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Talent Pathways - Future Directions

Talent Pathways - Future Directions
In light of funding announcements and the confirmation of Volleyball England's strategic plan for 2013-17 the Volleyball England Talent Team wanted to add clarity, depth of understanding and share what the future will hold for volleyball talent within England. The following presentation will:Explore the implications of recent funding announcementsread more

NVL End of Season Round Up

NVL End of Season Round Up
All but one of the NVL Divisions came to a close this weekend, as the winner and relegation spots were decided.Division 1Wessex BU top men’s Division 1 having only lost one game all season. London Docklands will be slightly disappointed to find themselves in the promotion playoffs after... read more

Weekend Picks: Division 1

Weekend Picks: Division 1
Saturday 13th April 2013 – 4pm, Oakmead Technology College, BH11 9JJ Wessex BU vs. London Docklands  This weekend shows an epic clash between top of the league Wessex BU and second placed London Docklands. This is personal for Wessex as they have been undefeated all season save for their last match... read more

Midweek Focus: Norwich Spikers

Midweek Focus: Norwich Spikers
Midweek Focus: Norwich Spikers “Norwich Spikers VC is a great example of how the enthusiasm and well-coordinated joint effort of keen volunteers can lead to the creation of a welcoming community club. It has been an absolute pleasure to be a part of it from the start and seeing so many people... read more

Great Britain Women's Beach pair open season

Great Britain Women's Beach pair open season
New Beach Volleyball paring Zara Dampney and Lucy Boulton took part in their first competitive outing of the 2013 season which started their bid for Olympic Qualification for Rio 2016. The event in Antalya, Turkey, was the opening CEV Beach Satellite competition of the year and ran from 2nd – 6th April.... read more

Super 8s Semi Finals

Super 8s Semi Finals
The Super 8s semi finals are a best of two match series played over the weekend of 6th/7th April. Should the matches be tied at one game apiece, a golden set to 15 will be played immediately after the conclusion of the second match.MenTeam Northumbria vs. London... read more

Weekend Picks: Division 1

Weekend Picks: Division 1
Saturday 6th April 2013 - 6pm, St. Clement Danes, WD3 6EW Danes Watford vs. Tendring VC Danes Watford's final game of the season is against a Tendring side who have hit some form towards the back end of the season, having won two of their... read more

Calling all clubs - the 2013 Sports Club Survey is live!

Calling all clubs - the 2013 Sports Club Survey is live!
Volleyball England is always looking for ways to help our clubs and shape the services and support we offer. One of the best ways for us to do this is by collecting information and evidence to help us understand what matters to you most. The Sport and Recreation Alliance survey will... read more

Volleyball England Annual Awards 2013

Volleyball England Annual Awards 2013
The panel of external high-level sports professionals had an extremely difficult task trying to shortlist candidates from the array of fantastic entries for the Volleyball England Annual Awards 2013. Through carefully assessing how each volunteer, official or club met the Award criteria, the following shortlisted candidates were selected: Holiday Inn Express Kettering Young... read more

New Strategic Plan launched for Volleyball England!

New Strategic Plan launched for Volleyball England!
Volleyball England today launched its new Strategic Plan for the next four years. Predominantly funded by Sport England (£4.6m), the new plan sees a focus on specific investment areas across England targeting 14-25 year olds.   Volleyball England is delighted to support the Government focus of developing a sporting habit for life... read more

Midweek Focus: Dartford Volleyball Club

Midweek Focus: Dartford Volleyball Club
Midweek Focus: Dartford Volleyball Club Club History Founded in 1990 and originally associated with the Welcome Company sports association, Dartford VC is a well established volleyball club which caters for adults and young people of all abilities in SE London, North West Kent and the surrounding... read more

National Volleyball League (NVL) - round up

National Volleyball League (NVL) - round up
After another exciting weekend in the NVL, the promotion spots have been decided for a number of teams throughout the men’s and women’s divisions. In the men’s first division 5th place Tendring defeated London Docklands in a 5 set battle, however with other results going in their favour, Docklands secured their... read more

Super 8s Semi Finals confirmed!

Super 8s Semi Finals confirmed!
It was a successful weekend for the London based Super 8s teams as they filled 3 of the 4 places available in the semi finals. With only one game left to play to reach the showcase Super 8s Finals weekend in April, all the teams will go into their semi finals... read more

Competitions update

Competitions update
Due to severe weather conditions and further bad weather forecast for the weekend, the U15 Divisional Round in Leeds (23rd) and Kettering (24th) and the Sitting Grand Prix Semi Finals in Kettering (23rd) have been postponed. We apologise for the disruption that this may cause - the safety of our teams is always... read more

Super 8s Quarter Finals

Super 8s Quarter Finals
This weekend sees the top teams in the Super 8s go head to head as they battle it out for a place in the Semi Finals.In the men's draw, London Polonia play host to a Sheffield Hallam side who made it into the playoffs with a crucial win over... read more

Weekend Pick: Men's Division 1

Weekend Pick: Men's Division 1
Saturday 23rd March 2013 - 4pm, Southglade Sports Centre, NG5 5GUNottingham Rockets 1 vs. Danes Watford 2013 has been a tough year for Danes Watford so far, having only claimed one victory in mid January. But having secured their place in Division 1 for next season, the southern... read more

Volleyball England welcomes school sport investment

Volleyball England welcomes school sport investment
Lisa Wainwright, Chief Executive, says Volleyball England backs the Governments focus to improve key areas of PE and primary school sport.Last weekend the Government confirmed the detail of the anticipated school sport announcement; and through a new ‘Sport Premium’ the Government is set to provide £150 million in each... read more

Midweek Focus: Tamworth Spartans Volleyball Club

Midweek Focus: Tamworth Spartans Volleyball Club
Midweek Focus: Tamworth Spartans Volleyball ClubClub HistoryTamworth Volleyball Club was founded in 1982 and has always prided itself on being a friendly, inclusive community volleyball club. We have always been a competitive club, having won men’s and ladies’ honours in the West Midlands, Leicester and Birmingham &... read more

National Volleyball League (NVL) - round up

National Volleyball League (NVL) - round up
This weekend saw a rest for most of the Super 8s teams as they prepare for battle in the quarter finals but for the rest of the teams, crucial points were up for grabs to gain promotion and avoid relegation.  First up was a fight for survival in the women's Super 8s... read more

Weekend Picks: Division 1

Weekend Picks: Division 1
Sunday 16thth March 2013 – 11.30am, Abbeywood School, BristolBristol 1 vs. DevonThis weekend, the South West are battling it out to maintain their places in the middle of the table as Bristol 1 play hosts to the recently successful Devon side. After a slow start to the... read more

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