U.S. Women’s National Team to Host Ireland in Three-Game Citi Series on U.S. Turf | Sports Destination Management

U.S. Women’s National Team to Host Ireland in Three-Game Citi Series on U.S. Turf

Apr 03, 2017

The next opportunity to catch your U.S. Women’s National Team contend in the land of the free and the home of the brave has been confirmed on the competition calendar. Team USA will face Ireland at Spooky Nook Sports, the Home of Hockey, in Lancaster, Pa. from May 24 - 27 for the Citi USWNT vs. Ireland Series. International threat Ireland, with a Hero FIH World Ranking of 16, will meet the red, white and blue for three test matches.


The last meeting between the two teams was at Spooky Nook Sports in late May 2015. The three-series format filled stands in record time with thrilling end line to end line play. Team USA edged out Ireland with a clean sweep. Looking to turn the table, Ireland will be on the hunt to rewrite the storyline.  

Citi USWNT vs. Ireland Schedule



Match One: USWNT vs. Ireland

Wednesday, May 24

6:30 p.m. EST

Match Two: USWNT vs. Ireland

Friday, May 26

6:30 p.m. EST

Match Three: USWNT vs. Ireland

Saturday, May 27

6:30 p.m. EST

This series serves as the final round of preparation for the United States before heading into a stacked summer of key international games. The USWNT treks to Johannesburg, South Africa for FIH’s Hockey World League Semifinals in July, a FIH World Cup qualifier. This event is quickly followed by the all-important and highly-anticipated Pan American Cup in Lancaster, Pa. in August, another FIH World Cup qualifier and a Pan American Games invite.  
*Purchase tickets here for the Pan American Cup*

"The series vs Ireland is a great way for the U.S. public to meet our team again for the first time after the Olympics in Rio," said Janneke Schopman, USWNT Head Coach. "With familiar faces and new talent we strive to play some great games that will prepare us for the important tournament in South Africa, where we can qualify for the World Cup."

Games will be played on the outside turf at Spooky Nook Sports. Tickets will be for sale by assigned sections during the series. Single game tickets start at $14 to sit in Section D (farthest from the center of the pitch), $16 for Section C, and $18 for seats in Section B (closest to the center). Youth (age 17 and under) and Active Duty Military tickets will be available for 50 percent off the normal single ticket prices. Series Passes are available for $38. Click the link above for a full ticket listing!

Bringing a group? Contact Glen Hollingsworth by email at ghollingsworth@usafieldhockey.com to order your tickets today! Group discounts will be $1 per ticket for groups of 10 or more, $2 per ticket for groups of 20 or more and $3 per ticket for groups of 30 or more.

Keep your eyes locked on usafieldhockey.com for more information regarding the Citi USWNT vs. Ireland series. #UN1TED

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