Author Archives: Dave

It’s back to the 90’s

This year we are celebrating 50 years of SW volleyball (1969 to 2019), throughout the year we will be looking back at various parts of our history. The latest set of the SWVA@50 photos have now been released, with “The … Continue reading

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Champions League IBB Polonia London

“It started as a joke and then became a dream.” Now, it is about to become history. IBB Polonia London will become the first English club team in history to play in the CEV Champions League this month. The reigning … Continue reading

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Volleyball Futures Camp – October

Volleyball Futures Camp for Players born 2006 and later and their coaches/teachers/parents. Saturday 26 October – For Players 12 – 6pm This is the link to for the Volleyball England Futures Players Camp, It is for players born 2006 and … Continue reading

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“Flying” Cablecam adds new dimension to TV broadcast

A cool gadget made what probably was its Volleyball debut during the EuroVolley 2019 semifinal match between Serbia and France on Friday evening in Paris. “I did a lot of research and I did not find any information that such … Continue reading

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2019-20 Player Registration

2019-20 Player registrations are now available. To take part in any SWVA organised event (adult or junior) you need to be a member of a Volleyball England registered club and Registered as a player with the South West Volleyball Association … Continue reading

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Water Volleyball

With exactly three weeks before the start of the European Men’s Volleyball Championship in Ljubljana (September 12 to 26), the Slovenian capital hosted a unique spectacle – a volleyball match of former European volleyball stars on a floating volleyball field … Continue reading

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Yvonne Perkins to step down as Chair of Volleyball Wales

Yvonne Perkins will be standing down as Chair of Volleyball Wales at the end of July, after a decade in post. Yvonne stepped into the position at a very exciting time for Volleyball as the GB teams were preparing for … Continue reading

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SWVA@50 Anniversary Event & Buffet Tickets

This season marks our 50th Anniversary and our first major event will be the SW Vets tournament, 9th November (10 am to 6pm at the Riverside LC, Exeter) followed by an evening celebration at the Mill on the Exe, Exeter … Continue reading

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SWVA Coach of the Year 2018-19

Back in May, Dave Gunter was awarded the 2018-19 SWVA coach of the year at the AGM, not present at the time, we can now confirm that the presentation shield has finally caught up with him. The South West Volleyball … Continue reading

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Great weekend at Home Nations Beach Championships

Main pic: Chilled Photography Limited The 2019 Home Nations Junior Beach Volleyball Championships took place 9-11th August at the Cardiff Beach Volleyball Centre. In only its second year, the event has grown from strength to strength with 64 young international … Continue reading

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