PREVIEW AND STATS: GB WOMEN v DPR KOREA

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Great Britain Women and DPR Korea Women go head to head in Dumfries this evening with the silver medal at the World Championship Division II Group A on the line.

GB need a point this evening to clinch the silver medal.

Slovenia Women won the gold earlier this afternoon when they beat Mexico Women 7-1 to be promoted to Division I (Group B) for the first time in their history.

GB and DPR Korea have met five times since 2009 with GB winning two and DPR Korea taking the victory on three occasions.

The most recent encounter came at last year’s tournament in Maribor where goals from Leanne Ganney, Angela Taylor and Georgina Farman gave GB a 3-1 victory.

Britain took the silver in last year’s tournament while DPR Korea went home with the bronze

GB Women and DPR Korea Women head-to-head
2018 WC Div2A in Maribor, Slovenia W 3-1 Leanne Ganney, Angela Taylor, Georgina Farman
2017 WC Div 2A in Gangneung, Korea L 2-3 (OT) Angela Taylor, Leanne Ganney
2016 WC Div 2A in Bled, Slovenia W 7-0 Leanne Ganney 3, Saffron Allen, Katie Marsden, CJ Ashton, Louisa Durnell

2013 WC Div 1B in Strasbourg, France L 2-3 (OT) Beth Kavanagh 2
2011 WC Div 2 in Caen, France W 5-0 (DPR Korea forfeited after withdrawal)
2009 WC Div2 in Torre Pellice, Italy L 1-4 Katie Henry

Tickets are available online and you can also pay on the door for the game which gets under way at 8pm.

The game is live on FreeSports with Aaron Murphy and Paul Adey. FreeSports is available free on Sky Channel 422, Virgin Media Channel 553, on Channel 64 on Freeview and BT and on Freesat Channel 252.

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