THE Netherlands edged Ireland 3-1 in their third and final Test in Alicante on Tuesday.
Netherlands were also taken the extra mile before they won the first Test 4-1 and the second Test 2-1.
Ireland will now travel to Great Britain for a double header against GB at Bisham Abbey on 26th & 27th January (times TBC).
Malaysia will be playing in the Dublin Olympics where the Irish and South Korea will be the toughest hurdles to claim the single ticket to the London Olympics.
The Malaysian players will also play Netherlands in two Tests in Australia at the end of the month.
Ireland Starting XI: John Jackson; Ronan Gormley (c); Paul Gleghorne; Conor Harte; David Harte; Eugene Magee; David Ames; Michael Watt; Chris Cargo; Mitch Darling; Geoff McCabe.
Reserves (all used): Stuart Loughrey; David Cole; Shane O'Donoghue; Andy McConnell; Peter Caruth; Timmy Cockram; David Fitzgerald (GK).