- Ex UCC star wins World League Tie for Irish Hockey Team
Ex UCC star wins World League Tie for Irish Hockey Team
Aine Connery’s penalty saw Ireland land the UDG Healthcare World League Round 2 title at Belfield, completing a perfect week with victory over Canada in the final at Belfield.
The final that ended 1-1, Nikki Evans and Holly Stewart netting close range goals from penalty corners in the third quarter.
Played out in front of a capacity crowd that included President Michael D. Higgins, it provided a fitting finale for a week in which Ireland also boosted their Olympic hopes.
She paid tribute to the influence of the UCC Hockey Club on her career in a tweet yesterday evening.
The photo shows Aine (middle) playing for Ireland in Argentina last year with fellow UCC players Audrey O Flynn and Miriam Crowley.