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Midweek Focus: Team Southampton

Midweek Focus: Team Southampton
Club historyTeam Southampton was established in 2006 with a key focus on developing grass roots volleyball in the Southampton area. In 2008 the club achieved Volley 1 Clubmark status and went on to achieve Volley 2 status in 2012.Strong links with a number of secondary schools and... read more

Team Northumbria crowned Student Cup Champions 2013

Team Northumbria crowned Student Cup Champions 2013
UEA Sportspark in Norwich played host to the two day event which saw the top Universities in England battle it out for the 2013 Student Cup title. The weekend featured some big match-ups and enthralling volleyball but it was Northumbria University who stole the show, taking both the men's and women's... read more

Weekend Results - NVL round up

Weekend Results - NVL round up
(Picture: Women's Super 8s side, Ashcombe Dorking 1, celebrate a point) NVL Weekend ResultsThere was only a scattering of fixtures across the NVL this weekend due to the 2013 Student Cup Finals. However the competition was a fierce as ever with plenty of crucial points up for grabs…In... read more

Weekend Picks - Super 8s & Division 2 North

Weekend Picks - Super 8s & Division 2 North
As we approach the business end of the season the margins for promotion and survival are getting tighter – making every point matter! This weekend’s picks are set to be two thrilling encounters…Saturday 9th February 2013Ashcombe Dorking 1 vs. PortsmouthIn the women’s Super 8s valuable... read more

Midweek Focus: DARKSTAR Volleyball Club

Midweek Focus: DARKSTAR Volleyball Club
Club HistoryDARKSTAR Volleyball Club was established in September 2011 as up until that time there was no outlet for volleyball in Derby. In their first year DARKSTAR entered a men’s and a women’s team into the regional league and advertised training sessions to establish numbers. In the... read more

Weekend Results - Cup & Shield

Weekend Results - Cup & Shield
(Photograph courtesy of Ines Schmidt: Bristol 1 vs. Loughborough Dolphins)An intense weekend of volleyball featured some hot match-ups in the National Cup and Shield as both competitions reached the quarter final stages…Men’s National Cup Team Northumbria vs. Sheffield Hallam 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-23)Coventry &... read more

UK Sport Appeal Announcement

UK Sport Appeal Announcement
Picture Courtesy of Jay Keeping, WOVD Official Photographer Last month UK Sport revealed a record £347m of investment over four years, with a number of sports receiving a substantial increase. However, UK Sport’s "no compromise” stance, backing only those with potential medal prospects, meant that the indoor, men’s beach and sitting volleyball teams along with a... read more

Weekend Picks - Cup Special

Weekend Picks - Cup Special
Saturday 2nd February: Men's Cup quarter finals  Coventry & Warwick Riga vs. Danes WatfordIn Saturday’s clash newly promoted Division 1 side Danes Watford will travel to the Midlands to face Super 8s team Coventry & Warwick Riga to battle out for a place in the semi... read more

Volleyball England Student Cup Finals 2013

Volleyball England Student Cup Finals 2013
The event, held on the 9th and 10th February at the University East Anglia, Sportspark,Norwich will see the top University and College teams from across the country battle it for the title.  16 men’s and 16 women’s teams including the winners of the Irish Varsity Championships; Queens University Belfast (Men) and University... read more

Is your team looking to join the National Volleyball League?

Is your team looking to join the National Volleyball League?
Volleyball England is calling for applications from new teams wishing to enter the National League for the 2013-14 season. Currently 106 teams from across England and Wales compete in the NVL, the biggest volleyball league in the country. A total of 13 men's and women's leagues exsist within the league structure giving... read more

Midweek Focus: Tendring Volleyball Club

Midweek Focus: Tendring Volleyball Club
Club historyEstablished in 1991 as a school team and in its second year the players made it to the Essex school teams championships. The club went from strength to strength and in its third year, Tendring entered their first Essex League team and players represented the Eastern region. From... read more

Annual Awards Evening 2013

Annual Awards Evening 2013
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

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix IV – round up

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix IV – round up
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..read more

Weekend Results - Division 2 and 3

Weekend Results - Division 2 and 3
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. read more

Weekend Results - Super 8s and Division 1

Weekend Results - Super 8s and Division 1
(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

Weekend Picks – Super 8s

Weekend Picks – Super 8s
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

GB's Lynne Beattie helps launch UNOSDP Leadership Camp

GB's Lynne Beattie helps launch UNOSDP Leadership Camp
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

Weekend Results - NVL round up

Weekend Results - NVL round up
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

Weekend Results - Super 8s and Division

Weekend Results - Super 8s and Division
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

Weekend Picks: Super 8s

Weekend Picks: Super 8s
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

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