Denmark bounce back to deliver bronze

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Spain 2021 Bronze Medal Match – Denmark vs Spain 35:28 (16:13) By Chris O’Reilly   Before the Game 10 years on from their bronze medal clash at Brazil 2011, Spain and Denmark were at it again on Sunday afternoon. Given where the teams are in their development and their current circumstances, this one would really matter to both. 2019 finalists …

Player Ratings – Norway vs Spain

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Spain 2021 Semi-final – Norway vs Spain 27:21 (11:11) By Chris O’Reilly IN FOCUS: Friday’s second semi-final saw Spain and the majority of the packed arena fend off the Norwegian challenge for as long as possible, before succumbing to a six-goal loss, which sends the Scandinavians on to Sunday’s final against France, while Spain battle Denmark for bronze. Here are …

France leave it late to devastate Danes

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Spain 2021 Semi-final – France vs Denmark 23:22 (10:12) By Chris O’Reilly Before the Game Spain 2021’s two most dominant defences came head-to-head. Two very different approaches to the art but both incredibly effective, who would be able to force their style of play to the fore? France come into this as reigning Olympic champions and seem to be slowly …

Nze Minko: “It’s always about defence first”

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VIDEO: France’s Estelle Nze Minko spoke to Chris O’Reilly in the aftermath of her side’s 31:26 win over Sweden on Wednesday night. With the scores locked at 15:15 at half-time, France came out with a rejuvenated and deadly defence in the second half, smothering the Swedish attack and laying the foundation for their victory, which sends them on to the …