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

 

# P ROSTER TEAMS
1 GK Ryan Boyd Kempton Park Sabers
20 GK Allister Bywater Pretoria Capitals
18 D Cameron Birrell Pretoria Capitals
5 D Dean Magmoed Capetown Penguins
19 D Doin Phakathi Kempton Park Sabers
12 D John Venter Pretoria Capitals
11 D Denzil Verway Pretoria Capitals
10 FW Luke Carelse Capetown Penguins
17 FW Matthew Cerff Capetown Storm
7 FW Dylan Compton Kempton Park Sabers
9 FW Marc Giot Capetown Penguins
15 FW Stephan Kluyts Pretoria Capitals
16 FW Wesley Krotz Capetown Penguins
8 FW Alex Obery Capetown Storm
24 FW Uthman Samaai Capetown Storm
4 FW Jack Valadas Johannesburg Wildcats
13 FW Mitch van Doesburgh Capetown Storm
14 FW Reinhard Venter Pretoria Capitals
21 FW Luke Vivier Capetown Storm
  HC Bjorn Kinding Updated (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

 

# P ROSTER TEAMS
1 GK Shaylene Rorke Cape Town Griffins
20 GK Monique van Dyk Pretoria Capitals
10 D Angelique Berger Pretoria Capitals
14 D Claudia Kruger Kempton Park Sabers
3 D E. Veronica Lechtanski Pretoria Ice Hawks
2 D Keegan Scholts Kempton Park Sabers
11 D Donna Van Doesburgh Cape Town Griffins
11 D Dominique Verwey Centurion Warriors
7 D Kelly Wilson Port Elizabeth IHC
17 FW Liza Bodenstein Pretoria Capitals
6 FW Chandre D’Oliveira Centurion Warriors
15 FW Kelly Jamieson Kempton Park Sabers
22 FW Tarryn Keuler Plymouth Pirates
12 FW Eileen Marais Kempton Park Sabers
16 FW Joey Meyer Durban Knights
24 FW Elaine Moller Centurion Warriors
16 FW Inge Marais Pretoria Ice Hawks
24 FW Elaine Moller Centurion Warriors
21 FW Dalene Rhode Pretoria Capitals
18 FW Chloe Schuurman Pretoria Capitals
5 FW Zoe-May Steyn South Africa
  HC Jean-Michel van Doesburgh Updated (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

 

# P ROSTER TEAMS
1 GK Ryan Boyd Kempton Park Sabers
25 GK Matthew Cleinwerck Cape Town Penguins
16 D Reynard Brits Pretoria Capitals
10 D Brandon Delport Kempton Park Sabers
3 D Josh Geldenhuys Centurion Warriors
6 D Jean Roux Pretoria Capitals
23 D Ethon Saaiman Cape Town Penguins
18 D Uzair Sadan Cape Town Storm
4 D Johan van der Merwe Pretoria Ice Hawks
7 FW Dirk Du Toit Kempton Park Sabers
21 FW Duncan Hattingh Rapitors
22 FW Daanyal Kamish Cape Town Penguins
8 FW Stefan Kluyts Pretoria Capitals
5 FW Justin Koekernor-Brown Kempton Park Sabers
9 FW Danilo Von Ludwiger Pretoria Capitals
11 FW Luca Meyer Pretoria Capitals
12 FW Delano Schuurman Pretoria Capitals
14 FW Reinhard Venter Pretoria Capitals
19 FW Tristan Venter Pretoria Capitals
13 FW Luke Vivier Cape Town Storm
  HC Michael van Doesburgh Update (11/24/19)

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