Tassie Tigers

Tassie Tigers is an Australian field hockey club based in Hobart, Tasmania. The club joined the Australian Hockey League in 1992 as a men's team. In 2019, the Tassie Tigers expanded to encompass both Tasmanian men's and women's teams, Tassie Van Demons, as one of 7 clubs to compete in Hockey Australia's new premier domestic competition, Hockey One.[1]

Tassie Tigers
Tassie Tigers logo.png
Full nameTassie Tigers
Founded17 April 2019; 3 years ago (2019-04-17)
Home groundTasmanian Hockey Centre, Hobart, Australia
(Capacity 4,000)
LeagueHockey One
Websitehockeytasmania.com.au

Tassie Tigers will compete in the inaugural season of Hockey One, which will be contested from late September through to mid November 2019.[2]

In 2014 the Tigers became the AHL champions, drawing 2-2 with the WA Thundersticks in the gold medal game, but eventually winning 3-2 in penalty shoot-outs.[3]

Home StadiumEdit

Tassie Tigers are based out of the Tasmanian Hockey Centre in Tasmania's capital city, Hobart. Throughout the Hockey One league, Tassie Tigers will play a number of home games at the stadium.[4]

TeamsEdit

Men's TeamEdit

Details and team rosters to be confirmed.

Women's TeamEdit

Details and team rosters to be confirmed.

HistoryEdit

 
Old Tassie Tigers AHL club logo
Year Position
2013 5th
2014 1st
2015 3rd
2016 7th
2017 7th

AwardsEdit

IndividualEdit

Player of the Tournament:

Tournament Highest Goalscorer:

  • Craig Keegan (2) - 1999 (15 Goals), 2000 (10 Goals)
  • Marcus Richardson - 2007 (12 Goals)
  • Eddie Ockenden - 2011 (11 Goals)
  • Kieron Arthur - 2017 (9 Goals)

Player of the Final:

TeamEdit

Tournament Champions: 2014

Play the Whistle Award: 2014, 2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Look Tassie Tigers Launch With Hockey One". Hockey Tasmania. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Tassie Tigers".
  3. ^ http://www.hockey.org.au/News/tas-tigers-nsw-arrows-win[bare URL]
  4. ^ "Hockey One - WHAT'S THE FORMAT?". hockeyone.com.au. Retrieved 18 April 2019.