Nike Lorenz of Germany celebrates with teammates after scoring against Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland 1 Germany 5 Three goals in the last 10 minutes gave an initially upbeat performance a deflated finish as Ireland’s women lost 5-1 to Germany(...)

 Cecile Pieper of Germany and Shirley McCay of Ireland battle for possession during day 2 of the FIH Hockey World League Semi Finals Pool A match  at Wits University  in Johannesburg. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for FIH

Ireland 2 Germany 2 Coach Graham Shaw felt a final second umpiring blunder played a big role in denying Ireland a huge win over Olympic bronze medal(...)