Löwen add to excitement in Group B

MATCH REVIEW – With a well deserved 28:25 home win against ruling champions Kielce, Rhein-Neckar Löwen added welcomed excitement in Group B, where the top teams moved even closer together. By Peter Bruun Rhein-Neckar Löwen (GER) vs KS Vive Tauron Kielce (POL) 28:25 (16:13) Before the Match Rhein-Neckar Löwen were fourth in the group with 11 points, while Kielce were on top with 14.  Between the tw… »

Champions League winner vs German champion

PREVIEW – Rhein-Neckar Löwen and ruling Champions League winners, Kielce have the honor of resuming the group phase of Europe’s premier handball league, when they meet in the “Match of the Week” of Gr… »

Home Court Advantage

COLUMN – Are handball fans in certain parts of the world – especially, in some Western European countries – too nice to their opponents? Would the home teams get more points, if the spectators were mo… »

Another day at the office – indeed

MATCH REVIEW – Gyor had to work a bit harder than they probably expected in the first half against Team Esbjerg, but after the break, the Hungarian top team left no doubt. By Peter Bruun Group 2 Team Esbjerg vs Gyori Audi ETO KC 26:32 (12:14) Before the Match Gyor had opened their main round campaign with a 39:22 win at home against Krim Ljubljana, while Esbjerg lost the Danish derby away against… »

Larvik win after fine comeback

WOMEN´S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MAIN ROUND – Larvik strengthened their quarter-final hopes in Group 2 winning the Scandinavian derby against FC Midtjylland after a fine comeback in the second half. CSM Bucur… »

Ambros Martin

Another day at the office

PREVIEW – Gyor should not have any more trouble with Esbjerg than they had with Krim in their main round opener. The Hungarian top team has every chance to record their first victory in three visits t… »

Thriller in Larvik

PREVIEW – Crucial Saturday matches in Group 2 of the Women´s Champions League – Larvik will receive FC Midtjylland and Krim take on CSM Bucuresti. In Group 1, two successful teams of the previous weekend meet in Budapest, when Thuringer HC visit FTC, while Metz face a difficult task in Vardar. By Peter Bruun MATCH OF THE DAY Group 2 Larvik vs FC Midtjylland, Saturday 4. February at 17.00 local tim… »

Put to the test

COLUMN – By signing on as coach for Veszprém as well as the Hungarian national team, Ljubomir Vranjes will encounter some very different challenges, compared to what he has been used to during his man… »

Christina Neagu

10 goals from Neagu not enough, as Vardar take all points

Andrea Penezic and Andrea Lekic combined for 15 goals, when Vardar won the top game in Group 1 of the Women´Champions League main round at Buducnost. In the other match in Group 1, on Sunday, Thuringe… »

Gyor run over Krim – FTC books road win

Gyor had absolutely no problems in their opening match in the main round, as they crushed Krim by 17 goals. Hungarian FTC remain undefeated on the road, winning by three goals in Metz. By Peter Bruun MATCH OF THE DAY REVIEW Group 2  Gyor Audi ETO KC vs RK Krim Mercator 39:22 (20:9) Before the Match The two teams were sharing the lead of the group, both on six points ahead of throw-off. While Gyor… »