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Ireland’s Women’s Hockey Team make History to Qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Side were level from the previous night when they met in Energia Park this evening. Ireland the more dominant on night one of the double header threatened from the start, with the opening chance of the game coming from Anna O’Flanagan, unfortunately going wide. Canada came back with penalty corner at 7 minutes. McFerran saved and a scramble ensued, with Mullan pushing the rebound out of the circle to be taken back up the pitch. Hawkshaw was solid up near Canada circle, with Tice strong in defence later in Q1 when Canada threaten 13 minutes in. The sides remained level in the first quarter with neither team adding to the score board.

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First leg victories for India’s men and women in FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers

The Indian city of Bhubaneswar was once again the stage for major international hockey as the Kalinga Stadium – which famously hosted last year’s Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup event – provided a world class arena for the first legs of two crucially important Olympic qualification clashes. 

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The Netherlands & Canada qualify for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The men’s international teams of the Netherlands and Canada have both secured their tickets to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, overcoming the respective challenges of Pakistan and Ireland in the two-game FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers.

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A cruel sting in the tail ends Tokyo dream for Ireland

Ireland Miss Out on Spot at Tokyo 2020 Olympics after Canadian Qualifier goes to Shoot Out

Ireland 1 (McKee) Canada 3 (Johnston, Scholfield, Tupper). Aggregate score Ireland 6 – 6 Canada, Penalty Shoot Out Canada 5, Ireland 4.

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