Game Report: Preseason Game against Admirals Tuesday 21st May 2013

Posted on May 24, 2013 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

The Swarm's first game on home ice in 2013 was the second of their preseason series against the West Auckland Admirals. After playing to a 3-all draw a week previously at Avondale, expecations were high among the fans gathered at the rink.

The Swarm did not disappoint, putting on an exciting show to finish with an 8-2 victory over their geographic rivals.

The action was fast and furious from puck drop, as neither team was going to take even the preseason 'w...

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Tickets for preseason game available Online NOW!

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Get them while they are available! Tickets availble here 

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Swarms New Imports for 2013

Posted on May 2, 2013 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Swarm are excited to welcome four new import players to New Zealand for the upcoming season.

Changes to the NZIHL rules mean that last season's team leading goal scorer Alexandr Polozov (Estonia) is now considered an assimilated import, as is forward Matthias Mühl (Germany), who had several games with the Swarm last year.

Newcomers Brandon Contratto, Evan Mackintosh (USA) Mickey Rhodes (USA), and Vitaliy Meshkov ...

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You could be a major sponsor for just $100

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

For just $100 you could be a 2013 major sponsor, for more information see our sponsorship page

The Imports are coming!

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The Botany Swarm have a number of Great players that have helped the team to become the most successful team in the NZIHL.

Last year there were a few key positions on the Ice that needed to be filled and the great news is during the off season we've managed to secure a few key players to fill these spots.

2013 is going to be a very different year and we'll let you know about these key players in the coming month! 

Tickets online for 2013

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

You will be able to pre book tickets online see our new Ticket page for more information. Keep coming back to the website we may even throw in a few specials for our loyal fans. 

2013 Schedule out now

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

We've posted all the gsames that matter for the 2013 season on our schedules page. Good time to sort out which games you can make it to this year!

Upsets open Swarm's year (Times Online)

Posted on June 7, 2012 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Swarm in the News: Link to article here Times Online article

By: DANIEL SILVERTON | Friday, 08 June 2012

Game report: Pre Season vs West Auckland Admirals Tuesday 5th June

Posted on June 6, 2012 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (1)


Anyone outside the hockey community would think that a West Auckland Admirals and the Botany Swarm pre-season game would be a neighbourly affair. But with the Swarm looking to avenge last weeks 7-4 loss to Avondale, the last game before the start of the NZIHL season proved to be more like a “neighbours at war” reality show. Except nothing was stage managed. This was tough formidable hockey, sprinkled with skill and large doses of shear speed.

The Admiral...

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NZIHL Newsletter Number 1

Posted on June 3, 2012 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

This is the first NZIHL newsletter for 2012.