University of Queensland Handball Club


The University of Queensland Handball Club is based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The club has been affiliated with the University of Queensland since 1992. The club fields both men's and women's team in the Brisbane Handball League. Many players are international University of Queensland students but the club is open to non-students also.[1] The club mascot is the UQ Tiger.

University of Queensland
Full nameUniversity of Queensland Handball Club
Short nameUQ Tigers
Founded1992
ArenaUQ Sport Fitness Centre
Capacity250
LeagueQueensland Handball League
Australian Handball Club Championship
Q 2018
A 2019
N/A
1st
Club colours     
Website
Official site

Club history


The University of Queensland Handball Club was founded in 1992. They have won the Queensland Handball League nine times, most recently in 2014 and the Australian Club Championship once. They have also participated in the Australian University Games placing 2nd in Division 2 in 2011 [2] and 2nd in Division 1 in 2013.[3][4]

In 2019, the women's team represented Australia at the first ever IHF Women's Super Globe in Wuxi, China placing seventh out of eight clubs competing. They qualified by winning the National Championship on the Gold Coast in June.

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References


  1. http://www.unisport.com.au/News/Pages/ProfessionalhandballrefereeatAUG.aspx Australian University Sport. Retrieved 16 Oct 2014
  2. http://results.unisport.fusesport.com/competition_result.asp?id=5281&seasonid=119 Uni Sport 2011 results. Retrieved 16 Oct 2014
  3. http://www.uqsportblog.com/?p=1566 UQ Sports. Retrieved 16 Oct 2014
  4. http://results.unisport.fusesport.com/competition_result.asp?id=2969&seasonid=58 Uni Sport 2013 Results. Retrieved 16 Oct 2014