The tournament is a six team round-robin event which will be decided by a final between the top two teams from the preliminary round on Sunday 10 February 2008. The winner of this final will earn a place in the hockey tournament of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Ireland open the tournament against their nemesis, France, before facing host side New Zealand, Trinidad, the US and Argentina. Ireland go into the competition as the third highest ranked team.
Match schedule:2nd Feb (12pm) vs France; 3rd Feb (115pm) vs New Zealand; 5th Feb (2pm) vs Trinidad and Tobago; 6th Feb (6pm) vs USA; 9th Feb (1215pm) vs Argentina
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