The Netherlands reach final match at EURO 2016

For the second time within one year, the Netherlands have reached a major championship final. 13 minutes were enough for the Netherlands to decide the first semi-final against Denmark, which the Dutch ended up winning 26:22. By Peter Bruun  Semi-Final EURO 2016  Netherlands vs Denmark 26:22 (13:13) Before the Match It had been 24 years since the Netherlands and Denmark last met in a European champ… »

Now Trending – Team Germany

Match for Fifth Place Germany vs Romania 22:23 (11:11) Before the Match The nature of these matches are that they are always won by the team who dig deepest for some motivation, as nothing was at stak… »

It’s not what it used to be

Call me a whiner – I don’t care.  I prefer to be straight and honest and maybe I just didn’t watch enough games of the EHF Euro 2016 in Sweden, which will see the usual superpower – Norway – lead the… »

“Lack of pressure has been an advantage”

Not many people were expecting much from Denmark´s female handball team ahead of the EURO 2016. Such lack of expectancy has reduced the pressure considerably and may have played a part in the squad´s most recent success, finds right-wing Trine Østergaard. By Peter Bruun Being Denmark´s only real right-wing at this European championship, Trine Østergaard has been carrying a lot of responsibility, w… »

“Handball quality at EURO 2016 has been mixed”

Former French top goalkeeper, Valérie Nicolas, provides her opinion about the quality of handball at EURO 2016, so far. By Peter Bruun In her active days, Valérie Nicolas was one of the absolutely bes… »

Three favorites and one surprise

While it does not come unexpected to see Norway, Netherlands and France in the semi-finals at the EHF EURO 2016, it is a surprise, possibly a sensation that Denmark has qualified for the “final four”.… »

“We will need to give it 100%, all the way”

In the most recent match of the Netherland’s at EURO 2016, line player Yvette Broch celebrated her 100th international game, scoring six goals. But she openly admits that she and her teammates will have to give 100% to reach the semifinals of the European Championship, in Gothenburg. By Peter Bruun Players who are celebrating some kind of anniversary rarely play well on the occasion.  Monday night… »

“Playing my 200th international in the final of EURO 2016 would be amazing!”

If France makes it to the final of the Women´s 2016 EURO, playmaker Allison Pineau will be playing her 200th international match. In this exclusive interview with, she admits her drea… »

Three teams left to fight for two semi-final tickets

The Netherlands, France and Germany are the only three teams that can still reach the semi-finals from Main Round Group 1 at the EURO 2016. Germany secured a point against Spain, the Netherlands outpl… »

Norway and Romania ready for semi-finals?

Norway and Romania look to be the two semi-finalists from Main Round Group 1. That is the conclusion after the games on Sunday, where Romania delivered a solid performance, as a depleted Hungarian squad was beaten 29:21. Norway were not at their best in the Scandinavian derby against Denmark, but they still managed to stay undefeated through a narrow 22:20 win, while Russia were lucky to defeat th… »