Great Britain begin their Women’s World Championship Division 1 Group B tournament on Sunday (10.30 UK, 12.30 local) against Italy in Riga, Latvia.

On the eve of the tournament Ice Hockey UK TV in association with Intermotor sat down with captain Jodie Alderson-Smith and head coach Mike Clancy to look ahead to the upcoming five games in seven days.

Games should be available to watch via the IIHF tournament page – – direct links will be posted on social media on game day mornings.

GB open against Italy on Sunday, followed by games against Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and hosts Latvia.

Follow on all of our social media channels for the very latest from the games and behind the scenes with the squad in Riga.

Women’s World Championship Division I Group B – Great Britain schedule 
Sunday 31st March: Great Britain v Italy – 12:30 (10:30 UK time) – watch webcast here
Monday 1st April: Poland v Great Britain – 12:30 (10:30)
Wednesday 3rd April: Slovakia v Great Britain – 12:30 (10:30)
Friday 5th April: Slovenia v Great Britain – 16:00 (14:00)
Saturday 6th April: Great Britain v Latvia – 19:30 (17:30)