Table-leaders Hypo Tirol celebrated a comfortable 3-0 home win over TJ Sokol V / Post SV Wien in the 11th round of the Austrian Men’s Volleyball League (AVL) on Saturday and will start the Christmas break unbeaten. The Winter King only lost three points. “Today was as expected. After the first set, it was already clear that we were going to win.”
Surprise team TSV Raiffeisen Hartberg also put in a convincing performance and beat bottom club Wörther-See-Löwen Klagenfurt 3-0. Zadruga Aich/Dob lived up to its role as favorite at UVC Holding Graz and also won 3-0. Defending champions Raiffeisen-Waldviertel claimed a 3-1 victory in Weiz.
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In the Women’s Football League, the top teams have three points going into the Christmas break. The champion and captain of the steel volleyball team ASKÖ Linz / Steg showed no weaknesses in the tail lamp TSV Sparkasse Hartberg with 3:0. UVC Holding Graz finished the year two points behind Linz / Steg after defeating TI ROWA-Moser Innsbruck 3-0.
Record champions Lower Austria Sokol/Post celebrated a 3-1 win at Kelag Wildcats Klagenfurt and remain three points behind Graz. The Lower Austrian derby between Bissamberg/Hollabrunn and Burgstal went into a tiebreaker. The hosts won the first two sets before the thread was broken. In the end, Bisamberg-Hollabrunn found its way back to success and defeated the newly promoted team 3:2.
PSV Salzburg players can look forward to a restorative end to the year thanks to a 3-1 win over Trofaiach/Eisenerz. Tied seventh in the table with Styrians and now also has 14 points, but one win less.
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