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The Netherlands & Canada qualify for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The men’s international teams of the Netherlands and Canada have both secured their tickets to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, overcoming the respective challenges of Pakistan and Ireland in the two-game FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers.

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Bonus Point seals the Grand Final for Netherlands

As the Men’s FIH Pro League rolled in to town one last time (before moving to the Stoop), this one had a lot of interest and intrigue building around it.  Not because, coming in to the game, Great Britain need nothing less than a win to stay in contention of reaching the Grand Finals in two weeks time, nor was it due to welcoming one of the most attacking teams in the world, the Netherlands, to the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.  

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Netherlands women hold on against Germany; Dutch men snatch bonus point against New Zealand

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.

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Great Britain Stun the Dutch in Eindhoven

An open, free-flowing first quarter saw both teams creating openings. The first penalty corner was won by David Condon, whose surging run drew the foul. Phil Roper’s shot was chased down and the subsequent foul gave Great Britain (WR:7) a second chance from the top of the circle. This time Pirmin Blaak in the Netherlands (WR:3) goal cleared confidently.

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Netherlands take control against Great Britain in Eindhoven

A combinaiton of goals from Frederique Matla and Marijne Veen and a highly successful press were enough to give the Netherlands their ninth victory in the FIH Pro League and move them even closer to securing a place in the FIH Pro League Grand Finals at the end of June.

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HOCKEYROOS END NEAR DECADE-LONG DUTCH DOMINANCE WITH BIG WIN

Saturday 2 February 2019 | The Hockeyroos have ended almost a decade of Dutch dominance with a ground-breaking 1-0 win over world champions Netherlands in their FIH Pro League opener in front of a sold-out crowd in Melbourne. Continue reading HOCKEYROOS END NEAR DECADE-LONG DUTCH DOMINANCE WITH BIG WIN

BUMPER CROWD TO ROAR HOCKEYROOS & KOOKABURRAS TO DUTCH REVENGE

Friday 1 February 2019 | Revenge is on the minds for both the Hockeyroos and the Kookaburras when they play the Netherlands in their first-ever FIH Pro League matches in Melbourne on Saturday. Continue reading BUMPER CROWD TO ROAR HOCKEYROOS & KOOKABURRAS TO DUTCH REVENGE