Ireland U21 women eye Four Nations hockey bid in Valencia

The Irish Under-21 women’s team will see action in December after all with a quickly arranged Four Nations tournament in Valencia from Wednesday, December 8 to Sunday, December 12.

Friday, 3rd December 2021, 5:05 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd December 2021, 5:12 pm

The side was initially due to take part in the now postponed Junior World Cup in South Africa, which was put on hold because of the Omicron coronavirus variant.

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The tournament will see Ireland face Spain, the Netherlands and England – all sides who were also due to be in Potchefstroom.

Coach David Passmore said: “While this tournament will not replace the JWC, it does allow us a great opportunity to build on the hard work and development over the previous few months and test ourselves against some of the world’s best teams.”

The Ireland Under-21 side at the launch of Uniphar as a team sponsor