Player Ratings – Odense HB vs. Brest HB

Player Ratings – Odense Håndbold vs Brest Bretagne Handball By Chris O’Reilly IN FOCUS: Brest looked back to their best on Sunday afternoon as they recorded an impressive away victory against Odense, not as impressive as Ana Gros’ performance though. The Slovenian right back scored 14 goals in the 31:24 win. Here are the ratings for all players involved in the match and the two head coaches, with… »

Player Ratings – Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball

Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball 30:26 (16:12) By Chris O’Reilly IN FOCUS: Rostov-Don took a while to get going against Metz, but eventually took full control of the highlight match in Round 5 of the DELO… »

Player Ratings – Match of the Week EHF Champions League | Round 4

Vipers Kristiansand vs CSM Bucuresti 30:25 (14:12) By Chris O’Reilly Vipers Kristiansand Coach Ole Gustav Gjekstad – 8 Solid plan from Ole today, he knew where CSM’s weaknesses would be at both ends o… »

Player Ratings – Brest vs Györ

In Focus – DELO EHF Champions League – Round 3 No winner in the much anticipated Champions League match between Brest Bretagne Handball and Györi Audi ETO KC, as the teams settled for a draw – 25:25 (12:12). For quite some time it looked like Brest would be able to pull off a victory in front of an impressive home crowd before Györi caught up late in the game. In the end it felt “like today we sho… »

Borussia blown aside by Brest on home Champions League debut

By Chris O’Reilly This is certainly not what BV Borussia 09 Dortmund would have been daydreaming about ahead of their first home match in the DELO EHF Champions League. The German club were swiftly an… »

Nora Mørk’s move – a tale of two teams

By Chris O’Reilly The worst kept secret in women’s handball over the past week was officially confirmed on Monday afternoon as Vipers Kristiansand announced the signing of Norwegian superstar Nora Mør… »

Lockdown inspiring innovation with simulated handball matches

By Chris O’Reilly While the handball world had come to a grinding halt due to the current global health crisis, we will never know how this season’s major competitions would have played out. This time has already proven to be challenging and the full extent of the damage on all levels of the sport is difficult to stomach. However, times like these also foster innovative thinking and this is what w… »

Memorable moments at Japan 2019

Memorable moments at Japan 2019 Chris O’Reilly caught up with a variety of media professionals on the final day of the Women’s World Championship 2019, speaking to them about their most memorable mome… »

Player Ratings – Netherlands vs Spain

Player Ratings – Netherlands vs Spain By Chris O’Reilly The Netherlands made history on Sunday night in Kumamoto, winning their very first World Championship after 60 minutes full of nerves, drama and… »

Abbingh: “Don’t think right now”

VIDEO: The Netherlands are world champions for the first time after a 30:29 victory over Spain. Captain Danick Snelder and top scorer Lois Abbingh spoke to Chris O’Reilly about what went through their heads during the dramatic final moments, their reaction to a slow start, tasting victory for the first time and the rollercoaster of emotions the Dutch have gone through at Japan 2019.