Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Netherlands

‘Force of nature’ world grand hockey master leader passes away

Tributes have poured from around the masters hockey community following the passing of Wim van Noortwijk, the former World Grand Masters Association president, writes Richard Bright. Dutchman Van Noortwijk died last month and the hockey community has paid tribute to...

Hockey World Cup: Germany down Netherlands in clinical display

Germany, the two-time champions, charged to a scintillating 4-1 win in their Pool D World Cup clash on Wednesday to underline their credentials as one of the favourites for the 2018 edition. Germany clawed back a Valentin Verga first-half strike...

Plenty to savour for Dutch hockey: 43 unbeaten, Marijn Veen emerges

The Netherlands ended 2018 by remaining the world's No 1 women's hockey team in the latest rankings after a record-equalling win on Sunday. The Dutch, who convincingly won the World Cup in the summer, won their seventh Women's Champions Trophy...

Jeroen Hertzberger recalled for Holland’s World Cup squad

Dutch coach Max Caldas cut a confident figure on Friday as he selected his 18-strong squad for next month's men's Hockey World Cup. Dutch forwards Bjorn Kellerman, Jorrit Croon and Joep de Mol were left out of Caldas' squad but...

Joie Leigh hopes Dutch hockey tilt will warrant England return

After a summer leading the sustainability programme at the World Cup, The Hockey Paper speaks to Joie Leigh as she embarks on a stint playing in Europe Joie Leigh believes she still has the desire to play international hockey when...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: London embassies feel the passion

The Vitality Women's Hockey World Cup is here and follows the football version played out in Russia. It seems like weeks ago now, but Germany and Argentina failed to even make it out of the group stages, the Netherlands...

Maria Verschoor left out of Holland’s women’s hockey World Cup squad

By The Hockey Paper Maria Verschoor, the 24-year-old forward, is a surprise omission from coach Alyson Annan's 18-strong Netherlands squad for their 2018 women's World Cup defence later this month. The Amsterdam star, a Rio silver medallist, is one of five...

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...

Holland and Argentina set for pre-hockey women’s World Cup clash

By The Hockey Paper The Netherlands will gear up for the defence of their World Cup title with a series of competitive matches in the run-up to the Vitality women's Hockey World Cup in London. The Oranje Ladies will play three...

Dutch hockey urges clubs to stop junior competitions below under-12 level

By The Hockey Paper Dutch hockey's governing body wants clubs to stop selection training and competitive hockey for children below under-12 level. The Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB) believes that the small timeframe to prove themselves leads to stress. "In 90 minutes...
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British hockey needs innovation to tackle 3G pitch issue, says MP

The chair of the parliamentary group for hockey in the UK says that there are signs the sport could...
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