Belgium – Leopold takes the lead at the winter break

B9728991007Z.1 20211114200200 000G7LJB6UQC.2 0 - Belgium - Leopold takes the lead at the winter break - The game of musical chairs continued Sunday at the top of the Belgian Men Hockey League at the end of the 12th day of competition, the last before the winter break. Leopold, a 3-7 winner on the road to the Herakles, took back his due at the expense of the Waterloo Ducks and the Dragons, both beaten by top 4 contenders at the end of the season, synonymous with semi-finalists in the play-offs. The Waterloo ducks indeed fell in Ghent (3-2), while the Dragons suffered the law (2-4) of Racing on their ground in Brasschaat.

The people of Brussels won a 7th success and they are ahead of Racing, winner thanks to a lot of realism at the Dragons. But no 6th consecutive victory for the Watducks which stumbles at the Gantoise. The game of musical chairs continued Sunday at the top of the Belgian Men Hockey League at the end […]

The four priorities of the Honorary Division clubs

B9728832466Z.1 20211029235153 000G3SJ81FUB.1 0 - The four priorities of the Honorary Division clubs - After the Olympic coronation conquered this summer by the Red Lions in Tokyo, Belgian hockey is well aware that it cannot under any circumstances rest on its laurels to maintain its lead and its aura at the world level. But to achieve this, decision-makers active in our country must continue to think, work and innovate to stay on top. A healthy ambition fully assumed by Cédric Deleuze, president of the Top hockey league (THL), who lists the four priorities of the ASBL which brings together and represents all the clubs of the Honorary Division - ladies and gentlemen ( 18 teams currently).

Even if the national teams are the leaders of the discipline, the Top hockey league reaffirms the importance of the clubs and points out its priorities for the coming seasons. After the Olympic coronation conquered this summer by the Red Lions in Tokyo, Belgian hockey is well aware that it cannot under any circumstances rest […]

The Waterloo Ducks and the Dragons scowl

belgaimage 176185184 full 2048x1365 1 - The Waterloo Ducks and the Dragons scowl - The weeks go by and look the same for the Brabançons who continue to stand still and who still only have 4 points in as many games. Moreover, the meeting did not start in the best possible way for Wat, which evolved without Victor Charlet (back pain), and which only cashed after 75 seconds via Charlie Van Damme . The home team dominated in a sterile manner and it was, finally, in the 24th minute that William Ghislain found the net. At the start of the second half, Ignacio Nepote gave the advantage back to Lierrois but Louis Depelsenaire(50th) brought back a smile to the local supporters. Waterloo pushed and made the game but the Herakles held on and did not let go despite the debauchery of energy. Next Sunday, Jean Willems' men will have to win a visit to the Braxgata to avoid being left behind in the standings by the other favorites.

Waterloo Ducks – Herakles: 2-2. The weeks go by and look the same for the Brabançons who continue to stand still and who still only have 4 points in as many games. Moreover, the meeting did not start in the best possible way for Wat, which evolved without Victor Charlet (back pain), and which only cashed after 75 […]

La Gantoise and Louvain want to hook up the right wagon

B9728372179Z.1 20210919231433 000G8JIVCV99.1 0 - La Gantoise and Louvain want to hook up the right wagon - As expected, the honorary division championship will be undecided and many clubs could do well and take advantage of the probable downturns of certain favorites. This will certainly be the case for Louvain and Gantoise which currently occupy, and quietly, 4th and 5th place in the standings after 4 days. A duel at daggers drawn that ended with a fairly logical division. "I knew that we should expect this type of reception from our opponent", immediately recognized Pascal Kina, the Ghent coach. “But we should have come away with the 3 points if I refer to our second half. We played well in the second half, but there is still work to be done to improve. It is necessary to acquire certain automatisms, but it is not easy. When we hesitate unfortunately we make some mistakes. Obviously I wanted to win, but we came up against a good team from Louvain who will take many more points throughout this season. "

