Dutch season reaches semi-final stage

Thursday sees the Dutch playoffs kick off with the first of their two-legged semi-finals getting under way with lots of drama on the horizon.

AH&BC Amsterdam host Den Bosch at the Wagener Stadium at 11.00 (CET) after they finished third and second, respectively, during the regular season, both signing off with big wins. Amsterdam crushed Rotterdam 5-0 while Den Bosch were 7-1 winners at Kampong.

They will be bidding for a final berth against Hurley or table-toppers SCHC who will be in action at 13.00 (CET) just across the Amsterdamse Bos. 

The Bilthoven club completed an unbeaten regular season campaign with a 5-1 success against Pinoké.

For Pinoké, the club will have playoff action to enjoy with their men’s team in action at 15.00 (CET) against Kampong in yet another game in the Bos.

Pinoké were the last side to qualify for the semis as their 7-2 victory against Voordaan saw them edge out Oranje-Rood. 

The last tie of the game is between Rotterdam and Bloemendaal at 17.00 (CET).

** NOS.nl will be broadcasting the games at Hurley and Pinoké live online.