#IWC2015: Netherlands men & women take the titles in Leipzig

  • Netherlands men & women take the titles in Leipzig
  • Germany men & Czech Republic women claim Bronze medals

8th February 2015: The Netherlands have achieved a dazzling double success at the Indoor Hockey World Cup, with both the men’s and women’s national teams winning the Gold medals in front of a sell-out crowd at the Arena Leipzig in Germany.

Netherlands men's and women's champions of FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup 2015

Netherlands men’s and women’s champions of FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup 2015

The Dutch women took their title in dramatic style, defeating host nation Germany in a shoot-out in front of a passion-filled audience. A late goal from Claire Verhage cancelled out a lead that Germany held for the majority of a pulsating match, with Netherlands keeper Adinda Alberts making three saves in the shoot-out to give the Netherlands the title and break the hearts of the host nation in the process. Continue reading →

Men’s and Electric Ireland Women’s National Indoor Trophy

An exciting National Indoor Trophy competition came to a conclusion at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght today with Railway Union & Ards claiming the honour of National Indoor Trophy Champions in the Men’s and Women’s competition respectively.

Irish Hockey Association LogoArds retained the trophy they won last year with a 3-1 victory of Hermes in the Electric Ireland Women’s Final following a hard fought win over their local rivals Ulster Elks in the Semi-Final.

In the Men’s competition, Railway Union became National Indoor Trophy Champions for the fourth time in their history following a deserved 6-3 win over YMCA in the Final having qualified for the Final by beating NICS in the semi-final.

Results Continue reading →