2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B

2018 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia relegated

The Australian Women’s national under-18 team have lost 1-2 in overtime to China in their final game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament. Defenceman Lara Azzopardi was named best Australian player of the game and forward Emily Davis-Tope was named best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day Denmark defeated France 2-0 and Poland beat Great Britain 2-0. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division I Group B Qualification for 2019, while Denmark finish in first place and are promoted to Division I Group A.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 1-2 OT China (13:00, 12 January 2018, Satelite Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Denmark 5 5 0 0 0 15
France 5 4 0 0 1 12
Poland 5 3 0 0 2 9
China 5 1 1 0 3 5
Great Britain 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australia 5 0 0 1 4 1

2018 U18 Women’s World Championship: Denmark beat Australia

The Australian Women’s national under-18 team have lost to Denmark 1-9 in their fourth game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament. Forward Emily Davis-Tope was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day France defeated Poland 3-1 and China beat Great Britain 4-1. After four rounds Australia have dropped to last place in the standings, twelve points behind table leaders Denmark. Australia take on China today in their final game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 1-9 Denmark (13:00, 11 January 2018, Satelite Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Denmark 4 4 0 0 0 12
France 4 4 0 0 0 12
Poland 4 2 0 0 2 6
China 4 1 0 0 3 3
Great Britain 4 1 0 0 3 3
Australia 4 0 0 0 4 0

2018 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia lose to Great Britain

The Australian Women’s national under-18 team have lost to Great Britain 1-5 in their third game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament. Forward Sara Sammons was named best Australian player of the game after recording the teams only goal. In other games of the day France defeated China 5-2 and Denmark beat Poland 3-1. After three rounds Australia remain fifth in the standings, nine points behind table leaders Denmark. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Thursday where Australia take on Denmark. The two teams last met just before the tournament in an exhibition game with Denmark winning 10-0.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 1-5 Great Britain (20:00, 9 January 2018, Satelite Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Denmark 3 3 0 0 0 9
France 3 3 0 0 0 9
Poland 3 2 0 0 1 6
Great Britain 3 1 0 0 2 3
Australia 3 0 0 0 3 0
China 3 0 0 0 3 0

2018 U18 Women’s World Championship: Poland beat Australia

The Australian Women’s national under-18 team have lost to Poland 2-8 in their second game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament. Forward Madison Poole was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day France defeated Great Britain 2-0 and Denmark beat China 10-0. After two rounds Australia have moved up to fifth in the standings, six points behind table leaders Denmark. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Tuesday where Australia take on Great Britain. The last time these two teams met was at the 2016 Division I Qualification tournament where Australia lost 2-3.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 2-8 Poland (16:30, 7 January 2018, Satelite Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Denmark 2 2 0 0 0 6
Poland 2 2 0 0 0 6
France 2 2 0 0 0 6
Great Britain 2 0 0 0 2 0
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0
China 2 0 0 0 2 0

2018 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia lose to France

The Australian Women’s national under-18 team have lost their opening game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament, losing to France 1-6. Goaltender Imogen Perry was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Denmark defeated Great Britain 6-1 and Poland beat China 5-1. France lead the standings after the first round with Australia sitting in last place. Australia take on hosts Poland today for their second game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2016 Division I Qualification tournament where Australia lost 0-11.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 1-6 France (20:00, 6 January 2018, Satelite Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
France 1 1 0 0 0 3
Denmark 1 1 0 0 0 3
Poland 1 1 0 0 0 3
China 1 0 0 0 1 0
Great Britain 1 0 0 0 1 0
Australia 1 0 0 0 1 0

Denmark shutout Australia U18 Women in exhibition game

The Australian women’s under-18 team have lost to the Danish women’s under-18 team 0-10 in an exhibition game ahead of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament which kicks off tomorrow in Katowice, Poland. At the tournament Australia will take China, Denmark, France, Great Britain and Poland.

Captains announced for Australian Women’s U18 team

The captains for the Australian women’s national under-18 team have been announced. Emily Davis-Tope has been named captain with Lara Azzopardi and Sara Sammons acting as alternate captains. The team will compete in the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament from 6 January to 12 January in Katowice, Poland.

Australian Women’s U18 roster for 2018 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian women’s national under-18 team for the upcoming 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B tournament. The competition will take place from 6 January to 12 January in Katowice, Poland with Australia competing against China, Denmark, France, Great Britain and Poland.

Goaltenders
– Taylah Pearson
Imogen Perry

Skaters
Celestine Adams
Lara Azzopardi
– Anna Badaoui
Ava Calabria
Isobel Cantrill
Georgia Clarke
Emily Davis-Tope
– Molly Graham
Lindsey Kiliwnik
Nicole Le Cren
Isla Malcolm
Cleo Mayer
Madison Poole
Marnie Pullin
Ebony Rama
Sara Sammons
Shiarna Tarasenko
Chloe Walker

Reserves
– Emily Page
– Jodie Roberts
Rebecca Smith-Birch

2018 World Championship program announced

The locations and dates for the 2018 World Championship program have been announced with Ice Hockey Australia again entering a team in each category. A change to the Women’s World Championships which increased the number of teams in the top division has resulted in no relegation for 2018. As a result Australia will remain in the Division II Group A tournament.

Men’s (Division II Group A): Tilburg, Netherlands, 23-29 April 2018.
– Opponents: Netherlands, Serbia, Belgium, Iceland and China.
Men’s U20 (Division III): Sofia, Bulgaria, 22-28 January 2018.
– Opponents: China, Iceland, New Zealand, Israel and Bulgaria.
Men’s U18 (Division II Group A): Tallinn, Estonia, 1-7 April 2018.
– Opponents: Poland, Estonia, Lithuania, Korea and Great Britain.
Women’s (Division II Group A): Bled, Slovenia, 7-13 April 2018.
– Opponents: Netherlands, Great Britain, North Korea, Slovenia and Mexico.
Women’s U18 (Division I Group B): Krynica, Poland, 6-12 January 2018.
– Opponents: France, Denmark, Poland, Great Britain and China.