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August 18, 2018

Botany Swarm 2019 Season Recruitment

WE ARE RECRUITING!! We are looking for talented, passionate and enthusiastic people to help us build a sustainable and winning team during the 2019 NZIHL season. The following positions are currently available with the Botany Swarm: General Manager – position description available here Purpose of Role: To assist […]
August 7, 2018

Round 10 Update – Final Derby at The Hive

Report by Travis Crickard, Botany Swarm Assistant Coach The last two games of the season for the Botany Swarm came down to a simple concept – win and you’re in. Unfortunately, winning two games in a row against the NZIHL’s top team the SKYCITY Stampede would […]
August 6, 2018

Botany Swarm – Celebrating 200 NZIHL Games

CLUB MILESTONE ALERT!! The game played on Sunday 5 August 2018 marked a significant milestone for the Botany Swarm club. We celebrated our 200th ever NZIHL game!! From small beginnings in 2005 …               through Birgel Cups wins in 2007 […]
August 1, 2018

Invitation to the Botany Swarm Thank You Party

The Botany Swarm team and management would like to thank their loyal fans and supporters for their dedication to the team during the 2018 season. To show our appreciation, you are all invited to a celebration after the game on Sunday 5 August. Nibbles will be […]
July 31, 2018

Round 9 Update – Over to Avondale

Report by Travis Crickard, Botany Swarm Assistant Coach The final road trip of the season saw the Botany Swarm remain in Auckland but head West to face the Admirals at Paradice Avondale. With two games slated for Saturday and Sunday night and playoff implications for both […]
July 24, 2018

Round 8 Update – Back to Back Games in Auckland

Report by Travis Crickard, Botany Swarm Assistant Coach Home sweet home! After a lengthy road swing through Queenstown and Christchurch followed by a bye week, the Swarm were back in action on home ice against the Dunedin Thunder. Heading into the weekend, the Swarm led the […]
July 22, 2018

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – Logan Fraser Game #50

Congratulations to  Logan Fraser on achieving his 50th game for the Botany Swarm. Logan played his milestone game against The Dunedin Thunder on Saturday 21 July. He started playing for the Swarm in 2014, and at 16 years old in his first season was one of the […]
July 21, 2018

We LOVE our Swarm Volunteers!!

Josh Kretschmar has been volunteering for the Botany Swarm since the beginning of the 2016 season. He started off controlling the replay machine and the scoreboard and was involved in the final season of Jez Brown’s involvement with the game livestreaming. Jez had all the expertise, and Josh just followed […]
July 10, 2018

Round 6 Update – Crunch Time in Christchurch

Report by Travis Crickard, Botany Swarm Assistant Coach Rounding out a four game road trip, the Botany Swarm were in Christchurch to take on the Canterbury Red Devils in a pair of round 6 games. Both games were must wins for the Swarm in order to […]