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Latrobe Valley web site

Posted by devo on January 31, 2010

Jacob Gruis has got up a head of steam to produce a website for Latrobe Valley Volleyball. It is a work in progress but, with further support, should fill a much needed hole in our communication.  Congratulations to Jacob for his initiative in taking on this challenge. If you wish to visit or link, here is the url: http://latrobevalleyvolleyball.webs.com

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SA state team selections

Posted by devo on January 30, 2010

Volleyball SA will be holding trials for it’s 2010 State Teams on February 27 & 28. Please see this flyer for information.

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Seaside Volleyball Tournament – Warrnambool

Posted by devo on January 28, 2010

The 36th Annual Seaside Volleyball Tournament will be held in Warrnambool on the March long weekend – Saturday 6th to Monday 8th March, 2010.

Visit the Volleyball Victoria site for more information, contact details and to download an entry form.

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National Junior Beach Titles

Posted by Mt Lofty Volleyball Club on January 20, 2010

Congratulations to South Australia for winning the Andy Burdin Shield for the best State in the junior beach titles.

SA 12 points, WA 8 points, NSW 7 points, Vic 5 points and QLD 4 points. Full results and medalists are on the AVF web site ~ photos

Posted in Australian Beach VB, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, Volleyball Australia, Volleyball Beach | Tagged: , | 3 Comments »

NSW State Junior Selection trials

Posted by devo on January 20, 2010

The 2010 NSW State Junior Selection trials will be held on Sunday 14th February.

All eligible players are invited to attend.Click here for more details.

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5 huge days of Beach Volleyball at Glenelg Beach

Posted by devo on January 14, 2010

SA Open Sat 16/Sun 17 January will see 88 teams (51 male / 37 female) compete for the titles – weather is expected to be about 30C so all is looking good for an awesome tournament!

Australian Junior Beach Volleyball Championships (AJBVC) is on from Mon 18 – Wed 20 January. 106 teams will fight it out for the Andy Burdin Shield. Who will win it this year? Victoria are looking for back to back wins, and SA have been training hard to regain the title having last won it in 2008. Will Qld, WA, NSW or ACT take it home this year. more@Volleyball SA

Posted in Australian Beach VB, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, Volleyball Australia, Volleyball Beach | Tagged: , | 20 Comments »

Development Officer – Geelong Volleyball

Posted by devo on January 4, 2010

THE POSITION

The position requires a motivated person with good communication and interpersonal skills. The incumbent will need to contact and visit schools and organizations with a view to promoting and providing coaching and presentations of the sport. There will also be a requirement to organize tournaments and assist schools in organizing tournaments. Get all the info

Posted in Australian Volleyball, coaching, Position vacant, School Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, Volleyball | Tagged: | 2 Comments »

Schools’ Cup update

Posted by devo on December 18, 2009

The Australian Volleyball Schools’ Cup has finished for another year.

Brighton (SA) has retained the Champion School trophy.

  • Open Boys’ HonoursGirton (VIC) def Brighton 1 (SA) 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 28-26, 25-17)
  • Open Girls’ Honours Holland Park (QLD) def  Brighton (SA) 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-18)

You can check out all of the division results here. And Volleyball Australia has Final PlacingsChampion SchoolPhotos on the AVSC page.

Posted in Australian Volleyball, School Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, Volleyball, Volleyball Australia | Tagged: , | 75 Comments »

Beach heads inland

Posted by devo on December 10, 2009

THE Virgin Blue Regional Series is bringing many of Australia’s best players from the beach to the heart of Bendigo.

Among those volleyball stars is Sarah Battaglene, who hails from Manly on Sydney’s northern beaches. Battaglene will team with Victoria’s Lauren Spark in this weekend’s series, which will feature top players, including Olympians and world champions.

“A lot of people are converting from indoor volleyball to beach volleyball,’’ she said. ”This is a great opportunity for people in Victoria to convert to beach and use all of their skills.’’ The 21-year-old has never travelled to central Victoria and said the main difference between competition in a beach town to Bendigo will be the wind factor. more@BendigoAdvertiser ~ more@VicBeach ~ more@HeraldSun

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MAVL finals

Posted by devo on December 6, 2009

Streaming AVL Live

And so to the finals of the Men’s Australian Volleyball League. If you’re in Melbourne, get down to MSAC at Albert Park to check out the action. If you can’t get there, the prelims and medal games will be streamed on Oz Volleyball. (Make sure to give a small donation to encourage Robbo and his team to keep showing us Aussie volleyball on the net) You can also follow the action on the AVL page.

