Ireland Women’s Olympic dream over

first_img Two goals in the opening 10 minutes from Lauren Crandall put Ireland on the back foot. Katie O’Donnell added another couple to make it 4-0 in the third quarter before Anna O’Flanagan – with her fourth goal of the competition – got one back. But later strikes from Paige Selenski and Jill Witmer completed the rout for the world’s fifth-ranked team. Ireland Women’s bid for an Olympic spot came to an end as they lost 6-1 to the United States in Valencia at the World League Round Three. Press Associationcenter_img The result meant Ireland will contest the seventh and eighth place play-off on Sunday in their final game of the tournament, knowing they are out of the range of potential qualifiers for Rio 2016. last_img


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