Month: April 2011

Dalriada Are All-Ireland Champions

Dalriada Under 16 girls volleyball team won the All-Ireland Schools competition in style on Wednesday 20th April after a tense and exciting game against St. Brigids of Kilkenny. The County Antrim girls bring the title north of the border for the second time in 26 years. Unfortunately the senior Under [ … ]

Queens Ladies With Winning Start To The Celtic Cup

Queens ladies played the Aztecs ladies tonight the 13th of April at the PEC. The Aztecs started the first set full with energy and enthusiasm. It took the Queens team a while to warm up and establish advantage. Thanks to precise serving from Queen’s middles Virginie Boidron and Joanna Wiezowska [ … ]

Raiders Progress in Celtic Cup.

Richhill Raiders hosted Ulster in the first playoff match in the Celtic cup tonight. Richhill have come off a good run of wins in previous matches, so came into the game with confidence. However, with hitter Mark Hazley out with an ankle injury, the weakened team had a tough game [ … ]


Methody was the venue for this year’s NIVA Cup and on Saturday 9th April, 21 teams arrived (11 men’s and 10 women’s) looking forward to a fun filled day of volleyball. The Men’s and Women’s teams followed the same format with teams playing each other once in group stages and [ … ]

Lisburn Lynx Win NI Men’s Cup

Lisburn Lynx Volleyball Club recently won the 2011 Northern Ireland Men’s Cup, making it a double winning season for them having also being crowned National League Champions. Head Coach Chris Grant was able to field his strongest team, and at times had to rely on the vast experience of some [ … ]

Ulster Coleraine Promoted to Womens National League

University of Ulster Coleraine Women’s Volleyball team secured promotion to the Women’s National League by winning the Women’s First Division. Ulster Coleraine narrowly edged out Ballymoney Blaze for the top spot in the Women’s First Division on point ratio as both teams had tied on points and set difference and [ … ]

Queens Secure Promotion to the 7 Financial Men’s National League.

The Queens Men’s Volleyball team secured promotion to the 7 Financial Men’s National League after finishing second in the Men’s First Division. Although Ballymoney Blaze finished top of the Men’s First Division NIVA rules only allow one team from each affiliated club in the National League. Head Coach Patrick Crooks [ … ]

Lisburn Lynx Crowned 7 Financial Men’s National League Champions

Lisburn Lynx clinched the 7 Financial Men’s National League title with a 3-0 win over Ulster Jordanstown. Even though league rival Richhill Raiders defeated Aztecs 3-0 in their final game of the season Lisburn Lynx were unable to secure the top spot in the national league with a superior set [ … ]

Queens Win NI Volleyball Women’s National League

Queens Ladies have won the Northern Ireland Volleyball Women’s National League with an impressive 100% record. They won all of their matches by a scoreline of 3 set to 0 this year to top the league. On winning the league Queens Head Coach Irena Mihneva said “the whole team worked [ … ]

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