Thursday, April 28, 2016

Rio '16: Men's Hockey Schedule

The Irish men's hockey team  will face India (world ranked No 7) on August 6 in its in its opening Pool B game at the Rio  Olympics.
They then face the Netherlands (2), a day later. After a day's rest, they play Germany  (3) on  August 9,  Canada (14) on August 11 and Argentina (6) on August 12. Quarter-finals begin on Sunday August 14.
Australia, the reigning World and Hockey World League champions,  top Pool A. They will play Great Britain (WR 4 – based on England’s ranking); Belgium (5); New Zealand (8); Spain (11) and hosts Brazil (32).

 Irish schedule summary - all times local.

Match 1
Saturday August 6, 11:00 - India v Ireland
Match 2
Sunday August 7, 18:00 - Netherlands v Ireland
Match 3
Tuesday August 9, 12:30- Germany v Ireland
Match 4
Thursday August 11, 11:00- Ireland v Canada
Match 5
Friday August 12, 19:30- Ireland v Argentina.

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