2015 UConn All-American Roisin Upton (2012-15) has been chosen to compete with the Irish Nationwide workforce within the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo.
The gamers have been introduced on the again of the EuroHockey Championships which passed off in Amsterdam final week. 27-year-old Upton scored a brace of penalties on the Euros for Eire. Her Catholic Institute teammate Naomi Carroll can be chosen within the squad.
In November 2019 the ladies’s hockey workforce grew to become the primary Irish girls’s hockey workforce to qualify for the Olympic Video games, once they bettered Canada on Irish soil in entrance of a house crowd. The Tokyo 2020 workforce is basically shaped from that report breaking crew, which additionally options nearly all of the 2018 World Cup Silver Medal profitable squad.
In Tokyo, the workforce will compete in Pool A, alongside South Africa, the Netherlands, Germany, India and Olympic Champions, Nice Britain. Their first competitors takes place on Saturday 24th July towards South Africa.