2015 Women’s World Championship Division II Group B tournament gets underway

The 2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship Division II Group B tournament starts today in Jaca, Spain. Australia will face Belgium, Iceland, Mexico, Slovenia and Spain in the round-robin tournament which runs until 13 March. Prior to heading to Spain the Australian team have been on a training camp in Litomerice, Czech Republic. The team competed in three exhibition games during the camp, taking on the Czech Republic Women’s under-16 team in two games and Litvinov in the third. Australia lost both games against the Czech Republic under-16 team, losing 1-5 and 2-8. The result for the Litvinov game was not announced.

A live stream is available at Passionmc.com (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

Team Roster for Australia:

Player Pos Club
Natalie Ayris D Adelaide Adrenaline
Taylor Botterill F Adelaide Adrenaline
Georgia Carson D Melbourne Ice
Christine Cockerell D Melbourne Ice
Michelle Coonan G Melbourne Ice
Sharnita Crompton – A F Sydney Sirens
Georgia Giblin F Brisbane Goannas
Shona Green – C F Melbourne Ice
Kelly Harris F Adelaide Adrenaline
Remi Harvey D Sydney Sirens
Andrea Lim F Sydney Sirens
Katherine McOnie F Sydney Sirens
Tracy Hocutt F Brisbane Goannas
Georgia Moore – A F Calgary Hurricanes
Stephanie Newmark D Assabet Valley
Brittany Parkyn F Brisbane Goannas
Joanne Phillis G Adelaide Adrenaline
Courtney Poole F Brisbane Goannas
Tess Reynolds F Adelaide Adrenaline
Kate Tihema F Adelaide Adrenaline
Tiffany Venning F Brisbane Goannas

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