Italy defeat Australian U18 Women

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have lost their second game of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Qualification tournament, losing to Italy 0-8. Keesha Atkins was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Great Britain beat Poland 3-1, Kazakhstan shutout Romania 15-0 and Austria defeated China 3-1. After the end of the second round Australia is sitting last in Group B, six points behind leaders Italy, while Kazakhstan lead Group A. The teams now have a rest day and return to the ice on Sunday with Australia taking on Great Britain in the last of their group matches.

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

  • Australia 0 – 8 Italy (15:15, 8 January 2016, Nockhalle). Game Card

Group A standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Kazakhstan 2 2 0 0 0 6
Austria 2 2 0 0 0 6
China 2 0 0 0 2 0
Romania 2 0 0 0 2 0

Group B standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Italy 2 2 0 0 0 6
Great Britain 2 1 0 0 1 3
Poland 2 1 0 0 1 3
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0

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