The first two preliminary rounds are complete as the fourth day of the U16 Women’s World Championships comes to a close. The competition now essentially splits into two competitions; the Silver round and the Final round.
The top two teams from Groups E-H now proceed into the Final round (aka the Platinum/Gold round), which follows a quarter-final, semi-final and final format. The five remaining teams, the third placed teams in Groups E-H (plus the forth placed team in Group F), will create a mini league; with all five nations facing each other once.
And so we have the eight teams who will be competing in the upper tier of the competition; including two undefeated nations so far, Hungary and Greece, as well as group toppers, Croatia and Italy. Spain, the Netherlands, the Australia and Japan are the other teams still in the mix.
The United States, who are perhaps unfortunate not to make the top eight, will now filter into the Silver Round, alongside: Turkiye, South Africa, Israel and Switzerland.
Check out all of todays scores, and the next round of fixtures.
Australia 10-10 United States (4-4, 0-4, 3-1, 3-1)
Australia: M. Dyer, T. Hughes 1, L. Levenberg-Penklis 1, S. Dunn, S. Owen 1, O. Muir 1, C. Mcculloch, C. Isaac 6, B. Cranley, M. Waugh, S. Brodie, E. Nash, I. Mulligan
United States: K. Glad, J. Billingsly, S. Umeda 1, A. Deprez 1, L. Haaland-Ford, A. Cohen 4, R. Hassett 1, C. Minton 2, K. O’Dea, K. Pantaleon 1, C. Raisin, A. Nowaczek, S. Kring
Japan 12-7 South Africa (3-3, 3-1, 3-1, 3-2)
Japan: N. Kanja, R. Morita 1, K. Shironoshita 3, M. Yamamoto 1, M. Ohmae 1, A. Ishimori, S. Fukuda 4, S. Yumeka, R. Bando 1, A. Morohashi 1, S. Sobajima, R. Muneto, K. Matsumoto
South Africa: K. Swaintston-Harrison, H. Banks, T. Harty 2, M. Loizides 1, A. Smith 1, A. Van Breda, E. Van Heerden, T. Kreymborg, A. De Villiers 1, E. Catto 1, R. Uys 1, N. Bantom, J. Hough
Greece 10-2 Turkiye (5-1, 1-0, 3-0, 1-1)
Greece: E. Konstantopoulou, K. Margariti 2, E. Kovatsevitis, A. Fouraki, D. Drakotou 1, N. Piovan 2, I. Kanellopoulou, E. Beta, M. Papadopoulou, T. Galanopoulou, A. Klapsianou 1, A. Karampetsou 4, A. Bekri
Turkiye: I. Demir, E. Gurelli 1 , Z. Hepkorucu, N. Altiparmak, H. Suzmecelik, B. Arik, H. Dabbag, I. Gurun, S. Yapar, D. Yarayan, D. Guclu, D. Pehlivanoglu 1, I. Olgun
Greece 11-6 Japan (4-2, 2-1, 2-3, 3-0)
Greece: E. Konstantopoulou, K. Margariti 2, E. Kovatsevitis 1, A. Fouraki, D. Drakotou 4, N. Piovan, I. Kanellopoulou, E. Beta, M. Papadopoulou 1, T. Galanopoulou, A. Klapsianou, A. Karampetsou 3, A. Bekri
Japan: N. Kanja, R. Morita, K. Shironoshita 2, M. Yamamoto 1, M. Ohmae 1, A. Ishimori, S. Fukuda 2, S. Yumeka, R. Bando, A. Morohashi, S. Sobajima, R. Muneto, K. Matsumoto
Israel 7-7 Croatia (2-1, 3-2, 1-1, 1-3)
Israel: R. Kakuzin, M. Katzir, S. Amor, C. Arbiv 1, Y. Raz, I. Futorian, C. Rahum 1, T. Ben Aharon 1, M. Tirosh 4, M. Koren, A. Klein, G. Borenstein, A. Abramovitch
Croatia: L. Korac, N. Jazvin 1, R. Pesic 1, J. Loncar, M. Fox, R. Glas 2, L. Srhoj, N. Alamat 1, C. Rizof, A. Stipanov 2, P. Cagalj, A. Lulic, S. Frketic
Netherlands 4-7 Italy (1-1, 0-3, 2-3, 1-0)
Netherlands: C. Van Leeuwen, T. Van der Elst, K. Heerink, L Van Hoff 1, N. Willemsen, L. Schreurs, P. Gorter, M. Lindeman, I. Vreeling 1, E. Ouwens 1, T. Van der Meer, A. Kleinlugtbeld 1, R. Boxsem
Italy: O. Sesena, E. Bianco 1, B. Cassara 1, M. Osti, S. Moschetti 1, T. Lombardo 1, B. Rosta 1, E. Bacelle, L. Polidori, C. Grasso 2, G. Oliva, A. Banchi, E. Pozzani
Italy 24-2 Switzerland (6-0, 4-1, 8-0, 6-1)
Italy: O. Sesena, E. Bianco 2, B. Cassara 2, M. Osti 2, S. Moschetti 4, T. Lombardo 3, B. Rosta 4, E. Bacelle 1, L. Polidori, C. Grasso 1, G. Oliva 4, A. Banchi 1, E. Pozzani
Switzerland: M. Raveglia, M. Schaefer, N. Mikulic, M. Andrade Duarte, S. Schwab, L. Siegenthaler, N. Hess, A. Nussbaumer 1, M. Gross, F. Jenkinson 1, A. Arnold, J. Grandchamp, S. Dasic
11:30 – Hungary vs Netherlands
12:45 – Japan vs Spain
19:30 – Australia vs Italy
20:45 – Greece vs Croatia
09:00 – Turkiye vs South Africa
10:15 – Israel vs Switzerland
17:00 – South Africa vs United States
18:15 – Switzerland vs Turkiye
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