Mahindra partners with Volleyball Australia in a sponsorship deal

Mahindra, a global leader in automotive manufacturing, has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Volleyball Australia, marking Mahindra Automotive Australia’s first foray into the Australian sports sponsorship arena. This strategic partnership aims to elevate the popularity of volleyball across Australia while showcasing Mahindra’s commitment to community and sporting talent development. As the Naming Rights’ sponsor for the Australian Beach Volleyball…

Cobram Champions crowned at Australian Beach Volleyball Tour 

The second round of the 2023/24 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour was fiercely fought and ultimately the top two seeds made it through to both finals of the Cobram Barooga Classic. Stefie Fejes and Jana Milutinovic broke through for their first Tour victory as a combination while Izac Carracher and Mark Nicolaidis went one better than their second place in 2022…

Stage set for Super Sunday in Cobram

A weather-impacted day two of the Cobram Barooga Classic has whet the appetite for a mouthwatering finals day at Thompson’s Beach as the second round of the 2023/24 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour gets to the business end of the tournament. On a day when the heat policy was invoked in the interests of player safety, quality shone through with the…

Men’s Tour Leaders defeated in epic opening match

Martin Kaufer and Ky Landers broke new ground in round one of the 2023/24 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour when they took out gold, however were outlasted in the opening round of the Cobram Barooga Classic in a titanic match. Perth Steel captain Daniel Piggott and new partner Garang Anyang maintained their composure through an epic final set to win their…

Beach volleyball stars return chasing glory on the Murray 

The stage is set for the return of one of the most-loved rounds of the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour, the 2024 Cobram Barooga Classic. Played alongside the Murray River, the tournament makes a welcome return after the 2023 event was relocated due to severe flooding in the area. Twelve months on, familiar faces and some of Australia’s leading players will…

Cobram Barooga Classic makes long-awaited return

It’s been a long time coming, but the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour makes its much-anticipated return to Thompson’s Beach this weekend for the Cobram Barooga Classic. The popular event was forced to relocate last season due to the ongoing high water and flooding conditions of the Murray River. Excessive rainfall and melting snow in late 2022 caused significant damage and…

Beach Volleyball entry closing dates

With 2024 well underway, we are getting closer to both the resumption of the Australian Junior Beach Volleyball and Australian Beach Volleyball Tour events.  Volleyball Australia is pleased to provide a combined list of the key entry deadlines for the major state beach volleyball events around the country for the remainder of the summer season.  Don’t miss out… get your…

Volleyball Australia January Events Calendar

With the New Year marking the middle of the Australian Summer and the Beach Volleyball season, there is no shortage of events on the domestic calendar. Volleyball Australia is pleased to provide a collated list of the major state beach volleyball events around the country this month. As always, please visit your state/territory website and social media channels for the…

Australian Beach Volleyball Tour winners crowned in Geelong

The opening tournament of Geelong Beach Volleyfest 2023 has seen the winners crowned at the opening round of the 2023/24 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour. The women’s tournament saw top seeds Georgia Johnson (QLD) and Jasmine Fleming (QLD) win their third straight Tour title as team, while Martin Kaufer (VIC) and Ky Landers (WA) broke through for their first-ever men’s title in just their fifth tournament together. The women’s…

Saturday showdowns set up Super Sunday semis

Geelong Beach Volleyfest saw an exciting day of play at Rippleside Beach where the semi-finalists were decided at the opening round of the 2023/24 Australian Beach Volleyball Tour. Having won two rounds on the Tour last season when teaming up, Georgia Johnson and Jasmine Fleming remain on track for victory number three after a quarter-final victory over West Australians Lizzie…