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Victor Wegnez

Victor Wegnez: Belgium hockey star on rocky childhood and Red Lion family

“The Red Lions is my first family,” says Victor Wegnez, one of the stars of Belgium gunning for hockey’s holy grail this summer; holding men's world, Euro and Olympic titles. “When I entered the group, nothing was good in...

Rise of Victor Wegnez: From rough diamond to hockey star

Hockey needs characters for the sport to thrive, says Belgium coach Hockey is 'too tame' and Belgium’s Victor Wegnez could be just the individual character needed to make the sport roar, Red Lions coach Shane McLeod told The Hockey Paper...

Belgium v Germany, EuroHockey 2019: The greatest hockey match?

Rod Gilmour witnessed a classic European Hockey Championships 2019 while the semi-final will be remembered for a generation Oh to be young members of HC Olympia, the burgeoning hockey club which usually has the pitch at Wilrijkse Plein Sports Centre,...

Australia lead nominations for FIH Hockey Stars Awards

Australia lead the way with five nominations in this year's FIH Hockey Stars Awards. The Kookaburras have two nominations in the men's player of the year, Eddie Ockenden and Aran Zalewski, who will be up against Victor Wegnez, of Belgium, who...

EuroHockey 2019 final: peerless Belgium men storm to first title, 5-0 over Spain

Antwerp - On this evidence, only a major Tokyo heatwave stopping players in their tracks will halt Shane Mcleod's fearsome team of Red Lions from becoming Olympic champions in 2020. Belgium hockey's 2024 grand slam prediction could even ring...

EuroHockey classic for the ages: Belgium beat Germany in Antwerp epic

Antwerp - Belgium 4 Germany 2 So, a handball in a major sporting semi-final went against Germany as Belgium memorably, brilliantly and ruthlessly reached their third EuroHockey final in four editions, played out in front of a raucous home crowd...
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Olympics hockey: Australia survive Japan test, Belgium men move into gear

If the opening match of the Tokyo Olympics is a barometer for how this competition will pan out, then...
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