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(3/06/2007) Amunt
Viva HÓbitat Blanes
Champions of Grup Tarradellas Cup 2007
Catalonia women
Winners of Grup Tarradellas Cup 2007

Viva HÓbitat Blanes has been proclaimed winner of Tarradellas Cup 2007 by second consecutive year on winning the World Team Protex for 6-4 in a thrilling final.

Both teams have left clear from the beginning their quality and concentration in a thrilling final that has been a lot contended since all players have been a lot put in the match. A match that has started well for Blanes with a goal of Armengol at minute 5 and a shot on the crossbar of Kimi but the World Team, as has made in all the match, has retorted immediately with a goal few minutes afterwards. And Armengol has again finished off a very good assistance of Raed to make on 2 to 1 that has been equaled little afterwards for Didi in a direct fault. The same player had been able to advance the world team protex before the halftime in another direct fault but he has failed.

The second half has started with speculative game from both teams until an impressive shot of Lladˇ from 15 meters that has put on 3 in 2 on the scoreboard. The goal that has made Kimi next leaving on 4 in 2 seemed that it had to give quietness to the local team but immediately Toni Sßnchez has put again emotion with 4-3. Then Armengol of direct fault has made his third goal for the 5 in 3 but, again, Pere Varias has shortened distances with the 5 in 4. Then there were moments of tension and the world team protex has increased the pressure with continuous attacks even though they has wasted the launches of direct faults that have been very well halted by Joan Freixes in an end of match spectacular. To the last minute, in a play of counterattack, └lex Ridaura has sentenced with the 6-4.

VH Blanes-World Team  6-4
Catalonia-France   5-1

The final has been broadcasted by Canal 33 and also on internet.

Catalonia has won France for 5-1 in the match for the third place.

With the victories of Viva HÓbitat Blanes in the men competition and Catalonia in the woment competition, finishes 5 days of high level hockey in a very well organized international competition by Blanes Hoquei Club Fundaciˇ, with the support of the different sponsors..

(3/06/2007) Amunt
Champions of Tarradellas Cup 2007
Champions of Tarradellas Cup 2007

Catalonia has been proclaimed champion of the Tarradellas Cup for second consecutive year after winning Chile for 6-1 in a match that has been equaled until little before the halftime but that finally the Catalans have solved with clarity in the second time.

After the adjusted victory of France over Italy for 3-4 the Catalans had to win to the champions of the world to attain the 7 points that gave them the title for difference of goals, since Catalans and Frenchwomen tied their match.

Finally Chile has remained in third position with 3 points and Italy in fourth.

The French players had to win to Italy and to possible being to score high them in the supposed case that the Catalans won to the Chileans, but have ended up winning 4-3 without reducing the advantage of goals that Catalonia took to them of their match with Italy. In this way they have attained very meritoriously the same points than Catalonia after the direct draw and the victory about the champions of the world and they have been second only because of the difference of goals.

In the Catalonia-Chile match there has been a lot of equality and tension in the first part since the Catalans played the title and the Chileans wanted to win the Catalans to remain second place sustaining her enhances of the champions of the world. And it has not been until two minutes before the halftime that Catalonia has advanced with a goal of Marta Soler and little afterwards another goal of Maria Rosa Tamburini has left the match in the good way.

In the second half, with more quiteness, Maria Rosa Tamburini has made two goals that have sentenced the match with 4-0. M˛nica Piosa has made the 5-0, Fernanda Urrea has made the 5-1 and Marta Soler has closed the scoreboard with the 6 in 1 that proclaims Catalonia as champions of Tarradellas Cup 2007.

+ News
The 4th edition of Grup Tarradellas Cup-Memorial └lex Ros held by Blanes Hoquei Club Fundaciˇ has reached as an international tournament totally established in the roller hockey and searches every year new initiatives to promote the roller hockey all over the world. This international tournament is recognized by the International Committee of Rink-Hockey (CIRH) what involves that the level of participant teams is comparable to the great world or european events. For this motive the dates will coincide some time before the world championship that will be celebrated in Switzerland. The edition of this year will contend for the days 30 and 31 May and 1, 2 and 3 June.

As novelties, the men competition has increased this year the number of teams to 8, and they will put on in practical some of the regulations that are being tested actually, and some new ones, during the tournament to make the hockey even more spectacular.

Brazil 8th place in the world championship 2005.
5th place in the world championship 2003.
Catalonia Champions of Tarradellas Cup 2005 and 2006.
World champions "B" 2004.
Chile 10th place in the world championship 2005.
9th place in the world championship 2003.
Colombia 3rd place in the world championship "B" 2006.
World champions "B" 2002.
France 6th place in the world championships 2005 and 2003.
Italy 4th place in the world championship 2005.
4 times world champions (97, 88, 86 and 53).
World Protex Team with some of the best players in the world.
V.H. Blanes Champions of Tarradellas Cup 2006.
Champions of Cup 2001


Chile World Champions 2006.
Champions of Copa AmÚrica 2007.
Catalonia Several players are runners-up in the world championship 2006.
Champions of Tarradellas Cup 2006.
France 5th place in the world championships 2006 and 2004.
Italy 10th place in the world championship 2006.

About the competition, in the men edition the teams will divide in two groups and the two best of each will play the semi-finals. In the women edition, which will start on Friday the 1st June, the system of the last year will be followed, with a league that will determine the champions.

Continuing with the idea of converting this event in a world-wide referent, this year an exhibition match among persons who suffer some type of handicap will be played with the intention of aproacching more the roller hockey to all of the society, demonstrating that it could be a close sport to everybody.

PÓgina de la Federaciˇ Catalana de Patinatge sobre la TARRADELLAS CUP 2007