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Could you support SportsAid Week 2019?

Could you support SportsAid Week 2019?
YOU can make a real difference to the future of British sport by supporting SportsAid Week 2019 this September! The week of fun and fundraising is open to everyone as Olympians, Paralympians, National Governing Bodies (NGBs), schools, universities, commercial organisations and individual supporters come together once again to give their backing... read more

Teams battle it out in Sitting Volleyball Cup and Shield

Teams battle it out in Sitting Volleyball Cup and Shield
There was knockout action as teams fought it out in the Sitting Volleyball Cup and Shield at the weekend. Ten teams descended on the National Volleyball Centre for a full day of action and for a shot at silverware. The Cup holders Sheffield VC were at their imperious best as they defended their... read more

Junior England squads announced for Cornacchia World Cup

Junior England squads announced for Cornacchia World Cup
The squads for the England U19 Men’s and Women’s squads for the upcoming Cornacchia World Cup in Italy have been announced. Taking place during the Easter Holidays (19-22th April), the tournament features a mix of national and club teams from the U19 age groups, including Poland, Italy, Russia, Germany and Japan. This... read more

Free tickets to Continental Cup!

Free tickets to Continental Cup!
International beach volleyball is returning to London this May and there’s even more exciting news – fans can be there for free! England will be competing in the European Federation (CEV) Continental Cup at the Feel Good Too Centre in Leyton on the weekend of May 25th and 26th. There are 300 priority... read more

National U14 tournament - places still available!

National U14 tournament - places still available!
A national event for under 14 boys and girls volleyball teams will take place this May – and there are still places for teams to enter! Organised by a committed group of volunteers, National U14 festival (JuVoTo) will take place at the Walsall Campus of the University of Wolverhampton on Sunday 5th... read more

Polonia and Tendring seal Super League titles

Polonia and Tendring seal Super League titles
(Main pic: Simon Rich Photography) There will be new national champions of volleyball in England, after the men’s and women’s titles were secured at the weekend. Tendring VC in the women’s and IBB Polonia London in the men’s got over the line at the weekend to ensure they will be crowned Volleyball England... read more

Volleyball England to introduce new online portal

Volleyball England to introduce new online portal
Volleyball England will implement a new platform as it looks to develop how it better serves and communicates with the volleyball community.Being introduced this summer, VolleyZone will be the new home for clubs, teams and individuals to register with Volleyball England and access resources and services.“VolleyZone is... read more

Opportunity for players to join England Women's squad

Opportunity for players to join England Women's squad
The England Women’s team will begin a new era and there is the opportunity for new players to make the squad. Potential new players are asked to complete an application form, giving details of their playing experience and pedigree. The coaching staff will then invite selected athletes to... read more

Line-up confirmed for the National Cup Finals weekend!

Line-up confirmed for the National Cup Finals weekend!
This weekend saw the Sitting Grand Prix and U15 National Championships semi-finals take place with the winning teams securing their final berths and confirming the full line-up for the National Cup Finals Weekend 2019. With 11 national finals and trophies at stake in every game, the National Cup Finals weekend is the... read more

Update: new Tier 4 visa guidance

Update: new Tier 4 visa guidance
A statement has been issued to give further guidance to International Students who play sport under the terms of the Tier 4 visa. The update comes after there had been concerns about the status of international students on Tier 4 visas to be eligible to play any sport outside of... read more

BUCS Volleyball Finals live on Volleyball England Facebook

BUCS Volleyball Finals live on Volleyball England Facebook
Next week's BUCS Big Wednesday volleyball finals will be streamed live on the Volleyball England Facebook page. With the two Championship volleyball trophies up for grabs, this year’s university sports finals will take place on Wednesday 27th March, with the volleyball action beginning at 12:30am live on the Volleyball England... read more

Rome to host 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships

Rome to host 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships
It has been announced that Rome will host the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships. The Championships form a central part of the joint 2019-2022 strategy from the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), the Italian Volleyball Federation (FIPAV) and the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), with the aim to develop beach volleyball in Italy... read more

Teach on the beach!

Teach on the beach!
Have a passion for beach volleyball? Interested in coaching the sport? Then, the Beach Volleyball Coaching Clinic is the perfect way to get started. Taking place in Oxford on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th April 2019, the two-day clinic will see attendees learn more about the intricacies of the sport and provide... read more

National Volleyball League open to new teams

National Volleyball League open to new teams
Applications for new teams to join the National Volleyball League (NVL) for the 2019-2020 season are now open. With 15 leagues and 131 teams from across England and Wales, the National Volleyball League is the pinnacle of competitive volleyball in this country. New teams join every year and eight teams are... read more

England will not host NEVZA this year

England will not host NEVZA this year
The North European Volleyball Zonal Association (NEVZA) Championships, which take place in October, will not be hosted in England this year. The National Volleyball Centre at Kettering has played host to fellow NEVZA nations for the past six years, having hosted the Under 19 competition for the past three years, as... read more

You're never too old to try volleyball!

You're never too old to try volleyball!
Playing sport is for you. It’s about the way it makes you feel, the health benefits it gives you and the friends you make. It doesn’t matter how old, talented or experienced you are, everyone can enjoy the buzz of playing sport – and volleyball is no exception. In fact, SCC... read more

International students advised to seek visa guidance

International students advised to seek visa guidance
Volleyball England is directing players, clubs and universities towards seeking expert advice about the eligibility of international students at British universities to play sport outside of university competition. Recent announcements have caused concern that students playing for and/or coaching sports clubs in local, regional and national level competition could be a... read more

New survey reveals students’ commitment to volleyball

New survey reveals students’ commitment to volleyball
The results of a large survey have revealed just how big a role volleyball plays in university life. 1070 students who play volleyball at university answered a questionnaire on their experience of volleyball in higher education. The results underlined why university is often the place where people develop their long-term passion... read more

England beach teams announced for Continental Cup in London

England beach teams announced for Continental Cup in London
The Feel Good Too Centre in Leyton will be hosting the CEV Continental Cup this summer and the players who will be representing England on home sand have been selected. A route to qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Continental Cup is a prestigious event and hosting it in England... read more

National Cup Finals tickets - out now!

National Cup Finals tickets - out now!
Champions will be crowned. Trophies will be lifted. The best volleyball players in the country will be hoping to make the most of their shot at glory on the biggest stage.That’s right, the National Cup Finals weekend is just two months away – and you get can your... read more

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