News

January – NSWHA AGM planned for March 17

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The NSWHA AGM is planned for Sunday March 17 at 10:30am, at Sports House 6a Figtree drive, Olympic Park.

January – Aussie Men in IHF News

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Aussie Men’s team are doing it tough at the current World Championships, facing three of the top teams in their first matches. The IHF Media officer and ‘all things handball guru’ Bjorn did a story with the boys for the IHF website News section. See it at http://ihf.info//MediaCenter/News/NewsDetails/tabid/130/Default.aspx?ID=1430

You can also follow NSW member and AHF Media Officer Violi Calvert’s blog at http://www.handballaustralia.org.au

January – Hill’s Tim Anderson debuts at Worlds

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Australia started its World Championship campaign against Croatia in Spain earlier this morning with a 36:13 loss against the Olympic Bronze medalists. The team worked hard and the new players gained valuable experience. Follow the guys on the Handball Australia blog at and Facebook Australian Handball Team at .

January – Weeknight Beach Handball

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

2013 Beach Handball starts again at Maroubra beach Wenesday January 9, starting at 5.30pm with a fitness/skills session that will go for about 20-30mins. Following this, we will set up the goals and then focus on a specific component or two of beach handball for 15-20mins before splitting into teams on the night for some games. Don’t worry if you can’t arrive at 5.30, all you will miss is running!

Sessions will be held on the following nights: 9th January, 23rd January, 6th February, 13th February. The cost for each session is $10 or $30 to attend all four sessions. No need to RSVP – just turn up tomorrow and pay on the night.

Social Beach handball continues on Sundays at Queenscliff between 3-5pm.

January – Aussie Men in Portugal preparing for WC

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

The Australian Men’s team, including NSW players, are playing friendly matches in Portugal ahead of the World Championships to be held in Spain in January. Follow their progress on their Facebook page under Australian Handball Team at http://www.facebook.com/#!/AussieHandball?fref=ts NSW Media Officer will be leaving to jion the team on January 8. You can follow their WC blog on the AHF site during the Championships at http://www.handballaustralia.org.au/

December – NSW Players prepare for Men’s Worlds

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Following the final training camp over the weekend, NSW players Ogi Matic and Mitch Hedges made their Fairfield local paper. Link here to the story here via Canada’s Handball Report Twitter feed: dlvr.it/2dPTMq

Best wishes to our NSW players and officials also participating in the team. Info on the team can be found at http://www.handballaustralia.org.au/National%20Mens%20Team.html

December – EOIs for Aust Junior Women and Women’s teams closing soon

Monday, December 10th, 2012

EOIs for the 2013/14 Australian Junior Women’s team closes December 16. If you are U21 and interested in participating in the squad please apply. Details are on the Handball Australia website at www.handballaustralia.org.au
Applications are also called for the Australian Women’s teams by December 20. Details are also on the above link.

December – NSW wins Junior Summer Showdown

Monday, December 10th, 2012

NSW were the overall winners of the Junior Summer Showdown and securing the Stephen Harbort Cup over the weekend (December 7-9) at Sydney Olympic Park. NSW competed with teams from ACT and NSW competing from U14-U21. Congratulations to the players, officials and supporters. Well done! Full results on AHF page at http://www.handballaustralia.org.au/Events%20Pages/2012/2012%20HarbortCup/Events%2011DEC2012.htm Some nice photos of U21 Men’s final in Gallery and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/New-South-Wales-Handball-Association/350769085015649?fref=ts

November – Junior Championships Summer Showdown draw

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The draw has been announced for the Summer Showdown Junior Handball Championships being hosted by NSW. NSW, ACT and QLD will compete for the Stephen Harbort Cup at the Summer Showdown event.

Date: Friday December 7 (7pm) – Sunday December 9
Venue: Sports Halls, Cnr Grand Pde and Olympic Blvde, Sydney Olympic Park
Draw at New South Wales Handball Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/425383400857000/

November – call for NSW Beach players for 2013 nationals

Friday, November 16th, 2012

The Australian Beach Nationals are being held at Maroubra in February 2013. Uniform orders must be ordered by the end of November, so if you are keen to play, please be in quick contact with our NSW organisers Allira or Rachel. For further details, see the NSW Beach site at
https://sites.google.com/site/beachhandballnsw/ or the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/155995061086914/?fref=ts