‘Let’s All Play Volleyball’ programme involves hundreds of schoolchildren in Malta

With the new scholastic year underway, the Malta Volleyball Association’s (MVA) ‘Let’s All Play Volleyball’ programme continued at the St. Paul’s Bay Primary School, which is part of Maria Regina College. As part of this programme, the MVA has been conducting a series of visits to primary and middle schools, and organising events for schoolchildren.Continue reading “‘Let’s All Play Volleyball’ programme involves hundreds of schoolchildren in Malta”

Cypriot team reach 3rd round in Champions League

Cypriot side Omonia Nicosia have reached the 3rd Round of the Men’s 2018 Champions League with a defeat over their Montenegro opponents. In the final match of the day Omonia NICOSIA got the two sets they needed to secure their place, despite having a brief scare losing the 2nd set to 14 points.  Jedinstvo BemaxContinue reading “Cypriot team reach 3rd round in Champions League”

San Marino pay tribute to former national player and coach with third edition of Memorial Paolo Benvenuti

The hosts of B & P San Marino claimed top honours from the third edition of the Memorial Paolo Benvenuti organised this past weekend by the Sammarinese Volleyball Federation to pay tribute to the former player and coach of their national team, who prematurely passed away on April 16, 2014. On Saturday afternoon, the homeContinue reading “San Marino pay tribute to former national player and coach with third edition of Memorial Paolo Benvenuti”

Iceland triumph with gold at women’s SCD Finals in Luxembourg

It has been a busy time for the Small Countries Division (SCD) lately, especially since the Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) took place only a few weeks ago in San Marino. Their season finished on Sunday with the last matches scheduled for the finals of the 2017 SCD women’s European Championship atContinue reading “Iceland triumph with gold at women’s SCD Finals in Luxembourg”

Luxembourg complete clean sweep to retain men’s SCD crown

The ‘Red Lions’ of Luxembourg completed a clean sweep of their matches to claim a second straight title in the final stage of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Men Small Countries Division (SCD). Luxembourg and Northern Ireland opened the programme of the last competition day in Reykjavik with the match resulting in aContinue reading “Luxembourg complete clean sweep to retain men’s SCD crown”

‘Red Lions’ close in on title defence at men’s SCD championship

On Saturday, Luxembourg rallied to a comprehensive 3-0 victory over main rivals Cyprus (25-17, 33-31, 25-17) and as a result, the ‘Red Lions’ are now only a small step away from retaining the men’s Small Countries Division (SCD) crown they historically won on home soil two years ago.   Luxembourg had the upper hand inContinue reading “‘Red Lions’ close in on title defence at men’s SCD championship”

Cyprus and Luxembourg on course for SCD gold after Day 1

The final stage of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Men Small Countries Division (SCD) started on Friday in Reykjavik with pre-favourite Cyprus and Luxembourg rallying to comprehensive 3-0 and 3-1 victories over Northern Ireland and hosts Iceland, respectively. Cyprus and Luxembourg will lock horns on Saturday in a matchup, which is most likelyContinue reading “Cyprus and Luxembourg on course for SCD gold after Day 1”

Iceland host SCD Men’s Finals, Luxembourg aim at retaining their crown

The final stage of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Men Small Countries Division (SCD) will take place in Reykjavík this coming weekend and run in the Icelandic capital from May 12 to 14. There are four teams – Iceland, Luxembourg, Cyprus and Northern Ireland – chasing the top honours in the competition. OneContinue reading “Iceland host SCD Men’s Finals, Luxembourg aim at retaining their crown”

Team San Marino gear up for home Games with mum and daughter playing together

The women’s national team of San Marino is currently preparing for the much-anticipated Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) that this tiny country will be hosting in late May – early June 2017. This past weekend the Sammarinese players joined an international tournament where they took on Gabicce – an Italian team playingContinue reading “Team San Marino gear up for home Games with mum and daughter playing together”

Scottish Volleyball Mid Season Review

Season 2016/17 started with a bang in October 2016 with defending Premier champions City of Glasgow Ragazzi and Su Ragazzi ending their half seasons top and 2nd respectively in their divisions. Hot on COG Ragazzi’s heels are City of Edinburgh who have had a historical half season competing in the CEV Challenge Cup, but alsoContinue reading “Scottish Volleyball Mid Season Review”