Kiwis win Australian Youth Championships

Two up and coming Kiwi players followed quickly in the footsteps of Sam O'Dea and Brad Fuller on Thursday, claiming the U-18 Boys Australian Youth Championship title in Coolangatta.

Ryan Jefferson and Juraj Krajci were in great form, topping their pool with four wins from four matches without dropping a set before adding three more victories to their tally in the playoffs bracket, clinching the title with a 21-18, 22-20 win in the final over New South Wales pair Shickinger/Sinclair.

Meanwhile, fellow New Zealand pair Kylen Scholmann and Juan Quintero also had an excellent few days, finishing seventh in the U-18 competition, also topping their pool along the way.


NZSS Beach Championships suspended

NZSS Beach Championships suspended

Volleyball New Zealand regrets to confirm the New Zealand Secondary Schools Beach Volleyball Championships scheduled for February 5-6 in Mt Maunganui has been suspended.

The decision comes following the recent outbreak of the Covid-19 Omicron variant in the New Zealand community with the government confirming a move to the Red level of the Covid-19 Protection Framework on January 23.