Just a quick update on the 2019 National Tournaments! IHSA are proud to announce that all of this years' National Tournaments will be live-streamed so that everyone back home in SA and around Australia will be able to be part of the action as it actually happens!! IHSA and the other State Associations have made a joint effort to finance the Streams and showcase our National Championships to Ice Hockey enthusiasts around the globe.

Here's the dates for the up and coming action:

Tange 11th - 14th July in Melbourne

DeFris 31st July - 3rd August in Perth

Ginsberg 15th - 18th August at Erina - NSW

Brown 18th - 21st September at Boondall Iceworld Brisbane

(Photo - Left to right: Jim Brown, "Buster" Brown and Doc Murphy, Sydney, 6 June 1931)

Keep an eye on the IHSA website and Facebook page for updates and Stream times for each Tournament, we'll post them as soon as the details become available.

We wish our teams all the best this year and no matter the outcome we know they'll be out there reppin' SA to the best of the ability.


The Syd Tange Trophy is currently awarded to the winning State Team of the under 18 National Tournament. The trophy is named after Sydney Edward Tange (1917–2005).

In 1969, the inaugural trophy for the national 17 years-and-under tournament was presented by three former NSW players and administrators - Ken Kennedy, Jim Mortimor and Mark Murphy.

It was their desire it be named after Syd Tange whose interest in junior development had spanned twenty years. In 1999, the state association published his work Ice Hockey: The NSW Ice Hockey Association Inc. - facts and events 1907-1999, a selective history of the New South Wales ice hockey association.

Information courtesy of Ice Legends Australia & Wikipedia

Sydney Tange - Front row second from the right.

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