2017 School Games kicks off
31st August 2017
The 2017 School Games kicks off today at Loughborough Univeristy with teams from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales battling it out to be crowned Champions.
Games will take place from today until Sunday, with all matches being live streamed.
In the first matches of the competition, England Cadet Men will take on Wales Boys with their match due to start at 3:00pm. Over on Court 2 at the same time, England Junior Women will face Wales. The women, led out by Hollly Bentley, will be looking to go one step further than last years games, where they narrowly lost out on taking 1st place.
Later today, England Cadet Women, who finished last years School Games in spectacular style clinching the win over England Junior Women, will look to defend their title, kicking off against Scotland West Girls on Court 2, also at 4:30pm. At the same time, Scotland East Boys face off against Northern Ireland Boys on Court 1.
Todays provisional match timings are as follows:
England Cadet Men (ENC) vs. Wales Boys (WAL)
Scotland East Boys (SCE) vs. Northern Ireland Boys (NIR)
Wales Girls (WAL) vs. England Junior Women (ENJ)
Scotland West Girls (SCW) vs. England Cadet Women (ENC)
Remeber, if you can't be in Loughborough for the live action, you can catch all of todays games here. Make sure you're following Volleyball England on Facebook and Twitter to catch scores, results and behind the scene footage over the weekend.