Györ fight off Vipers comeback – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – Despite an eight goal half time lead, Györ had to fight hard for their win against Vipers Kristiansand. The Norwegian visitors cut the deficit to three goals twice in the second half, but in the end, Györ’s experience prevented real damage. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group 2 Györ Audi ETO KC vs Vipers Kristiansand 33:29 (19:14) The Result  Vipers dese… »

Kristiansen vs Kristiansen

Women´s Champions League – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Who would have thought ahead of the 2018/19 Champions League season that Györ versus Vipers would end up as the top game in Grou… »

No trouble for Metz

MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – The difference between number one and two in French women´s handball was made blatantly clear, as Metz won the Champions League main round derby against Brest by an 11 goal… »

Last Call?

WOMEN´S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEW – It very much looks like “Last Call” for Brest Bretagne Handball to keep their quarter-final dreams alive, when they face Metz Handball in the Champions League Main Round in Group 1, in the early evening hours, on Saturday. By Peter Bruun  Metz Handball will be the favorites when they travel west to meet Brest Bretagne Handball in this weekend´s derby. Brest will… »

Denmark in a league of their own

MATCH REVIEW – With another astonishing performance, Denmark became world champions for the first time in history, leaving Norway without a chance in Sunday’s final in Herning. The win was Denmark’s t… »

Nikola Karabatic – who else?

MATCH REVIEW – With his only goal of the second half, Nikola Karabatic decided the bronze match against Germany in the dying seconds of a breath-taking and nail-biting drama in Herning on Sunday after… »

Scandi neighbours set for historic final

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW – For the first time in the history of handball, two Scandinavian countries meet in a Men’s World Championship final. takes a look at the history as well as some possible key factors in the Sunday game. By Peter Bruun Norway vs Denmark Sunday 27 January at 17:30 CET in Herning The History Even before the first pass is thrown at Boxen in Herning Sun… »

Norway reach second consecutive World Championship final

MATCH REVIEW – With a win which was closer than the score suggests, Norway eliminated Germany in the second semi-final in Hamburg and set up the first all-Scandinavian Men’s World Championship final i… »

When words are hardly enough

MATCH REVIEW – The English language hardly has words to describe what happened this Friday evening in Hamburg, but on the following lines, I will try put some words on this incredible World Championsh… »

No chaos this time, please

Head-to-Head – Germany vs Norway By Chris O’Reilly and Peter Bruun Few people have forgotten the chaotic semi-final between Germany and Norway at the 2016 European Championship in Poland, which Germany won 34:33 after extra-time, with nobody ever really finding out how many players were on court in the final seconds. On Friday night at 20:30 CET, the two nations meet in another semi-final, hopeful… »