Volleyball Ireland win Good Governance Award

Volleyball Ireland have become the first sporting body to win the Annual Report accolade at the Good Governance Awards. The Awards which celebrate Governance excellence in the non-profit sector have attracted high profile entries from the likes of the Marie Keating Foundation, Concern Worldwide and Oxfam Ireland, as well as 15 entries from other NationalContinue reading “Volleyball Ireland win Good Governance Award”

Some 2,700 Icelandic children involved in School Project activities in October alone

As many as 2,717 children joined the activities run by the Icelandic Volleyball Association (BLI) this past October in conjunction with the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball, grow with it’. With 11 events delivered across the country, the BLI managed to reach 55 schools and to involve 14 Volleyball clubs in their efforts to growContinue reading “Some 2,700 Icelandic children involved in School Project activities in October alone”

XLII CEV General Assembly – President Boričić hails progress in growing European Volleyball at all levels

The representatives of as many as 51 National Federations – with another four represented by proxy – came together on Saturday in Katowice for the XLII CEV General Assembly. It was a very much-needed and refreshing opportunity to come together after the whole world has been navigating difficult times, thus reviewing the latest achievements ofContinue reading “XLII CEV General Assembly – President Boričić hails progress in growing European Volleyball at all levels”

Iceland triumph at SCA U19 Women’s Championship on home soil

The home favourites of Iceland claimed on Sunday the Small Countries Division (SCA) U19 women’s title following a dramatic 3-2 victory (26-24, 17-25, 25-20, 18-25, 15-10) in the last matchup of the tournament where they beat the Faroe Islands. The match lasted for 141 minutes to cap an event that has coincided with the returnContinue reading “Iceland triumph at SCA U19 Women’s Championship on home soil”

Faroe Islands and Iceland to lock horns for SCA women’s U19 title

The hosts from Iceland do not seem to leave any chance to their opponents at the Small Countries Division (SCA) U19 Women’s Championship that they are contesting on home soil. The Faroese team will play Iceland on Sunday for the gold medal at the SCA U19 Women’s Championship On Saturday, the home side stormed toContinue reading “Faroe Islands and Iceland to lock horns for SCA women’s U19 title”

Iceland welcomes back SCA Volleyball competition with U19 women’s championship

After a long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, international Volleyball competition has eventually returned for the members of the Small Countries Division (SCA) as well, with Iceland playing host this weekend to the U19 Women’s Championship with participation of the national teams of Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, and Malta.   Team Iceland are contestingContinue reading “Iceland welcomes back SCA Volleyball competition with U19 women’s championship”

Record-breaking numbers for second camp run by Icelandic Volleyball Association

Two weeks after the official kick-off event held in the area of the country’s capital city (see here), the Icelandic Volleyball Federation (BLI) delivered a second camp run in conjunction with the CEV School Project – this time in the northern section of the country. Kids and teachers attended the camp run by the BLI inContinue reading “Record-breaking numbers for second camp run by Icelandic Volleyball Association”

Icelandic Volleyball Federation kick-starts School Project

This past week, the Icelandic Volleyball Federation (BLI) officially kick-started the implementation of the CEV School Volleyball Project in their country through the delivery of a talent camp and a conference open to physical education teachers. More than 130 kids joined the camp organised by the Icelandic Volleyball Federation this past week. The conference tookContinue reading “Icelandic Volleyball Federation kick-starts School Project”

SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 2

Day 2 started with a bang today, with pool play continuing throughout the morning. Neill and Park (NIR) were up first with our 2nd three set match of the competition, just losing out on the win against Fraser/Mexson (SCO). Dropping the net height we moved to some women’s matches, with Beattie and Coutts comfortably winningContinue reading “SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 2”

SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 1

Day one of the Small Countries Association Edinburgh 2021 International Beach Competition concluded yesterday, with all 15 matches being played over the course of 11 hours. Starting with seeds number 1, Beattie and Coutts (SCO) played strongly against Northern Ireland’s Ford and Holmes, winning the match 2-0. Quickly followed by an all Iceland affair, EinarsdottirContinue reading “SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 1”