Great Britain Women fly out from Heathrow this lunchtime (Wednesday) to Seoul ahead of the World Championship Division 2 Group A, which begins at the weekend.

GB will face hosts Korea, as well as Australia, DPR Korea, Netherlands and Slovenia, in the six-team tournament from Sunday 2nd to Saturday 8th April.

Meanwhile, GB Under-18s will join them later in the week once they have completed their training camp in Slovakia and Austria.

After a 5-4 defeat by OHA Europe in St Polten last night, the two sides go head-to-head in Bratislava this evening.

The U18 Men are also in Division 2 Group A of the World Championship structure and will face Koream Croatia, Estonia, Lithuania and Romania, in the tournament from 1st to 8th April.

Korea are hosting both events at the same time as a test-run for the Winter Olympics next year.