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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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Australia secure fifth and qualify for 2019 World Championship

The Australia women’s team placed fifth at the 2018 Asian Women’s Handball Championship in Kumamoto, Japan, which also means successful qualification for the 2019 IHF Women’s World Championship next December. While the result at the event played from November 30 to December 9 is an outstanding team effort, there were also exceptional individual performances from […]

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Australia confident ahead of Asian Championship debut

Australia have arrived in Kumamoto, Japan ready to debut at the Asian Women’s Handball Championship, throwing off on Friday November 30. The event also serves as qualification for the 2019 IHF Women’s World Championship. The core group have been intensively preparing for the event for two years, since the 2017 Busan International in South Korea. […]

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Bringing the Aussie brand of beach handball to Kazan

On Tuesday July 24, Australia’s men’s and women’s teams will begin their campaigns at the 2018 IHF Beach Handball World Championship in Kazan, Russia. Among the 24 nations contesting the event, Australia is one of eight where both the men’s and women’s squads qualified for the World Championship. Overall, it is the fourth World Championship […]

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The IHF Trophy: An essential step to developing Australia’s national teams

The 2018 IHF Trophy Oceania for youth and junior teams took place in June in New Caledonia. Australia competed in both groups, with the juniors finishing first and the youth side ranking third behind New Zealand and New Caledonia. Coach of the junior squad, who also led the preparation for the youth side, Ricki Lyngsøe […]

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Sydney Uni and Melbourne HC win Australian Open Club Championship titles

The Australian Open Club Championship was held in Geelong, Victoria from May 24 to 27, and saw Sydney University Handball Club take the men’s trophy, while Melbourne HC celebrated the women’s title. With teams from Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia on the court, the event is the biggest on the Oceania handball calendar – […]

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Australian Open Club Championship set for throw-off

The Australian Open Club Championship begins today in Geelong, Victoria, with eight men’s teams and six women’s sides from Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia ready to contest the titles. Last year, Sydney University Handball Club claimed their sixth trophy in the men’s event, while AS Dumbea from New Caledonia won the women’s competition. The […]

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Biggest ever Australian Beach Handball Open Club Championship a success

The 2018 Australian Beach Handball Open Club Championship was held over the weekend with great success. This year’s event in Glenelg, South Australia saw 33 teams from Australia, New Zealand and American Samoa take the sand to contest the mixed, women’s and men’s club divisions. The competition also served as qualification for the 2018 IHF […]

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Men’s national team motivated after positive Asian Championship campaign

The Australia men’s team finished their campaign at the 2018 Asian Men’s Handball Championship in 11th place, following two wins in the placement round, against Bangladesh and India. After completion of the preliminary round on January 20, when Australia ranked third in Group B behind Bahrain and Oman, the team joined Group 4 alongside China […]