IHUK TO HOST WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT IN NOVEMBER

Ice Hockey UK will host a four-team international women’s tournament in November.

Great Britain Under-18s, Hungary, Poland and Spain will battle it out at Ice Sheffield from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th November 2015.

Ice Hockey UK general secretary, Andy French, said: “We are delighted to be hosting an international tournament.

“We are very grateful to the three teams to coming to join us and it is great to be able to showcase international hockey in the UK again.”

GB Women coach, Cheryl Smith, said: “This is a great way for us to have a look at a whole range of players.

“It will be good to see the players in an international tournament and it will certainly be good preparation for the World Championship tournaments.”

Coach, James Ashton, added: “I think we will learn a lot from this four-team tournament.

“The girls will get to play against some quality opposition and it will be great to have a chance for the players to have international game-time so early in the season.”

A full schedule, times and ticket prices will be announced shortly.

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