The recent clamour for a return to regular fixtures or an annual series between the home nations has been welcomed by Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
In a recent poll conducted by The Hockey Paper, 84 per cent of readers wanted to see a 4 Nations home series fixture between England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
While a majority of England’s players also compete in the Pro League under the banner of Great Britain – England also have a higher ranking in the men’s and women’s game – ranking points are harder to come by for Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
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