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USA Women vs Ireland in a gripping international test series

USA Women’s National Team are set to host Ireland this coming weekend at Spooky Nook, Lancaster, PA.  The games are set to be played across three days, spanning May 24th – 27th, with themed nights to continue enjoying the hockey atmosphere into the evening.

Both teams last met at Spooky Nook Sports in late May 2015. The three-series format filled stands in record time with thrilling end line to end line play. Team USA edged out Ireland with a clean sweep. Looking to turn the table, Ireland will be on the hunt change the scoreline this time around.

Ireland, currently ranked 16th in the world, are looking to continue to build on their latest hockey endeavors.

The test series comes before the all important World League Semi Finals, which is set to be played mid June, where Team USA will be visiting Johannesburg to face South Africa.

Also, there will be no rest this summer for the ladies as in August the PanAm cup is set to get under way.

Janneke Schopman, USWNT Head Coach has stated on the Team USA website:

“The series versus Ireland is a great way for the U.S. public to meet our team again for the first time after the Olympics in Rio.  With familiar faces and new talent we strive to play some great games that will prepare us for the important tournament in South Africa, where we can qualify for the World Cup.”

Tickets start at $14, and can be purchased from here.

For more information, head on over to Team USA’s website here.

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Citi USWNT vs. Ireland Schedule Date Time
Match One: USWNT vs. Ireland Wednesday, May 24 6:30 p.m. EST
Match Two: USWNT vs. Ireland Friday, May 26 6:30 p.m. EST
Match Three: USWNT vs. Ireland Saturday, May 27 6:30 p.m. EST

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