SATURDAY JUNE 2, 2018
HELLOWORLD TRAVEL VOLLEYROOS GIVE RUSSIA AN ALMIGHTY SCARE AT THE VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE
The Australian mens Volleyball team showed they can match it with the worlds best pushing world number 4 Russia all the way and unlucky not to take it to a 5th set decider at the all new Volleyball Nations League in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Russia prevailed to take the match 3-1 but not before the Aussies gave them an almighty scare coming back from 2 sets down to claim the third set with some thrilling volleyball and at one stage the Aussies had a 6 point lead in the fourth but just couldn't hold that momentum or the class of a Russian team who got back on track to take the match.
The Volleyball Nations League (VNL) is an all new international Volleyball tournament for the 16 best nations in the world to battle it over a 5 weeks.
Australia will host a round at Melbourne's Hisense Arena June 22-24 with World Champions Poland, Olympic Champions Brazil and Pan American Champions Argentina all coming down under to take on each other and Australia's helloworld travel Volleyroos.