Day 1 Round Up – EuroHockey Club Tournaments – Women

Posted On 13th May 2016

Today is the first day of our biggest hockey weekend, where we have 11 EuroHockey tournaments all over Europe.

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Here is the round-up of the Women’s events:

EuroHockey Club Trophy – Barcelona, Spain

The EuroHockey Club Champions Trophy kicked off this morning in the Pau Negre Stadium, in the Olympic mountain of Motjuïc (Barcelona) with a draw  between Belgium’s Royal Antwerp HC and Ukraine’s MSC Sumchanka. 1-1 (1:1)

The two Belarusian teams met in the second match of the  day, with GHC Ritm Grodno besting HC Minsk by a goal. 2-1 (1:1)

The hosts RC Polo met German side Rot Weiss Köln in the last match of the day. Rot Weiss came out on top, winning the match easily 4-1 (3:0)

EuroHockey Club Challenge I – Prague, Czech Republic

The tournament began early this morning Polisportiva Ferrini Cagliari meeting Gintra Strekte Uni HC, who walked away with with a thunderous victory, with Doneta Grigiene (#8) scoring a hat trick. 0-5 (0:3)

The second game also came with a lot of goals, with HC Donchanka beating SV Arminen by five goals, after an even first half. 6-1 (1:1)

Swansea City met University of Edinburgh HC, with the latter taking the victory after no goals in the first half. 0-3 (0:0)

Lastly, Ulster Elks were met by the hosts SK Slavia Praha. An even game, the host just could not make it through and the Ulster side took the points. 2-0 (1:0)

EuroHockey Club Challenge II – Lille, France

The tournament opened with Belgium’s Waterloo Ducks beating Turkey’s Kecioren Baglum SK. After a goalless first half, WatDucks came back strong and scored four goals to secure the five points. 4-0 (0-0)

In another high scoring game, Iris Hockey Lambesart met HC Hostivar. The French side was in control of the game and conceded no goals. Marie Billore (#22) also scored a hat trick. 5-0 (3-0)

The third game resulted in a draw between HC Rotweiss Wettingen and Black Boys HC  Geneve, both Swiss teams. They were faily evenly matched throughout the game, each side scoring three goals. 3-3 (2:2)

The last match of the day saw Grove Menzieshill meet the host Lille MHC, who delighted the crowd with a victory and also conceded no goals. 0-4 (0:0)

EuroHockey  Club Challenge III – Gibraltar, Gibraltar

The tournament opened with NAVAX AHTC Wein and HAHK Mladost. The Austrian team was the better side and earned the win. 2-0 (2:0)

The second match saw HFTC Tauras draw with Gibraltar’s Eagles HC. 0-0 (0:0)

The last match of the day saw hosts Hawks LHC meet NACKA LHK from Sweden. This match was held after an official opening ceremony attended by the Minister for Sport. Although Hawks had the home crowd’s enthusiastic support, the Swedish side was better and took the win. 0-2 (0:2)


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