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October – NSW teams perform well at Aussie Uni Games

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Four NSW teams played in Mixed Handball at the Australian University Games on the Gold Coast this last week. All four teams played in Division 1 of the two tiered tournament. UTS finished the week with the Gold Medal, ACPE with the Bronze, Sydney Uni in fourth and UNSW in 7th.

It was a great turnout for Handball with 8 teams in Division 1 and 10 teams in Division 2. Regular NSW League entrants from ACT, the University of Canberra finished second to QUT in Division 2. Well done all.

Further results can be found on the Handball Australia Facebook page.

September – Registrations open for Nat Schools Champs

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Open invitation to all Australian high schools to take part in the inaugural National Schools Championships: http://www.handballaustralia.org.au/content/registrations-now-open-2015-national-schools-championships-canberra

September – Calling Schools for National Champsionships

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

National event for High Schools – new event, seeking interest from all schools

2015 National School’s Handball Championships
18- 20 November 2015
AIS Basketball and Netball Centre
Leverrier Strett
Bruce ACT

Team entries close: October 10, 2015.
Please contact ACT Handball on handballact@gmail.com if you are interested or have further enquirers.

We apologies for the short notice this time – its your chance to get in at the start of what we hope to be our inaugural event.

August – Senior NSW teams training Friday nights

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Thanks to all who responded to the EOIS to train for Senior Nationals. Training will be at Sydney Uni Sport and Aquatic Centre on Friday nights from 8-10pm starting 4 September. Spaces are still open if players who haven’t yet expressed interest are keen. The Nationals will be in Perth between 8-11 October. For more information contact scott@nswhandball.com.au

August – U16 NSW Youth Teams heading to ACT

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

It’s the 2015 Youth Championships this coming weekend. Teams from ACT, QLD and NSW will be playing at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) on Saturday and Sunday. Safe travels and best wishes for some excellent games this weekend for both our boys and girls teams.

The event is being held in the AIS Basketball and Netball Centre in Leverrier Street, Bruce, ACT.

August – NSW 21 Men runners up to QLD

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

The U21 NSW guys played QLD in Sunday’s final at the 2015 Australian Junior Championships, held in Brisbane between July 30-Aug 2. It was a hard fought game from both sides with the QLD team winning 21:13. It was the third meeting of the two teams over the weekend, the initial game a draw and the second had Queensland edging ahead. Both teams were very tight on defence.

The guys also played the U18 QLD team twice over the weekend, with wins and great opportunities for all members of the squad to get some match experience. Congratulations on the silver medals – 5 games in two days so recover well and travel safe. Well done to the team.

July – Seeking EOIs for NSW Senior teams

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Senior Nationals is in Perth between October 8-11 this year. Could players who are interested in participating in NSW Senior Men and Senior Women’s teams, and who are financially able to commit to attend, please submit their interest asap?

We need this information to check feasibility to attend and to book training courts. This next few months is a busy time with the SuperGlobe and other national activities underway which may keep some elite players busy so please do indicate interest even if you feel you are still developing as a player as there may be extra opportunity for participation this year. Its a chance to get some great training at a high level in.

Players must be registered with NSW Handball. Players on tourist visas are ineligible, however those on study or work visas are eligible to seek selection to participate.

Please let bronwyn@nswhandball.com.au or scott@nswhandball.com.au know of your interest by August 10.

July – Late change to Saturday July 25 Draw

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Notice of late change to Saturday draw at Dural

Please note that UNSW have forfeited their match this weekend against Sydney Uni Gold. As a consequence of this, the draw has been changed so that we have sufficient referees and match officials

9:00 Hills v Sydney Uni Blue – referee: Harbourside; Table UTS
10:30 Harbourside v UTS – referee: Hills; Table: Sydney Uni Blue.

The venue for tomorrow’s game is Dural Sport & Leisure Centre, 1 Pellitt lane, Dural.

July – Saturday July 25 Club games at Dural

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Change of venue to Dural for Saturday July 25 games!

Please note that games this coming weekend are at Dural Sport & Leisure Centre, 1 Pellitt lane, Dural.

The draw is:
9:00 Hills v Sydney Uni Blue – referee: Gold; Table: UNSW
9:00 Harbourside v UTS – referee: Gold; Table UNSW
10:30 Sydney Uni Gold v UNSW – referee: Hills; Table: Harbourside

There are no women’s matches this week.

Also, please note that each duty requires 2 officials (ie 2 referees and 2 table duty). Recently some clubs have only sent 1 and it is almost impossible to cover this shortfall. We would rather not have to send fines out for missed duties. Please have your officials arrive 15 minutes before the matches are due to commence as court time is tight.

June – Final Call for Junior and Youth players due Monday

Friday, June 19th, 2015

This is a reminder and final call for players interested in trialling for NSW reams for:
– Junior Women and Men – U18/U21 for event Brisbane July 31-August 2
– Youth Women and Men – U14/U16 for event Canberra
August 14-16
– Seniors Women and Men – Open for event October 8-11

Urgent call is to determine feasibility so please contact Claire@nswhandball.com.au asap or by Monday June 22, especially Juniors and Youth. If we don’t have enough response we may not be able to field teams so please reply and chase your friends.