WA Thundersticks

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SmokeFree WA Thundersticks

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Nickname Thundersticks
Association Hockey Australia
Coach Paul Gaudoin
Captain Bevan George
Home ground Perth Hockey Stadium
Curtin University
Home colours
Away colours

The SmokeFree WA Thundersticks are a men's Australian field hockey team, representing Western Australia in the Australian Hockey League.

The Thundersticks have been the most successful team since the inception of the National Hockey League (NHL) (now the Australian Hockey League) in 1991 (the Thundersticks did not compete until 1992). Their home ground is the Perth Hockey Stadium at Curtin University of Technology in Perth.

They have also competed under the names, Perth Thundersticks and WAIS (Western Australian Institute of Sport) Thundersticks.

The team were victorious in the 2008 AHL final played in Canberra, defeating the Queensland Blades 4-2.

Season standings[edit]

Year Position
1992 Champions
1993 Champions
1995 Champions
1996 4th
1997 Runners-up
1998 4th
1999 Champions
2000 Champions
2001 Runners-up
2002 Champions
2003 Runners-up
2004 Runners-up
2005 3rd
2006 4th
2007 Runners-up
2008 Champions
2009 Champions
2010 4th
2011 Champions
2012 Runners-up
2013 7th
2014 Runners-up

Current squad[edit]

No. Player Position Club
3 Chris Bausor Midfielder University of WA
4 Matthew Boyce Midfielder YMCC
5 Graeme Begbie Defender YMCC
6 Brent Dancer Midfielder/Defender WASPS
9 Bevan George Defender Curtin Trinity Pirates
10 Mark Boyne Defender YMCC
12 Fergus Kavanagh Midfielder Hale Hockey Club
18 Ian Burcher Defender Victoria Park Panthers
24 Jonathon Charlesworth Striker Westside Wolves
28 Kiel Brown Midfielder WASPS
Craig Boyne Striker YMCC
Tristan Clemons Goalkeeper Melville
Nathan McGuire Defender Curtin Trinity Pirates
Trent Mitton Striker WASPS
Alistair Park Midfielder Westside Wolves



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