44 male teams will participate divided into eight groups. Ireland were drawn in Group C along with South Africa, Italy, Holland, Sweden, and South Korea. A tough group by any standards and Ireland will have to be at their very best to get through to the second group stage. With 3 teams to go through to the next stage, Coach Thomas Morgan is confident his team have enough about them to progress.
Today at 2.30 Ireland Play Holland on pitch 3 in what promises to be a tasty affair.