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11 Oct 2017

The Queensland PIRATES lead the way in the both the men’s and the women’s action after four rounds of the Australian Volleyball League. 

While the girls are undefeated, the PIRATES men only loss so far came on Friday night going down 2-3 to UTSSU . Despite the sluggish start to the weekend campaign [ ... ]

22 Sep 2017

Volleyball Australia is looking for volunteers to assist in the delivery of the 2017 AVL finals in Melbourne, Victoria. If you are interested in volunteering, please click the link below to find out more.

  

Why Volunteer with Volleyball Australia: 

Volunteers are the most important [ ... ]

18 Sep 2017

Victoria’s Uni Blues, unbeatable in the women’s Australian Volleyball League during the past four seasons, will face their toughest test in recent history when the 2017 competition begins this month.

Several of the star players who have helped steer Uni Blues to four consecutive titles have gone, [ ... ]

04 Dec 2016
UNI BLUES AND QLD PIRATES SECURE 2016 AVL TITLES

Victoria’s Uni Blues have won an incredible fourth women’s Australian Volleyball League final and the Queensland Pirates have achieved revenge for a shock loss 12 months ago to win the men’s title at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

The Uni Blues, led by helloworld Volleyroos coach Shannon [ ... ]

03 Dec 2016
FAVOURITES THROUGH TO FINALS OF 2016 AUSTRALIAN VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

 

The Uni Blues have survived a major scare to book their place in Sunday’s women’s final of the 2016 Australian Volleyball League final, and a possible fourth consecutive domestic title.

And for the fourth year in a row, the Queensland Pirates will take on the Canberra Heat in the men’s [ ... ]

02 Dec 2016
UNI BLUES AND QLD PIRATES START FAVOURITES FOR AVL TITLES

Victoria’s Uni Blues will start short-priced favourites this weekend to win their fourth consecutive women’s Australian Volleyball League title – as long as they can get past the upstart new team from Sydney that has thrown the competition on its head.

And in the men’s competition, the Queensland [ ... ]

25 Nov 2016
AMAZONS LOCK AWAY FINALS SPOT IN DEBUT SEASON

The Sydney Amazons have ended the unbeaten run of the Queensland Pirates in the women’s Australian Volleyball League, and in doing so have booked themselves a place in next month’s finals, capping an incredible debut season for the new team.

The Amazons lost their Saturday match-up 2-3, but then [ ... ]

16 Nov 2016
AMAZONS LOOK FINALS BOUND AS MEN’S COMPETITION TIGHTENS UP

The Sydney Amazons look set to play finals volleyball in their first season in the Australian Volleyball League, following an impressive double against rivals, the Canberra Heat, on the weekend.

The 3-0, 3-1 wins for the Sydney Amazons moves them into clear second behind Eastern Conference ladder-leaders, [ ... ]

08 Nov 2016
QUEENSLAND FLEX MUSCLES WHILE RACE FOR SECOND HEATS UP

QUEENSLAND FLEX MUSCLES WHILE RACE FOR SECOND HEATS UP

The battle for semi-final berths in the 2016 Australian Volleyball League season is intensifying, with weekend results throwing the race wide open, especially in the women’s Eastern Conference.

Queensland Pirates look set to play a major role [ ... ]

04 Nov 2016
SEASON DEBUTANTS GET TO TEST THEIR PLACE IN THE AVL

SEASON DEBUTANTS GET TO TEST THEIR PLACE IN THE AVL

The freshly minted Sydney Amazons will get a chance to test where they stand in the women’s Australian Volleyball League when they take on the undefeated Queensland Pirates in a shortened round this weekend.

The Amazons, who joined the competition [ ... ]

29 Oct 2016
SEASON HEATING UP FOR SOME WHILE OTHERS HAVE FINALS ON THE LINE

SEASON HEATING UP FOR SOME WHILE OTHERS HAVE FINALS ON THE LINE

There is no closer competition in this year’s Australian Volleyball League than the men’s Southern Conference, with just one win separating the top three as they set off this weekend to try and make their mark.

Ladder leaders VVA Vultures [ ... ]

25 Oct 2016
MIXED RESULTS FOR NEW TEAMS AS COMPETITION LEADERS CONSOLIDATE

There were conflicting results for the two new teams in the latest round of the Australian Volleyball League on the weekend, and another strong performance by the Queensland Pirates in the men’s competition, and the Uni Blues in the women’s competition.

The Sydney Amazons repeated their opening round [ ... ]

21 Oct 2016
NEW TEAMS GET ANOTHER CHANCE TO SHOW THEIR WARES IN AVL ROUND FOUR

NEW TEAMS GET ANOTHER CHANCE TO SHOW THEIR WARES IN AVL ROUND FOUR

The Sydney Amazons, the new kids on the block in the women’s Australian Volleyball League, will finally get their chance to build on their perfect debut when they face up to a rematch with UTSSU Shield in Sydney this weekend.

