Women’s World Cup Hockey 2018- Netherlands are World Champions
The 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup is the 14th edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup a field Hockey Tournament. It is being held from 21 Jul to 05 Aug 2018 at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre in London. 16 Teams participated .Netherlands became Champions for eighth time defeating Ireland 6-0 in the final on 05 Aug 2018 at London.Netherlands has won four silver and one bronze medal also in previous World Cups -which means in only one World Cup held in Dublin they were not on the Podium. What a record? But Ireland won everybody’s hearts. They were the lowest rank team at 16th to ever reach a final. Irish amateur players but up a great show against the top ranked team whose players are all Professionals.
A Stamp was issued by Canada on Women’s Field Hockey World Championships held at Vancouver in Aug 1979. A FDC dated 16 Aug 1979 is listed.