Hockey Girls Hone Skills on Holland Tour

Senior 13-16
Posted on: November 12th 2018

U18 Girls Hockey Tour to Holland 2018

At the beginning of October half term, 17 players and three members of staff set off for a five day hockey tour to Holland.  Based in Den Bosch, the team enjoyed the use of their world class facilities throughout the duration of their time there.

U18 Girls Hockey coaching session on Holland Tour Senior School Girls Hockey on tour in Holland

Senior School Girls Hockey Team on Holland Tour U18 Girls Hockey on Holland Tour

The tour consisted of three matches against Dutch opposition, four training sessions with the Den Bosch 1st XI players, a Hoofdklaase match, go karting and laser quest. All the players thoroughly benefited from an intense and busy, but hugely satisfactory and enjoyable, tour and came back better players for the experience. The training sessions run by the Den Bosch players were high intensity and gave the girls a real insight into the Dutch philosophy of implementing fast attacking hockey.

Results

  • vs Oranje-Rood - Won 6-0
  • vs Geel Zwart - Won 10-0
  • vs MHCK - Won 13-0

Awards

  • Top goalscorers - Lana V & Tabby B
  • Most improved - Dara S
  • John’s Award - Grace L
  • Player of the Tour - Emelia M
  • Best Tourists - Imogen B & Demi J

Nick Prowse, Head of Girls' Hockey

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