Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (ESP)+
The Country Club Villa Madrid was officially inaugurated in 1931. In 1942, the Country Club merged with the Royal Spanish Equestrian Society and formed the new Royal Spanish Equestrian Country Club. The construction of the new facilities began as well as the promotion of the equestrian, tennis, golf and swimming plans. Since then, the Country Club started developing and growing their headquarters as well as their members. The Villa Madrid Country Club is in particular splendid because it situated just minutes away from downtown Madrid. With the 200 acres, it has become " the lungs" of the Spanish capital. The Country Club facilities are the perfect destination for International and European Championships where thousands of people come together to watch their favorite teams.
Hockey in the Villa Madrid Country Club
Villa Madrid Country Club's Hockey started at the same time as the Country Club was founded, where a Hockey field was first built. The Hockey field has been a great platform for the Country Club because it's many sports accomplishments, National Leagues, the King and Queen Cup,and European tournament. Is the only sports team that has only used the Country Club as their main base, and where International Championships have taken place such as the European Championships, Pre Olympic tournaments, Female World Championship, as well as many other World wide championships. In the 2016 Rio Championship, the Country Club 7 athletes were chosen to represent the Male and Female National teams.
Palmares Female Hockey in the Country Club
Every year the Country Club's sports team have won great championship titles in all categories. It's said that victory is in the Country Club's own DNA. Here are the most important Female Hockey accomplishments.
16 times Champions in the National Honor League
14 times Champions in the SM Queen's Cup
Winner of the Bronze Medal for the European Hockey Grass Championship
One time winner of the European Subcup
15 times Champions Spanish Hockey Hall
5 times Champions of European Hockey Hall
Once again for us is an honor take part in a European competition. Last years we had played European Cup. This year in Eurohockey Trophy we hope to show our best level and try to win any match that we have. Furthermore, other extra motivation for us is that the tournament is going to be organized by one of the best clubs in Germany.
GHC Ritm Grodno (BLR)+
In Grodno "grassy" hockey started its development in January 1978, in a team of Grodno College of Physical Culture. The first field hockey section opened there. The first coach was the Head of Sport Games Department of the College - Nikolai I. Ozhogin. There were plenty of difficulties. As this kind of sport had never been practiced in the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (BSSR) before there were no equipment, no hockey sticks, no goalkeeper protection and no teaching editions. Administration of the College (Headmaster - V.V.Starovoit) did everything possible so that this interesting game received recognition and development. Arena, stadium, playground, sticks for Russian hockey (bandy) that were found in the attic of a warehouse and perfectly useful in the training process were provided for the development of this sport.
Grove Menzieshill (SCO)+
Grove Menzieshill Hockey Club - EHF Club of the Year 2016 - is a highly successful hockey club based in Dundee Scotland. Both the Men and Women have been hugely successful over the last 10 years and have promoted the Sport of Hockey throughout Dundee. Grove Menzieshill is the leading Dundee Hockey Club.
The womens section has been running since 1922, providing hockey at all levels. The 1st team play in the National League first division and have been crowned Scottish Champions, both outdoor and indoor, on numerous occasions. On top of this, the team has won the Scottish Cup in various years. The 1st team have also competed in European Club Championships for a number of years, again both outdoor and indoor, winning a number of medals.
HC Minsk (BLR)+
In Season 2016-2017 HC Minsk became a new team - 6 players moved to home club and Minsk take youngstars to the squard. Last 2 Trophies were bronze for HC Minsk. Now with a lot of talented, ambitios and powerfull youngstars we are looking to show a goodlevel european hockey and make happy our fans and ourselves.
MSC Sumchanka (UKR)+
MSC Sumchanka was founded in 2007, but the history of hockey in Sumy, Ukraine began 30 years ago. During the existence of the Municipal Club the team won its 10th consecutive title in the field hockey championship of Ukraine, premier league, and 11th title overall and was awarded several medals in European Cup tournaments. Our athletes are the base for the national team of Ukraine in both indoor and field hockey. The highest achievement, in 2010, was winning the title of European champions and in 2011, winning the bronze medal at the World Championship of indoor hockey.For the first time in the history of Sumy and Ukraine, in 2010, MSC Sumchanka hosted the XXI European Champions Cup for indoor hockey.
Münchner Sportclub (GER)+
Pegasus Hockey Club (IRELAND)+
Founded in 1961 in Belfast (Ulster) Pegasus is one of the most successful clubs in the history of Ulster and Irish Hockey. The club's name means: Physical Education Girls and Students of Ulster college and Stranmillis. The club has 4 senior teams and a very healthy junior section fielding U11, U13 and U15 teams.
Biggest Achievement of the 1st XI Squad
Ulster Shield/Cup Titles – 24
Ulster Senior/Premier League Titles - 32
Irish Senior Cup Titles – 14
All Ireland Club Championships/All Ireland League Titles - 10
We are looking forward to the EuroHockey Club Trophy and visiting Munich, renewing old rivalries, playing new teams and making new hockey friends. We wish good luck to our hosts Münchner SC for a successful tournament.
SG Amsicora (ITA)+
The Amsicora Gymnastics Society was founded in May 1897. It is one of the oldest clubs in Italy, its construction dates back to the late 19th century. Over time it has hosted important cycling events, European boxing championships, Italian national football and hockey races, providing the city with top-level performances. The Amsicora also gave shine to the city and to Sardinia mainly thanks to the five gold medals won at the Olympics, with the participation of twenty-five athletes, and the numerous Italian titles in athletics, gymnastics and field hockey. Indoor championships and numerous Italian women's and men's youth championships. Awarded also with the Golden Star and Gold Collar to sporting merit. The greatest honors conferred by the CONI (Italian National Olympic Committee).
Fotos oben / Photos: Barbara Förster Hockey Pictures