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June 6, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- SKYCITY Stampede Game Report: Saturday 5 June 2021

Game Report by Claire Ziegler The SKYCITY Stampede went up 2-0 in the first period, and then added three more goals in the second, two of those on a powerplay. The Swarm were able to prevent the visitors from getting a shutout, with Olie Hay scoring […]
May 31, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- Phoenix Thunder Game Report: Saturday 29 May 2021

Report by Claire Ziegler First Period After the opening frame in Dunedin, your Botany Swarm lead the Phoenix Thunder 1-0, after a fast and exciting first period. The Swarm went up early on a goal from Josh Whitston-Lee, assisted by Eric Chung. The Swarm have also […]
May 29, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- Phoenix Thunder Game Report: Friday 28 May 2021

Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The Swarm lead 1-0 after the first period in Dunedin vs the Phoenix Thunder, with Ondrej Kozak potting an early goal off a rebound, assisted by Ritchie Hopkinson. Second Period Early in the middle frame, Heyd tied it up getting […]
May 24, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- West Auckland Admirals Game Report: Sunday 23 May 2021

Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The visitors got on the board early, with Daigle scoring just 20s after the opening puck drop. Some fast and furious action followed, with no scoring for either side, before the Admirals forced a turnover behind the net, with Coslett […]
May 24, 2021

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – Michael Attwell #150

Congratulations to Michael Attwell on achieving his 150th game for Botany Swarm. The match-up against West Auckland Admirals at The Hive on Sunday 23 May marked Michael’s 150th NZIHL game. Michael made his debut in the league as a 17 year old in 2009, and it […]
May 23, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- West Auckland Admirals Game Report: Saturday 22 May 2021

Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The first half of the period was all Swarm, with the visitors notching 7 shots on goal before the Admirals got their first. An early powerplay did not go the Swarm’s way, but they opened the scoring a few minutes […]
May 3, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- Auckland Mako Game Report: Sunday 2 May 2021

Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The Mako were first on the board, with Dalmatau scoring on an early powerplay, but the Swarm wasted no time in answering back, with Robin Vortanov scoring just 35s later, banging in the puck on a bad angle from below […]
April 30, 2021

Introducing the 2021 Botany Swarm Team

The 2021 Botany Swarm team has been announced and with the current squad list, it’s going to be an EPIC season. Surname First Name Position Harrison Grace G Barakauskas Matas D Soncodi Alex F Prinsloo Johannes Jacobus “Jacques” F Commons Edward “Eddie” F Attwell Michael F […]
April 22, 2021

Quintin Steytler appointed Botany Swarm Assistant Coach/Team Manager

The Botany Swarm warmly welcomes Quintin Steytler to the 2021 management team. Quintin has been appointed as Botany Swarm Assistant Coach/Team Manager. He is originally from Cape Town, South Africa and started his ice hockey career as a youngster, playing both nationally for the Western Cape […]