Ice Hockey in South Africa

Ice Hockey in South Africa is governed by the South African Ice Hockey Association. South Africa has been a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 1937.  South Africa Men’s national team made their International debut in 1961, while the Women and Junior teams made their debuts in 1999 & 1998. This page shows the history of the Men’s, Women & Junior national teams.


Men’s National Team

IIHF Member:
February 25th, 1937

History:
South Africa Men Official Results

South Africa Men Unofficial Results

South Africa Scoring Leaders
Other Facts:
First Official Game Played
March 3rd, 1961, 12-3 loss to Yugoslavia
First Unofficial Game Played
June 26, 1937, 5-2 loss to WEV Vienna (AUT)
Longest Official Winning Streak (
6) Mar 29th, 1998-Apr 1st, 1999
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak
(1) Mar 11th, 2004

Longest Official Unbeaten Streak (
6) Mar 29th, 1998-Apr 1st, 1999
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak
(2) Jul 3rd-6th, 1937

Longest Official Losing Streak
(16) Mar 28th, 1992-Mar 22nd, 1995
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak
(5) Jul 8th, 1937-March 10th, 1966

Biggest Official Win
33-1 over Armenia March 7th, 2005
Biggest Unofficial Win
12-6 over German Scala Wanderers (GER) March 11th, 2004

Biggest Official Loss
32-0 to Kazakhstan March 15th, 2003
Biggest Unofficial Loss
10-2 to WEV Vienna (AUT) July 15th, 1937

ROSTER
GK #20 Ryan Boyd – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)
GK #1 Charl Pretorius – Elmira Soaring Eagles (USA)
DEF #5 Dean Magmoed – Cape Town Penguins (RSA)
DEF #12 Andre Marais – Cape Town Storm (RSA)
DEF #19 Doin Phakathi – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)

DEF #6 John Venter – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
DEF #22 Kaige Venter – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

DEF #11 Denzil Verway – Centurion Warriors (RSA)
FW #8  Xander Botha – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #10 Luke Carelse – Cape Town Penguins (RSA)
FW #7 Dylan Compton – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)
FW #21 Michael Edwards – Cape Town Penguins (RSA)

FW #9 Marc Giot – Cape Town Penguins (RSA)
FW #15 Stefan Kluyts – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #12 Andre Marais – Cape Town Storm (RSA)

FW #18 Alex Obery – Cape Town Storm (RSA)
FW #24 Uthman Samaai – Cape Town Storm (RSA)
FW #16 Delano Schuurman – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

FW #4 Jack Valadas – Johannesburg Wildcats (RSA)
FW #13 Jean-Michel van Doesburgh – Cape Town Storm (RSA)
FW #14 Reinhard Venter – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

HC Bob Deraney
Updated (04/21/19)

Women’s National Team

IIHF Member:
February 25th, 1937
History:
South Africa Women Official Results

South Africa Women Scoring Leaders
Other Facts:
First Official Game Played
March 19th,1999, 6-0 loss to Hungary
Longest Official Winning Streak
(4) Dec 5th-10th, 2019

Longest Official Unbeaten Streak
(2) Dec 6th-8th, 2017

Longest Official Losing Streak
(14) Mar 27th, 2011-Apr 7th, 2013

Biggest Official Win
11-0 over Bulgaria December 15th, 2016

Biggest Official Loss
27-0 to Great Britain March 9th, 2007

ROSTER
GK #1 Shaylene Swanepole – Cape Town Griffins (RSA)
GK#20  Rachel van der Merwre – Port Elizabeth IHC (RSA)
DEF #14 Claudia Kruger – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)
DEF #10 Kaylin Lategan – Cape Town Griffins (RSA)
DEF #9 Donne van Doesburgh – Cape Town Griffins (RSA)
DEF #2 Sandra McClurg – Cape Town Griffins (RSA)

DEF #11 Dominique Verwey – Centurion Warriors (RSA)
DEF #7 Kelly Anne Wilson – Port Elizabeth IHC (RSA)
FW #17 Liza Bodenstein – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #13 Marlone Brits – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

FW #6 Chandre D’Oliveira – Centurion Warriors (RSA)
FW #4 Zoe Herringer – Cape Town Griffins (RSA)
FW #15 Kelly Jamieson – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)
FW #22 Tarryn Keuler – Plymouth Pirates (RSA)
FW #8 Anchen Loubser – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #3 Edine Marais  – Pretoria Ice Hawks (RSA)

FW #16 Inge Marais – Pretoria Ice Hawks (RSA)
FW #24 Elaine Moller – Centurion Warriors (RSA)

FW #21 Dalene Rhode – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #18 Chloe Schuurman – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
HC Andre Marais
Updated (11/24/19)

Junior U20 National Team

IIHF Member:
February 25th, 1937
History:
South Africa U20 Official Results

South Africa U20 Unofficial Results

South Africa U20 Scoring Leaders
Other Facts:
First Official Game Played
January 2nd,1998, 8-1 loss to Yugoslavia
First Unofficial Game Played
January 14th, 2015, 4-0 loss to Select Elite Team (RSA)

Longest Official Winning Streak
(2) Feb 5th-6th, 2018
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak
(None)

Longest Official Unbeaten Streak
(3) Jan 10th -13th, 2005
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak
(None)

Longest Official Losing Streak
(13) Jan 23rd, 2015 – Jan 13th 2017
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak
(1) Jan 14th, 2015

Biggest Official Win
12-1 Bulgaria January 15th, 2000
Biggest Unofficial Win
(None)

Biggest Official Loss
21-0 to Great Britain January 9th, 2003
Biggest Unofficial Loss
4-0 to Select Elite Team (RSA) January 14th, 2015

ROSTER
GK #1 Ryan Boyd – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)
GK #25 Matthew Cleinwerck – Cape Town Penguins (RSA)
DEF #16 Reynard Brits – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

DEF #10 Brandon Delport – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)
DEF #3 Josh Geldenhuys – Centurion Warriors (RSA)
DEF #6 Jean Roux – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

DEF #23 Ethon Saaiman – Cape Town Penguins (RSA)
DEF #18 Uzair Sadan – Cape Town Storm (RSA)
DEF #4 Johan van der Merwe – Pretoria Ice Hawks (RSA)
FW #7 Dirk Du Toit –  Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)

FW #21 Duncan Hattingh – Raptors (RSA)
FW #22 Daanyal Kamish – Cape Town Penguins (RSA)
FW #8 Stefan Kluyts  – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

FW #5 Justin Koekernor-Brown – Kempton Park Sabres (RSA)
FW #9 Danilo Von Ludwiger – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #11 Luca Meyer – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)

FW #12 Delano Schuurman – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #14 Reinhard Venter – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #19 Tristan Venter – Pretoria Capitals (RSA)
FW #13 Luke Vivier – Cape Town Storm (RSA)

HC Jean Michael van Doesburgh
Update (11/24/19)

Homepage:
South Africa Ice Hockey Association

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