The Amazons [ ... ]

18 Oct 2016
PIRATES DOMINATE ROUND THREE

PIRATES DOMINATE ROUND THREE

The third round of the Australian Volleyball League season has seen top men’s teams, the Queensland Pirates and the Canberra Heat, flex their muscles, while in the women’s competition the formidable Uni Blues team continues to dominate.

The men’s competition is shaping [ ... ]

14 Oct 2016
UNI BLUES MAKE STRONG START ON ROAD TO TITLE NUMBER FOUR

UNI BLUES MAKE STRONG START ON ROAD TO TITLE NUMBER FOUR

The Uni Blues have made the best possible start in their quest for a fourth consecutive women’s Australian Volleyball League title, posting two 3-0 wins over cross-town rivals, the VVA Vultures, on the weekend.

There were also impressive wins [ ... ]

07 Oct 2016
AVL 2016 TO SHIFT UP A GEAR THIS WEEKEND

AVL 2016 TO SHIFT UP A GEAR THIS WEEKEND

The 2016 Australian Volleyball League season will kick into top gear this weekend with a full set of fixtures, including the first appearance of three-time women’s title holders, the Uni Blues, in a local derby against the VVA Vultures.

There were just a handful [ ... ]

28 Sep 2016
EXCITING NEW AVL SEASON STARTS WITH A BANG

EXCITING NEW AVL SEASON STARTS WITH A BANG

The 2016 Australian Volleyball League season is shaping up to be the best ever, with new teams, new players, and matches being played all over the country.

The growth of volleyball in Australia has been incredible in the past four years, and the recent announcement [ ... ]

19 Jan 2016
Expression of Interest for Coaches sought by Melbourne University Renegades Volleyball Club

Expression of Interest for Coaches sought by Melbourne University Renegades Volleyball Club

Melbourne University Renegades Volleyball Club is seeking expressions of interest from Coaches of all levels for the 2016 State League season and beyond. We also welcome interest from aspiring Coaches for [ ... ]

07 Dec 2015
CANBERRA STUNS QUEENSLAND IN MEN'S VOLLEYBALL FINAL, WHILE UNI BLUES SURVIVE SCARE IN WOMEN’S FINAL

CANBERRA STUNS QUEENSLAND IN MEN'S VOLLEYBALL FINAL, WHILE UNI BLUES SURVIVE SCARE IN WOMEN’S FINAL

Canberra Heat has pulled off a stunning upset to beat the Queensland Pirates 3-0 in the men's Australian Volleyball League final in Melbourne.

And Victoria’s Uni Blues team survived a major scare [ ... ]

05 Dec 2015
AVL FINALS STICK TO FORM GUIDE – SO FAR

AVL FINALS STICK TO FORM GUIDE – SO FAR

The semi-finals of the Australian Volleyball League in Melbourne have unfolded according to the form guide, with red-hot favourites Queensland Pirates, in the men, and Uni Blues, in the women, cruising into the gold medal play-offs.

The Queensland Pirates, chasing [ ... ]

24 Nov 2015
FINALISTS DECIDED FOR AVL

FINALISTS DECIDED FOR AVL

The 2015 Australian Volleyball League finalists have been decided following the completion of the home and away season.

As expected the Queensland Pirates have finished the season well on top in the men’s competition, dropping just three sets during the 12-match competition.

The [ ... ]

16 Nov 2015
BLUES AND PIRATES LOOK UNSTOPPABLE

BLUES AND PIRATES LOOK UNSTOPPABLE

Is there any stopping the Uni Blues?

From what we’ve seen so far this season, it seems not.

On the weekend the formidable Blues chalked up another clean sweep, and this time it was the Adelaide Storm on the receiving end.

Any team boasting talent of the calibre [ ... ]

27 Oct 2015
UNI BLUES AND QUEENSLAND PIRATES CONTINUE TO IMPRESS

UNI BLUES AND QUEENSLAND PIRATES CONTINUE TO IMPRESS

Victoria’s Uni Blues has continued its rampaging start to the 2015 Australian Women's Volleyball League season, with two big wins over the WA Pearls in Perth.

The Uni Blues, the pre-season competition favourites, beat a strong Western Australian [ ... ]

14 Oct 2015

NEW LOOK AVL SET TO HAVE MOST EXCITING SEASON EVER

2015 is set to be the most exciting season in the history of the Australian Volleyball League, with a new team, a new format and plenty of top-level competition.

The AVL is excited to welcome the Oceania Orcas into the competition, an Auckland-based [ ... ]