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Dumfries hosts ice hockey world championship event

Women's team training Image copyright Ice Hockey UK

An international women's ice hockey competition is being held at the Ice Bowl in Dumfries.

The Division 2A section of the women's world championships is the fourth International Ice Hockey Federation tournament to be held in the town.

It has previously staged Under 18 events for both men and women and an Under 20 championship.

The tournament runs until Sunday with Great Britain up against Kazakhstan, Korea, Poland, New Zealand and Croatia.

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