The 2017 Women’s EuroHockey Nations Championship begins on Friday 18th August in the Netherlands with the hosts looking to rack up a ninth title. However, following their defeat to England in the 2015 final, will Dutch confidence be affected heading into the biennial tournament? The top two ranked sides in women’s hockey avoid one another in the group stages, but will both teams do enough to make it to the final four in order to battle it out for continental supremacy? Sports.net previews the upcoming action.
The 2017 Men’s EuroHockey Nations Championship kicks off on Saturday 19th August in the Netherlands with the hosts looking to defend the title they claimed back in 2015.