IRE vs -W vs CAN-W : In FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2019 (Women), Ireland Will face Canada in the 2nd leg of the tournament. In their first leg of the tournament, both the teams failed to score a single goal. Thus the game resulted in a draw and both the teams shared 1points each.
Since the leg 1 was a draw, now both the teams will start a game neutral. It is a crucial match for both the teams to qualify for the next round. So they must try to score goals, unlike the previous match. The team which wins this match will move to the next stage of the tournament. And the top teams of the tournament will get a chance to play in Olympics 2020. Canada has not been to the Olympics since the year 1992. Their last game was with Barcelona. Kate Wright, the captain of the team, thinks that their team has regained their culture and strength over the last ten years, which would help them in setting a foot in Hockey Olympics.
Ireland Women vs Canada Women – Team Squad
Ayeisha McFERRAN (GK), Roisin UPTON, Serena BARR, Nicola EVANS, Kathryn MULLAN, Shirley McCay, Elena TICE, Gillian PINDER, Beth BARR, Chloe WATKINS, Lizzie COLVIN, Nicola Daly, Hannah MATTHEWS, Elizabeth MURPHY (GK), Sarah HAWKSHAW, Anna O’FLANAGAN, Zoe WILSON, Deirdre DUKE
Kaitlyn WILLIAMS (GK), Kate WRIGHT (C), Alison LEE, Elise WONG, Danielle HENNIG, Kathleen LEAHY, Rachel DONOHOE, Hannah HAUGHN , Karli JOHANSEN, Natalie SOURISSEAU, Sara McManus, Nikki WOODCROFT, Amanda WOODCROFT, Madeline SECCO, Brienne STAIRS, Shanlee JOHNSTON, Stephanie NORLANDER, Rowan HARRIS (GK)