Friday, February 23, 2024

Netherlands

Euro Hockey 2023: Devastating Dutch put seven past England women

Monchengladbach -- In the end, Dutch coach Paul van Ass’ pre-match claims came to fruition in the most devastating fashion as all-conquering Netherlands scored seven second-half goals to first power, then stroll into the women’s EuroHockey final here against...

Netherlands men rout Wales to secure EuroHockey semi-final berth

Mönchengladbach -- A Welsh supporter was asked to show why the nation has such a strong voice and he duly obliged during half-time here. But it was the Netherlands calling the tune on the pitch as they thumped Wales...

EuroHockey 2023: We need to have Dutch courage, says England women star Lily Owsley

Monchengladbach -- England women’s Lily Owsley has urged her side to show Dutch courage on Thursday night and halt another Oranje progression to a major final. England play the Netherlands in the EuroHockey semi-final in a repeat of the...

Hockey Pro League: Netherlands men defend global league title in style

Netherlands men, the defending champions, clinched the FIH Pro League title in Antwerp on Tuesday night with a pulsating 4-2 win over challengers Belgium. With the Pro League title set to travel to London on the back of Great Britain's...

Dutch Hoofdklasse: Pinoke end Bloemendaal hat-trick hopes

Pinoké men became Dutch domestic hockey champions for the first time in the club’s 93-year history on Monday. In the second match of their Hoofdklasse play-off finale, Pinoke beat Bloemendaal 4-0. Playing in front of boisterous home support at a sun-drenched...

‘Maddie Hinch transformed goalkeeping, hockey and mental health culture – we owe her so much’

Our columnist reflects on playing alongside England and GB great Maddie Hinch, who changed goalkeeping and the sport in the UK, as well as creating an open environment for mental health Maddie Hinch made goalkeeping cool. I even started thinking about...

Women’s Euro Hockey League: Frédérique Matla proves star turn for Den Bosch

Frédérique Matla once again proved the hero as Den Bosch defeated Club de Campo de Madrid for the second time in three editions of the EHL Women’s Grand Final, making it 18 top tier European club titles since 2000...

Gender inequality spotlight cast on Dutch clubs to be more transparent

Dutch international Maria Verschoor has challenged clubs to be more open and transparent after questioning gender equality at board and committee level. “The board grades in sports are dominated by men. And this while two-thirds of the hockey players are...

Hockey World Cup 2023: Young Netherlands beat Australia to bronze

Bhubaneswar -- Three goals in seven minutes ensured the Netherlands of bronze at the men’s World Cup after a clinical defensive display, coupled with a ruthless cirle offensive against a below-par Australia, who finished out of the medals for...

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands set up Belgium semi-final after Korea win

Koen Bijen scored twice as the Netherlands raced into the World Cup semi-finals over surprise package South Korea. The last Asian nation left at this men’s edition put up a good showing in the opening salvos as the Dutch looked...
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My week: Nick Giles, Oxted Hockey men’s coach

It’s hockey 24/7 for Oxted player/coach school head of hockey coach Nick Giles. Here, he runs The Hockey Paper...
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