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Men's Indoor Teams confirmed for Olympic Games!

Men's Indoor Teams confirmed for Olympic Games!
FIVB Press Release: Lausanne, Switzerland, June 11, 2012 Following the completion of the Asia Continental Olympic Qualification and three World Olympic Qualification Tournaments on Sunday, the qualifying process for the men’s volleyball competition at the 2012 Olympic Games is now complete with Serbia, Australia, Bulgaria and Germany claiming the last four vacancies. A... read more

2012 - 2013 Membership prices released!

2012 - 2013 Membership prices released!
Volleyball England is pleased to announce that the registrations for clubs, coaches and referees are now open for the 2012-2013 season! We are now offering a Price Freeze on last season’s registration fees until the 6th July 2012 - so beat inflation and buy now! All of our prices will be increasing... read more

Royal Jubilee Beach Volleyball Tournament

Royal Jubilee Beach Volleyball Tournament
Union Jack bikinis and board shorts were the outfit of choice for all the beach volleyball players competing in a very special Royal Jubilee beach volleyball tournament on Tuesday 5th June at Yellowave Beach Sports Venue.Oxford based pairing of Ketlin Stroo and Jana Orjzaghova beat Eva Ezerskyte and Lina Detelina... read more

Lamont Expects Belgium Battle

Lamont Expects Belgium Battle
Great Britain middle blocker Chris Lamont believes Belgium will provide his team with the ideal Olympic preparation in the three-match challenge series at the University of Edinburgh Pleasance from June 12-16. The 29 year-old middle blocker knows the Belgian team as well as anyone in the GB squad, having... read more

Beach Student Cup goes under cover!

Beach Student Cup goes under cover!
The Volleyball England 2012 Beach Student Cup has changed venue, due to the bad weather forecast and the unusually high tides. The tournament will now be held at Oakmead College of Technology- a brand new venue that provides a superb indoor beach facility. Address: Oakmead College of Technology. Duck Lane, Bournemouth,... read more

Volleyball England AGM

Volleyball England AGM
Nominations are now being sought for Directors on the Executive Board and for Commission Presidents whose positions are due for re-election at the 2012 AGM. The role of the Executive Board includes strategic planning for the Association, co-ordination and monitoring of the Volleyball England Strategic Plan, budgetary and financial management, corporate governance,... read more

The Boswells School on the world stage

The Boswells School on the world stage
The Boswells School, Chelmsford, are representing their country on the world stage at the ISF World Schools Championship, which starts this weekend.Both the school’s Under 17 Boys and Girls squads will compete against 31 other countries from across the world at the Championships, which are being staged in Toulon.... read more

2012 Inter Regional Championships - The Results

2012 Inter Regional Championships - The Results
All players and staff at the Inter Regional Championships observed a one minute silence this morning, in respect for the sad passing of volleyball legend, Dr Don Anthony MBE, earlier this week.The U14 and U16 girls’ competition kicked off the first day of competition at Kettering for the 2012... read more

2012 Inter Regional Championships

2012 Inter Regional Championships
This weekend sees junior players from around the country come together to play in the Inter Regionals at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering. This year, seven of the nine regions will come together to compete for the title of Inter Regional Champions. The Inter Regional Championships is the competitive outlet for junior... read more

Entries for National Let's Play Volleyball Festival open!

Entries for National Let's Play Volleyball Festival open!
The National Let's Play Volleyball Festival will take place at Caythorpe Court PGL Centre in Lincolnshire from Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd July 2012. The residential weekend is an all inclusive, volleyball-packed weekend with competition categories for junior players of all abilities, aged 7-17 years old. The cost is £65 per person... read more

Dr. Don Anthony MBE

Dr. Don Anthony MBE
It is with great sadness that Volleyball England announces that Dr. Don Anthony MBE, the founder of Volleyball in Great Britain, passed away yesterday afternoon. Dr Anthony spent the past 60 years developing, educating and empowering people through his work in sport, both as a professional educator and in a voluntary capacity.... read more

Coach of the Year Awards

Coach of the Year Awards
Volleyball England's Annual Coaching Awards will be presented this year at the National Coaches Conference, scheduled to be hosted prior to the start of the 2012/13 season. The awards represent an opportunity to recognise the achievements and reward the efforts and hard work carried out by volleyball coaches across England. If you... read more

Women's Indoor Teams confirmed for London 2012

Women's Indoor Teams confirmed for London 2012
FIVB Press Release: May 28, 2012: Following the completion of the joint Asia and World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, the qualifying process for the women’s volleyball competition at the 2012 Olympic Games is now complete with Russia, Korea, Serbia and Japan filling the last four of 12 vacancies.read more

The Great Yarmouth Grand Slam 2012

The Great Yarmouth Grand Slam 2012
The Volleyball England Beach Tour graced the shores of Great Yarmouth for its seventh consecutive year, giving it the title The Great Yarmouth Grand Slam. This year over 94 athletes gathered to compete, in what was the launch event of the 2012 tour In the pick of the games in the morning,... read more

London 2012 Sitting Volleyball schedule announced

London 2012 Sitting Volleyball schedule announced
The London 2012 Sitting Volleyball competition schedule has been confirmed detailing when teams will play each other in the early stages of the tournament at ExCeL this summer. The teams, made up of 110 men and 88 women, will compete from Thursday 30 August to Saturday 8 September and Great Britain... read more

The Great Yarmouth Grand Slam

The Great Yarmouth Grand Slam
Excitement is building for the 2012 Volleyball England Beach Tour which kicks off on Great Yarmouth's Central Beach this Saturday and Sunday (26th and 27th May 2012). Competition for the title of men's and ladies champions at the Great Yarmouth Classic will be as fierce as ever. This year will be the seventh consecutive time in which top beach... read more

GB Women’s warm up matches called off

GB Women’s warm up matches called off
Due to circumstances outside of our control the proposed GB Women’s Games due to take place at the EIS Sheffield on the 1st and 3rd June have been cancelled.If you had already purchased tickets for the 1st and 3rd June then refunds will be made. Since the original opponents Argentina withdrew the... read more

South West Junior Beach Tour Results

South West Junior Beach Tour Results
The first SWJBT event of the season was held at Boscombe Reef Beach on Saturday 19th May 2012. The event saw a record number of 36 teams who travelled from all over the South West region to compete in age groups from U12's upto U19's. The conditions were fantastic for competition... read more

Paralympic Torch Relay

Paralympic Torch Relay
Tom Middleton has been confirmed as a Paralympic Torchbearer, for his contribution to sitting volleyball! Tom was one of the founding fathers of the rebirth of Sitting Volleyball in Great Britain. Tom put together the first introductory sitting volleyball sessions and brought over a Dutch coach and players to accelerate the sports development.... read more

Regional Champions Trophy 2012 Results

Regional Champions Trophy 2012 Results
This weekend saw the Regional Champions Trophy take place at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering.  Teams gathered from all over the country in what was the final major senior indoor event of the season.In the men’s competition, Spelthorne and GNG Bedford finished day one at the top, with... read more

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