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06 Dec 2019
Melbourne Vipers men’s team ready to test the Canberra Heat in the semi finals of the Australian Volleyball Super League on the Gold Coast

The Melbourne Vipers men’s team will be looking to replicate their round two performance against the Canberra Heat when the two sides meet this weekend in the semi finals of the Australian Volleyball Super League on the Gold Coast.

Canberra won 3-2 in the opening game before winning the second 3-0, [ ... ]

06 Dec 2019
Canberra Heat women’s team confident of causing an upset this weekend in the finals of the Australian Volleyball Super League on the Gold Coast

The Queensland Pirates defeated the Canberra Heat in both games in the women’s competition in the regular season, ahead of this weekend’s semi finals of the Australian Volleyball Super League on the Gold Coast.

The two teams will face each other in the semi finals with the other semi final in the [ ... ]

05 Dec 2019
Pirates, Heat, Vipers, UTSSU and Storm represented in this weekend’s finals of the Australian Volleyball Super League

The Queensland Pirates will start as the favourites to win the gold medal in both the men’s and the women’s competition in the Australian Volleyball Super League heading into this weekend’s finals on the Gold Coast.

The Pirates men’s team went through the regular season undefeated, winning ten [ ... ]

19 Nov 2019
Queensland Pirates win the minor premiership in both the men’s and women’s Australian Volleyball Super League

The Queensland Pirates men’s team has gone through the pool matches undefeated in the Australian Volleyball Super League.

The Pirates won all ten matches through the pool section, losing only three sets.

Queensland won both matches against Canberra Heat in the final round 3-0, 3-2.

Canberra finished [ ... ]

14 Nov 2019
The race is on for the minor premiership between undefeated Pirates and Heat

The two top teams in the men’s Australian Volleyball Super League, the Queensland Pirates and the Canberra Heat, face each other this weekend in the final round before next month’s playoffs.

Both Queensland and Canberra are yet to drop a match through eight games in the Super League, Queensland though [ ... ]

08 Nov 2019
Ladder leaders in the women’s Australian Volleyball Super League, the Canberra Heat and the Adelaide Storm, meet this weekend in round four

The Canberra Heat, fresh from a clean sweep over the UTSSU Shield, are at home this weekend to the Adelaide Storm in women’s Australian Volleyball Super League.

Both Canberra and Adelaide have won four from six games through three rounds. Adelaide accounted for the Western Australian Steel in both [ ... ]

05 Nov 2019
Pirates and Heat remain undefeated in the men’s Australian Volleyball Super League while Canberra, Adelaide and Queensland lead the women’s

The Queensland Pirates completed a clean sweep in both matches against the Melbourne Vipers to remain undefeated through three rounds of the men’s Australian Volleyball Super League. Queensland won: 3-0, 3-0.

They sit on top of the ladder board alongside the Canberra Heat who defeated the UTSSU Shield [ ... ]

31 Oct 2019
Round three of the Australian Volleyball Super League sees Canberra, Queensland and Adelaide at home

The Queensland Pirates and the Canberra Heat men’s teams will be looking to continue their dominance in round three of the Australian Volleyball Super League.

The undefeated Queensland team, with four wins from four games in the men’s competition come up against the Melbourne Vipers at the Clayfield [ ... ]

28 Oct 2019
Pirates and Heat Men remain Undefeated, Vipers and Shield leading Women's Ladder

The Queensland Pirates men’s team continued their strong start to the 2019 Australian Volleyball Super League with two victories over the Adelaide Storm in round two.

Queensland won the first match 3-0 before taking the second on Sunday, 3-1.

The Pirates and the Canberra Heat lead the men’s competition [ ... ]

25 Oct 2019
Canberra Heat remain undefeated heading into the second round of the Australian Volleyball Super League

The Canberra Heat, the Adelaide Storm, and the UTSSU Shield host this weekend’s second round matches in the Australian Volleyball Super League.

Canberra heads into the second round against the Melbourne Vipers as the only undefeated team in the women’s, following two wins against the Western Australian [ ... ]

17 Oct 2019
WA, VIC and QLD to host the opening round of the Volleyball Super League this weekend

The revamped Australian Volleyball League now known as the Volleyball Super League, featuring six teams in men’s and women’s, gets underway at three venues across Australia this weekend.

The Melbourne Vipers are at home at the State Volleyball Centre, Dandenong, against the Adelaide Storm. The Vipers [ ... ]

09 Oct 2019
The Volleyball Super League featuring the top six men’s and women’s teams from across Australia about to launch

Australia’s leading men’s and women’s volleyballers will be the star attraction in the revamped Volleyball Super League.

The state and territory-based series, formerly known as the Australian Volleyball League, will feature the top six men’s and women’s teams.

The competition will be five [ ... ]

10 Dec 2018
Melbourne University Blues & Queensland Pirates continue their winning ways

The Melbourne University Blues won an unprecedented 6th straight Women

The Melbourne University Blues won an unprecedented 6th straight Women’s AVL title yesterday at the Australian Volleyball League Championship in Melbourne. Despite dropping their 1st game in the tournament on Friday, they regrouped [ ... ]

07 Dec 2018
2018 AVL Championship Swings into Action in Melbourne

The 2018 AVL Championship commenced in Melbourne this morning with 12 men’s and 11 women’s teams competing from around Australia.

A total of 56 matches will be played to across the weekend to determine the ultimate winners of the men’s and women’s Gold Medal and coveted titles of Australian Volleyball [ ... ]

05 Dec 2018
Teams ready for the 2018 Australian Volleyball League Championship

2018 will see a change to the format of the Australian Volleyball League, with the normally 10 week competition being reduced down to a 3 day tournament. The reduce competition format though has seen an increase in the participation of teams from all states and territories, except the Northern Territory.

The [ ... ]

03 Dec 2017
UNI BLUES & QLD PIRATES CROWNED 2017 AVL CHAMPIONS

Melbourne’s Uni Blues women have broken their own Australian Volleyball League championship record by claiming their fifth straight AVL title, and their sixth overall, this afternoon at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. 

The Blues faced surprise packets the WA Pearls in the final but were [ ... ]

02 Dec 2017
WA VOLLEYBALL CREATE HISTORY WITH MEN AND WOMEN IN AVL GRAND FINALS

For the first time in Australian Volleyball League History, West Australia will be represented in both the men’s and women’s AVL grand finals to be played at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on Sunday 3 December. 

For the WA Hornets (Men’s team) this will be their first ever grand final [ ... ]

01 Dec 2017
WILL THE PIRATES PILLAGE THE AVL CROWN?

Rich plunder, buried treasure, chests of gold, secreted in lonely, out of the way places, along unexplored coast lines, bearing mysterious marks, indicating where the treasure is hid. All the images that come to mind when we think of Pirates right?

Well this weekend X marks the spot on the Melbourne [ ... ]

11 Oct 2017
PIRATES POUNCE AFTER ROUND 4

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
WANTED: FINALS VOLUNTEERS

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
NEW AVL SEASON KICKS OFF WITH PLENTY OF INTRIGUE

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 [ ... ]

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