England reign supreme in Scotland

Another sunny day played host to the final matches of SCA Ayr 2022. The day began with Monaco’s Ferry/Ferry reaching their third Scottish SCA final in 4 years, defeating Scots McKelvie/Stewart 21-19, 21-14. In an all-English Semi-Final, Gleed/Jones beat compatriots Bello/Soczewka 21-17, 21-11 to earn their place in the final. The Third Place Playoffs followedContinue reading “England reign supreme in Scotland”

Volleyball Ireland Wins Best Sports Governing Body

Volleyball Ireland are proud and honoured to win NGB of the Year at the Irish Sports Industry Awards. VLY. fought off strong competition to win the coveted award, which recognises excellent governance and development of sports organisations. Despite the Covid-19 restrictions on indoor sport, Volleyball Ireland (VLY) has thrived over the last year growing andContinue reading “Volleyball Ireland Wins Best Sports Governing Body”

Impeccable San Marino top charts at men’s SCA event

On Sunday, San Marino emerged as the eventual winners of the men’s SCA tournament held in Torshavn, Faroe Islands, as they completed a clean sweep of their matches following a 3-0 shutout of Scotland (25-21, 25-19, 25-15). San Marino did only concede three sets in the process – as they were obviously the dominant forceContinue reading “Impeccable San Marino top charts at men’s SCA event”

Scotland triumph at women’s SCA event in Reykjavik

Scotland completed a clean sweep of their matches at the Small Countries Association (SCA) women’s tournament held this past weekend in Reykjavik, Iceland, to travel home with the gold medals around their neck. On Sunday, the Scots secured first place in the final standing courtesy of a comprehensive 3-0 victory (25-10, 25-14, 25-12) in theContinue reading “Scotland triumph at women’s SCA event in Reykjavik”

Iceland hosts large veterans tournament

Iceland’s biggest Volleyball tournament came to an end Saturday when the Icelandic Veteran Volleyball Championships was successfully concluded. The Championships were played in 2 sports halls and 10 volleyball courts were needed to play the extensive number of matches where 140 teams played gracefully during these 3 days. It was a fun and competitive spiritContinue reading “Iceland hosts large veterans tournament”

Volleyball Ireland welcomes Ukrainian refugees

Volleyball Ireland has established a number of measures to welcome Ukrainian refugees into the Volleyball Ireland family and support their integration into local communities. These measures include: The indefinite waiving of player, coach and referee license fees for Ukrainian refugees to participate and officiate in the sport, including both Volleyball and Beach Volleyball competition. UkrainianContinue reading “Volleyball Ireland welcomes Ukrainian refugees”

Luxembourg Claim Gold in Ireland

Luxembourg claimed gold on a dramatic, exciting and exhilarating final day of competition at the u20 Men’s Small Countries Association Championships in Dublin, Ireland. All four teams entered the final day of competition on one win and one defeat, but the grand duchy positioned one point clear knew that a 3:1 or 3:0 victory wouldContinue reading “Luxembourg Claim Gold in Ireland”

Day 2 – Men’s U20 Finals

Game 3:          Andorra 1, Luxembourg 3 25-14, 13-25, 18-25, 26-28 Both teams came into today’s encounter after mixed results in yesterday’s opening games. Andorra buoyed by a 3 nil win over Ireland and Luxembourg re-energised after a gruelling five set defeat to Northern Ireland. That form showed in the early stages with Andorra taking an earlyContinue reading “Day 2 – Men’s U20 Finals”