Round-up: Day 2 EuroHockey Championship II, Women, Cardiff

7th August 2017: Meanwhile at the EuroHockey Championship II, Women in Cardiff Pool A was in action. A really tight pool as Italy and Russia lie top with 4 points each and Ukraine are just behind on 3 points.  Match 5: Russia v Ukraine After securing a 1-1 draw...

Round Up: Day 2 EuroHockey Championships II, Men, Glasgow

7th August 2017: It was a Pool B day today as the Pool A teams had a rest day. Wales, with a comprehensive win over Switzerland lie top of Pool B and are well placed to progress to the semi-finals.  Match 5: Switzerland 0-9 Wales Wales recorded a sublime 9-0 win over...

Round Up: Day 1 EuroHockey Championships II, Women

7th August: Yesterday the EuroHockey Championship II Women started in Cardiff: Match 1: France v Ukraine The first match of the 2017 Women’s EuroHockey Championship II got underway between France and Ukraine yesterday morning. The match remained evenly played...

Round-up: Day 1 EuroHockey Championship II, Glasgow

6th August 2017: After a full day of play at the National Hockey Centre in Glasgow it's Ukraine and Russia that sit on top of Pool A and B respectively. But the match of the day was the final game Scotland v France, where Scotland pulled off a decent 2-1 win over the...

Belarus claim the EuroHockey Championships III in Sveti Ivan Zelina

5th August 2017: At the final day of the EuroHockey Championships II, it was Belarus who came out the winners in a shoot-out v Italy.  First up was the relegation Pool C game to determine who would ultimately face relegation to Championship IV in 2019: Slovakia 1-5...

Gibraltar win’s EuroHockey Championship IV

5th August 2017: Gibraltar has taken the EuroHockey Championship IV and promotion to the 3rd division in 2019 in some style in Lipovci, Slovenia.  Gibraltar won all 4 of their games at EHC IV this week putting them 3 points clear of the hosts Slovenia and taking the...

Preview: EuroHockey Championships II, Women, 6th – 12th August 2017

5th August 2017: Cardiff  hosts the women's EuroHockey Championship II which runs from August 6-12 at the Sport Wales National Centre with teams from France, Ukraine, Italy, Russia, Poland, Belarus, Austria and of course hosts Wales.  Wales remained in this division 2...

Turkey is crowned winners of the EuroHockey Championships III, Women

4th August 2017: Today was the final day of the women's EuroHockey Championships III in Sveti Ivan Zelina and Turkey were crowned winners! The day started however with the men's event and the Pool C, relegation pool: Slovakia 3:1 Lithuania (M) The match for fifth...

#FridayFocus – Start your own ParaHockey team!

With only 17 days to go to the Euro ParaHockey Championship (and only 14 to the Rabo EuroHockey Championships!!) we would like to feature our newest resource: a Roadmap for ParaHockey (ID). With help from the Development Projects Committee, KNHB and KBHB, we bring you...

Ladies Day at EuroHockey Championships III, Sveti Ivan Zelina, Croatia

3rd August 2017: It was ladies day in Sveti Ivan Zelina, as the teams jostled for position and the chance to earn promotion to the Championships II  Turkey 8–0 Slovenia (W) Slovenia started  the game well creating a couple of chances and were defending well, but at...

Day 3 – EuroHockey Championships IV, Lipovci, Slovenia

2nd August 2017: Todays hockey saw Hungary nipping at the heels of Gibraltar at the top of the table with a tight win 3-2 over Cyprus. Goals in the 7th and 10th minutes pushed Hungary ahead. Cyprus did get on the scoreboard in the 25th minute, but Hungary stretched...

Day 4 – EuroHockey Championships III, Women and Men

2nd July 2017: As Day 4 ended, so did the men's pool games at the EuroHockey Championships in Sveti Ivan Zelina, Croatia. Italy, Turkey, Belarus and Croatia are the confirmed sem-finalists.  Slovakia 1-4 Turkey (M) An important match for both teams as it decided the...

Day 3 – EuroHockey Championships III, Women and Men

2nd August: Yesterday say another hot day and some really tight games at the EuroHockey Championships III in Sveti Ivan Zelina, Croatia Men: LTU  3–2  MLT  Once again the men took to the stage in the first game, Lithuania came out strong and looked like they were...

