2019

July 14, 2019

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – Leith Thompson #150

Congratulations to Leith Thompson on achieving his 150th game for Botany Swarm. Leith played his milestone game against the West Auckland Admirals at Paradice Ice Rink Avondale on Saturday 13 July 2019. Leith is one of only four members of the Botany Swarm who were part […]
July 8, 2019

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – Ritchie Hopkinson Game #50

Congratulations to Ritchie Hopkinson on achieving his 50th game for Botany Swarm. Ritchie played his milestone game against the Canterbury Red Devils at The Hive on Sunday 7 July. Richie first joined the New Zealand Ice Hockey League in 2011 and played for the West Auckland […]
July 8, 2019

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – KC Ball Game #200

This weekend marked an important milestone for Botany Swarm veteran forward KC Ball. The game on Sunday 7 July against Canterbury Red Devils at the Hive was KC’s 200th New Zealand Ice Hokey League game. KC has been an integral part of the club, having represented the […]
June 23, 2019

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – Maxim Kaluzhny Game #50

Congratulations to Maxim Kaluzhny on achieving his 50th game for the Botany Swarm. He played his milestone game at The Hive against the Dunedin Thunder on Sunday 23 June 2019. He started playing for the Swarm back in 2015, and is one of the senior leadership […]
June 11, 2019

Round 3 Update – Homes Games at Botany

Report by Corey McEwen, Botany Swarm Assistant Coach The Botany Swarm opened its 2019 season this past weekend, in action hosting the West Auckland Admirals in a pair of games at Paradice Ice Rink in Botany. With the Admirals having claimed the Birgel Cup Championship in […]
June 9, 2019

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – Andrew Hay Game #200

Congratulations to Andrew Hay on achieving his 200th game for the Botany Swarm. He played his milestone game at The Hive against the West Auckland Admirals on Sunday 9 June 2019. Andrew will be the first player in the league to reach the milestone which is […]
June 7, 2019

2019 NZIHL Regular Season Games Begin this Weekend

The 2019 NZIHL regular season will get underway this weekend for the Botany Swarm as they take on the West Auckland Admirals from Avondale. These will be the first two games of the season for the Swarm as their previous games against the Canterbury Red Devils on […]
June 4, 2019

May Botany Swarm Team Report – Andrew Hay

  May has been an important month for Botany Swarm as we continue our preparations for the 2019 NZIHL season. We had preseason games against West Auckland Admirals on Saturday 4 May (at Avondale) and on Saturday 11 May (at The Hive) and despite a couple […]
May 23, 2019

2019 NZIHL Regular Season Begins this Weekend

The 2019 NZIHL regular season will get underway this weekend for the Botany Swarm as they take on the Canterbury Red Devils from Christchurch. Games will be played on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May at the The Hive (Paradice Ice Rink Botany), with warm up […]