It’s the second day of matches at the IIHF World Championship Division II Group A in Dumfries today.

The opening game sees DPR Korea Women host Australia Women at 1pm at the Dumfries Ice Bowl.

Once again, hundreds of local schoolchildren will be attendance for the first game.

The youngsters have learnt about one of the countries in the tournament and will lend their support for their new adopted nation.

Match two is between Mexico Women and Spain Women, before the host nation plays its second game.

GB Women, who beat Australia 2-1 on Tuesday, face Slovenia Women at 8pm.

Cheryl Smith’s side were the only higher-ranked seed to record a victory on the opening day.

Spain Women produced a thrilling 4-3 victory over Slovenia Women after penalty shots, while DPR Korea Women were beaten 4-2 by Mexico Women.

Tickets are available online and you can pay on the door.

All games will be shown on a webcast, provided by, which you can purchase by clicking here.

GB Women against Slovenia Women 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.


Photo credit: Karl Denham.