Player Ratings – Odense HB vs. Brest HB

Player Ratings – Odense Håndbold vs Brest Bretagne Handball By Chris O’Reilly IN FOCUS: Brest looked back to their best on Sunday afternoon as they recorded an impressive away victory against Odense, not as impressive as Ana Gros’ performance though. The Slovenian right back scored 14 goals in the 31:24 win. Here are the ratings for all players involved in the match and the two head coaches, with… »

Gros Performance

Round 6 | Group B – DELO EHF Champions League Odense HB vs Brest HB 24:31 (12:16)   Before the Match Following the Champions league loss at home against CSKA Moscow, a week ago, Brest was looking… »

Player Ratings – Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball

Rostov-Don vs Metz Handball 30:26 (16:12) By Chris O’Reilly IN FOCUS: Rostov-Don took a while to get going against Metz, but eventually took full control of the highlight match in Round 5 of the DELO… »

Decisive victory for Rostov

Round 5 | Group A – DELO EHF Champions League Rostov-Don vs Metz HB 30:26 (16:12)   Before the Match Both teams were aiming to take the top spot in Group A of the 2020/21 DELO EHF Champions League. Missing in Action Metz HB had arrived without the recovering Manon Houette (left wing) and right back, Marie Helene Sajka, while Rostov-Don were missing the 2013 World champion, Mayssa Pessoa (goal… »

Player Ratings – Match of the Week EHF Champions League | Round 4

Vipers Kristiansand vs CSM Bucuresti 30:25 (14:12) By Chris O’Reilly Vipers Kristiansand Coach Ole Gustav Gjekstad – 8 Solid plan from Ole today, he knew where CSM’s weaknesses would be at both ends o… »

Irresistible Vipers

Round 4 | Group A – DELO EHF Champions League Viper Kristiansand vs CSM Bucuresti 30:25 (14:12)   Before the Match Already Round 4 in the 2020/21 DELO EHF Champions League season, but for Vipers… »

Player Ratings – Brest vs Györ

In Focus – DELO EHF Champions League – Round 3 No winner in the much anticipated Champions League match between Brest Bretagne Handball and Györi Audi ETO KC, as the teams settled for a draw – 25:25 (12:12). For quite some time it looked like Brest would be able to pull off a victory in front of an impressive home crowd before Györi caught up late in the game. In the end it felt “like today we sho… »

Borussia blown aside by Brest on home Champions League debut

By Chris O’Reilly This is certainly not what BV Borussia 09 Dortmund would have been daydreaming about ahead of their first home match in the DELO EHF Champions League. The German club were swiftly an… »

“It was important to join a team with a plan, a goal and the aspiration to reach for the very top.”

By J. Schutz Finally – gameday at Handball Bundesliga Frauen (HBF)! In an off-season prolonged by the impact of the ongoing Corona virus pandemic, EHF Champions League contender, SG Bietigheim, made t… »

Nora Mørk’s move – a tale of two teams

By Chris O’Reilly The worst kept secret in women’s handball over the past week was officially confirmed on Monday afternoon as Vipers Kristiansand announced the signing of Norwegian superstar Nora Mørk. This comes just days after she parted ways with CSM Bucuresti, ending a short and not so sweet spell at the 2016 Champions League winners. Mørk revealed to Norway’s TV2 that her mother was diagnose… »