The Newington Volleyball program continues to grow as an AAGPS sport
Newington Volleyball Program
Newington offers Volleyball as a winter sport across Terms 2 and 3, with an AAGPS competition for U16 and Open age-group (Firsts through to Thirds) teams.
Volleyball is a competitive and demanding sport that provides an athletic and non-contact alternative in the winter months.
Training and Competition
- Played on indoor courts, the AAGPS competition involves weekly home and away fixtures
- The U16 competition is the first opportunity that Newington boys get to play competitive Volleyball
U16s develops the skills that the boys can take into the Open competition in the years to come. They get a sense of Volleyball as a structured game, on-court roles and tactics and build specialist passing and hitting skills. Over the past two years, our U16 teams have maintained positive win-loss ratios and have found great enjoyment in the game.
The College is also proud to have produced players who have progressed to play at senior representative (CIS) levels and have gone on to play for State and National League teams in their years beyond school. We are fortunate to maintain the links with many of these Old Boys, with some returning as accredited coaches to guide the next generations of Newington Volleyball players.
Consolidating the already growing numbers in Volleyball, the sport will add at least two teams next season.
The 2019 season was another step forward in the ongoing growth in profile and popularity of Volleyball at Newington College. The program’s overall results were positive, finishing with an impressive 70 per cent overall win rate. While the results across the teams were impressive and consistent, the real success was all teams displaying those character values outlined in the Newington Sport cultural framework.
The 2019 ONU Character and Service Prize for Volleyball was awarded to Tristan Tran for his service over and above the norm.