AVL Round 4 Weekend Wrap

Adelaide Storm vs Canberra Heat Women’s Game 1: SA 3:2 ACT (23-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-15, 15-11)Women’s Game 2: SA 3:0 ACT (25-21, 25-18, 25-17) The Adelaide Storm played their first home games on the weekend, meeting Canberra Heat at the Lights Community and Sports Centre in Lightsview. Supported by their home-crowd advantage, the Women’s Storm won back-to-back games, with Women’s…

AVL Round 4 preview – Will they remain undefeated?

The AVL season reaches its halfway mark this weekend with round-4 matches being played in Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania, with the QLD Pirates having a bye. Two teams remain undefeated, one in each division – will they be able to maintain their perfect record through another weekend? Follow the live streams to find out – exclusively on Cluch…

WA Steel’s young talents have AVL gold in their sights

With over twenty new recruits across the men and women’s team and a number of under-19 players in the rotations, the WA Steel franchise looks quite different in 2022. Even men’s coach Ben Gray is making his official AVL season debut, having joined last year before the season was canceled. Assistant Coaches Rachel Trent and Desiree Tan will provide support…

AVL – Young Echidnas show plenty of promise in first AVL year

At their first year in the AVL, the Tasmanian Echidnas are considered by many the league’s underdogs, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t make the other teams fight hard for their points. A Tasmania-based volleyball franchise built with the aim of bringing together the best players from around the State and building a pathway for Tasmanian young talents, the…

Canberra ready to turn on the Heat as AVL returns after two-year hiatus

The long-awaited return of the Australian Volleyball League (AVL) is just a couple of days away with the first round of the premier Australian domestic volleyball competition scheduled for the 8-9 October. After the unfortunate cancellation of the last two seasons, the 2022 men’s AVL tournament will start with a bang, pegging the 2019 finalists against each other for an…