Month: June 2017

Vetting and Barring Scheme Registration Halted

Vetting and Barring Scheme Registration HaltedThe Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) registration phase of the Vetting and Barring Scheme (VBS), which was due to commence on 26 July 2010, has been halted whilst the new coalition government undertakes a review of the scheme.Theresa May, Home Secretary states: ‘the Government has made [ … ]

Scott and Park Defend Home Sand

Men’s Women’s Bell/Greenlee (1) Crooks/Workman (2) Scott/Park (3) Wright/Workman (4) Mankiewicz/Slomniski (5) Currie/McKnight (6) Tsang/Cadell(7) Sharma/Ranganathan (8) Irwin/Robb (9) Bolton/ McCarroll Harkness/Witherow Mihneva/Wiezowska Saturday 26th June saw the second round of the NIVA beach tour travel to Portrush. A turn out of nine teams of both new and familiar faces [ … ]

Active Communities to Create 100,000+ Sporting Opportunities

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Councils today launched a new sports programme that will create over 100,000 opportunities to participate in sport and physical activity over the next four years.Active Communities is a new Sport Northern Ireland funded programme that will increase participation in sport and physical activity by increasing the [ … ]

Greenlee and Bell Win First NIVA Beach Tour Event of the Year.

Greenlee and Bell snatched first place at the first of the NIVA tour beach events.  The event, held at the Cutters Warf Bar and Grill in Belfast had eleven male pairings entered, all of which were of a high standard. The format for the tournament was double elimination, which proved [ … ]

Queen’s pairings finish 5th and 9th in GB Beach Student Cup

Last weekend, 5th-6th June, Queen’s Volleyball club were represented in the Beach Volleyball Student Cup in Bournemouth, where the two Queens pairings finished in 5th place and 9th place. The tournament consisted of a total of 53 teams from Universities across Britain. The teams completed first in pool stages before [ … ]

NI Senior Men defeat Ireland in Richhill

Northern Ireland’s Senior Men defeated Ireland 3-1 in a friendly match at the Richhill recreation centre on Friday 4th June. The match was arranged to help prepare Ireland ahead of their European Championship Qualification Tournament in Andorra from 17-19th June. It is the first time ever that competitive volleyball was [ … ]

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