Ireland have reached the semi-finals of the women's Hockey World Cup 4 years ago

Ireland have reached the semi-finals of the women's Hockey World Cup

What an incredible achievement.

Ireland's women's team have qualified for the semi-finals of the Hockey World Cup in London. The Irish side advanced past India in the quarter-finals. The game finished scoreless after four-quarters and went to a shootout.

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Ireland won the shootout 3-1.

Here's the winning penalty, scored by Chloe Watkins. It sparked jubilant scenes from the Irish team.

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Ireland will play Spain on Saturday in the semi-final. Ireland were ranked 16th in the world before the tournament, but are now just two games from becoming world champions.

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