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HANDBALL NEWS Edition 99, December 2 2009

TEN GOALS FROM TELEK HELP RUISLIP MAINTAIN GOOD START RUISLIP Eagles battled past Thames in the English Women’s National League on Sunday, running out 26-21 winners as their defence of the title gathered pace. Their victory at Leyton SCORE Centre in London leaves them top of the early table, level on points with arch rivals Great Dane but ahead by goal difference after just two matches. However, their victory was hard-fought, with Thames proving to be tough opponents. The Eagles were only 12-9 ahead at the break, and might have expected to win by more than five goals. Playmaker Zsuzi Telek top-scored with ten goals for Ruislip

while Dani Sposi added five. For Thames, Pauline Hervouet scored seven and both Nikoletta Papp and Fatimata Niane adding six, but it was not quite enough to avoid

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suffering a second league defeat. Prior to the Ruislip Eagles versus Thames clash, Great Dane kept pace with rivals Ruislip with a 19-12 victory over Olympia at Leyton. Club stalwart Anne Kandler found the goal seven times for Great Dane, although Iris Manu was not far behind with six goals. And for Olympia the five goals of Kanisauskaite made her their topscorer, although she also picked up a couple of two-minute suspensions.

Great Dane Victorious EIGHT goals from Philip Altong helped Great Dane to a 25-16 win over Thames in the English Men’s National League on Saturday. Unbeaten Great Dane were only just ahead 11-9 at the break, but went on to win and remain the team to beat, while Thames are still searching for their first win. Great Dane take on Olympia this Sunday in the Southern Section at Leyton, while Thames play Ruislip Eagles. And in the Northern Section, Manchester play Salford, Liverpool play Wirral and Manchester University take on Speke Garston.

Pearce makes first team debut at Skanderborg HK GREAT Britain winger John Pearce’s development into a world class handballer reached another landmark last week when he was called up to the Skenderborg first team in the Danish First Division.

Pearce (pictured above) is a 22-year-old rugby player from Poole in Dorset who transferred to handball just two years ago. He played on the left wing for Skanderborg against AG Handbold, who have five former and current Danish

internationals in their squad and are clear favourites for promotion to the Danish Elite Liga. He came into handball through the Talent ID scheme, and after making it through several tough trials is now plying his trade in Denmark at the Aarhus Academy.

With a target of opportunity to show their and achieving national sides capabilities at all age groups by ambitions and will be to regular 2013, England Handball subject reviews. are looking to appoint A detailed description Youth Performance of the role is available via Coaches for both their the link on www.England male and female teams. Applicants Although voluntary, ENTRIES FOR THE 2010 EHA Cup need to should send their CV to the fixed-term position handball@englandhandb be in by Wednesday, December 9. See offers the successful by December 19. for more details. candidate an exciting Handball News is produced by Snowdon Sports Media Partners Ltd for the British Handball Association For more details please contact 0845 230 0803 or log on to or


Handball News, December 2 2009  

Handball News, December 2 2009