BBC Sport - Nelson scores winner as Ireland reach World League 2 quarter-finals

Nelson strikes as Irish reach hockey quarter-finals

Ireland edge a 1-0 win over Italy to clinch their place in the quarter-finals of the World League 2 tournament in Belfast.

Craig Fulton's side finished top of Pool A having earlier beaten Ukraine and Austria, and will now face Poland, needing a win to keep their World Cup qualification hopes alive.

Goal scorer Matthew Nelson of Lisnagarvey and Banbridge player Eugene Magee spoke after the game.

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