Northern Ireland Volleyball

Category: Beach

McKnight-Workman and Mihneva-Wiezowska Win Blaze Open

A scorching summers day on Portrush East Strand saw 2011’s first single sex beach volleyball tournament in Northern Ireland, run by the local volleyball club Ballymoney Blaze. The fantastic weather was only added to by the high standard of volleyball to be played on the beach that day. The men’s section saw [ … ]

Schools Beach Volleyball Results

The weather held off in Portrush today for the 2011 Schools Beach Volleyball Tournament. 42 teams entered the U14, U16 and U18 categories and it was a great day had by all. The results are:   U14 Girls 1. Killicomaine 2. Tandragee U14 Boys 1. Campbell 2. Tandragee U16 Girls 1. [ … ]

Love Rats Win Cutters Charity Tournament

Love Rats defeated Rocky Tribute to win the Barefoot Wine Sponsored 2011 Cutters Beach Tournament in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. A total of nine teams competed in the annual charity tournament in which Ban Handsome won the best dressed team for their Green Men outfits.

Pilch-Wiezowska Win First Beach Event of the Year

The 8th seed team of Pilch-Wiezowska defeated 3rd seed Workman-Toye 2-0 (21-19, 21-18) in the final of the Cutters Open today. The weather was great for the first beach tournament of the year as 16 very good teams who were competed for the Cutters Open title. The biggest upset of the day [ … ]

Cutters Open Draw Announced

The Draw for the Cutters Open on Sat 11th June was announced today. The top seed for the event is one half of last years winning pair, Adam Bell who is partnering Rebecca Jagger for the Cutters Open. Adam’s partner and 2010 NIVA Beach Tour joint winner Wilson Greenlee is [ … ]

USA’s AVP Suspends Operations

The AVP Tour today announced it has closed its doors due to financial hardship, cutting short the 2010 season. AVP ownership is not funding the tour and the AVP has been unsuccessful at finding new investors. “On behalf of AVP staff we want to express our sincere gratitude to fans, [ … ]

Rain Stops Play at Bangor Open

Saturday 10th July saw the NIVA beach tour head to Ballyhome beach for the Bangor Open. With more new faces, and the top 10 players all present, the competition at the beach events is getting better and better as the season goes on. The weather held out for most of [ … ]

Scott and Park Defend Home Sand

Men’s Women’s Bell/Greenlee (1) Crooks/Workman (2) Scott/Park (3) Wright/Workman (4) Mankiewicz/Slomniski (5) Currie/McKnight (6) Tsang/Cadell(7) Sharma/Ranganathan (8) Irwin/Robb (9) Bolton/ McCarroll Harkness/Witherow Mihneva/Wiezowska Saturday 26th June saw the second round of the NIVA beach tour travel to Portrush. A turn out of nine teams of both new and familiar faces [ … ]

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