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Dr Don Anthony recieves MBE

Dr Don Anthony recieves MBE
Dr Don Anthony, the founder of volleyball in Great Britain recently visited Buckingham Palace to receive the MBE he was awarded in the Queen's birthday honours, in recognition of his services to sport. Don founded the Amateur Volleyball Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (AVA) in 1955, having been introduced to... read more

Sitting Volleyball European Championships

Sitting Volleyball European Championships
The British Sitting Volleyball team travel to Rotterdam this weekend to take part in the European Championships. The tournament which has organized by the ECVD ( in conjunction with the Netherlands Volleyball Association, will see 19 teams competing in either the men’s or the women’s competition. Chief Executive of Volleyball England Lisa... read more

The Croydon Volleyball Centre launches this weekend

The Croydon Volleyball Centre launches this weekend
The Croydon Volleyball Centre launches this weekend on Sunday the 23rd of October thanks to a successful Sport England Small Grants award! Juniors and adults from all over South London will be able to participate in additional volleyball and fitness sessions each week thanks to the Sport England funded project 'Croydon Volleyball... read more

Super8s Preview Week 4

Super8s Preview Week 4
Leeds Carnegie head to Malory Eagles, in this weekends pick of the games. Both teams sit in the top two places of the Super8 men’s division and this is crunch time for both teams. Malory beat Sheffield and Birmingham in the run up to this game, while Leeds has beaten Team... read more

Volleyball England National Student Cup

Volleyball England National Student Cup
The quest to become the Volleyball England National Student Cup Champions for 2011-12 has begun. Entry forms for the Student Cup are now available, for the entry forms and more information please click here. The entry deadline is Monday 24th October 2011.  Entry forms can be submitted via email to j.moore@volleyballengland.org or via post... read more

Beach volleyball - The summers big hit on the box

Beach volleyball -  The summers big hit on the box
You can catch the best of English beach volleyball on the box this week as the Volleyball England Beach Tour (VEBT) Finals are aired on SKY Sports! Top beach volleyball players from across the country descended on Boscombe Beach, Bournemouth on August Bank Holiday weekend, for the finale to the most successful... read more

Sport England to help improve sports hall provision

Sport England to help improve sports hall provision
Volleyball is amongst five sports that have come together with Sport England to help improve sports hall provision across England. New guidance will help tackle the frustration for people who find their local sports hall isn't suitable for their particular sport, as well as ensuring that facilities of the right... read more

Freda Bussey wins a Torch Trophy Trust Award

Freda Bussey wins a Torch Trophy Trust Award
Freda Bussey has recently won a Torch Trophy Trust Award.  A further nine Volleyball England volunteers – Will Roberts, Steve Walton, Mark Graham, Gordon Neale, Sam Dunbavin, James Kemp, Charlie Orton, Alan Xu and Steve Betts - were runners up.  They received the Awards for their excellent contribution as volunteers to... read more

Business Support Administrator

Business Support Administrator
Reference: VBE040 Salary: £13,000 to £15,000 per annum Contract Type: Full Time Location: Loughborough Closing Date: 14th October 2011 Interview Date: 24th October 2011Volleyball England is the National Governing Body for all disciplines of... read more

U16 and U18 National Championships

U16 and  U18 National Championships
The quest to become the Volleyball England (U16 and U18) National Champions for 2011-12 has begun.  But there is a long way to go before we crown the champions for 2011-12 though, some 220 days, just over 31 weeks, and about 5278 hours to the start of the U16 Girls Final... read more

Which way to the beach?

Which way to the beach?
Westminster Academy opens its doors for 3 days of beach volleyball.  With the official launch taking place between 10am-11:30am on Friday 30th September the court will remain open all the way through the weekend with organised 'come and try' sessions.Friday 10am- 11:50am Great Britain Men's Team demo Photo opportunities... read more

Women's Super 8s Announcement

Women's Super 8s Announcement
Due to circumstances beyond their control, Birmingham 1 Women will be unable to fulfill their fixtures in this year�s women�s volleyball Super 8s. Despite the efforts made by Volleyball England to prevent this Birmingham 1 Women have withdrawn from the Super 8s.   The Competitions Commission has ruled that:   �No team will replace Birmingham... read more

NVL Preview Week 3

NVL Preview Week 3
In an another busy weekend of NVL action, we look at the weekend ahead to preview the matches being played in Volleyball England�s National Volleyball League. In Mens Division One, Newcastle Staffs will be looking for their third win of the season to remain unbeaten, as they travel to Richmond. The... read more

Student Cup Entry Forms now available

Student Cup Entry Forms now available
The quest to become the Volleyball England National Student Cup Champions for 2011-12 has begun.    Entry forms for the Student Cup are now available, for the entry forms and more information please click   Please ensure that you have read the Rules before you submit your entry form.  The entry deadline is Monday... read more

NVL Round up - Week 2

NVL Round up - Week 2
In week two of the NVL, there was a full programme of games across both men and women�s divisions, with a number of teams having their first matches of the season. In Men�s Division One, three teams are unbeaten. Newcastle Staffs continued their impressive start to the season with... read more

Super8s Round up - Week 1

Super8s Round up - Week 1
In the first weekend of the Men�s Super 8s there were wins for London Lynx, Leeds Carnegie, Malory Eagles and London Polonia.    Reigning Champions Polonia got their season off to a great start with a 3-1 victory at Coventry and Warwick Riga. Sheffield, who finished last seasons regular season in top sport,... read more

Super8s Preview

Super8s Preview
Volleyball Englands Super8s gets back underway this weekend, with 8 mens teams and 8 womens team doing battle to be crowned Super8s champions.Last season, the stand out club was Polonia. The club achieved a remarkable double in the league, winning both the mens and womens titles.Polonia IMKA... read more

NVL Preview - Week 2

NVL Preview -  Week 2
It is another busy weekend of NVL action, with a number of teams looking to maintain their 100% records from last weekend. We take a preview of the weekends action.In Mens National League One, last years runners up and third place teams play each other. Runners up, Newcastle (Staffs) will... read more

Crystal Palace Beach Facilities now open!

Crystal Palace Beach Facilities now open!
  Following on from the success of last weekend launch, Crystal Palace Beach Facility is now open everyday until the end of October for the general public and local clubs to use. Discounted weekend introductory prices apply: Adults pay and play £2.00 ALL DAY Children under 16 years go... read more

Tottenham Community Development Coach Wanted

Tottenham Community Development Coach Wanted
Volleyball England are looking to recruit a Community Development Coach to work with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and linked to the Premier League 4 Sport project at Tottenham Hotspur FC.   For more information on the role and how to apply please click here.   The deadline for applications is Tuesday 27th... read more

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