Tournament Watch | World ParaVolley Beach Volleyball World Championships

Nick Coburn, Brad Barclay and Japhy Duldig are this week representing Australia at the World ParaVolley Beach Volleyball World Championships in Chongqing, China. On the opening day of the tournament Australia takes on India and Latvia in what are the inaugural World Championships for Beach ParaVolley. The competition follows a single-round robin preliminary format, where the top two teams from…

Historic results at Elite16 in Portugal

Three Australian teams were in Portugal for one of the final Beach Pro Tour tournaments before the Olympic qualification period ends with two teams turning in historic results. The two men’s teams – Zachery Schubert & Thomas Hodges and Mark Nicolaidis & Izac Carracher – both faced an uphill task just to make the main draw, needing to go through qualifying on Wednesday. Both…

National Careers Week | Georgia Johnson

When Georgia Johnson was in year 12 and wondering what the future would look like she had two choices: move to Adelaide to join the national program, or head to the United States and become a student athlete. History shows Johnson made the move to Georgia State University where she went on to enjoy a successful college playing career, from…

Tournament Watch – Beach Pro Tour Challenge | Xiamen CHN

Day 3 – Saturday 27 April After falling to American pair Crabb & Brunner four times in six months, Tom Hodges and Zac Schubert broke their duck to take down the third seeds and move into the quarter-finals. The pair then bowed out in a share of fifth after falling to their French opponents. WOMEN’S ROUND OF 18Gruszczynska/Ola d [18]…

Australia take double gold at Samila Open

Australia completed clean sweep of men’s and women’s titles at the action-packed AVC Beach Tour 23rd Samila Open at the wonderful white sandy Samila Beach on Tuesday. Paul Burnett and Jack Pearse dashed Iranian hopes of winning two AVC Beach Tour events on the trot, before Jasmine Fleming and Georgia Johnson came from behind to beat Kiwis Alice Zeimann and…

Gold, silver & bronze at AVC Beach Tour Nuvali Open

Australian teams have come away with a medal of each colour at the opening tournament of the 2024 AVC Beach Tour in the Philippines. Stefie Fejes and Jana Milutinovic continued their incredible summer with a hard-fought victory in the gold medal match over training partners and friendly rivals Georgia Johnson and Jasmine Fleming. In the men’s draw, D’Artagnan Potts and…

Six things to know about the Beach Pro Tour Challenge in Brazil

The Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour will return to Brazil this weekend as the second Challenge event of 2024 takes place in Saquarema, Brazil from 28-31 March. Before the competition gets underway, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know, including schedules and how to stay up to date. 1. When and where is the Beach Pro Tour…

Winners decided at Australian Beach Volleyball Schools Cup

Winners were decided across 16 divisions on the final day of the Australian Beach Volleyball Schools Cup, with more than 580 students taking to the sand to secure bragging rights for another year. Hosted on Coolangatta Beach, the final day of the Australian Beach Volleyball Schools Cup saw medals shared between 20 schools. Following a forfeit in the bronze medal…

Super Sunday of Beach Pro Tour Futures rains gold

It was raining medals on the final day of the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Futures at Coolangatta Beach, with pairs from five countries taking their share of the glory. The women’s final saw Australians Stefanie Fejes and Jana Milutinovic seal the deal on a golden summer, triumphing over Alaina Chacon and Mariah Whalen (USA) 2:0 (21-17, 21-14). “I think…