MK GAME A BIG TEST, SAYS WATKINS

Great Britain Under-20s head coach Tommy Watkins says tomorrow’s match with Milton Keynes Lightning is a “big test” for his young players.

The GB youngsters take on the high-flying EPL side at the Milton Keynes Arena (7:45pm) as preparation for the upcoming World Championship.

GB are of to Megeve in France later this month for the Division 1B tournament following promotion from 2A last season.

Watkins said: “I am looking forward to this game and seeing how the squad play.

“MK are a quality EPL side and will pose a lot of threat and it will be a big test for the roster.

“The World Championship is just around the corner now and this will be a massive help in our preparations.

“Getting the squad together so close to a tournament is a massive bonus for us.”

GB will take on hosts France in Megeve, as well as Japan, Poland, Slovenia and Ukraine from 12th to 18th December 2015.

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