Poland Under-18 Women 2-1 GB Under-18 Women

Great Britain Under-18 Women suffered late heartbreak as a goal 93 seconds from time gave Poland U18 Women a 2-1 victory in Katowice.

GB outshot the host nation 22-19 in their third game at this season’s World Championship (Division 1B) and were left to rue missed chances.

Casey Traill’s close-range rebound put Britain ahead at 2:35, with the assists going to Ellie Wakeling and Abbie Sylvester.

Netminder Maisie Gilbert – named as GB’s player of the game – saved twice from Klaudia Kaleja early in period two, before the hosts drew level through Sandra Klimecka’s tip on the powerplay (30:55).

Emily Harris went close for GB at the start of the third period, while Amy Trueman was denied on a breakaway.

But Poland won it with a neat finish from the slot by Wiktoria Dziwok on the powerplay (58:27).

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Italy top the six-team group with three wins from three matches, while second-placed Denmark also have a 100% record.

GB are back in action tomorrow when they face China at 3:30pm UK time.