Germany’s women and Belgium’s men both recorded key victories in the race to secure an all-important top four finish in the FIH Pro League on Wednesday (12 June), while the Netherlands women were also winners as they ended New Zealand’s Grand Final ambitions. A top four finish in the FIH Pro League comes with tickets to this month’s FIH Pro League Grand Final in Amsterdam and also the FIH Olympic qualifiers, which take place later this year.Continue reading Germany women and Belgium men claim crucial victories in Grand Final qualification race
The race to secure an all-important top four finish in the FIH Pro League continued on Tuesday (4 June), with the Netherlands women taking a narrow win over Germany before the Dutch men claimed two points from a possible three by winning a shoot-out against New Zealand at HC Oranje-Rood in Eindhoven.Continue reading Netherlands women hold on against Germany; Dutch men snatch bonus point against New Zealand
The German men’s team could have been forgiven for thinking they had consigned Belgium (WR:1) to a first FIH Pro League defeat. With seven minutes of the match to go, Germany (WR:6) were leading 4-2 and their defence was on fine form. But Belgium have enormous powers of self-belief and resilience and the resulting draw, which saw Germany win the shoot-out bonus point, was a fair reflection of a game between two magnificently competitive teams.Continue reading Red Lions fight back to deny Germany
Germany women got off to a cracking start against Belgium as Player of the Match Charlotte Stapenhorst proved yet again why she is regarded as one of the best strikers in the world. First she latched onto a ball that had been played into the circle, deflecting it into the goal. This was followed with a piece of audacious skill: Stapenhorst bounced the ball on her stick as she ran past the despairing Belgium defenders and then coolly flicked the ball past Aisling D’Hooghe in the Belgium goal.Continue reading Stapenhorst shines in antwerp
Germany welcomed the national teams of Argentina to Crefelder Hockey und Tennis Club on Wednesday 22 May 2019, with the hosts experiencing mixed fortunes in two explosive FIH Pro League contests.Continue reading Argentina women and Germany men edge thrilling contests in Krefeld
Germany’s women made it three wins from their last four FIH Pro League matches by defeating a resilient USA on Tuesday evening (30 April), edging closer to that all-important top four thanks to a 2-1 triumph on home soil at Mönchengladbach’s Hockeypark.Continue reading USA defeated as Germany women close in on top four
Spain men proved once again that they are the current masters of the FIH Pro League shoot-out, taking a bonus point for the fourth time in six matches after a scintillating meeting with Germany finished with the scores locked together at 4-4 at the Estadio Betero in Valencia on Friday (15 March). Continue reading Spain men continue remarkable shoot-out record to claim bonus point against Germany in Valencia
Goals from captain Cui Qiuxia and Zhang Xiaoxue gave China their first FIH Pro League win on Wednesday (6 March), helping the Asian giants to a 2-1 triumph over Germany at the Wujin Hockey Stadium in Changzhou. Continue reading China claim first win with victory over Germany in Changzhou
London: The surprises just keep coming. This time it was Spain who claimed a higher ranked scalp at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup, London 2018 as they beat Germany 1-0.
“If you don’t score, you don’t win,” was the simple summing-up statement of a clearly hugely disappointed Head Coach Xavier Reckinger.
Sunday 17 June 2018 | Standout performances from Trent Mitton and second-gamer Tim Brand have helped the Kookaburras secure a 2-2 draw with Germany on Monday morning. The side, undefeated in their Test Series, now head into this week’s Champions Trophy with some strong momentum. Continue reading KOOKABURRAS CLAIM SERIES AHEAD OF CHAMPIONS TROPHY