Northern Ireland Volleyball

Month: January 2017

Lisburn Lynx versus Civil Service

After the comfortable win in their first match of the season, Lisburn Lynx were not scheduled to play in Week 2 and so were able to concentrate on training hard in areas they needed to improve on. A lot of blocking and serving was undertaken and when Week 3 arrived, [ … ]

Another Game Another Victory for Queens Ladies

This time Queens were playing Ballymoney Blaze, at their home venue, the Queens PEC in Belfast. Queens ladies were almost at full strength with 12 girls at the game. One of the main setters Jenna Coriddi did not play due to injury, so the team was anxiously looking forward to [ … ]

Mikasa League Week 2 Review

First of all take a moment to look at the lovely symmetrical design of the Men’s league table as it stands! That’s all set to change with the first match of the fortnight being played this evening between Aztecs Warriors and Ballymoney 2 at Portadown College. 4 weeks of matches [ … ]

Queens Ladies’ Win Second Match

Queens Ladies’ started their league campaign with a win against PVC Syrena 3-0 on Monday 29th of September. The team succeeded in winning their second match 3-0 as well vs Lisnaskea Spikers 2! It was a long trip and competitive game and all the players were hoping for a good [ … ]

Blaze 1 Defeat Blaze 2

Tonight saw Blaze’s 1st and 2nd team face up against each other in the NIVA Men’s League, competing not just for league points but for bragging rights as well. Blaze 1 went in to the match confident after their 3-0 opening win against Civil Service, but the Blaze 2 players [ … ]

PVC Syrena defeat Ballymoney Blaze Ladies

Tonight saw Ballymoney Blaze Ladies play their first match of the new season at their home of Dalriada Sports Hall against PVC Syrena; a newly formed team playing in the NIVA Women’s League for the first time.Ballymoney had a young team with the oldest girl still at school and PVC [ … ]

North Down Ladies Defeat Spikers

The North Down ladies played an almost flawless 2 matches against Skea Spikers 1 and 2 with the only slight wobble in the 2nd set against the Skea 2nd’s when it took a while for the substitutions to gel in with the team. North Down coach, Allan Moore commented “We [ … ]

Raiders Continue Winning Start

The Richhill Raiders team travelled to Portadown tonight to take on Aztecs Warriors.  The Raiders were hoping to continue their winning start to the season on the road, in the hope of keeping an early aim for the top of the table. Aztecs having lost their first game of the [ … ]

Ulster Defeat North Down 3-0

The Ulster, Jordanstown men’s volleyball team travelled to Bangor to take on North Down on Monday night. After their bye week in week 1 the Ulster team were keen to get their league campaign off to a good start. In the first set it looked like North Down were going [ … ]

Men’s League Week 1 Round Up

The NIVA Men’s League kicked off on Wednesday 29th September at Richhill Recreation Centre, with the first match for newly formed team Richhill Raiders as they faced Ballymoney Blaze 2nds, who were back in the league after a 2 year absence. The game had a typical ‘first game of the [ … ]

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