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New Player Registration System

By |2019-03-25T16:56:17+10:30March 25th, 2019|

Korfball Australia is pleased to today announce the formal launch of our brand-new National Registration System. Developed as part of a wider overhaul of governance and accountability within Korfball Australia, this system is the first nation-wide registration system, and ensures Korfball Australia will have accurate participation numbers for all organised Korfball activities. The system has [...]

Special Recognition of Service

By |2018-10-03T17:17:10+10:30October 3rd, 2018|

At last weekend's National Club Championships, a special award was presented in recognition of Megan O'Keefe's many years of tireless service on behalf of Korfball Australia.  For those who are unaware, Megan has been the Korfball Australia Secretary since 2011, and has recently resigned. This tenure includes a stint as Secretary after attempting to resign, [...]

2018 Korfball Australia AGM

By |2018-09-17T17:29:36+10:30September 17th, 2018|

As has been previously communicated to the State Bodies, Korfball Australia will once again be taking advantage of the National Club Championships, the largest annual gathering of Australia's Korfball community, to hold their Annual General Meeting. The AGM will take place on the Saturday of Nationals, at 1:10PM, and should be finished well in advance [...]

Australian Referee Selected for Asia Oceania Korfball Championships

By |2018-07-20T17:54:33+10:30July 20th, 2018|

Korfball Australia would like to congratulate Luke Rosie on being selected to referee at the upcoming Asia-Oceania Korfball Championships, to be held in Saitama, Japan. Luke is a highly experienced referee, having been refereeing at U23 and Open level international tournaments since 2011. Luke has also been a constant in South Australia's State League and [...]

Australian Referee Selected for U21 World Championships

By |2018-06-08T16:19:07+10:30June 8th, 2018|

Korfball Australia would like to congratulate Megan Marks on being selected to referee at the upcoming U21 World Championships, to be held in Budapest, Hungary. Megan is a highly credentialed referee, having been a constant in South Australia's State League and at National Championships for many years, often refereeing the A Grade finals in both competitions. [...]

Sports Concussion Study – Can You Help?

By |2017-08-10T13:26:09+10:30August 10th, 2017|

Korfball Australia has been approached by Sarita Kidson, a researcher at the University of Newcastle, who is looking for volunteers to help validate a new computerised sports concussion test which will ultimately be used to make return to play decisions after an athlete has sustained a concussion. Concussion has been an issue across all sports for a number [...]

2017 AGM – New Office Holders Elected

By |2018-07-19T22:07:54+10:30June 16th, 2017|

As has become tradition, the 2017 Korfball Australia AGM was held during the lunch interval on the first day of competition at the Korfball Australia National Club Championships. This year, the board positions of President and Secretary were declared vacant, as the incumbents 2 year terms had expired.   In a unanimous vote, Roy Kirkby [...]

History of Korfball in Australia; Help Needed

By |2018-07-19T22:07:55+10:30March 21st, 2017|

As Korfball in Australia is approaching its 40th year, we are looking to update our records, and archive documents related to the history of Korfball in Australia. In order to do this, and make sure the information we have is as complete and as accurate as possible, we need your help. Some of the information [...]

Korfball at the 2017 ACHPER International Conference – Report

By |2017-02-14T17:12:22+10:30February 14th, 2017|

The ACHPER International Conference had delegates from around the world including teachers, sport, recreation, health and government officials. Over 30 of these attended the two korfball presentations of Ashlee Othen and Luke Rosie assisted by Alison Othen.   Presenting at this conference was a great way to increase awareness of Korfball in Australian schools, governments [...]

K4 Playoffs Cancelled

By |2018-07-19T22:07:55+10:30December 6th, 2016|

Unfortunately, the K4 playoffs, scheduled for this coming Thursday (December 8th) have had to be cancelled. A significant number of players, from a large number of teams, are unavailable, and as such, the competition was not viable on this day. As such, the ladder, correct as at the completion of the last round of competition, [...]

K4 Playoff Structure Announced

By |2018-07-19T22:07:55+10:30December 1st, 2016|

With the new K4 competition nearing the end, thoughts have turned to the playoff round, to be held on the 8th of December, at Sturt Gym. Given the large number of teams, and the desire to get as many games as possible in on the night, a round robin playoff structure has been devised. Unfortunately, [...]

K4 Rules Update

By |2016-11-16T17:09:41+10:30November 16th, 2016|

In keeping with the experimental nature of both the K4 format in general, as well as the current K4 competition, there are some rules changes which will become applicable from the K4 round held on the 17th of November. This is due to the official IKF K4 Rules being updated. None of the changes are significant, and [...]