Team Denmark takes on Finland in the opening game of the 2018 Nordic U19 Championships being held in Kristianstad, Sweden October 19 – October 21.
The national teams from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland will square off in a four team tournament, which is held every other year.
Finland won the 2016 title, defeating Sweden 30-14 in the final. In that tournament, Sweden dominated Denmark in the first game only to fall to the Finns in the final.
This tournament has been held every other year since 1999. Sweden has won the title six times including the last four. Team Finland has captured the title five times.
Finland finished second in the 2014 tournament in Bornholm, Denmark after beating Denmark while the Danes defeated the Finns four years ago to finish second after Sweden.