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 Sabres
2GKIvan MullerKempton Park Sabres
3DCameron BirrellWildHogs HC Arosa (SUI)
4DArthur ChueuKempton Park Sabres
5DDean MagmoedCape Town Kings
6DEthon SaaimanCape Town Kings
7DJohan van der MerwePretoria Capitals Blue
8DJohn VenterPretoria Capitals Blue
9FWGareth BremnerKempton Park Sabres
10FWLuke CarelseCape Town Kings
11FWDylan ComptonKempton Park Sabres
12FWMarc GiotCape Town Kings
13FWStephan KluytsPretoria Capitals Blue
14FWWesley KrotzCape Town Kings
15FWLanga MiangeniPretoria Capitals Blue
16FWAlex OberyCape Town Kings
17FWDion PhakathiPretoria Capitals Blue
18FWUthman SamaaiCape Town Kings
19FWJack ValadasKempton Park Sabres
20FWJean-Michel van DoesburghCape Town Kings
 HCBjorn Kinding(02/28/24)

 

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
1GKAkaish McNamaraGauteng Huskies
2GKMonique van DykGauteng Huskies
3DNadja Giessen-HoodGauteng Mustangs
4DKelly Jamieson Streatham Storm (GBR)
5DClaudia KrugerGauteng Huskies
6DVeronica LechtanskiGauteng Huskies
7DMichele VisserCape Town Queens
8FWInge AlbertynGauteng Huskies
9FWLiza BrodensteinGauteng Huskies
10FWAngelique BurgerGauteng Huskies
11FWChandre D’OliveiraCape Town Queens
12FWKayleigh ElsCape Town Queens
13FWZoe HerringerCape Town Queens
14FWTarryn KreulerBristol Huskies (GBR)
15FWElaine MaraisGauteng Huskies
16FWElaine MollerGauteng Huskies
17FWKeira RetiefGauteng Huskies
19FWDalene RhodeGauteng Huskies
19FWMichayla VenterGauteng Huskies
 20FWChane Willemse Team South Africa
 HCJean-Michel van Doesburgh (02/28/24) 

 

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) January 10th -13th, 2005
Longest Official Losing Streak: (16) January 18th, 2020-January 30th, 2024
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak: (1) January 14th, 2015
Biggest Official Win:12-1 Bulgaria January 15th, 2000
Biggest Official Loss: 28-0 to Australia January 30th, 2023
Biggest Unofficial Loss: 4-0 to Select Elite Team (RSA) January 14th, 2015

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
1GKConnor GilbertCape Town Penguins
20GKRuan van der MerwePretoria Capitals Blue
7DRaees BakerCape Town Kings
22DDaiyaan KamishCape Town Kings
6DMarumo MothuloePretoria Capitals Blue
16DNicholas TaylorCenturion Forest Rats
3DStefan TheartPretoria Ice Hawks
18DTiaan van der MerwePretoria Capitals Blue
8FWIwan Albertyn Pretoria Ice Hawks
14FWHlumbo BooiCape Town Kings
12FWSeth BorynaKempton Park Sabres
17FWYulal LeviKempton Park Sabres
15FWNoam LevinKempton Park Sabres
24FWLanga MlangeniPretoria Capitals Blue
21FWMatthew OgdenTeam South Africa
2FWZandre RasPretoria Capitals Blue
9FWFranco Robinson Centurion Forest Rats
4FWMichal SauerCape Town Kings
10FWVusi Skosana Pretoria Capitals White
19FWDuvan van der MerwePretoria Ice Hawks
 HCJacques van der Merwe (01/24/24)

 

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South Africa Ice Hockey Association

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