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Posted 06 March 2012

Men’s Hockey Olympic Qualifying Tournament at UCD

10th – 18th March 2012
National Hockey Stadium

University College Dublin is extremely proud that the Electric Ireland FIH Road to London Tournament will be held on the Belfield campus at the National Hockey Stadium.

The tournament will see six countries compete for the one remaining spot at the London 2012 Olympics. This is the only direct Olympic Qualifier, across any sporting discipline, to be held in Ireland for London 2012.

Ireland's Men's National Hockey Team will go head to head with Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Chile and the Ukraine in a round robin format before the tournament concludes in a finals day on Sunday March 18th.

The competing teams by world ranking:
Korea (WR 6)
Malaysia (WR 14)
Ireland (WR 17)
Russia (WR 20)
Chile (WR 24)
Ukraine (WR 31)

The tournament represents a highlight in the on-going relationship between UCD and the Irish Hockey Association to bring international tournaments to UCD and Ireland.

The Electric Ireland Women’s Hockey Team, ranked 14 in the world, will travel to Belgium from March 17th to 25th for their chance to play in London 2012. They will face teams from Spain, Belgium, Russia, France and Mexico.


Electric Ireland FIH Road to London tournament

All matches are being streamed live through

For a match schedule and ticket information visit


(Produced by UCD University Relations)


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