SmokeFree WA Thundersticks

SmokeFree WA Thundersticks

SmokeFree WA Thundersticks

Nickname Thundersticks
Association Hockey Australia
Coach Paul Gaudoin
Assistant Coach
Captain Bevan George
Home Ground Perth Hockey Stadium
Curtin University

The SmokeFree WA Thundersticks are a men's Australian field hockey team, representing Western Australia in the Australian Hockey League.

The Thundersticks have been the most successful team since the inception of the National Hockey League (NHL) (now the Australian Hockey League) in 1991 (the Thundersticks did not compete until 1992). Their home ground is the Perth Hockey Stadium at Curtin University of Technology in Perth.

They have also competed under the names, Perth Thundersticks & WAIS (Western Australian Institute of Sport) Thundersticks.

The team were runners-up in the 2007 AHL final played in Perth, Western Australia on 1 April 2007, losing to the Queensland Blades.

Season standings

Year Position
1992 Champions
1993 Champions
1995 Champions
1996 4th
1997 Runners-Up
1998 4th
1999 Champions
2000 Champions
2001 Runners-Up
2002 Champions
2003 Runners-Up
2004 Runners-Up
2005 3rd
2006 4th
2007 Runners-Up

Current squad

No Player Position Club
1 Ross Meadows Goalkeeper Hale
2 Andrew Smith Striker The University of WA
3 Chris Bausor Midfielder The University of WA
4 Matthew Boyce Midfielder YMCC
5 Graeme Begbie Defender YMCC
6 Brent Dancer Midfielder/Defender WASPS
7 Phil Hulbert Midfielder Victoria Park Panthers
8 Travis Taylor Striker Victoria Park Panthers
9 Bevan George Defender Curtin Trinity Pirates
10 Aaron Hopkins Defender Westside Wolves
11 Geoff Boyce Midfielder The University of WA
12 Fergus Kavanagh Midfielder Hale
15 Greg Hearn Striker WASPS
16 Jason Vuletich Goalkeeper Westside Wolves
18 Ian Burcher Defender Victoria Park Panthers
23 Peter Blakeney Striker Fremantle
24 Jonathon Charlesworth Striker Westside Wolves
28 Kiel Brown Midfielder WASPS


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