Thomas Pedersen-Smith joins the EHF team

2nd August 2017: The EHF is delighted to announce the appointment of Thomas Pedersen-Smith as our new Development and Education Manager. Tom will take up this post formally on 15th August and will work alongside our current Development and Education Manager, Norman...

Day 2 – EuroHockey Championships III, Women and Men

1st August: Yesterday saw Day 2 of the EuroHockey Championships III and 3 games were featured.  The men were up first: 10:00 TUR - ITA Pool A 0 - 7 The match was tense in the first two quarters but Italy came out as a stronger team in the second half of the game and...

EHC2017 Feature: England men look to continue their strong 2017 form

31st July 2017: Henry Weir who recently spoke to hockey.nl ahead of the Rabo EuroHockey Championships says small changes in England’s off-field behaviour is having a big knock-on effect to their on-field connections as they look to continue their strong 2017 form into...

#FridayFocus – When the Red Giants met the Red Lions!

Wednesday 28th June, The Belgian ParaHockey team was officially introduced to the public under their new name 'Red Giants' and held a practice/exhibition match, in preparation for the upcoming Euro ParaHockey Championships. A wonderful video of their training day and...

2017 EuroHockey Junior Championships – Final Positions

EuroHockey Junior Championships 2017 Following completion of the 2017 EuroHockey Junior Championships (Men & Women), the final ranking, promotion and relegation positions are confirmed as follows: Junior Championship (M), Valencia (ESP), 28 August-3 September 2017...

EHL season 2017/18 tickets are on sale now!

The eleventh season of the Euro Hockey League is ready to roll with the confirmation today from the European Hockey Federation of the schedule for ROUND1 of the 2017/18 season of the world’s premier club hockey competition with tickets going on sale today. ROUND1 will...

France claim the EuroHockey Junior Championships II, St Petersburg

22nd July 2017: The Eurohockey Junior Championship II ended in St.Peterburg. France beat Poland in the Final with a 3-0 win. The day started with the final games of the Pool C, relegation Pool: Pool C Italy - Turkey 2:2 Goals: Valentino Luca(p.c.), Pagliara(p.c.)-...

Russia claim the EuroHockey Junior Championship II

22nd July 2017: The final Day of the EuroHockey Junior Championship II in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic saw Russia life the cup along with promotion to the Championships!  First up was Pool C: Ukraine – Turkey 2-1  Last day of the tournament begin with an early...

Day 5: EuroHockey Junior Championship II, St.Petersburg

21st July 2017: Also the second last day for the boys and an equally impressive day here in St.Petersburg.  Pool C:  Turkey v Russia 1:7  Goals: Ozkilic- Lepeshkin(3), Arusiia(p.c.), Lebed(p.c.), Gilev, Naryrshin Artur  The Russian team defeated the Turkish team with...

#FridayFocus – EHF Caravan in Slovakia and Hungary!

Bratislava, Slovakia 1/3 July For the third year running, the Caravan arrived in Slovakia. This time, they had a new host, KPH Raca. Natalia Fondrkova, EHF C4E Member, was the head of the organization and also as a coach.   The club did a fantastic job, pulling...

Day 4 – EuroHockey Junior Championship II, St.Petersburg, Russia

19th July 2017: As with the women's event, today was D-Day for the boys to make it to the semi-finals, so there was a lot at stake for the teams: Pool A : France v Turkey 7:2 Goals: Coffigniez(2), Jeammot (2p.c.), Lenglet(3, 2 p.c.) - Alta, Demirel(p.c.) France team...

Day 4 EuroHockey Junior Championships II , Hradec Kralove

19th July 2017: The 4th day of the EuroHockey Junior Championships II in Hradec Kralove was a full one with 4 games and 4 semi-final slots to be won by the teams!  Pool B: Belarus – Ukraine 3-1  The first match of the day was the battle between team Belarus and...

Day 3 – EuroHockey Junior Championships, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

19th July 2017: Just 2 games yesterday in Pool B in Czech Republic leaving Belarus the overnight leaders.  Russia – Turkey 6:1 Scorers: 3   SEROVA Varvara, 7   TYRTYSHNAIA Iana, 8   SARTAKOVA Iuliia 2x, 15 KHALIMOVA Alina, 17 ZELENOVA Victoria - 19  YALINKILIÇ Zeliha...

