Womens World Cup Hockey Final

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Womens World Cup Hockey Final

Postby Samoan » 05 Aug 2018, 11:32

Today, we're (well probably just I, maybe never/ever ) going to be treated to the Final match between Ireland and defending champions The Netherlands in London later today. It's pretty hot out there weather wise predicted high of 29*c.

Yesterday, Ireland beat Spain in a shock penalty shootout to secure the Hockey World Cup final place, Ireland having gone into the tournament ranked second lowest team.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/aug/04/hockey-womens-world-cup-ireland

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Re: Womens World Cup Hockey Final

Postby never/ever » 05 Aug 2018, 12:53

Ireland certainly have been a surprise: great to seen the old hegemony of successful hockey-nations being challenged.
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Re: Womens World Cup Hockey Final

Postby Samoan » 05 Aug 2018, 20:25

Ah well, there you go, but Many Congrats to The Netherlands on a resounding win and retaining the title.

" Netherlands win eighth hockey World Cup and end Ireland’s fairytale "

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/aug/05/netherlands-ireland-hockey-world-cup-final-match-report

But an accolade was also duly given Ireland's Ayeisha McFerran who was named the goalkeeper of the tournament.

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Re: Womens World Cup Hockey Final

Postby Toby » 07 Aug 2018, 09:08

A friend of my wife's won the over 35s world cup.

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Re: Womens World Cup Hockey Final

Postby Samoan » 07 Aug 2018, 11:24

Nice!
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