Month: September 2010

Raiders off to a winning start

Richhill Raiders got their league campaign off to a winning start against Ballymoney Blaze 2nds on Wednesday night. It was the first ever competitive game for the Richhill team and all the players were hoping for a good performance.  The 1st set saw a confident start for the raiders, with [ … ]

NI Youth and Junior Squads Named

The Northern Ireland Volleyball Association today held trials for its Youth Boys, Youth Girls, Junior Men and Junior Women’s representative squads. The following people have been selected for the NI Junior Womens Squad. First Name Surname School Charlotte Wilson Armagh SRC Emily Morrison Dalriada Amy McCall Armagh SRC Shelley Pearson [ … ]

Adam Hunter Wins Golden Volleyball

Northern Ireland’s Adam Hunter was named as one of the “Sportset Super 6” at this year’s Sainsbury’s UK School Games. The six best players, determined by match statistics and Officials’ votes are recognised as one of the strongest players and were presented with a Golden Mikasa Volleyball and £20 to [ … ]

Hunter Shines Against England

Northern Ireland’s #10 Adam Hunter lead the scoring for both teams with 13 kills from 24 swings and 1 ace as NI defeated England North 2-1. NI won the first set comfortably 25-15 but England North picked up their game in the second set and were ahead towards the end [ … ]

NI Boys Remain Unbeaten

Northern Ireland U17 Boys remain unbeaten after three matches with a close 2-1 win over Scotland West. NI had a great start to their the match as they built up an early 0-4 lead. Scotland West then reduced the deficit to 7-8 at the first technical timeout and were able [ … ]

Girls Have Tough Start to 2010 UKSGs

It was a hard start of the 2010 UK School Games tournament for the NI U16 Girls team as they faced two very good teams. Unfortunately they lost the first match but the girls can be proud of their performaces as they competed very well and were unlucky to lose [ … ]

NI U17 Boys Defeat Scotland East at UKSGs

Northern Ireland U17 Boys won their first match of the 2010 UK School Games, defeating Scotland East 2-0 in sets. NI won the first set comfortably 25-15 after leading 16-7 at the second technical time-out. The second set was much closer at 16-12 but then great defense allowed NI to [ … ]

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