GB U18 WOMEN: Great Britain Under-18 Women are departing the UK today for Katowice, Poland ahead of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship Division 1 Group B which gets under way this weekend.
Huge well done and good luck to Cardiff Junior Devils very own Charlotte Harris making the trip to represent GB.
This is the second tournament Charlotte has attended with Great Britain women u18’s the first being a European friendly in Spain in November.
The team flew out yesterday to Katowice Poland where they compete in the world championships in their division, division one group b.
Charlotte is the youngest Great Britain player and the second youngest in the whole tournament.
The six-team tournament runs from Saturday 6th to Friday 12th January 2018.
GB will come up against hosts Poland, along with Australia, China, Denmark and France.
Head coach, Cheryl Smith, said: “I think this is a very exciting squad and we are looking forward to going to Poland.
“The squad gained so much experience in November’s tournament in Spain and we took a lot from that weekend.
“A World Championship is a tough level of competition and this is a very young squad, but there is so much talent.
“It will be a tough week but the coaching staff are confident in this squad’s ability and they can’t wait to get out onto the ice.”
Maisie Gilbert –Telford
Ella Howard – Slough
Lucy Beal – Bracknell/Slough
Emily Johnson – Kingston/Whitley
Verity Lewis – Ontario Hockey Academy
Kaitlyn Morrison – Ontario Hockey Academy
Abbie Sylvester – Bracknell/Chelmsford
Ellie Wakeling – Bracknell/Chelmsford
Jemma Wallis – Sheffield/Sutton
Sophie Campbell – Kirkcaldy
Megan Gourlay – Solway
Charlotte Harris – Bracknell/Cardiff
Emily Harris – Bracknell
Chloe Riley – Sutton/Sheffield
Lizzie Saunders – Sutton/Sheffield
Jessica Sprules – Swindon
Milly Such – Sutton/Sheffield
Kiana Tait – Kingston
Amy Trueman – Solihull
Audrey Wood – Fife
Follow the team as they compete this weekend https://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk/category/news/gb-u18-women/