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There has been a lot – and I mean, a lot – of social media criticism about the umpiring at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup in London over the past couple of weeks. Generally speaking, the criticism has been reasonable and level-headed. What’s more, it comes with the territory.Read More →

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Australia vs. Spain 5.8.2018 Match 35/Bronze Medal Match 2.00 Push Back Both teams are looking to pick themselves up today, after their losses on penalty shuffles in their respective Semi-Finals yesterday. Some say that, it is more enjoyable winning a bronze medal then getting the silver due to having wonRead More →

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Ireland 0 (3) vs.0 (2) Spain 4.8.2018 Match 34/Semi Final 2.00 Push Back Ireland has had a dream of a world cup and the media from the Emerald Isle covering their successes has doubled and trebled in recent days. Their route to this semi final has surprised people even inRead More →

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Ireland 0 (3) vs. (1) 0 India 2.8.2018 Match 32/Quarter Final 6.00 Push Back Ireland come into this as underdogs, but I think that the Indians will struggle to get past goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran. Both sides have had a tendency to sit deep and counter attack in previous games, let’sRead More →