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2008 New Zealand Men’s Team Announced

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Media Release: Volleyball New Zealand

Volleyball New Zealand announces the following New Zealand Men’s team ( 23.6.08 ) to play a four match series against the Australian Institute of Sport Development Squad in Canberra from 14-19 August 2008.

NZ MEN’S TEAM:

Name

Age

Position

Club, Location

Russell Gordon

18

Setter

Tauranga, Whakatane

Sam Tui’vai

19

Passer Hitter

Sparta, Auckland

Jason Seaward

20

Passer Hitter

Shirley, Christchurch

Garth Taylor

20

Libero

Eagles, Wellington

Matt Quinn

20

Setter

Eagles, Palmerston North

Ben Glue

21

Opposite

Shirley, Christchurch

Simon Petersen

21

Middle

Eagles, Wellington

Kirill Morekhodov

23

Middle

North Harbour, Auckland

Benetti Schwalger (C)

29

Passer Hitter

South Auckland, Auckland

Soane Vaipulu

30

Opposite

Eagles, Palmerston North

Gavin Kelsall

34

Middle

South Auckland, Auckland

 

Non Travelling Reserves

Matthew Nicholls

17

Passer Hitter

Tauranga, Tauranga

Ethan Barrowclough

18

Libero

Waitakere, Auckland

Elliot Gilchrist

21

Middle

Scorpions, Dunedin

John Fowler

21

Passer Hitter

Scorpions, Dunedin

Nathan Hylkema

24

Opposite

Tasman, Nelson

 

Management

Tony Barnett

Coach

Napier

Nico Ngwun

Assistant Coach

South Auckland

   
Coach Tony Barnett is delighted with the turn out of over 120 athletes throughout the country participating in trials over the last 2 months and has picked a team with a good mix of talented younger players and experienced older players.

 

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Men’s Commonwealth Cup Results

Posted by Rapids Volleyball on Friday, August 10, 2007

Story on TV3 News about the preperation of the New Zealand Men’s Volleyball for the Commonwealth Cup.

Final Positions:

  1. AUSTRALIA
  2. INDIA
  3. PAKISTAN
  4. SOUTH AFRICA
  5. CANADA
  6. SRILANKA
  7. BANGLADESH
  8. NEW ZEALAND
  9. NIGERIA

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