Australian Junior Women's Team selected for Thailand Tour

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Volleyball Australia is please to announce the Australian Junior Women's Team (1998/99) that will tour Thailand from 23rd April to 8th May.

The tour will see 12 athletes and 4 staff represent Australia at the Thailand Under 21 National Championships.​  Prior to the tournament, these athletes will participate in a training camp at the FIVB Development Centre in Bangkok.

Our Australian team will train, acclimatise and play matches against a number of strong opponents that will include Thailand Junior Provincial teams (Under 21's). This tour is a critical component of our preparation and development for the future, in particular for the Asian Junior Championship campaign in 2016.

Congratulations to the following athletes & staff on their selection;

  • Brooke Freckleton (VIC)
  • Jamie Clayden (ACT)
  • Tara Maland (SA)
  • Bailey Jones (QLD)
  • Kateia Barenaba (NSW)
  • Carrie Van Rensburg (VIC)
  • Holly Mallet (ACT)
  • Mikaela Stevens (NSW)
  • Courtney Durston (QLD)
  • Caitlin Waterfall (VIC)
  • Bridget O’Malley (NSW)
  • Sabine Mills (QLD)

 

Nam Pham (NSW) – Head Coach
Rachael Georgieff (QLD) – Assistant Coach
Carmaine Ng (VIC) – Physiotherapist/Trainer
Bill McHoul (VIC) – Head of Delegation/Team Manager




Australian's ready to storm the sand in China

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The last time the rest of the beach volleyball world saw Australia’s Isaac Kapa and Chris McHugh, they were standing on a podium in Austria proudly clutching bronze medals.

Team Kapa/McHugh had steamrolled their way past some of the biggest names on the world tour to achieve not only their best International results, but also one of the best ever by an Australian men’s team.

Referee appointments and International confirmations

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It has been a busy period for our International referees with a number of appointments for International tournaments confirmed.

VWA ran a two day Clubs Conference which saw the WA Department of Sport and Recreation Conference room packed with eager and supportive members. VA’s Participation Manager, Nic Kaiser presented an overview of Volleyball Australia’s National Participation Plan and fielded questions about how VA will work with VWA to support local Clubs to expand their participation base.

VWA also held an extremely successful Awards night on the Saturday with in excess of 160 participants attending the gala event at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel on Scarborough Beach.

Volleyball Australia is excited to be working with VWA to support them to grow their participation base across age groups, abilities and environments.

VA will be meeting with Volleyball ACT, NSW and South Australia over the next week. Stay tuned!

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