  • SAT 12PM – Semi Final 1 – QAS Pirates lt AIS 2-3 (25-22, 26-28, 15-25, 25-22,12-15)
  • SAT 2PM – Semi Final 2 – UTSSU def WA Hornets 3-1 (25-18, 23-25, 25-19, 25-23)
  • SAT 6:10PM – Prelim Final – QAS Pirates vs UTSSU 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-20, 25-23) – watch match here
  • SUN 12PM – BRONZE – WA Hornets def UTSSU3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-22)
  • SUN 2PM – GOLD – AIS def QAS Pirates 3-1 (25-20, 25-11, 23-25, 25-23)

You can replay the final 3 matches on Oz Volleyball.

Posted in Aust Institute of Sport, Aust Volleyball League, Australian Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, University Volleyball, Volleyball, Volleyball Australia | Tagged: | 20 Comments »

AVSC almost here

Posted by devo on December 6, 2009

The Australian Volleyball Schools’ Cup is almost here again. As the good senator is want to say, “The jewel in the Australian Volleyball crown.”

The top schools last year were:

  • Brighton SA 591
  • Heathfield SA 569
  • Monbulk VIC 529
  • Girton VIC 521
  • Billanook VIC 512
  • Eltham VIC 510
  • Rossmoyne WA 510
  • Upwey VIC 500
  • Craigslea QLD 478
  • Mazenod VIC 457

So who will be the schools to watch this year? Can the 2 SA teams be knocked off the the top 2 spots? (Hit the poll in the left side column) Who will be the big improvers in the honours divisions? Who will be the new schools to watch?

Here’s your chance to let us know. Hit the comments tab at the end of the post and let us know the latest goss from your school.

Poll update: Other category ~ Eltham 6, Forster 2, Upwey 2, Glen Waverley 1, The Gap 1, Willunga 1, Unley 1 (6/12 @7:40am)

Posted in Australian Volleyball, School Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, Volleyball, Volleyball Australia | Tagged: , | 27 Comments »

Men’s AVL Finals Live This Weekend

Posted by Robbo on December 5, 2009

Three games from the Final Round of the Men’s Australian Volleyball League Season will be streamed live on the OZ Volleyball Channel from the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre this weekend. The final 4 teams are QAS Pirates, AIS, UTSSU and Volleyball WA.

Update: Due to large costs at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, the games might not be streamed Live on air. We will still be recording and commentating the games but might have to stream them onto the website at a later time (then they will be available to watch at anytime). DVD’s of the games should also be available in the coming weeks. We apologise for the change at the last minute.

Update #2: Thanks to the AVF getting on board and supporting us, we are now able to stream the 3 games Live.

The schedule is:

  • Preliminary Final – Saturday 5th December @ 6pm – Loser of Pirates vs AIS play winner of UTSSU vs WA
  • Bronze Medal Final – Sunday 6th December @ 12noon – Loser of UTSSU vs WA play loser of Prelim Final
  • Gold Medal Final – Sunday 6th December @ 2pm (maybe delayed depending on previous game) – Winner of Pirates vs AIS play winner of Prelim Final

The coverage will start 20 minutes prior to each match and will be run by a number of commentators, and will also feature some interviews of ex-national players, people involved with the current AVL season and also spectators.

If you like what you’ve seen on the channel or would like to see more games in the future, please show your support by donating. The more support that OZ Volleyball can get, the more games that can be streamed and the better equipment we can use. Donations can be made by clicking the donate button, which will take you to the Paypal site.

Posted in Aust Institute of Sport, Aust Volleyball League, Australian Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, University Volleyball, Volleyball, Volleyball Australia, Volleyball Video | Tagged: , , , | 14 Comments »

MAVL stats updated

Posted by devo on December 3, 2009

ausvolley reports on Twitter: MAVL – Complete stats after Round 3 are now available on the website http://bit.ly/13YF5I

Posted in Aust Volleyball League, Australian Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, University Volleyball, Volleyball, Volleyball Australia | Tagged: | 3 Comments »

Heat seeks Fiji recruits

Posted by devo on December 2, 2009

Fiji BC is reporting that … Four top volleyball players in the Fiji national woman’s volleyball team have been assigned to greener pastures next year.

