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FIH Champions Challenge 2

Lille, France - July 2-10, 2011
Local time is 8:23pm
  • Ireland takes Gold at Champions Challenge 2

    Ireland - Winners of the 2011 FIH Men's Champions Challenge 2
    Ireland - Winners of the 2011 FIH Men's Champions Challenge 2
    (Photo: FIH / Stanislas Brochier)
    MCC2 Final: France 2, Ireland 4

    Ireland bounced back from the painful memory of the 2009 Champions Challenge 2 final as they produced some moments of brilliance to deny host France in a tense final in Lille. More

  • France and Ireland to meet for CCh2 gold

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    Ireland crushes Russia; France nips Scotland

    France and Ireland will reprise last Sunday’s battle royale as they won their way through to the final of the FIH Champions Challenge II this afternoon with victories over Scotland and Russia, respectively. Both games were goal-fests though the French were pushed all the way while the boys in green had a more comfortable path. More

  • France and Ireland on similar paths

    Arnaud Becuwe in action for France at the Champions Challenge 2
    Arnaud Becuwe in action for France at the Champions Challenge 2
    (Photo: Stephen Findlater)
    French star Arnaud Becuwe a key link between the two teams

    France and Ireland’s destinies are very much intertwined this summer, possibly facing each other potentially six times should they both advance to Sunday’s Champions Challenge II final. And or French star Arnaud Becuwe, who marked his 100th cap on Thursday, a Final game meeting would be something to remember. More

  • All Group B teams into Semi-Finals at CCh2

    Scotland nets biggest upset with win over unbeaten China

    It was Group B’s day as all four nations from that half of the draw advanced to the semi-finals, notably sending top seeds China reeling as Scotland picked off a rapturously received victory. More

  • Ireland and China ahead of the pack at CC2

    Duo in pole position after Preliminary Round concludes

    In the shoot-out for top spot in Group B, Ireland cruised to a comfortable 4-0 victory over Russia, netting twice in each half, to take the laurels ahead of France who were pegged back by Scotland... More

  • China the only unbeaten team at CC2

    France and Ireland top Pool B

    China, the highest ranked side in Lille, remain the only side left with a perfect record as three second half goals swept them to a comfortable victory over the USA to head Group A going into... More

  • Close games the theme in Day 1 CC2 Action

    France survives nine-goal thriller against Russia

    A tight and cagey opening day of the FIH Champions Challenge II as just one goal was in the difference in each of the four ties in Lille. Host France provided the day one fireworks as three goals... More

  • Team France selected for FIH Champions Challenge 2

    Tournament begins this weekend in Lille

    France national coach, Scott Goodheart, has selected the team to compete in the FIH Champions Challenge 2, starting in Lille, France, on the 2nd of July 2011. More

  • USA Men to host Trinidad & Tobago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. – The USA Men’s National Team will host Trinidad and Tobago in Moorpark, California, June 15-19. More

  • Champions Challenge II Schedule announced

    LAUSANNE – The FIH today announced the official schedule for FIH Champions Challenge II (men’s) that will be held in Lille, France from July 2-10, 2011. More


Jul 10, 2011
AUT Austria
United States USA
CHN China
Czech Republic CZE
SCO Scotland
Russia RUS
FRA France
Ireland IRL
Apr 18, 2014 8:23pm
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Pool Standings

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
China  CHN 3 2 1 0 4 7
Czech Republic  CZE 3 1 1 1 0 4
Austria  AUT 3 1 0 2 -1 3
United States  USA 3 1 0 2 -3 3
Pool B
Ireland  IRL 3 2 1 0 5 7
France  FRA 3 2 1 0 2 7
Russia  RUS 3 1 0 2 -3 3
Scotland  SCO 3 0 0 3 -4 0
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