Hockey World League: Stormont selected to host tournament

John Jermyn (left) was among the scorers for Ireland at the Olympic Games in Rio
John Jermyn (left) was among the scorers for Ireland at the Olympic Games in Rio

Stormont has been confirmed as the venue to stage a men's Hockey World League Round 2 tournament next year.

The east Belfast ground got the nod over Lisnagarvey to host the event, which will be played on 11-19 March.

Hosts Ireland will be in action along with France, Poland, Ukraine, Italy, Wales, Scotland and Austria.

The Hockey World League Round 2 will be played over three men's and three women's events, with eight teams competing in each destination.

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