The inspiring story of the Irish team and the way to Rio 2016

This will the second time in history that Irelad will participate in an Olympic Game. The first time was in 1908 where Ireland obtained the silver medal after losing 8 to 1 against England. Ireland lost the spot for London 2012 after receiving a goal in the last 3 seconds in the qualifying game against Korea. Watch this inspirational video that shows you what the Irish team went through in order to earn the Olympic spot. (Source: Munster Hockey).

By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the owner of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

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