ZRHK Tenax Dobele
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Exciting first full weekend of the Baltic Handball League's 2017/18 season is behind us, nine games offered some really tight matches, some little surprising results, great individual efforts and interesting group standings in the end – in one word, everything that was expected!
Baltic Handball League's 2017/18 season starts properly in the coming weekend after only one match was played two weeks ago. A total of 9 games will be played across three Baltic States with ten out of twelve clubs in action.
The new, 2017/18 Baltic Handball League season kicked off with the title-holder Cocks Riihimäki travelling to Estonia and taking a hard-fought 29-20 (13-11) win over another former BHL champion HC Kehra/Horizon Pulp&Paper.
It is time for another season of Baltic Handball League. This time, the season takes a little "false start", as one match from the opening weekend will be played two weeks in advance. Former winner HC Kehra/Horizon Pulp&Paper will host the title-holder Cocks Riihimäki in Kehra on Saturday, in the first match of the new season.
In a very tight and low-scoring final match, Cocks Riihimäki repeated their success from last season and are the 2016/17 BHL champions! The title-defender from Finland overcame BHL's newcomer ZTR Zaporozhye in the final by 20-18 (10-10). In the third place play-off SKA Minsk defeated Serviti Põlva by 26-23 (11-15). Champions' Teemu Tamminen was voted as the MVP of the tournament.
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