Day 3 – EuroHockey Junior Championships, St.Petersburg

18th July 2017: Day 3 ended with Poland on top of the Pool with an exemplary 6 points. Scotland and Italy are both tied and 3 and hosts Russia have yet to put points on the board.  Scotland v Italy  5:1 Goals: Harwood(2,1-p.c.), Gladwin The Scottish team was...

Day 2 – EuroHockey Junior Championships, Hradec Kralove

18th July 2017: Yesterday was the second day of the EuroHockey Junior Championship II, Women in Hradec Kralove.  Austria X Ukraine 1:0 G: 8 Konrat Ruth In the first match in Day 2 Ukraine faced  Austria. Both teams needed the 3 points to ensure a semi-final place. In...

2017 EuroHockey5s Youth U16 Championships, Final Positions

Following completion of the 2017 EuroHockey5s Youth U16 Championships (U16 Girls and Boys), the final ranking, promotion and relegation positions are confirmed as follows: Youth Championship (U16 Boys), Walcz (POL), 5-8 July 2017 Final Ranking Poland - European...

Day 2 – EuroHockey Junior Championship II, St.Petersburg

18th July 2017: Yesterday was the second day of the EuroHockey Junior Championship II in Saint-Petersburg. Ukraine v Turkey 3:3 Goals:  Mazurkevych, Bielozerov(p.c.), Kovalenko -  Demirel(p.c.), Alta, Bankoglu It was a meeting of two equal opponents. The lead swung...

Day 1 – EuroHockey Junior Championships II, Men, St Petersburg

16th July: As the sun set on the new magnificent Stadium in St.Petersburg, Czech Republic and Poland sit pretty on top of Pool A and Pool B respectively.  Re-watch the days play here  Results:  Game 1 - Pool A - Czech Republic v Turkey 5-1 Game 2 - Pool B - Poland v...

EuroHockey Junior Championships, Women, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

16th July: The EuroHockey Junior Championships, Women also starts today in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic and will run until 22nd July.  Pool A is made up of Czech Republic, Russia, Scotland and Turkey. Czech and Russia were relegated in 2014, Scotland finished 4th in...

EuroHockey Junior (u21) Championships II Men, St Petersburg

16th July: Following our EuroHockey5s events we start today with our EuroHockey Junior, (U21) athletes season! In the Men's Championships II event in St.Petersburg 8 teams take to the stage, all vying for the same prize, promotion to the Championships in 2019.  Pool A...

Austria are EuroHockey5s Champions

15th July 2017: The final day of the EuroHockey5s season took place in CREPS, Wattignies, 4 games, one Champion! The classification matches took place in the morning with the medal games following on as Belarus and Turkey battled it out for Bronze and after a 9 goal...

EuroHockey5s – Poland and Austria will contest the Final

14th July 2017: Another full day of games here in Wattingies as Pool A came to a conclusion and after a much needed break for the players the play continued with Pool C and the 2 semi-finals. Ultimately it will be Poland and Austria who will content the Final...

#FridayFocus – Belgium’s ParaHockey team: The Red Giants

Wednesday 28th June, The Belgian ParaHockey team was officially introduced to the public under their new name 'Red Giants'. On a rest day during the Hockey World League in Brussels, the Red Giants held an exhibition day where they played a practice match, in...

EuroHockey5s – Turkey and Poland qualify for the semi-finals

13th July 2017: A busy day here in Wattignies with 8 games on the schedule and semi-final slots to be gained or lost. As Pool B is now concluded Turkey and Poland have earned the 2 semi-final slots, France and Lithuania will play in the Pool C relegation pool. Pool A...

EuroHockey5s for U16 girls gets underway

11th July 2017: On 12th July 2017 the EuroHockey Championships for girls gets underway in Wattignies, France.  It will take just 4 days and 23 games to find the winner of the EuroHockey5s Championships for girls here in France.  This event will be a direct qualifier...

