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Top seeds to meet in Super 8s Finals

Top seeds to meet in Super 8s Finals
The best teams will face off to be crowned the Champions of England after the top seeds in both the men’s and women’s game made it through to the Super 8s Playoff Finals. Team Northumbria will face IBB Polonia London in the men’s playoff final. In the women’s final, Team Northumbria... read more

NVL restructure - how the decision was made

NVL restructure - how the decision was made
Last month it was announced that there would be changes to the format of the National Volleyball League (NVL) for the 2018/19 season.   One of the key amendments to the current structure will be that the Super 8s divisions in the men’s and women’s game will be expanded to ten teams and... read more

Old Rivalry Renewed for Golden Anniversary

Old Rivalry Renewed for Golden Anniversary
Fifty years may separate the first ever meeting between England and Scotland’s men’s volleyball teams from the upcoming anniversary match on Saturday 19th May 2018 but with bragging rights until the fixtures next major milestone in 25 to 50 years up for grabs, the rivalry burns just as strong as in... read more

Volleyball Nations League set to start

Volleyball Nations League set to start
Next month will see the launch of the Volleyball Nations League, the FIVB’s new flagship competition for international volleyball. It’s an exciting and pioneering new championship which will see spectators enjoy hundreds of thrilling elite-level matches and the best standard of fan experience. Fans in the stadium will see enhanced instant... read more

The 2018 Annual Award Winners

The 2018 Annual Award Winners
The National Cup Finals weekend doesn't just see prizes handed out to the competing teams. As part of the showpiece events, this year's eight Annual Award winners were there to collect their trophies for their incredible dedication and passion for the sport.  The winners received their honours on the Saturday of the... read more

Richmond win epic to claim U18 women's title

Richmond win epic to claim U18 women's title
Although a repeat match up of the U16 Girl’s final, the scores were reversed as Richmond took an emphatic 3-2 win to avenge their earlier loss against a gutsy Tameside team. With nine girls appearing in both finals it was another close affair, but it was Richmond that ran away with the... read more

The U18 Mens champions are Richmond!

The U18 Mens champions are Richmond!
Richmond Volleyball Club won the Men’s U18 national title after defeating EBC Greenhouse in straight sets. It means the London-based club are dominating the junior men’s game, as they added the U18 title to the U16 boy’s championship they had won earlier in the day. Head coach Luis Bello’s team raced... read more

Richmond boys are U16 champions

Richmond boys are U16 champions
In a battle of the London Rivalries it was Richmond Boy's that came out on top with an emphatic 3-1 win against the ever determined EBC Greenhouse.  The first set saw Richmond take the lead early on with a strong team performance, led by super setter, Enrique Bello. But it was Ernest... read more

Tameside win Girls U16 title

Tameside win Girls U16 title
Tameside won the first trophy on the Sunday of the National Cup Finals weekend, winning the U16 Girls national title. They defeated Richmond V.C. in straight sets.  The girls from the North West came out of the block quickly taking a 5-1 lead, after a run of powerful serves from Remi Knight.  Maria... read more

Team Northumbria win Men's National Cup

Team Northumbria win Men's National Cup
Team Northumbria won the Men's National Cup defeating IBB Polonia London in straight sets.  It meant that Northumbria did the double as on Saturday which saw both Northumbria men's and women's team secure national cup glory.  IBB Polonia were the reigning champions and showed their experience as they took the early initiative. They... read more

Team Northumbria are women's cup champions

Team Northumbria are women's cup champions
Team Northumbria retained the Women's National Cup with victory over North East rivals Team Durham.  The Super 8s table toppers Northumbria came into the match as favourites but it was Durham got off to the best start.  Lead by coach Claire Felix, Durham matched Northumbria in every department and notched the first set... read more

Sheffield Hallam win Women's Shield

Sheffield Hallam win Women's Shield
Sheffield Hallam were crowned Women's Shield Champions after a classic encounter against Polonia IMKA.  The battle between the favourites Hallam, the Division 1 league leaders, and the non-NVL side Polonia IMKA who have caused many upsets on their route to the final, was every bit as good as it was billed.  Polonia IMKA... read more

London Aces claim Men's Shield

London Aces claim Men's Shield
After losing out in last year's Shield Final, London Aces have finally got the Shield after bouncing back to win it this year. The Aces showed no signs of nerves and made an excellent start against Polska Przychodnia Intervolley Manchester. Aces got ahead and kept Intervolley at arms length to take the... read more

More detail to be given about NVL restructure decision

More detail to be given about NVL restructure decision
The Volleyball England board are to release an article about how the decision was taken to change the format of the National Volleyball League (NVL) for the 2018/19 season. The piece will explain the decision-making process in detail, including the research used and the recommendations from the Competitions Working Group. “Since... read more

Men's National Cup Final Preview

Men's National Cup Final Preview
The current holders of the National Cup, IBB Polonia London, are back in the final again this year, confident they can retain the title after winning the competition in the previous two seasons. They face Super 8s league toppers Team Northumbria – this Saturday at 15:30pm at the National Volleyball Centre... read more

CWG: No medal but England pairs do the sport proud

CWG: No medal but England pairs do the sport proud
England's men volleyball pair Jake Sheaf and Chris Gregory finished fourth in the Commonwealth Games after losing the bronze medal match to New Zealand. New Zealand came out all guns blazing at the Coolangatta beach front with Sam O'Dea building a wall at the net with his huge blocking. The Kiwis opened... read more

Women's National Cup Final Preview

Women's National Cup Final Preview
Reigning champions, Team Northumbria, will face-off against their closest – in every sense of the word - rivals Team Durham, in Saturday’s women’s volleyball National Cup Final at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering. Tickets will be available to buy on the door for the prestigious event.  Team Northumbria will go into the... read more

Women's Shield Final Preview

Women's Shield Final Preview
There is a magic that makes knockout cup competitions special. Form goes out the window and league status counts for little, as in each round it is all about performing in that one game. Favourites can be toppled by underdogs as everything evens itself out on the volleyball court. This year’s... read more

Men's Shield Final Preview

Men's Shield Final Preview
In the build-up to this week's showpiece event, the National Cup Finals Weekend, we preview the senior finals. Starting with Men's Shield Final... This year’s shield final promises to be a thrilling encounter with the finalists separated by just three places in the National Volleyball League pyramid. Polska Przychodnia Intervolley Manchester,... read more

National Volleyball League open to new teams

National Volleyball League open to new teams
Applications are now open for new teams who want to join the National Volleyball League for the 2018/19 season. To be able to step up into the national league, teams need to complete a form, which outlines certain criteria they need to fulfil, and return it to the Volleyball... read more

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