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A quick summary of the 2014-15 beach season

 2014/15, season the numbers so far:

With 2 Grand Slams, and the National Champs left on the National Beach Series, the competition is heating up on the sand. More teams are competing and the top teams are in a dog fight to gain the number 1 seed for the 2015 National Beach Tour which begins on Jan 13th with the Waikato Open (held at Lake Karapiro Domain).
 
Here are a few stats:
 
Men’s Top 10 (Based on best 5 results)
1st
Rene
Kapa
2nd=
Michael
Watson
2nd=
Sam
O'Dea
4th
Tom
Hartles
5th
Manaia
Harris
6th
Jesse
Hawkins
7th=
Griffin
Müller
7th=
Paora
Morunga
9th=
Liam
Munday
9th=
Charlie
Stewart
 
Women’s top 10 (Based on best 5 results)
1st=
Shaunna
Polley
1st=
Julia
Tilley
3rd
Micah
Lindsay-Brown
4th
Abbey
Greenwood
5th
Susana
Vega
6th=
Danielle
Quigley
6th=
Melissa
Ruru
8th=
Bex
Story
8th=
Alice
Bain
10th
Beniece
Douch
 
Most tournaments played:
Women’s:                           Bex Story and Sonia Dunne (10 tournaments)
Men’s:                                 Manaia Harris, Alex Jaffries and Matt Williams (9 tournaments)
 
Total Competitor:              446* (242 men, and 204 women)
                                            *75% increase on last season
 
Total Tournaments:           24 Tournaments (15 Challengers, 5 Grand Slams, 1 National Champs, 3 Tour)*
                                            *50% increase on last season
 
 
The top 16 men's and women's teams as of Jan 5th will qualify to compete in the National Champs held on Jan 10th and 11th.
 
 2014/15, season the numbers so far:
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Volleyball NZ National Beach Tour Announcement

4th December 2014


Volleyball NZ is pleased to announce the first stage of the 2015 National Beach Volleyball Tour.
The tour will comprise of 3 events in January which follow on from the final event of the domestic beach series (the National Champs).

Date: Event:  Location:
Jan 10-11 Volleyball NZ National Beach Champs* Mt Maunganui Main Beach
Jan 13-14 Waikato Open Lake Karapiro
Jan 16-18  North Harbour Open  Mairangi Bay Beach Centre
Jan 30-Feb 1 Mount Maunganui Open Mount Main Beach
Feb 20-22 Auckland Open (To Be Confirmed) ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland

*the National Champs is not open to overseas teams.


This schedule will allow our top athletes to compete in the Australian National Tour event on January 23-25 on the Gold Coast (If you are interested in competing in this you’ll need to be given a wild card from Volleyball Australia so please make contact with VNZ for this).


Volleyball NZ is also working hard to secure an additional event to our National Tour. This event would be the New Zealand Open which will be held at ASB Tennis Centre, Stanley on February 20-22. The NZ Open would consist of 12 teams per gender, and run over the 3 days from Friday to Sunday. The teams allowed into the event will be based on the rankings of the players on the previous 4 events plus wildcards.


Boomo is a new partner to sports clubs in New Zealand and the National Beach Volleyball Tour. Boomo is a mobile app developed for sports clubs to manage membership cards, community communications and is a platform for advertsiers to promote and sell into the national sporting comminity in a measurable way.


For the event at the ASB Tennis Centre to take place we need all of the volleyball community to download the Boomo App for FREE, and join the National Beach Volleyball Tour supporters card program.


Everyone who joins the Supporters program will help to secure the ASB Tennis centre event and receive up to date information leading up to the tour plus discounts on tickets for each event and go in the draw to win corporate boxes for you and 6 friends and fantastic weekly prizes from your favorite brands.


For opportunities to sponsor and partner with the National Beach Volleyball Tour or adverstise with Boomo please contact:


Richard Casutt - boomo@harboursport.co.nz - 027 479 9565


For more information about the National Beach Volleyball Tour contact:

Tim Cleaver beach@volleyballnz.org.nz - 022 175 8264

 

More information will be updated here

4th December 2014 Volleyball NZ is pleased to announce the first stage...
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Teams Announced For FIVB U19 World Beach Volleyball Championships and USA-West Coast tournament

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Volleyball New Zealand is pleased to announce the team to represent New Zealand in the FIVB U19 World Beach Volleyball Championships in Portugal and teams to represent New Zealand in USA-West Coast tournament in early July. For More Info - Here

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