The third Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix was held at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering on 11th December 2011. Lincoln Imps previously gained promotion into Tier 1 for the first time while the Volleyball England Youth Forum were participating in their first official competition. Eagles and Gators were the only team going into the Grand Prix unbeaten. Rob Richardson (Great Britain and Eagles and Gators Captain) enthused “We are unbeaten so far this season, and we hope to continue that today”.» Read more
When a back injury forced Andrea Green to give up playing her beloved volleyball and take three months off work, the Littleover woman hit a low.
But a chance meeting with GB officials of sitting volleyball – the Paralympic equivalent to standing volleyball – have set Green on the road to next year’s Games in London.
Although the inclusion of sitting volleyball on the Paralympic programme has yet to be rubber-stamped, with substantial funding and a Channel 4 documentary about the GB sitting volleyball squad to be aired in September, getting the thumbs-up for London 2012 seems merely a formality.» Read more
The Volleyball Eengland National Volleyball Centre, Kettering played host to the first of 4 Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix Series events yesterday with a huge success.
8 teams comprised of 65% disabled athletes came from England and Wales to kick start the new domestic Sitting Volleyball competition. The tournament was» Read more