GB WOMEN DEPART FOR OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS

Great Britain Women leave the UK today ahead of this week’s Olympic qualifying tournament in Astana.

The team have gathered at Heathrow from all around Europe and are now set to fly for Astana this evening.

GB come up against hosts Kazakhstan, along with Poland and Mexico, with the tournament getting under way on Thursday.

The groups winners of the four-team group will progress to the Qualification Preliminary Round 3 in December.

GB begin with a game against Mexico on Thursday, followed by Poland on Friday and finally hosts Kazakhstan on Sunday.