GAME DAY FOR GB U18 WOMEN

Great Britain Under-18 Women begin the four-team international tournament in Budapest against hosts Hungary U18 Women today.

It’s the second year of the tournament involving GB, Hungary, Poland U18 Women and Spain Women.

Last year’s event was held in Ice Sheffield and won by Spain Women.

The girls arrived in Budapest yesterday and were quickly on the ice for a training session.

Coach, Cheryl Smith, said: “We had a good travel day and then a┬ápositive┬ásession on the ice.

“It is a great set-up here and the facilities at the rink and hotel are excellent.

“All the girls are ready and focused for the first game.”

The match against Hungary U18 Women gets under way at 12:40pm local time in Budapest (11:40am UK time).