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Ireland Women's Hockey Team Qualify For Olympics

Dramatic penalty shootout in Donnybrook as McFerran the hero once again

The Ireland women's hockey team have qualified for the Olympics for the first time.

They beat Canada 4-3 on penalties in Donnybrook after the second leg ended scoreless.

Sean Dancer's side were 3-1 down in the shootout at one stage but goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran saved twice as the girls in green booked their ticket to Tokyo.

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