A Whole New Ball Game

Freya Brent throwing a pass

The life of a sportsperson playing for your country in competitions across the globe, at first glance, appears to be the ultimate dream. Sure, there are sacrifices and hurdles along the way; that is par for the course.

Imagine though, being involved in a sport that is huge in many other countries throughout the world but for most of the time is relatively anonymous in Australia.

The sport in question is European handball. Often described as water polo on land, it is a mainstream sport in Europe but fledgling in Australia. It is, however, slowly growing in popularity.

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