SCHOOL SPIRIT ON SHOW ON DAY FIVE OF AUSTRALIAN VOLLEYBALL SCHOOLS CUP

The all important preliminary finals were today held at the Australian Volleyball Schools Cup, as teams put it all on the line to book a spot in tomorrow’s medal playoffs. After more than 1800 games, it all comes down to Saturday’s medal playoffs to determine who will be the Australian Volleyball Schools Cup champions and who will walk away with…

Second leg of Australian Beach Volleyball Tour relocated and rescheduled due to flooding conditions impacting the Murray River area

After careful consideration of the ongoing flooding conditions impacting the Murray River area, Volleyball Australia (VA) has made the difficult decision to move and reschedule the second stop of the 2022/2023 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour, originally expected to take place between 17-19 February at Cobram, VIC. The event will be held at Lyneham Beach Facility in Canberra, ACT between 27-29…

Kiwis to Compete for Titles at Australian Volleyball Schools Cup

More than 130 schools are on the Gold Coast this week for the 2022 Australian Volleyball Schools Cup. It’s the first full edition of the event since 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic. A reduced version of the event ran in 2021, however due to boarder restrictions, the usual interstate and even international schools was unable to attend. This year has…

Canberra Brought the Heat to Take AVL Trophy Back to ACT

After four years of minor medals, the Canberra Heat are bringing the Men’s Australian Volleyball League (AVL) trophy back home to the ACT after defeating the Adelaide Storm in an epic five-set battle at Carrara Indoor Stadium on the Gold Coast. In a two-hour marathon that went down to the wire, it was Captain Andre Borgeaud’s team who secured the…

Queensland Bring Home the Women’s Australian Volleyball League Crown

The Queensland Pirates have won their first Women’s AVL title in 10 years, defeating WA Steel in a five set marathon at Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium on the Gold Coast. The Pirates started their season towards the bottom of the ladder, winning only three of their first eight matches of the season. Their momentum changed after their bye in the…

Two medals for Aussies at Beach Pro Tour in Torquay

Two new Beach Pro Tour Elite 16 champions were crowned on a perfect summer day in Torquay, with two Australian teams also claiming spots on the men’s and women’s podiums. Thomas Hodges (South Australia) and Zachery Schubert (Victoria) scored their best ever result at the Elite 16 event, finishing second just behind the French team of Youssef Krou and Arnaud…

New Champions to Rise to the Top in AVL Finals

The two year COVID hiatus has certainly shaken up the Australian Volleyball League (AVL) finals, with the potential for new teams to win their first ever titles on Sunday, while the defending champions are both fighting for bronze. The first Men’s semifinal was a familiar sight, as the QLD Pirates and Canberra Heat battled over five epic sets at Carrara…