Thursday, May 26, 2022

Hoofdklasse

Maddie Hinch: ‘So proud to make history’ as Tilburg reach Dutch big league

Images like this have become a familar sight in world hockey: Maddie Hinch jumping into sprinting team-mates following shoot-out success. At the weekend, Hinch again came to the fore as her team, Tilburg HC, advanced to the Dutch big league...

Can European club hockey experience give Great Britain best of both worlds? 

Once the dust settled on Great Britain’s prolonged Tokyo Olympic cycle, attention immediately turned towards the club season. Many of Great Britain’s Olympic stars from both men’s and women’s squads had decided to leave behind the English League and...

Talking Hockey: Has game structure curbed art of dribbling in world game?

Shahbaz M wishes coaches would give more freedom to players to flaunt their stuff I will forever remember two passages of phenomenal plays took place in the first of the best-of-three Dutch league finals back in May 2019, both by HC...

Dutch player raises money after revealing cervical cancer recovery

A Dutch big league player has revealed how her "desire to have children, play top sport and have a social career" was nearly jeopardised after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. Daphne Voormolen, 30, was diagnosed in February but after participating...

Dutch club hockey can do more to market game to global audience

Our regular Hockey Social series delves into talking points, player Q&As and opinions from the world of hockey "It's like the Dutch don't want to share it with the rest of the world." The message was loud and clear on...

‘There are too many foreign players in Dutch hockey leagues’

The influx of foreign players to the Dutch Hoofdklasse league is "stagnating" the growth of homegrown talent, accoring to new Oranje men's coach Jeroen Delmee. Delmee, who played 401 times for the Netherlands during a distinguished career, took over from...

Alan Forsyth’s goals give HGC perfect start to season

Alan Forsyth has started off his time on the continent in fine fettle by getting back to doing what he does best before the season has even started. The Scot proved the difference over the weekend as his new side...

Den Bosch and Bloemendaal claim Dutch league hockey titles

A penalty corner in the last minute from Dutch dangerwoman Frederique Matla secured Den Bosch the domestic title for the 20th time in the club's history on Saturday. Matla made sure Den Bosch regained the Hoofdklasse title at the hands...

Zach Wallace will be Hoofdklasse leading light, says Pearn

Surbiton men's coach Mark Pearn believes that Zach Wallace will be one of the leading players in the Hoofdklasse next season after joining HGC. The men's domestic champions lost Wallace and Alan Forsyth to the Dutch side following the Tokyo...
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Camil Papa ‘amazed’ at his Dutch goal of the year strike

A sublime bit of circle 'tip-in' skill from Camil Papa has seen the Klein Zwitserland striker awarded Dutch goal of the year. Papa's magical goal earlier in this stuttering season was viewed in its hundreds of thousands on social media...
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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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