Poland are crowned EuroHockey5s champions

9th July 2017: At the final day of play at the EuroHockey5s U16 Championships, hosts Poland overcame France to take the title in Walcz, a narrow win of 2-4. After 37 games and 352 goals, Poland took the title and the chance to place in the YOG in Buenos Aires in 2018!...

France and Poland contest the EuroHockey5s Final

8th July 2017: It was semi-final day in Walcz yesterday with France, Austria, Poland and Switzerland played for a place in the EuroHockey5s final and a chance to get to YOG in Buenos Aires in 2018.  The first game of the day was played by Wales and Lithuania, before...

#FridayFocus – Portugal’s ParaHockey team is ready for Amsterdam!

In anticipation of this year's Euro ParaHockey Championships, which will take place in Amsterdam 20/23 August, we are bringing you an awesome promo video about Portugal's ParaHockey team! Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-PUIQD9xQ4&feature=youtu.be...

EuroHockey5s gets underway in Walcz, Poland

5th July 2017: The opening game between Austria & Denmark began in rain, but that didn't  stop the Austrians from scoring a few beautiful long range goals and winning.  France & Turkey stared in todays second game had to deal with rain too, and they did it...

2017 EuroHockey5s U16 Championships – UPDATED

EuroHockey5s U16 Championships 2017 The 2017 EuroHockey5s U16 Championships (Girls and Boys) will take place on the following dates at the venues stated. Participating nations have qualified for each division based on their final ranking from the 2016 competition....

EuroHockey5s – Walcz, Poland on 5th July

4th July 2017: On 5th July 2017 in the town of Walcz, Poland, 14 teams from all over Europe will challenge each other to become EuroHockey5s U16 Champions of Europe! With 37 games to be played over 4 days it will be indeed a busy few days which all teams are really...

EHF Executive Board Elections 2017

28th June 2017: The EHF is pleased to announce the candidates for the upcoming EHF General Assembly that have been nominated by our Member Associations. We are very much looking forward to fair and open elections that will take place in accordance with our Statutes on...

2019 EuroHockey Indoor Junior Championships, dates and venues

28th June 2019: Following consideration by the EHF Executive Board the following venues and dates have been approved for the 2019 EuroHockey Junior Indoor Championships. Qualified teams and pools will be announced in due course.  11-13 January 2019          Indoor...

#EHC2017 – Final weekend is a SELL OUT

26th June 2017: The finals of this August’s Rabo EuroHockey Championships will be played in front of a packed stadium as both days are already sold out!  The Rabobank EuroHockey Championships 2017 from August 18 to August 27 at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam. Eight...

Executive Board Meeting, 16/17 June, Brussels, Belgium

21st June 2017 - The Executive Board of the European Hockey Federation met for the second time in 2017 over the weekend in Brussels, Belgium. The Board was in full attendance and received reports as follows: President’s Report – Marijke Fleuren congratulated all...

#FridayFocus – Level 1 Coaching Seminar in Russia

EHF Education and Development manager alongside FIH Academy Educator Antonio Antonov visited St Petersburg, Russia last weekend (9-11 June)  to deliver a EHF/FIH Academy Level 1 Coaching seminar over 3 days. 23 coaches attended the seminar and such topics as coaching...

Executive Board meeting, Brussels, Belgium

15th June 2017: The EHF Executive Board will meet for the second time in 2017 on 16th and 17th June 2017 in the EHF Head Office, Brussels, Belgium.  The Agenda is as follow: Communications Committee Report Disciplinary Commissioner Report Competitions Committee...

Where to watch the Men’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final

Where to watch your favourite teams and players at the Men's Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final in London. Click here for the Event Page  Use the table below to find out how to watch your favourite players and teams from your country or region. COUNTRY BROADCASTER...

#MotivationMonday – AH&BC take the first ever Junior EHCC title

12th June 2017: On Sunday 4th June the Under 14 team of AH&BC were crowned Junior EHCC Champions following a full day of play at HC 's Hertogenbosh.  Sunday 4th June was a momentous day for women's hockey as the inaugural Junior EHCC took place between the Under...

EHL Rankings and 2017/18 qualifiers confirmed

9th June 2017: The EHF and EHL are delighted to announce the ranking and qualifiers for the 2017/18 season. Austria and Russia have emerged as the big winners in terms of the men’s national club ranking tables following the conclusion of last weekend’s competitions...

