Australians Louise Bawden and Becchara Palmer lost a three set match against Germany.
Australians Louise Bawden and Becchara Palmer lost a three set match against Germany. Getty Images Sport - Ryan Pierse

Germans too strong for Aussie duo

AUSTRALIA'S number one women's beach volleyball team of Louise Bawden and Becchara Palmer has lost a tight group encounter against Germany's Sara Goller and Laura Ludwig.

In their opening match, the Australians gave themselves hope after coming from behind to level the three-set match, but the Germans proved too strong in the decider. 

Playing catch-up early in the match after losing the opening set 21-18, Bawden and Palmer forced the Germans into a third set after rallying 21-19 in the second.

However, Goller and Ludwig steadied themselves in the decider, capitalising on Australian mistakes and taking the match 15-8 in the final set. 


Queensland Police join the National Day of Action

Queensland Police join the National Day of Action

Driving on our roads and using our roads should never come at such an irreversible...

COURT: 40 people to face Blackwater court

premium_icon COURT: 40 people to face Blackwater court

40 people will appear in Blackwater Magistrates Court on Friday, January 24.

Create delicious dairy delights from home

Create delicious dairy delights from home

Learn to make brie and camembert cheese as well as sourdough bread.