The Irish team celebrate after Shirley McCay scores  during the  World Cup match against the USA at the Lee Valley Hockey Centre in London. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/EPA

Women’s Hockey World Cup – Pool B Ireland 3 (D Duke 2, S McCay) USA 1 (M Paolino) Deirdre Duke’s glorious counter-strikes sent Ireland’s women into d(...)

Shirley McCay  celebrates her goal with Ireland team-mate  Deirdre Duke during the Women’s World Cup Pool B game at Lee Valley Stadium in London. Photograph: Joe Toth/Inpho

Ireland 3 USA 1 The biggest game in their careers to date saw Ireland’s women produce their biggest performance as Deirdre Duke’s breakaway double s(...)