EuroHockey Club Cup Rankings and 2018 qualifiers confirmed

9th June 2107: The EHF is delighted to announce the EuroHockey Club Cup Rankings and confirm the 2018 qualifiers.  The combination of UHC Hamburg’s run to the EuroHockey Club Cup final and Münchner SC’s success in the Club Trophy produced the added bonus for German...

Kruger plays captain’s role as Münchner lift title

After all the goals that led these two teams to the final of the 2017 EuroHockey Club Trophy – 11 to Münchner and 15 to Campo de Madrid – this game came down to a solitary penalty stroke scored by German international and Münchner captain Hannah Kruger. The 1-0...

HC ‘s Hertogenbosch are crowned Champions of Europe!

5th June 2017: HC 's Hertogenbosch is crowned EuroHockey Club Champions 2017! A polished performance from the mighty women in black and yellow saw off the strong German opposition in Uhlenhorster HC, the final score of 2-1 to the hosts was a reflection of the very...

Wettingen crowned champs after masterclass in defence

After a championship that had seen 70 goals in 15 games, the 16th and final game was decided by a sole goal scored in the 17th minute. But, Wettingen's win was no boring 1-0 result, instead both SV Arminen and Rotweiss Wettingen played out a final that was end-to-end...

Hermes-Monkstown take 7th with Complutense finishing 5th at EHCC 2017

5th June 2017: The day started with the lower classification matches, ranking points were at stake, so every games still counts for the players, their clubs and countries here at EHCC 2017.  7th / 8th - Hermes – Monkstown HC 4 - 4 (3 - 0 SO) CSP Krylatskoye Huge...

Goals galore in Germany

Tomorrow’s final of the EuroHockey Club Trophy in Munich promises to be an intriguing affair as the free-scoring Campo de Madrid take on the structured and highly skilled Münchner. Both teams are unbeaten, with the German team conceding no goals and scoring 11 in...

EuroHockey Club Trophy in Elektrostal

ELEKTROSTAL – 2017 EuroHockey Club Trophy Men Foto:HC Rotweiss Wettingen (SUI) Marcus VENTAR WORLDSPORTPICS COPYRIGHT SANDER UIJLENBROEK A 14-goal fest was the highlight of a great third day of action at the men's EuroHockey Club Trophy in Elektrostal, Russia, as the...

Canterbury and Complutense progress at EHCC

4th June 2017: A very important day here at the EHCC as Canterbury HC, CSP Krylatskoye, Hermes – Monkstown HC and C.H. SPV Complutense were in action to decide who would play in the 5/6 playoff on Monday.  Canterbury HC  3 - 1   CSP Krylatskoye A solid performance in...

Junior EHCC starts today!

4th June 2017: For the first time ever we are hosting the Junior EHCC, as an official side event of the EHCC here in HC 's Hertogenbosch.     Junior EHCC 2017 -  AH&BC Amsterdam (NED) ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NED) Canterbury HC (ENG) CSP Krylatskoye (RUS)...

Showdown in Munich as home side seeks top spot

Hockey fans at the women’s EuroHockey Club Trophy will be in for a treat tomorrow as they watch Minsk take on home side Munchner in the final pool game of the competition. The prize for the winner will be a place in the final on Monday, with their opponents likely to...

HC ‘s Hertogenbosch face UHC in the 2017 EHCC Final

3rd June 2017: Following today's semi-final games here in 's Hertogenbosch, it was the hosts 'Den Bosch' and UHC Hamburg who prevailed against Surbiton and Amsterdam H&BC respectively.  1st Semi-Final: UHC Hamburg 2 - 2 (3 - 1 SO) AH&BC Amsterdam The opening...

All the action from the second day at the EuroHockey Challenges

June 3rd - This is our EuroHockey Challenges round-up! Catch up on all of today's action here: Men EuroHockey Club Challenge I, Men, Vinnitsa Penarth HC (WAL) - Hockey Klub Zelina (CRO) 1-3 Welsh side Penarth HC met Zelina in the opening match of day 2 here in...

