Join us for a fantastic evening at the Volleyball England Annual Awards to celebrate the achievements of the 2012/13 season. There will be a sumptuous three-course meal, after-dinner speakers and a disco all for only £25! Tickets sold out last year so don’t miss out this year! This years awards take place... read more
The first Sitting Grand Prix of the year took place at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering on Sunday 27th January.With anticipation for the finals drawing closer all teams were eager to put themselves in the best position possible – and the result was some thrilling sitting volleyball action..
Men’s NVL 26th and 27th January 2013Division 2 NorthLeeds vs. Wigan Seahawks 3-1 (23-25, 26-24, 25-20, 25-19)Cambridge vs. Loughborough Students 3-0 (25-0, 25-0, 25-0)Division 2 SouthTeam Southampton vs. Richmond Volleyball 1-3 (16-25, 25-23, 24-26, 27-29)Bristol 1 vs.
(Photograph courtesy of Ines Schmidt: Bristol 1 vs. South Hants) National Volleyball League (NVL) Results Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th January Men’s Super 8sLondon Lynx 1 vs. Coventry & Warwick Riga 3-2 (25-19, 25-23, 20-25, 23-25, 15-7)Sheffield Hallam vs. Newcastle... read more
Sheffield Hallam vs. Newcastle StaffsThe first of this weekend’s ones to watch sees a young Sheffield Hallam side at home to Newcastle Staffs in the men’s Super 8s.Sheffield will be keen to keep ‘Castle, who sit two places below them, at bay this weekend and will hope... read more
Doha, Qatar, January 14, 2013 – Great Britain’s Lynne Beattie headlined a press conference in Doha Monday as she and Egyptian men’s national volleyball team coach Sherif El Shemerly helped launch a UNOSDP Youth Leadership Camp designed to encourage the use of sport to promote grassroots social development in poor and marginalised... read more
Despite the extreme weather conditions, many NVL teams braved the snow to make it to their fixtures this weekend. NVL 19th and 20th January Men’s Division 1London Docklands vs. London Knights LSVC 3-1 (25-13, 21-25, 25-23, 25-22)Nottingham Rockets 1 vs. Birmingham 2-3 (29-31, 26-24, 25-21, 22-25, 9-15)Men’s Division... read more
In the Super 8s this weekend tough fixtures promised thrilling volleyball and there was no disappointment, with three games producing five set nail-bitters.In the men's competition London Polonia managed to pull the game back from Sheffield Hallam in a five set thriller after finding themselves 2-1 down in an... read more
Women's Super 8s – Wessex Roecare 1 vs. Malory EaglesSaturday’s pick of the weekend sees a tough fixture between third placed Wessex Roecare 1 and four placed Malory Eagles – with both teams going into the game level on points in the league. In this season’s previous... read more
Young volleyball players and coaches selected from across the county joined up with talented young people from other sports to take part in the Youth Sports Trust National Talent Orientation Camp (NTOC) and the National Young Coaches Academy.The four day camps were aimed at preparing talented young sports people... read more
National Shield – 6th & 7th January 2013 Men’s Shield Newcastle Staffs 2 vs. Flaming Six Aces 1-3 (16-25, 20-25, 25-20, 21-25) Dartford Volleyball Club (Mens) vs. Maiwand Volleyball Club 3-1 (26-24, 25-17, 24-26, 25-17) Horndean Volleyball Club... read more
This weekend will see a number of teams eager to get 2013 off to the best possible start as the second round of the National Shield gets under way. The Shield brings a number of interesting clashes as it reaches the second round of competition and the teams step up... read more
Volleyball England’s men’s and women’s development squads have arrived in Luxemburg ahead of the 2013 Novotel Cup in Luxembourg. The competition which begins on Friday 4th January will see both squads compete in three matches over the weekend at the impressive D’Coque facility in Luxembourg City.Lynsey Green, Volleyball England... read more
Volleyball England's junior boys and girls squads will be hoping to start the New Year with success as they head straight into the 2013 CEV Youth Volleyball European Championships in Slovakia and the Ukraine. The competition which begins today (3rd January) will be played out over five days of intense volleyball... read more
UK Sport have confirmed that they will not be funding sitting volleyball in the next Paralympic cycle. This is hugely disappointing news, following the reintroduction of sitting volleyball in England in 2009 and with both men and women GB sitting volleyball teams making an impact at the London 2012 Paralympic Games,... read more
Sport England today announced their investment priorities for sports for the next four years. Following delivery of the last Whole Sport Plan, with an estimated 50,000 new people trying volleyball through campaigns like Go Spike!, Let’s Play Volleyball and the development of the HEVO (Higher Education Volleyball Officer) network, Sport England have confirmed... read more
Martine Wright, GB Sitting Volleyball player, has won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award. The award is given "for outstanding achievement in the face of adversity", and the winner is selected by BBC Sport. The award is named after the BBC sports presenter Helen Rollason, who died... read more
Volleyball England has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Volunteering Award offering recognition by the Queen of Volleyball England’s involvement and support of volunteering in the UK. Volleyball England is one of 60 organisations from Great Britain who have been granted this prestigious Award to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.
Men’s NVL 8th and 9th DecemberDivision 2 NorthNewcastle Staffs 2 vs South Birmingham VC 0-3 (13-25, 18-25, 23-25)Brentwood Estonians vs Cambridge 0-3 (11-25, 20-25, 23-25)Wigan Seahawks vs Loughborough Students 3-0 (25-0, 25-0, 25-0)Division 2 SouthGuildford International... read more
Team Northumbria’s Super 8s men and women are the only teams who remain undefeated going into the Christmas break - with the women's team yet to drop a set in eight games. Elsewhere in the league the biggest result came from the men’s Division 1 where promotion favourites Wessex BU lost... read more