Have to hand it to them
WA’S men’s and women’s handball teams won medals for the first time in the Australian Handball Championships at the Bendat Basketball Centre this month.
The WA men’s team lost 19-23 to Victoria in the gold medal match, while NSW beat SA 28-23 in the bronze medal game.
The women’s team beat NSW 2723 in the bronze medal match and Victoria beat SA 12-10 in the gold medal game.
Australia’s elite handball players, including members of the national team, played over three days in the tournament, which was last played in Perth in 2009.
Handball West president Michael Bone said handball was continuing to grow in WA.
“European handball is being played at many schools and universities around Perth,” Bone said.
The Australian Handball Championships at the Bendat Basketball Centre this month.