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April – Calling NSW players born 2000 or later

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Calling NSW players born 2000 or later with Junior and Youth rep experience and/or NSW High Schools

The Oceanian Men’s Junior Trophy planned for New Caledonia in June has now introduced a Youth age group in addition to the regular Junior one. Handball Australia is conducting a feasibility trial to see if we can also send a Youth team. If you are an Australian citizen, born on or after 2000, can travel between June 11-18 and are interested, please be in touch.

Come and Try/Trial session: Sunday April 15, 9:30-12noon.
Venue: Maroubra Lycee Condorcet French School
To express interest/RSVP: Michelle Mekler- Peled, Junior Team Manager (0412) 226 620

Please note: Air travel, meals, accommodation and on ground costs for the actual event are covered by the International Federation. There will be some additional camp training costs, some additional nights accommodation, travel insurance, uniforms and a team EOI fee that will need to be covered by players.

For Junior Women – the International Federation has also announced the Women’s event for 2019, so it’s a great time to also start training now.

March – NSW Club handball League starts April 6

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Season 1 is a Friday night competition. Games start at 6:30pm @ Sydney Boys High School, Cleveland Rd (near the tennis courts).
Teams: See the draw in our Facebook post for game times and team duties.

Thinking about playing? There is still time to get involved and join a team.
Harbourside
Sydney Uni
UNSW
UTS

Looking forward to seeing you around the courts!

March – IHF Jnr Men’s Oceania Trophy in June

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The IHF has announced the Oceania Youth (U19) and Junior (U21) Men’s event in Nouméa, New Caledonia from June 11 to 15. Interested Junior and Youth players with schools’ or league experience should contact bronwyn@nswhandball.com.au.

Checkout the IHF announcement. Juni

March – 2018 NSW Schools Champs June 4-5

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

2018 NSW High Schools’ Championships announced for June 4-5 at Blacktown Sports and Leisure Centre, Stanhope.

Calling for interest from schools – new schools and players welcome. Info kits were sent to schools this week. Check your school is included – register your interest with our event coordinator Carter Zhou via nswhandballschools@gmail.com

March – NSWHA AGM reminder

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

NSW Handball is planning our AGM for Sunday April 29 at 10am at Sports House.

All members are welcome, as there is plenty to be done – please RSVP to bronwyn@nswhandball.com.au so we can allocate space.

March – NSW Season starts Friday nights in April

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

NSW Club Competition Handball starts in April and will be in two seasons this year – with a break in July

Season One is Friday nights, starting in April, so really soon. We’re still working around venues as Olympic Park is still out of action – the good news is we have a central location this time with the help of UTS (thanks so much). We’ll be at Sydney Boys High in Moore Park.

Make sure you’ve contacted your Club to get involved. Looking forward to seeing you around the courts soon!

January – planning meeting for 2018 on January 10

Friday, January 5th, 2018

NSW Handball is holding its first planning meeting for 2018 on January 10 at 7pm at Sports House, SOP. Given the ongoing fire damage situation at Sports Halls, we need to make some serious decisions about the competition season and venues so please make sure you have a club rep there. RSVP to bronwyn@nswhandball.com.au Any new volunteers are also welcome – beginners are welcome.

January – NSW players in Aussie Men’s team for Asian Champs in Korea

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Congratulations to our NSW players travelling to represent Australia at the Asian Men’s Championships (World Championships qualifier) in Korea in January – Sebastien Traverso, Tomasz Szklarski and ACT adoptee Karl Warrener. They leave next week.

Players are required to fund most of their participation so if you are able to help please visit the team’s project on the Australia Sports Foundation (who has tax deductible status).

December – NSW Club Beach handball teams prepare for 2018 titles

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Hosts of the 20178 Australian Club Handball Championships are calling for entries. The event to be held at Glenelg Beach in SA between February 22-25 2018. Make sure you team is entered as uniforms and other details need to be underway asap.

November – Beach Handball season underway

Friday, January 5th, 2018

The NSW Beach Handball season is held on Sundays at Maroubra (south end) between 4-6pm. This is the second season for club competition but there are still plenty of opportunities for social competition and for beginners to come down and try. Stay in touch by joining the NSW Beach Handball Facebook group or follow the general updates on times and matches on our general New South Wales Handball Facebook page.