Germany showed once again why they are the world’s number one team with a classic smash and grab to defeat Belgium 3-1 and win their eighth Eurohockey Championships.
Goals from Martin Zwicker, Benjamin Wess and Oliver Korn were enough to cancel out Tom Boon’s controversial opener, leaving the home crowd disappointed and ensuring both men’s and women’s titles went to Germany. Continue reading
A hat-trick for Jeroen Hertzberger gave The Netherlands a bronze medal, securing a hard-fought 3-2 win over Bobby Crutchley’s England side.
The Rotterdam forward struck two penalty corners and a third from open play with Iain Lewers and Richard Smith striking for England who have to content themselves with fourth place. Continue reading
Germany won the Eurohockey Championships for the second time in their history with a 2-0 shootout win over England after an entertaining 4-4 draw.
Germany scooped the gold medal, a prize they collected in 2007, to leave Jason Lee’s side heartbroken as they couldn’t repeat their semi final heroics here tonight. Continue reading
Hosts Belgium will face Germany in Sunday’s Eurohockey Championships Final after a dominant performance saw off England by three goals to nil in tonight’s semi final.
Goals from Thomas Briels, Jerome Truyens and Florent Van Aubel were enough to sink a spirited display from Bobby Crutchley’s side and give the Red Lions their first win over England in this competition since 1970.
Goalkeeper Maddie Hinch was England’s hero as they won a tense shootout competition against the Netherlands to prevent the Dutch reaching the final of this competition for the first time since 1991.
Hinch saved five times in the shootout, including the decisive final effort from Roos Drost to set up a return match with old rivals Germany. Continue reading
England sneaked through to the semi finals of the Eurohockey Championships with a hard fought 2-2 draw against Ireland. Two goals each for Tom Carson and Shane O’Donoghue, meant that the sides played out the draw England needed to progress, whilst Ireland will go into the relegation play offs. Continue reading
Goals from Hannah Macleod and Samantha Quek gave England a place in the semi-final of this competition but it was far from a comfortable afternoon for Jason Lee’s side. Scotland’s last win over England came in 1993 however with a bit more composure in front of goal, they could easily have broken that sequence in Belgium today. Continue reading
First half goals from Billy Bakker and Jelle Galema were enough to give The Netherlands their second win from two games in the Eurohockey Championships, their seventh win over England in this competition. Continue reading
Giselle Ansley’s second international goal on the stroke of half time was not enough to give Jason Lee’s side a share of the spoils as they went down 2-1 to old foes Germany.
Marie Mavers grabbed both the decisive goals for the Germans in a close-fought game that was not without its controversy. Continue reading
Two goals from England’s David Condon were enough to give Bobby Crutchley’s side the three points as they stuttered their way to a somewhat flattering 5-2 win over Poland, in their opening Eurohockey Championships match in Belgium. Continue reading