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.
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.
– Taylah Pearson
– Imogen Perry
– 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
– Emily Page
– Jodie Roberts
– Rebecca Smith-Birch
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.