#GoldenLeague – What the coaches said

As the season’s first national team week came to a close in Horsens, the coaches of Norway, Denmark, France and Poland spoke about what they learned from this week, the progress their team made and what’s next on the road to France and the Women’s EHF EURO 2018. by Chris O’Reilly Thorir Hergeirsson – Norway “I’m very satisfied with the girls and the working morale in the group. They worked hard th… »

Norway meet expectations

ANALYSIS – Norway lived up to the expectations and won the Golden League, defeating the Danish hosts on the last match day. The last round of play in Horsens also showed a Polish squad that’s progress… »

Player Ratings – Norway vs Denmark

By Chris O’Reilly The final match at this weekend’s Golden League in Denmark saw the hosts fall to Norway in an entertaining Scandinavian derby. Defending EHF EURO champions Norway claimed a 25:20 win… »

#GoldenLeague – Day 2

French turn around and fast Polish learners ANALYSIS – On day two of the Women´s Golden League in Denmark people saw an improved French team forcing a draw against a Norwegian squad that appeared more consistent, compared to the match against Poland, 48 hours earlier. The Polish team seemed to learn even faster what their coach expected, while Denmark did not maintain the momentum of the prior gam… »

”We are here to learn”

INTERVIEW – For Poland’s women’s national team, taking part in the ongoing Golden League in Denmark is a welcome opportunity to learn and gain experience ahead of the EHF EURO in France in two months’… »

#GoldenLeague Day 1 – What they said

by Chris O’Reilly Anne Mette Hansen – Denmark “It feels really good. We knew it was going to be a very difficult and physical game. I’m a little surprised it went so well in defense, only conceding 21… »

Player Ratings – Denmark vs France

By Chris O’Reilly Golden League hosts Denmark got their weekend off to a perfect start with a 24:21 win over world champions France, on Thursday. The Danes withstood a second-half comeback to secure a confidence-boosting victory in front of a buzzing crowd in Viborg. Here are the ratings for all players significantly involved in the match and the two head coaches, with everyone rated on a scale of… »

#GoldenLeague – Day 1

Analysis – The start of The Golden League in Denmark showed that we are still at an early stage of the season, especially when it comes to national teams. Despite seeing some fine handball it was appa… »

Happy to be back home

By Kevin Domas After six seasons abroad, Siraba Dembele is back in France. Over the summer she joined Toulon Saint-Cyr Var Handball, a club where she played for three years before leaving.  Objectives… »

Sandra Toft

“Testing against the best is always an advantage”

INTERVIEW – The format of the Golden League has been criticized for including the same three teams – Denmark, France and Norway – plus one invitee every time, it’s scheduled. However, Danish goalkeeper, Sandra Toft, does not feel bored at all, competing against the same opponents three times a year. Instead, she sees an advantage when playing against some of the strongest teams more frequently. By… »