Category Archives: European Championships

Brilliant Belgium win their first ever European Championship crown

Belgium produced a memorable performance to win their first ever Belfius EuroHockey Championships title, as the World Cup holders added another major title to their collection. The four-star Dutch eased their way past Germany to a bronze medal. Wales and England retain their place in the top tier of European hockey

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Day 8 : The Netherlands Inflict england’s highest ever defeat

The Netherlands produced the biggest semi-final win in the women’s Belfius EuroHockey Championships as they smashed England with a devastating display in Antwerp. Nike Lorenz’s last minute corner goal kept alive Germany’s chances of winning a third women’s title as they beat Spain 3-2. Anna O’Flanagan grabbed a winning goal for Ireland with just over a minute to go to see the Green Army all but safe. Russia landed a big blow over their eastern European rivals Belarus.

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Day 6 : England, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands make up the final four

Carlota Petchame’s single goal saw Spain earn a richly deserved 1-0 win over hosts Belgium to reach the semi-final of the women’s Belfius EuroHockey Championships. The Netherlands cruise into the semi-finals. In Pool B, England and Germany are into the semi’s.

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Ireland narrowly miss semi final spot

Belfius EuroHockey Championships. Women, Ireland v Germany. 

21/8/2019

Women’s Pool B: Ireland 1 (S Hawkshaw), Germany 1 (P Maertens).

An exciting match for many reasons as the Irish Women finished with a level score against World Ranked Number 5 Germany this afternoon in Antwerp. Unfortunately, a win was required to progress to the semi-finals of the competition. 

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Day 5: Spain snatch semi-final spot to join Belgium, Netherlands and Germany in final four

Spain got the draw they needed to reach the semi-finals of the European Championships for the first time since 2009, dropping England into the relegation pool. In Pool B, early double puts Germany in pole position for a semi-final place. The Netherlands confirm top spot with a 6-0 win over Scotland.

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Netherlands frustrated for the second SUCCESSIVE match puts the red panthers in CONTROL

Day 4 : Belgian women lead pool A, another draw for The Netherlands

Belgium moved to the top of Pool A on goal difference after two rounds of matches as first quarter blitz put them in great shape for their 4-1 win. Reigning champions the Netherlands were held to a second successive draw against Spain. Results in Pool B: Germany-England 1-1, Ireland – Belarus 11-0.

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Stockmann reignites Caldas fued

Stockmann critical of Caldas policy: “He shoots himself in the foot.”

The European hockey championships have started, but without Robbert Kemperman and Valentin Verga in the Dutch selection. Former international Jaap Stockmann, the world’s best goalkeeper in 2014, has been very outspoken with his criticism of his former coach

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Ireland men in Heroic fight back to rescue a point

A heroic late fightback saw Ireland salvage what could be a crucial point in their Belfius EuroHockey Championships campaign, coming back from 3-1 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland in Antwerp.

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Ireland fight back but fall just short

18/8/2019

Women’s Pool B: England 2 (S Petty, G Ansley) Ireland 1 (B Barr)

Ireland’s women produced a rousing last quarter but could not find an equaliser from their opening Belfius EuroHockey Championships tie in Antwerp.

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