Northern Ireland Volleyball

Month: January 2017

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 [ … ]

NI Boys Win 2010 UK School Games

The NI U17 Boys are the 2010 UK School Games Champions after defeating England North 2-1 in the Final. In the first set England North pulled away to a 1-5 lead but good serving by NI captain #1 Caddell allowed NI to go 7-6 up. NI led 18-15 but two [ … ]

NI Boys Go Top of the Table

The NI Boys team went top of the table and guarantee a place in the final on Sunday with a 2-1 win over England South.In the first set England South #5 took the game by the scruff of the neck and was the only player to jump serve. Neither team [ … ]

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 Boys Defeat England Central

The NI U17 Boys team defeated England Central 2-0 in the 2010 UK School Games. England Central who won the event last year lead 7-8 at the fisrt technical time out of the first set and 15-16 at the second time out. NI were able to fininsh the set in [ … ]

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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