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
Nickname: Rhinos
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
Longest Official Winning Streak: (6) March 29th, 1998-April 1st, 1999
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak: March 11th, 2004
Longest Official Unbeaten Streak: (6) March 29th, 1998-April 1st, 1999
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak: (2) July 3rd-6th, 1937
Longest Official Losing Streak: (16) March 28th, 1992-March 22nd, 1995
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak: (5) July 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

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
1GKRyan BoydKempton Park Sabers
20GKAllister BywaterPretoria Capitals
18DCameron BirrellPretoria Capitals
5DDean MagmoedCapetown Penguins
19DDoin PhakathiKempton Park Sabers
12DJohn VenterPretoria Capitals
11DDenzil VerwayPretoria Capitals
10FWLuke CarelseCapetown Penguins
17FWMatthew CerffCapetown Storm
7FWDylan ComptonKempton Park Sabers
9FWMarc GiotCapetown Penguins
15FWStephan KluytsPretoria Capitals
16FWWesley KrotzCapetown Penguins
8FWAlex OberyCapetown Storm
24FWUthman SamaaiCapetown Storm
4FWJack ValadasJohannesburg Wildcats
13FWMitch van DoesburghCapetown Storm
14FWReinhard VenterPretoria Capitals
21FWLuke VivierCapetown Storm
 HCBjorn KindingUpdated (03/02/22)

 

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) December 5th-10th, 2019
Longest Official Unbeaten Streak: (2) December 6th-8th, 2017
Longest Official Losing Streak: (14) March 27th, 2011-April 7th, 2013
Biggest Official Win:11-0 over Bulgaria December 15th, 2016
Biggest Official Loss: 27-0 to Great Britain March 9th, 2007

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
1GKShaylene RorkeCape Town Griffins
20GKMonique van DykPretoria Capitals
10DAngelique BergerPretoria Capitals
14DClaudia KrugerKempton Park Sabers
3DE. Veronica LechtanskiPretoria Ice Hawks
2DKeegan ScholtsKempton Park Sabers
11DDonna Van DoesburghCape Town Griffins
11DDominique VerweyCenturion Warriors
7DKelly WilsonPort Elizabeth IHC
17FWLiza BodensteinPretoria Capitals
6FWChandre D’OliveiraCenturion Warriors
15FWKelly JamiesonKempton Park Sabers
22FWTarryn KeulerPlymouth Pirates
12FWEileen MaraisKempton Park Sabers
16FWJoey MeyerDurban Knights
24FWElaine MollerCenturion Warriors
16FWInge Marais Pretoria Ice Hawks
24FWElaine MollerCenturion Warriors
21FWDalene RhodePretoria Capitals
18FWChloe SchuurmanPretoria Capitals
5FWZoe-May SteynSouth Africa
 HCJean-Michel van DoesburghUpdated (05/16/22)

 

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
Longest Official Winning Streak: (2) February 5th-6th, 2018
Longest Official Unbeaten Streak: (3) Jan 10th -13th, 2005
Longest Official Losing Streak: (13) Jan 23rd, 2015 – Jan 13th 2017
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak: (1) January 14th, 2015
Biggest Official Win:12-1 Bulgaria January 15th, 2000
Biggest Official Loss: 21-0 to Great Britain January 9th, 2003
Biggest Unofficial Loss: 4-0 to Select Elite Team (RSA) January 14th, 2015

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
25GKIvan MullerCenturion Forest Rats
20GKRuan van der MerwePretoria Ice Hawks
10DRaees BakerCape Town Penguins
24DReynard BritsPretoria Capitals
6DJohn Daniel RouxPretoria Capitals
13DEthon Deswell SaaimanCape Town Penguins
18DGuillaume RaduePretoria Capitals
11DUzair SadanCape Town Storm
4DJohan van der MerwePretoria Ice Hawks
9FWArmand BothaPretoria Capitals
12FWMogamat Daanyal KamishCape Town Penguins
8FWChristian Daniel van den BergCenturion Forest Rats
7FWDirk Du ToitKempton Park Sabres
21FWAnrich LandmanPretoria Ice Hawks
3FWOliver Laurent BeekCape Town Storm
17FWYulal LeviKempton Park Sabres
14FWLanga MlangeniPretoria Capitals
15FWZander MullerCenturion Forest Rats
22FWKeegan Robert SmithCenturion Forest Rats
19FWTristan VenterPretoria Capitals
 HCJacques van der MerweUpdate (07/20/21)

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South Africa Ice Hockey Association

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