009 Final Ranking". International Ice Hockey Federation. 13 June 2009. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  15. ^ "2010 IIHF In-Line World Championship DIV I Group C+D". International Ice Hockey Federation. 4 July 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 

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