2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification

2019 U18 Women’s World Championship: Kazakhstan beat Australia

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have lost to Kazakhstan 1-5 in their second game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament. Forward Marnie Pullin was named the best Australian player of the match. At the end of the preliminary round Australia remain in second place in Group A, trailing Kazakhstan by three points. The competition now moves to the playoff phase with Australia taking on South Korea in the first semifinal.

– Australia 1-5 Kazakhstan (13:00, 13 January 2019, Pabellon de Hielo)

Other games:
– Chinese Taipei 2-6 South Korea (13:00, 15 January 2019)
– Mexico 0-3 Spain (20:00, 15 January 2019)

Further information:
Australia Women U18 Facebook page
Tournament page at IIHF.com (includes livestream details)

Playoffs schedule
– Placement 5-8: Turkey – Mexico (13:00, 16 January 2019)
– Semifinal 1: South Korea – Australia (16:30, 16 January 2019)
– Semifinal 2: Kazakhstan – Chinese Taipei (20:00, 16 January 2019)
– Placement 5-6: Winner of Placement 5-8 – Spain (13:00, 18 January 2019)
– Bronze: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (16:30, 18 January 2019)
– Gold: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (20:00, 18 January 2019)

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Kazakhstan 2 2 0 0 0 6
Australia 2 1 0 0 1 3
Turkey 2 0 0 0 2 0

Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 3 3 0 0 0 9
Chinese Taipei 3 1 1 0 1 5
Spain 3 1 0 1 1 4
Mexico 3 0 0 0 3 0

2019 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia beat Turkey

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have won their opening game of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament, beating Turkey 6-0. Goaltender Taylah Pearson earned a shutout and was named the best Australian player of the match. Australia currently sit second in Group A, trailing Kazakhstan on goal difference. Australia return to action on 15 January where they take on Kazakhstan.

Further information:
Australia Women U18 Facebook page
Tournament page at IIHF.com (includes livestream details)

– Australia 6-0 Turkey (13:00, 13 January 2019, Pabellon de Hielo). Game Card

Other games:
– Mexico 2-4 Chinese Taipei (13:00, 12 January 2019)
– Kazakhstan 15-0 Turkey (16:30, 12 January 2019)
– Spain 0-1 South korea (20:15, 12 Januay 2019)
– South Korea 5-0 Mexico (16:30, 13 January 2019)
– Spain 3-4 OT Chinese Taipei (20:00, 13 January 2019)

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Kazakhstan 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 1 1 0 0 0 3
Turkey 2 0 0 0 2 0

Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 2 2 0 0 0 6
Chinese Taipei 2 1 1 0 0 5
Spain 2 0 0 1 1 1
Mexico 2 0 0 0 2 0

Australian Women U18 beat South Korea

The Australian women’s national under-18 have won 5-4 in overtime against the South Korean women’s under-18 team during an exhibition game in Jaca, Spain. The game was held as a warm up to the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament in Jaca which begins on 12 January. Prior to arriving in Jaca the team held a training camp in Stavanger, Norway.

– Australia Women U18 5-4 OT South Korea Women U18 (10 January 2019)

Further information:
Australia Women U18 Facebook page
Tournament page at IIHF.com

Australian Women’s U18 roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian women’s under-18 team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament. The competition will take place from 12 January to 18 January in Jaca, Spain with Australia competing against Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan, Mexico, South Korea, Spain and Turkey.

Goaltenders
Taylah Pearson (Brisbane Goannas)
Olivia Last (Sydney Sirens)

Skaters
Celestine Adams (Perth Inferno)
– Imogene Alexander
Anna Badaoui (Sydney Sirens)
Samantha Brophy (Brisbane Goannas)
Ebony Brunt (Sydney Sirens)
Ava Calabria (Sydney Sirens)
Emily Davis-Tope (Pursuit of Excellence)
– Endillion Kenyon
Lindsey Kiliwnik
Cleo Mayer (Sydney Sirens)
– Sienna Nicholson
Liana Njirich (Perth Inferno)
Marnie Pullin (Melbourne Ice)
Isabela Raymundo (Melbourne Ice)
Sara Sammons
Nikki Sharp (Perth Inferno)
– Mikaelah Wakefield
Chloe Walker (Sydney Sirens)