Mässing satisfied with Sweden’s goal chase

VIDEO: Sweden left back Mickaela Mässing reflected on the 34:22 win over Romania, telling Chris O’Reilly of how she felt their goal chase went and how confident she is heading into Wednesday’s main round decider.

Gonzalez: “I really like how they play”

VIDEO: Mireya Gonzalez speaks to Chris O’Reilly following Spain’s entertaining 33:31 win over Japan on Tuesday. The Spanish right back chats about bouncing back from the second-half collapse against S… »

Vyakhireva proud of team’s fight in what is “probably the last chance to play with the Russian flag”

VIDEO: Russia’s star right back Anna Vyakhireva spoke to Chris O’Reilly after her team booked their place in the semi-finals of Japan 2019. Vyakhireva reflected on the 35:28 win over Montenegro, how t… »

Group leaders fall as Norway take control

Group leaders fall as Norway take control By Chris O’Reilly TALE OF THE DAY: Group I continues to surprise as the leading pack fail to stake their claim for a semi-final spot and Norway take pole position with one round of matches remaining. Regaining composure Serbia are making light work of those who emerged from the “group of death” – picking off more heralded medal contenders one by one and do… »

Jørgensen duo react to Danish bounceback win

VIDEO: Denmark’s Stine and Kristina Jørgensen spoke to Chris O’Reilly shortly after their 27:24 triumph over the Netherlands. The back court duo reflected on their reaction to the previous day’s loss… »

Liščević: “I’m in love with my team”

VIDEO: Serbia continue to shake up the main round at Japan 2019 with a 29:28 win over Germany and Kristina Liščević gave her reaction to the contest to Chris O’Reilly. Playmaker Liščević spoke about w… »

Day of derbies dominated by keepers

Day of derbies dominated by keepers By Chris O’Reilly TALE OF THE DAY: The opening day of main round action at Japan 2019 provided us with a full schedule with both groups in action. Forced to make a choice between the two, we could hardly ignore Group I, with Serbia facing Korea, followed by Germany vs Netherlands and Denmark vs Norway – a double derby promising an evening full of drama. Serbia s… »

Skogrand: “Silje is the best goalkeeper in the tournament”

VIDEO: Norway right back Stine Skogrand spoke to Chris O’Reilly following the hard-fought 22:19 win over Scandinavian rivals Denmark. Skogrand scored three goals in the victory but focused on her side… »

“We had quite a discussion”

VIDEO: Germany goalkeeper Dinah Eckerle and coach Henk Groener discuss their main round victory over the Netherlands with Chris O’Reilly. Taking away their opponents’ easy goals, holding onto a lead a… »

Groener and Mayonnade prepared to resume cross-border rivalry

Groener and Mayonnade prepared to resume cross-border rivalry By Chris O’Reilly INTERVIEW: We spoke to both Henk Groener and Emmanuel Mayonnade ahead of the German-Dutch derby on the opening day of the World Championship main round to get a feel for how they view their team’s progression so far and what they make of their opposition on Sunday. Progression during the preliminary round Germany got t… »