Anaseini Seniloli, Clair Delai, Ruci Delai and Makarita Erasito will be playing for the ACT volleyball team in Australian interstate volleyball competition.

Former Fiji Volleyball official Jerry Cakau says the four were selected after a brilliant performance last week.  The players won the Good Neighbor Volleyball which was held in Australia, defeating Sydney North by 3 – 2.  “After the successfulness of the competition the coach of the Canberra Heat came by to ask me if the girls are available next year and CEO of the ACT came also to ask their names so the girls can return back in Canberra in January 2010.”

Posted in Aust Volleyball League, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, Volleyball | Tagged: , , | 4 Comments »

Brisbane heads to National Schools

Posted by devo on December 1, 2009

The Pre- AVSC Tournament was played over the weekend and turned out to be a great success, with all teams getting valuable match play before they head down to Melbourne to compete in the Australian Volleyball Schools Cup.

The Tournament had around 120 Juniors competing in 15 different teams. Divisonal Winners were:

  • Women’s Division: Benowa SHS
  • Men’s A Division: Holland Park SHS ~  more

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Good Neighbour underway

Posted by devo on November 27, 2009

The Good Neighbour tournament begins in Canberra tonight. You can follow the results by heading to Volleyball ACT and clicking on the draw/results tab in the left side column.

Posted in Australian Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, Volleyball | Tagged: | 56 Comments »

Horsham tournament success

Posted by devo on November 25, 2009

Congratulations to Padua Sharks, Renegades, Ballarat, Monash Phantoms and Daylesford on your victories at the tournament over the weekend of 21st/22nd of November ~ 2009 Horsham Tournament Results ~ The Horsham Volleyball Association thanks all participants for their support of the event!

Mens Div 1: Padua Sharks defeated KAFO 3-2: 15-25, 25-22, 25-19, 24-26, 15-8. MVP – Lachie Giles (Sunraysia). The Sharks redeemed themselves from the previous year, riding high on the back of the brilliance of the DeSalvo brothers when it counted most in the final set.

Women’s Div 1: Renegades defeated Phantoms 3-2: 14-25, 23-25, 25-15, 25-22, 15-13. MVP – Sheila Babayan (Reds). A classic final with very little separating the two all game. In the end the experience of Sheila Babayan and the clever hitting from Jess McMillan and Sarah Tarquinio proved the difference.

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AJBVC entries open

Posted by devo on November 24, 2009

The Nominations for the Australian Junior Beach Volleyball Championships are now OPEN!

This year’s tournament will be held in Adelaide and will see teams from all across Australia compete to be crowned National Champ in their age group, as well as competing for their state for the Andy Burdin shield.

Full details regarding the AJBVC including the Tournament Regulations & Player Handbook and Team Entry Forms can be found on the VA website at www.avf.org.au/AJBVC

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112 teams at Good Neighbour

Posted by devo on November 24, 2009

Entries for the 2009 Good Neighbour Tournament have now closed. Another great turn out, with 112 teams coming to Canberra to compete in 14 divisions next weekend. The draws should be out by Thursday. Further tournament info can be found on the Good Neighbour Tournament page.

Men’s Honours has 7 teams:
Hills Dragons
University of Sydney
Heidelberg
AIS Blue
AIS White
Canberra Heat
Uni of South Pacific Fiji
Women’s Honours has 6 teams:
Sparta Auckland
University of Sydney
Sydney North
Uni of South Pacific Fiji
Canberra Heat
Fiji Women’s Team

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MAVL photos on AVL site

Posted by devo on November 19, 2009

Ausvolley reports that Men’s Australian Volleyball League Round 2 & 3 photos are now up on the AVL website

Posted in Aust Volleyball League, Australian Volleyball, sport, Sports, State Volleyball, University Volleyball, Volleyball, Volleyball Australia, Volleyball Picture | Tagged: | 1 Comment »