Dancer and Green Army raring to go after lengthy hiatus

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“It’s not something I want to ever experience again,” Dancer told the Hook. “Obviously, it’s not just about the hockey side of things. It’s just about everybody’s life and situation.” Sean Dancer says he and his panel are raring to go as the Irish women’s team kick-start Olympic year in Murcia this week with a […]

Kim Lammers: ‘I don’t like it this way’

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After the largely hockey-free 2020 due to corona, all hockey fans hope that in 2021 it will be possible to play with stick and ball once again. TheHoofdklasse starts on January 31, but will it continue after that?  We look ahead with both famous and lesser known hockey celebrities. What do they expect? Today Kim Lammers, capped 200 […]

Freixa’s departure from Amsterdam: logical, or a victim of rejuvenation?

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With a strongly rejuvenated selection, Amsterdam coach Santi Freixa had to make a serious shot at the first national title since the 2011/2012 season from his appointment eighteen months ago. Because he has insufficiently succeeded in this, according to Amsterdam, the club does not extend his expiring contract. A logical decision, or are the expectations unrealistic? “By […]

Jelle Galema returns to Oranje-Rood after three seasons

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Attacker Jelle Galema (28) returns to his old love after a three-year adventure with Den Bosch. Signing a four-year contract with Oranje-Rood, the club with which he experienced golden years with winning three national titles (2014, 2015 and 2016) and the Euro Hockey League (2015). From 2009 to 2018, Galema played his first term for Oranje-Rood, […]

Great Britain strengthen ahead of Tokyo

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FIONA CRACKLES TO JOIN SENIOR GB PROGRAMME Fiona Crackles has been rewarded for an impressive start to her international career by being offered a full-time place in the GB women’s programme leading up to the Tokyo Olympics. The 20-year-old received her first call up to the senior team in October 2020, making her debut against […]