BUCS Volleyball Finals live on Volleyball England Facebook
22nd March 2019
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 Facebook page.
There are men’s and women’s finals in the volleyball Championship Cup, which is the premier BUCS knockout competition, to see who will be crowned the national university champions.
Women's Championship Final 12:30: Northumbria 1st vs, Durham 1st
Men's Championship Final 19:30: Essex 1st vs Durham 1st
The Men’s Championship final features Premier South league leaders Essex 1st against Premier North frontrunners Durham. Essex have only lost one BUCS game this year and lead their league comfortably. They face Durham, who are were undefeated across BUCS and remain on course for a BUCS league and championship double. They also compete in the Volleyball England National Volleyball League where they are flying high in second in the Super League.
In the Women’s Championship it’s an all North-east affair between two teams well-known in Volleyball England competition. In what will be a preview for the Volleyball England National Cup Final on Saturday 27th April, Durham face local rivals Northumbria. In the BUCS league, Durham sit top of the Premier North, level on point with Northumbria but ahead on points difference. This should be firecracker of a match, the two power house teams in the country going head to head.