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Rose Boyd named flag bearer for World Beach Games

The AOC have announced Women’s Beach Handball player Rosa Boyd as Australian flag bearer for the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games Opening Ceremony tonight. Rosa, who has 14 years Australian representation across Indoor and Beach Handball, will lead the AOC contingent of 41 athletes from eight sports at the games. The Australian contingent is the […]

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AOC announces World Beach Games teams

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced today the Beach Handball athletes that will represent Australia at the World Beach Games, In Qatar next month. The men’s and women’s teams will join athletes from Beach Volleyball, Karate, Sailing, Swimming, Sport Climbing, and Water Skiing to form the team that will represent Australia at the inaugural World […]

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Handball Australia seeks sports journalism volunteers

Handball Australia is seeking journalism volunteers for a new media project to be launched in the upcoming months. Handball Australia is the national governing body for the Olympic sport of handball, which has both indoor and beach disciplines. The Australian Handball Federation, operating under the business name Handball Australia (HA), is a non-profit organisation in […]


St Kilda claim Round 4 of the Men’s Handball League Australia event

St Kilda (Melbourne) overtook Sydney University in a thrilling final to finish 22:17 in the HLA Round 4. UTS Hawkes won over the younger Brisbane Wolves 24:27 in the 3d place playoff. Most of the games over the weekend were very tight to the delight of the spectators. Queensland’s Wolves are a young team with […]

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Australia represents at IHF Congress in Turkey

Handball Australia’s Acting President Helen Boyd (second from left) travelled to Turkey to represent Australia at the 2017 IHF Congress on November 11. The Congress is held every two years and also provides opportunity for continental federations to meet face to face and plan ahead. The Oceania Continental Handball Federation (OCHF) held both an informal […]

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Queensland Women and NSW Men take National titles

Queensland played Victoria in a replay of the 2016 Women’s final with the outcome this time Queensland dominant at 20:9 (13:2). Victoria represented in both finals, with their Men again in a close game against NSW. After a tough match NSW claimed victory to regain a title they’d not held for six years with 24:20 […]

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Australian beach handball teams place 6th at the World Games

Beach handball is a relatively new discipline of the sport and even newer in Australia. Our teams are progressively building their skills internationally. Prior to this event the women had placed 8th and the guys 11th. So 6th place is a positive outcome, though initially bittersweet for the teams who both faced nations they’d beaten […]