Cardiff and Met say their chances of promotion have been hit after losing players to international call-ups.
Wales men's hockey team have missed out on the final World Cup qualifying tournament in Johannesburg.
Ireland beat France in a penalty shoot-out to secure victory in the World League 2 final in Belfast on Sunday.
Ireland's men guarantee themselves a spot at the final World Cup qualifiers in the summer by beating Wales 3-1 in Belfast.
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Ireland win the World League 2 final thanks to a penalty shoot-out success against France in Belfast.