Arminen take charge of Pool B, but it’s tight at the top in Pool A

The second day of action at the EuroHockey Club Tropy in Elektrostal, Russia saw some solid performances from the front runners at this event. Rotweiss Wettingen and SV Arminen top pool A and B respectively but, while Arminen are favourites to top Pool B at the end of...

Home side off to good start but its high five for Campo de Madrid

The host club, Münchner SC put in a workmanlike performance to ensure they start tomorrow at the top of Pool A , while Club Campo de Madrid showed why they are a side to be reckoned with over the next three days of competition as they showed skill and flair to put...

EuroHockey Challenges begin all over Europe

June 2nd - With all our tournaments now started, this is our EuroHockey Challenges round-up! Catch up on all of today's action here: Men EuroHockey Club Challenge I, Men, Vinnitsa SC Stroitel Brest (BLR) v Penarth HC (WAL) 10 - 1 Stroitel Brest came ready to make a...

European Club weekend kicks off with Challenges in Gibraltar and Porto!

June 1st 2017 - A full weekend of club hockey is coming our way, and first up we have the EuroHockey Club Challenge II (Men) in Gibraltar and the EuroHockey Club Challenge III (Women) in Porto. EuroHockey Club Challenge II, Men, Gibraltar Host Grammarians HC is ready...

EHCC2017 Meet Lidewij Welten and Margot van Geffen

1st June 2017: With only hours before the start of  the EHCC here in HC ‘s Hertogenbosch we caught up with two of the biggest stars of the home team! Lidewij Welten and Margot told us what it’s like to play at home for ‘Den Bosch’ Margot - "It's a privilege and a lot...

2017 EuroHockey Club Champions Venues and Dates – UPDATED

EuroHockey Club Championships 2017 – BULLETIN   The EuroHockey Club Trophy and Challenge (Men) & Club Champions Cup, Trophy and Challenge (Women) tournaments in 2017 will take place as follows (Hosts are highlighted in bold): MEN EuroHockey Club Trophy, Men –...

EuroHockey Club Cup, Women comes to ‘s Hertogenbosch

31st May 2017: The EuroHockey Club Cup comes to ‘s Hertogenbosch this year on 2nd – 5th June, the home of the current hosts! In the opening game England’s Surbiton take on Spanish Champions CH SPV Complutense, a delightful opener at 13.15 on 2nd June. Next up is UHC...

Countdown to EHCC2017, meet Surbiton’s Georgie Twigg

29th May 2017: As we head into the final fews days before the EuroHockey Club Cup, EHCC2017,  we were lucky enough to grab a few moments with Olympic Gold Medalist, GB superstar and core player for England's Surbiton.  So Georgie, we have been chatting with the heroes...

8 days to go! EHCC 2017 – Meet Sarah Kerly, Canterbury

25th May 2017: As we head into the final days of waiting for the #EHCC2017 we are really happy to have been able to chat with Canterbury's Sarah Kerly. The EHCC 2017 will take place in 's Hertogenbosch HC 2nd-5th June 2017. Canterbury face the might of UHC Hamburg in...

2018 EuroHockey Indoor Club Championships announced

25th  May 2018: The EHF is delighted to announce the venues, pools and clubs for the 2018 EuroHockey Indoor Club Championships (Women and Men) Participating clubs have qualified for each division based on their final ranking from the 2017 competition (Hosts are...

10 days EHCC2017 – meet UHC’s Janne Müller-Wieland

24th May: With just 10 days to go before the EHCC2017 begins in 's Hertogenbosch, we are delighted to have a few moments with UHC's Janne Müller-Wieland. A seasoned German International and is already giving back as a member of the EHF's Indoor Committee.  Janne,...

Indoor Committee meets in Brussels

22nd May 2017: The EHF Competitions Committee Indoor met last weekend in Brussels.  The Committee undertook a  review on all 2017 indoor club and U21 Championship events, including a review of all Disciplinary matters. They discussed regulations issues and resolutions...

#FridayFocus – Umpiring Pathway and U4E umpires for 2017 announced!

The EHF Umpiring Pathway brings our top 2 tier umpiring programmes (Umpires 4 Europe and Umpires Development Programme) and creates a definite link between them. The Pathway had its inaugural year last year, and served as the selection venue for UDP Group 11. This...