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ESB Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge I (Women)

Dublin, Ireland - June 18-26, 2011
Local time is 8:15pm
  • Japan strikes gold at Champions Challenge 1

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    3-2 win against USA gives Japanese 2011 title

    Japan is the 2011 Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1 gold medalist after earning a come-from-behind 3-2 win against the United States. Ai Murukami was the key to victory. She scored on a second-half penalty stroke and sunk the gold medal-winning penalty corner shot with six minutes left in regulation. More

  • USA rolls into final

    USA will storm into London as the Pan American champions
    USA will storm into London as the Pan American champions
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    Americans in hunt for gold at shutting out Scotland, 3-0

    USA earned a berth in the gold medal game at the Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1 after shutting out Scotland, 3-0. The Americans, ranked 13th in the FIH World Ranking will take on #9 Japan in the gold medal game. More

  • Japan into gold medal game

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    3-2 overtime win against Spain secures spot in finals

    Japan is into the gold medal game at the Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1 after a dramatic 3-2 extra time win against Spain. Rika Komazawa scored twice in regulation, but it was Ai Murakami’s penalty corner eight minutes into extra time that sealed the victory for the Japanese team. More

  • Scotland snags bronze in shootout

    Laura Bartlett dahses Spain's medal hopes

    The bronze medal game between Spain and Scotland went the distance as a penalty shootout was needed to determine the winner. After 85 minutes and12 penalty shots, Laura Bartlett put in the bronze... More

  • South Africa tops placement group

    South Africa takes 5th; India finishes in 7th

    South Africa topped the placement group pack with a fifth-place finish at the Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1 after earning a 2-1 win against host Ireland. In the seventh-place game... More

  • Ireland and South Africa find redemption

    Both teams win and will meet for fifth place

    In placement game action at the Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1, South Africa and Ireland came out the winners of the first round of games. The two teams will now meet in the fifth place... More

  • Carol Metchette gets Golden Whistle

    Irish umpire calls 100th international senior game

    Before today’s South Africa vs. India game, Irish Umpire Carol Metchette was presented with the official FIH Golden Whistle, given to individuals that have umpired 100 senior international matches. More

  • USA pulls off upset for Semi-Final berth

    3-1 win over top-ranked Ireland puts USA into medal round

    In the second stunner of the day, fourth-ranked USA beat top-ranked Ireland, 3-1, in the last Quarter Final on Thursday. The win gives the Americans a berth in the Semi-Finals where they will meet... More

  • Scotland makes Semi-Finals

    One-goal win against Azerbaijan secures spot

    Scotland became the third team to earn a Quarter Final berth at the Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1 after hanging on for a 3-2 win against Azerbaijan. It was a true back-and-forth affair... More

  • Japan squeaks into Semi-Finals

    Late goal in 1-0 win ends India's medal hopes

    It took nearly the entire game, but in the end, Japan secured its spot in the Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1 Semi-Finals with a 1-0 win against India. More

  • Quarterfinal shocker: Spain into semi-finals

    Top-seeded South Africa falls in extra time, 3-2

    Spain and South Africa learned just how important a strong penalty corner can be in today’s Electric Ireland FIH Champions Challenge 1 Quarter Final. Thanks to three-penalty corner goals,... More

  • Ireland wins Group B

    1-1 tie against Spain enough for top spot

    Ireland stayed unbeaten at the Ireland Electric FIH Champions Challenge 1 after a 1-1 tie against Spain. Ireland was the lowest-seeded team entering the tournament, but they will enter Thursday’s... More

  • Pietie Coetzee breaks scoring world record

    South Africa’s Pietie Coetzee broke the goal-scoring hockey world record today in South Africa’s 5-5 tie against the U.S. More

Final Standings


Jun 26, 2011
IND India
Azerbaijan AZE
RSA South Africa
Ireland IRL
ESP Spain
Scotland SCO
JPN Japan
United States USA
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Pool Standings

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
South Africa  RSA 3 1 2 0 4 5
Scotland  SCO 3 1 2 0 2 5
Japan  JPN 3 1 1 1 -3 4
United States  USA 3 0 1 2 -3 1
Pool B
Ireland  IRL 3 2 1 0 2 7
India  IND 3 1 1 1 4 4
Azerbaijan  AZE 3 1 0 2 -5 3
Spain  ESP 3 0 2 1 -1 2
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