The Flandriens and the Brabançons neutralized each other (2-2), but they demonstrated that they will have to be counted on throughout the season to compete with the favorites. As expected, the honorary division championship will be undecided and many clubs could do well and take advantage of the probable downturns of certain favorites. This will certainly […]

Champions crowned in Belgium

Belgium Hockey Champions Dragons will be a top seeded side for the 2021 EHL Cup

The Dragons for men and La Gantoise for women were crowned Belgian champions on Sunday in Wilrijk. Where the Leo snatched the last European ticket against the Orée. The Belgian hockey championship praised the effectiveness of the Dragons in the men – which came back from the devil Vauvert after an unconvincing start to the season […]

La Gantoise end 12 year wait for coveted champions title

B9726983987Z.1 20210509165331 000GS0I3HE8H.3 0 - La Gantoise end 12 year wait for coveted champions title - The Flandriennes won a third national title after those of 2006 and 2009. The Dragons deceived themselves in the first period before giving in under the pressure of the best team of the season.

The Flandriennes won a third national title after those of 2006 and 2009. The Dragons deceived themselves in the first period before giving in under the pressure of the best team of the season. After the Flandrian demonstration of the first round, nobody gave the Antwerp women a lot of money in this final. But, nevertheless, […]

Royal Leopold return to Europe

WSP 1309 1 0404021 - Royal Leopold return to Europe - After their success on the wire, during the first round of the match for 3rd place but especially for the last EHL ticket, the Ucclois no longer wanted to experience the same mishap against a team from the Orée who clearly had nothing left to lose and who also dreamed of joining the European high mass next season. And they put their plan into action from the kick-off since they were already leading by 2 goals in advance after only 4 minutes thanks to Tom Boon and Max Plennevaux. Xavier De Greve's men did not give up and attacked Romain Henet's goal, but without creating danger. And in the 17th minute, Nicolas Poncelet pushed his opponent even further by punctuating with rage a penalty phase.

Royal Orée not up to the challenge as Leopold qualify for Europe After their success on the wire, during the first round of the match for 3rd place but especially for the last EHL ticket, the Ucclois no longer wanted to experience the same mishap against a team from the Orée who clearly had nothing […]

l’Orée need to fight back to slay the Dragons

B9726845783Z.1 20210425220400 000GPVI0UCPC.2 0 - l'Orée need to fight back to slay the Dragons - The people of Brussels bowed down at the very end of the game against the Dragons. But everything remains possible for l'Orée during the semi-final return to Brasschaat. However, to dream of the title, it will be necessary to show more character and aggressiveness.

The people of Brussels bowed down at the very end of the game against the Dragons. But everything remains possible for l’Orée during the semi-final return to Brasschaat. However, to dream of the title, it will be necessary to show more character and aggressiveness. The image that will undoubtedly remain of this first confrontation between the Brussels […]

Stockbroekx hospitalised in playoff semi-final

Royal Orée's Manu Stockbroekx receiving emergency first aid after collision with Max Lootens

In the playoff semi-final between l’Orée and Dragons, Manu Stockbroekx and Max Lootens collided with incredible violence at the start of the first period. The defender of the Orée remained on the ground, his mouth bleeding, completely still. Supported and helped by John-John Dohmen, his roommate with the Red Lions, the Antwerp resident was finally evacuated on […]

The Waterloo Ducks qualify for the playoff semi-finals

B9726495435Z.1 20210321193645 000GTFHQIFT4.2 0 - The Waterloo Ducks qualify for the playoff semi-finals - The Waterloo Ducks have validated their ticket for the playoff semi-finals while the suspense remains for the other 3 places.

The Waterloo Ducks have validated their ticket for the playoff semi-finals while the suspense remains for the other 3 places. Group A: Dragons – Leopold: 2-0. After their success last week against the Ghent, the Antwerpers demonstrated against a Leo, admittedly diminished (with the absences of Tom Boon, Dylan Englebert, Tom Degroote and Tanguy Zimmer), […]