Northern Ireland Volleyball

Month: August 2011

GB’s Boulton and Johns Fourth at Beach Volleyball 2012 Test Event

Great Britain’s Denise Johns and Lucy Boulton narrowly missed out on a medal at the London Prepares test event today as they were beaten to the bronze medal by Vivian and Lima from Brazil. The Brazilians edged a tight bronze medal contest 19-21, 18-21 in hot and humid conditions more [ … ]

GB Beach Volleyball Pair Boulton and Johns to Contest Bronze Medal Match

  Great Britain’s Denise Johns and Lucy Boulton lost in three sets to USA’s Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in a tightly fought semi final clash at the London Prepares test event on Horse Guards Parade this morning. Going into the match the GB pair were underdogs against the tournament [ … ]

Mullin and Dampney Out of Beach Volleyball 2012 Test Event

Great Britain beach volleyball pair Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney were beaten in the quarter finals of the London Prepares test event by experienced Brazilian duo Vieira and Lili at the 2012 Olympic venue on Horse Guards Parade today. The British pair’s fantastic run of four consecutive victories came to [ … ]

GB Pair Johns and Boulton Reach 2012 Test Event Semi Finals

British beach volleyball duo Denise Johns and Lucy Boulton have beaten China’s Olympic bronze medallists and World ranked number four pair Xue and Zhang Xi in straight sets to reach the semi finals of the London Prepares test event. Denise Johns from Great Britain celebrates The win is a major [ … ]

GB Pair Top Pool in Olympic Beach Volleyball Test Event

Great Britain’s women’s beach volleyball pair Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney defeated China’s Wang Fan/Y.Y. Ma in a 3 set thriller to secure top position in their pool. http://www.fivb.org/en/olympics/london2012/PoolsBVB.asp The cooler conditions at the London Prepares test event didn’t concern the enthusiastic home crowds as they got behind their GB team [ … ]

Greenlee/Wright and Mihneva/Wiezowska Win North Down Open

With rain showers all around the country, the Bangor leg of the NIVA Beach Tour at Ballyholme Beach actually received near perfect conditions. 6 female and 8 male teams competed for the silverware. The male pairs were split into 2 pools and with some of the favourites missing all was [ … ]

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