Holcombe Men have been drawn against French opposition Racing Club de France in the KO16 of this season’s Euro Hockey League.
Holcombe qualified for the EHL after reaching League Finals weekend in 2022/23, finishing as runners-up to Old Georgians who have been drawn against Mannheimer.
Matches for the KO16 and KO8 will be held from 6th-8th October at Real Club de Polo de Barcelona, with Holcombe’s match against Racing Club taking place at 3:45pm local time on Friday, 6th October.
Should they progress, they will take on either CA Mountrouge or hosts Real Club de Polo at 12pm local time on Sunday, 8th October. If Racing Club are victorious, Holcombe will play in a ranking match at 4pm local time on Saturday, 7th October
A full schedule is available below.
6-8 October 2023 at Real Club de Polo, Barcelona (ESP)
Friday 6th October 2023
M1 11.15h pitch 1 KO16 Waterloo Ducks HC vs Banbridge HC
M2 13.30h pitch 1 KO16 Old Georgians HC vs Mannheimer HC
M3 15.45h pitch 1 KO16 Racing Club de France vs Holcombe HC
M4 18.00h pitch 1 KO16 CA Montrouge vs Real Club de Polo
Saturday 7th October 2023
M5 09.45h pitch 1 KO16 Post SV vs HC Rotweiss Wettingen
M6 11.30h pitch 2 Ranking match Loser M1 – Loser M2
M7 12.00h pitch 1 KO16 Royal Leopold vs Harvestehuder THC
M8 14.15h pitch 1 KO16 Western Wildcats HC vs TJ Plzeň-Litice
M9 16.00h pitch 2 Ranking match Loser M3 – Loser M4
M10 16.30h pitch 1 KO16 HC Bloemendaal vs SV Kampong
Sunday 8th October 2023
M11 09.45h pitch 1 KO8 Winner M1 – Winner M2
M12 11.30h pitch 2 Ranking match Loser M7 – Loser M5
M13 12.00h pitch 1 KO8 Winner M3 – Winner M4
M14 14.15h pitch 1 KO8 Winner M7 – Winner M5
M15 16.00h pitch 2 Ranking match Loser M10 – Loser M8
M16 16.30h pitch 1 KO8 Winner M10 – Winner M8
Note: Match times and schedule subject to change due to the requirements of television or other factors as determined by EHL.
Graphic: Euro Hockey League