Irish Senior Cup – Saturday preview

Irish Senior Cup - Saturday preview

How strong the leading lights in the regional leagues are will be put to the test on Saturday in the men’s Irish Senior Cup as high-flying Cookstown make the trip to Railway Union in round two. Captained by Greg Thompson, the Co Tyrone head the Ulster Premier table on goal difference, scoring 24 times in […]

Red Panthers too tender to worry the Netherlands

B9728648566Z.1 20211013213412 000G7LJ4M7Q1.1 0 - Red Panthers too tender to worry the Netherlands - It was in front of a heated crowd that the Red Panthers began their third Pro League season against the Olympic champions who already found the opening after only ... 17 seconds of play via Lidewij Welten. A real cold shower that Raoul Ehren's proteges tried to digest as quickly as possible to finally start their meeting. For their part, the Dutch demonstrated once again the extent of their qualities and that despite the renewal of executives (only 8 players were present in Tokyo this summer), they fully intended to renew their title in the competition for a third consecutive time. . Elena Sotgiu had to intervene on several occasions so as not to further complicate the meeting before the break. The Belgians were trying to build and develop their game. They even got a nice possibility via Barbara Nelen in the first quarter. In the 20th minute, the Netherlands inherited a first penalty but Aisling D'Hooghe intervened with authority on Sanne Koolen's attempt. The Panthers were of goodwill but they lacked the inspiration to find the loophole in the Dutch wall.

The Netherlands won this inaugural Pro League meeting against the Red Panthers without forcing their talent to hard (2-0). It was in front of a heated crowd that the Red Panthers began their third Pro League season against the Olympic champions who already found the opening after only … 17 seconds of play via Lidewij […]