Handball The first Handball Club at the University of Melbourne, founded and led by students, MUHC offers the space to learn handball and play it socially and competitively. We are associated with Handball Victoria and compete in their league.
Beach handball is played during the summer months at Middle Park Beach (St Kilda side of Kerferd Rd Pier) and super easy to make or join a social team. Just send us a message for more info.
Victorian homes are feted for their rich history and ornate decorations. Still, this Melbourne property raises the bar – it hosted Australia’s first intercolonial handball competition in 1873 and was later was converted into a brick factory.
Since its formation in 1993, Melbourne Handball Club (formerly Doncaster Handball Club) has developed into one of the largest handball clubs in Victoria and one that has won numerous premiership trophies.
An erstwhile brick factory and handball court, the property was transformed into a residence in 1970 by architect John Mockridge, preserving the essence of its Victorian-era origins.
With the city decided, a suitable playing venue had to be found. There was a handball court in King Street, Melbourne, but Carlton, just out of the city, offered an alternative venue. The Carlton handball court, at the rear of the Loughrea (Lough Rea) Hotel in Elgin Street and backing onto Macarthur Place, was built by
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A historic Victorian-era property in Melbourne that hosted the first intercolonial handball competition in 1874 is now home to singer-songwriter and actor Troye Sivan.
A similar game was introduced from Ireland and the first Australian Handball court was built by Melbourne hotel-keeper, Michael Lynch, in 1847. Schoolboys. Its early development has been attributed to the work of Christian Brothers' Colleges.