GB WOMEN TIE WITH COVENTRY SELECT SIDE

Great Britain Women stepped up their preparations for October’s Olympic Qualifiers with a training camp in Nottingham on Saturday, followed by a game against an Under-21 Select side from Coventry Blaze’s NIHL and academy sides on Sunday.

GB twice came from behind in a 2-2 tie with goals from Isabell Whiteley and Abbie Sylvester. Netminders Ameila McGinley, Liberty Bird and Holly Steeples played a period each.

GB travel to Gangneung for the Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 2 in Gangneung from Thursday 7th and Sunday 10th October 2021.

Mike Clancy’s side will face Iceland, Slovenia and hosts Korea, with the top team in the group qualifying for November’s Final Qualification for next year’s Winter Olympics in China.