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August 23, 2018

Farewell Message from Travis Crickard – Botany Swarm Assistant Coach

With the 2018 campaign recently coming to an end, I would like to use this opportunity to reflect upon the season that was and look to the Swarm’s exciting future. Travelling to New Zealand has always been at the top of my holiday bucket list. Fortunately […]
August 21, 2018

Our Swarm Fans ARE THE BEST!!

Since Craig Potter was a teenager, he has always been into ice hockey. He used to watch NHL and play EA sports hockey. The Potters got into ice hockey in 2014, midway through the season when Hayden’s granddad, Deane took him along to a Botany Swarm […]
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 […]