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, [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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, [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
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 [ ... ]
VICTORIA AND QUEENSLAND TAKE BACK-TO-BACK TITLES
Melbourne, Australia, December 8, 2014
Victoria’s University Blues women’s volleyball team has staged a remarkable comeback to win the Australian Volleyball League title for a second year in succession.
The defending champions were down two sets [ ... ]