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
Team colors               
IIHF code AUS
IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship
Appearances 19 (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]

Australia men's national inline hockey team
Medal record
Men's IIHF Inline Hockey
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Germany Division I
Silver medal – second place 2014 Czech Republic Division I
Silver medal – second place 2015 Finland Division I
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Slovakia Division I

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]

International competitions[edit]

IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship[edit]

Roster[edit]

From the 2017 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship Division I[21]

# Name Pos S/G Date of Birth Team
49 Matthew Anderson F R 5 March 1991 Bayswater Falcons
73 Steve Best F R 29 March 1992 Adelaide Aliens
9 Antony Collins D R 3 July 1985 Raptors
32 Liam Finning G R 13 October 1994 Skaters Network
79 Brenton Fitzgerald F R 13 April 1988 Dogs
19 Gavin, JordanJordan Gavin D R 22 September 1982 ACT
24 Kaden Goulds D R 12 March 1992 Stars
68 Michael Haynes F L 11 March 1986 Sydney Suits
3 Mitchell Henning F R 2 November 1997 Brisbane Kings
36 Michael James G L 15 March 1990 Inferno
17 Liam Jeffries F R 3 February 1990 Stars
15 Jones, SeanSean Jones D L 26 May 1985 Mission Snipers
8 Jayden Ryan F R 31 October 1992 Sydney Suits
10 Adam St Clair D R 17 January 1991 Adelaide Aliens
14 Todd, CameronCameron Todd D R 21 July 1994 Pirates

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. Archived from the original on 20 November 2010. 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][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" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. June 2007. p. 9. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ "2008 IIHF In-Line World Championship DIV I Group C+D" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  13. ^ "2009 Final Ranking" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 13 June 2009. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  14. ^ "2010 IIHF In-Line World Championship DIV I Group C+D" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 4 July 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  15. ^ "Tournament Progress" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 25 June 2011. Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-06. 
  16. ^ "Tournament Progress" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 7 June 2012. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-29. 
  17. ^ "Tournament Progress" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 8 June 2013. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-29. 
  18. ^ "Tournament Progress" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 7 June 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-30. 
  19. ^ "Tournament Progress" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 11 July 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-12. 
  20. ^ "Tournament Progress - Playoff Round" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 2017-07-01. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-07-01. Retrieved 2017-07-01. 
  21. ^ "Team Roster" (PDF). International Ice Hockey Federation. 2017-06-26. Retrieved 2017-07-02. 

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