Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Europe

Den Bosch, the Dutch team to watch at EuroHockey Club Cup

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER Hosts Surbiton will have it all to do when the EuroHockey Club Cup kicks off on Thursday. The tournament will be spearheaded by HC‘s-Hertogenbosch from the Netherlands, the current champions and Europe’s most successful team, who are joined...

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....

Competition: Win VIP day to remember at Surbiton’s EuroHockey Club Cup

The Hockey Paper is giving you the chance to be at the centre of the action at the women’s EuroHockey Club Cup at Surbiton later this month. The EuroHockey Club Cup takes place at home of five-time champions Surbiton between...

Ashley Jackson departs East Grinstead for Dutch side HGC

By Rod Gilmour Former Great Britain star Ashley Jackson will play club hockey in the Netherlands next season after signing for HGC. Jackson, 30, was lured back to the club he played for between 2008 and 2010 by Paul van Ass,...

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...

20-10! ‘Crazy’ Euro Hockey League match draws scoring system criticism

By The Hockey Paper The Euro Hockey League's scoring system drew critcism on social media on Monday after KHC Dragons beat Three Rock Rovers 20-10 in a ranking match as the final four were confirmed in Rotterdam. However, the clash could...

Dutch hockey: David Harte helps SV Kampong to first title in 32 years

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER David Harte became the first Irishman to lift the Dutch Hoofdklasse title as he played a key role in SV Kampong's season-ending league victories. SV Kampong won the Dutch title for the first time in 32 years...

Jason Lee leaves role as England women’s coach after a disastrous Hockey World Cup

England  women's hockey head coach Jason Lee has left his role in the wake of an 11th place finish at the World Cup a fortnight ago. Former coach Danny Kerry, currently England's performance director, will take charge of the side...

Sophie Bray looking to make Dutch lessons pay off

When the 2014 hockey World Cup hits off in the Netherlands on Saturday, one of England's stars will feel right at home. Striker Sophie Bray has spent the past three years in the Dutch Hoofdklasse. Those seasons in the best hockey...

The challenges for hockey in Sweden with Niclas Franzen

After ten years of international hockey, Niclas Franzen is not as well known as he might be. Part of the reason is that Nic plays for one of the more low-profile nations in world hockey – Sweden. The Partille SC keeper...
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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