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April – Oceania Men’s SuperGlobe planned May 17-19

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Sydney University have been awarded the hosting of the SuperGlobe Oceania qualifier planned for Sydney Olympic Park over the weekend of May 17-19. Invitations have been sent to Oceania member federations for their winning Club team per nation. Once nations respond more details will be posted.

April – Aussie Beach camp in Sydney April 13-14

Monday, April 8th, 2013

The Aussie Men and Women’s squad are holding their training camp at South Maroubra on the wekend of April 13-14 in preparartion for the World Games in Cali, Columbia in August. (The selection camp will also be held in Sydney in May.) Best wishes to all our NSW players!

April – NSW School Championships April 8 & 10

Monday, April 8th, 2013

The 2013 NSW High School Championships are being held at Dural Sport and Leisure Centre, Cnr Kenhurst Rd and Pellit Lane, Dural on April 8 (women) and April 10 (Men) from 8:15am. NSW Handball volunteers are needed – if you can help, please contact organiser Claire Dennerley at claire@nswhandball.com.au

April – NSW piloting Nat Referee course

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Following a grant from the Department of Communities (Sport and Rec) to develop a national officiating course, NSW is triailing the Referee component on Saturday and Sunday April 6-7 as a pilot. The course is handball specific and builds from the ASC online Introductory Officating course. Once reviewed and accredited the course will be availabe nationally.

March – AHF AGM for April 20

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The AHF AGM is to be held at Sports House Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday April 20 starting at 10:30am. With members travelling nationally, the rest of the weekend will also be a strategic planning weekend for the Board and associated officers. RSVP for meeting (to ensure adequate roomsize please) to sec-gen@handballaustralia.org.au

March – Pilot national referee course April 6&7

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

NSW has received a Department of Communities grant to develop a Introductory Officiating Handball course.A pilot of the Referee compnent will be run on April 6&7 by Alex Gavrilovic, recently returned from the London 2012 Olympics and oversighting their preprartion courses also. Once endorsed the course will be available nationally.

February – NSW players in Aussie Men’s Beach team

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Australia plays New Zealand for a best of 2 series on Novemeber 23 and 24 for the Oceania spot for the World Games. NSW players Tim Harvey, David Hudson and Michael Sullivan named in the team, and Mitch Hedges, Alex Michalek and Scott Nicholson also named in the squad for the World Games (pending qualification) and World Championship campaigns. ACT players from NSW competition Callum Mouncey and Andrew Lawrence also named in squad. Well done and best wishes against New Zealand. Matches at Maroubra Beach, NSW on Saturday November 23 at 12:30 and Game Two on Sunday at 12:30.

February – NSW Club indoor season starts April 27

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

The NSWHA Open Club season starts April 27 at Sydney Olympic Park’s Sports Halls. Players of all levels of experience are welcome. Check out our Club contact page to find a team near you.

February – NSW hosting Beach Nats and World Games quals

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

NSWHA is hosting the 2013 Beach Handball club nationals at Maroubra between February 21-24, preceded by a national camp for squad hopefuls. The tournament will also include the qualification event for Men’s Oceania spot for the Wolrd Games in Cali in July. The Aussie Women’s team directly qualified for the position based on their rankings in the World Championships. Drop by for some great beach handball action. Further details can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/beachhandballnsw/2013-australian-beach-handball-championships

January – Aussie Men finish World Champs

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

The Australian Men’s team finished their campaign with a frustrating and closer match agaist Chile, with the boys leading in the early stages. Thanks to our Aussie webmater Peter Cama, see Violi’s report here http://www.handballaustralia.org.au/National%20Mens%20Team%20Pages/2013/2013%20WC%20Spain/Reports/2013IHFWCMRvsCHILE22.htm

Australian Handball also had a story featured on the official competition website (with slightly wrong particpation stats) at http://www.handballspain2013.com/en/News/Details/1305/australia-reportaje