BBC Sport - Nelson scores winner as Ireland reach World League 2 quarter-finals
Nelson strikes as Irish reach hockey quarter-finals
- From the section Hockey
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.