HOCKEY: David Fitzgerald on form as Ireland draw with Korea

Ireland celebrate scoring against Korea
Ireland celebrate scoring against Korea

The second test of the Ballsbridge énergie Fitness Match Series between Ireland and Korea finished in a 1-1 draw.

It was a Man of the Match performance in goal from David Fitzgerald producing some stunning saves for Ireland.

Korea had the first real chance in the 20m but the shot was of target.

Ireland drove forward and a pin point cross from Cockram was turned in by a diving Good to give Ireland the half time lead.

Korea were back on level terms scoring from their fourth PC of the game with a lovely touch at the near post by Jung Jun Lee.

In the fourth and final quarter it was all Korea in the early stages with Fitzgerald called into action on several occasions producing top notch saves to keep Ireland in the game.

With the clock counting down Mitch Darling made a great run and looked as if Watkins would score but a Korean defender cleared off the line.

The third game in the series takes place tomorrowafternoon at 2pm before the sides play final test on Sunday at 2pm.Both matches at the Merrion Fleet Arena.