Thursday, May 26, 2022

Europe

Maddie Hinch keeps clean sheet as SCHC romp to opening 8-0 Hoofdklasse win

By The Hockey Paper Four of Holland's World Cup-winning squad carried on where they left off in London last month as the Dutch ladies Hoofdklasse got under way this weekend. Skipper Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel, Xan de Waard, Caia van...

EuroHockey Championships goes Dutch as Amstelveen awarded 2021 event

By Richard Bright The Netherlands will host the EuroHockey Championships for the third time in 11 years after being granted host status for the 2021 men's and women's events. Europe's showpiece will return to the compact Wagener Stadium in Amstelveen for...

Alster’s unrivalled passion saw us to German hockey title, says Amy Gibson

Scotland goalkeeper Amy Gibson has revealed the “amazing passion” which propelled Alster to a first German women’s title. Alster went to the Final Four weekend knowing that local rivals Uhlenhorst were the team to beat. But the Hamburg side, which...

Hockey great Jamie Dwyer signs off Bloemendaal career with EHL title

By The Hockey Paper Arthur Van Doren, the world player of the year, will have big boots to fill when he joins Euro Hockey League champions Bloemendaal next season after the way Jamie Dwyer left the club on Sunday. The Belgian...

Den Bosch underline Dutch hockey dominance

By The Hockey Paper Dutch ladies champions Den Bosch won the EuroHockey Club Cup final for the sixth time since 2010 after beating UHC Hamburg 2-1 at Surbiton on Sunday. The final was won with two minutes remaining when Den Bosch...

Maartje Paumen retires from club hockey and returns to Dutch leagues as MOP assistant coach

By The Hockey Paper Dutch hockey great Maartje Paumen has played her last game after it was confirmed that the penalty corner specialist will be joining Dutch outfit MOP as assistant coach next season. After a 17-year club career which spanned...

Surbiton call on English clubs to forget rivalry and support EuroHockey Club Cup

By Rod Gilmour Forget club tribalism and rally together against Europe's finest. That's the message from Surbiton defender Giselle Ansley, who has called on clubs to support England’s national champions when they host the women’s EuroHockey Club Cup later this month....

Belgium hockey will be world, Olympic champions by 2024, claims president

Marc Coudron, president of the Royal Belgian Hockey Association, has boldly predicted that the Red Lions will become European, world and Olympic champions by 2024, with the women’s side, the Red Panthers, completing a similar path four years later. Coudron,...

Jeroen Hertzberger handed Netherlands return by coach Max Caldas

By Rod Gilmour Dutchman Jeroen Hertzberger is no stranger to battling back from disappointments. At London 2012, he was omitted from Paul van Ass' Olympic squad. After Rio 2016 and the Netherlands' fourth place finish, the 32-year-old was again handed...

EuroHockey 2017: Netherlands comeback clinches thrilling men’s gold 4-2 against Belgium

AMSTERDAM -- How to silence - initially - 10,000 Oranje? Play forceful, serene hockey with incisive interchanges. Belgium, 2-0 up inside 30 minutes, did just that and with some aplomb as they sent a disbelieving Wagener Stadium into rare...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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