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Loughborough College & Richmond VB team up to launch AASE Volleyball Academy’

Posted on April 6, 2016, Categories: Beach Volleyball, Juniors, Leagues, News

Richmond Volleyball is teaming up with Loughborough College to launch a Volleyball Academy this coming Easter 2016 in partnership with Volleyball England.  

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) will be open to talented 16-18 year old volleyball players, both male and female and will combine practical sessions with academic and life-skill lessons. 

Those in the RVB Academy will study the BTEC Level 2/3 Diploma in Sport (worth up to 85 UCAS points), which covers anatomy and physiology, risk assessment in sport, fitness testing and sports coaching.

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RVB Boys Wins First u16 National Crown

Posted on April 3, 2016, Categories: Community, Events, Juniors, Leagues, News, South London Volleyball League

Richmond VB boys won the U16 National Final gold medal match 3-0 (25-23; 25;19; 25-20) against Ernest Bevin College Greenhouse at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering.

The team came to Kettering to make history and they did it! This group are the current U15 National Champions and this year was the Boys’ 2nd season in the National League competing in NVL Men’s Division 3 South.

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RVB announces 2016 Beach Volleyball Season

Posted on March 23, 2016, Categories: Beach Volleyball, Community, Events, News, South London Volleyball League

Richmond Volleyball & South London League will be starting the 2016 Summer Beach Volleyball season w/c 11th April 2016 and will run weekly programmes until September 2016 held at Broom Rd, Teddington (next to Teddington School).

Please check the appropriate web links re full dates and schedule.
We will be running the following programmes:
(1) Schools
(2) Juniors
(3) Adults

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RVB Girls win Bronze medal at u16 National Finals

Posted on March 10, 2016, Categories: Community, Juniors, News, NVL Women, South London Volleyball League

For the first time in our history we had two girls teams in the U16 Last 8s. The B team were in a very tough group with Beach Academy, Tameside and Boswells and even though they didn’t win a match they acquitted themselves extremely well.

The A team, trying to reach their second final in 2 years, topped their group without dropping a set against Black Country, Westminster and Taunton to set up a best of 3 set semi-final against Tameside. After winning the first set 25-17 our girls took an early lead in the second only to lose narrowly 25-23. Tameside then broke away in the decider to win 15-9.  Well done to all 21 girls, it was great weekend!!!!

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U18 National Grand Prix Round Up

Posted on February 7, 2016, Categories: Juniors, Leagues, News, South London Volleyball League

The first round of games for this year’s U18 Grand Prix took place this weekend at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering. The top 8 teams from the U18 National Championships had the chance to once again go head to head, this time over the best of 5 sets.

In Pool A,  Richmond Boys enjoyed a 3-2 roller coaster win against Black Country VC and a 3-0 loss  against National Championship Finalists Boswell School. RVB boys have a chance to secure a semi-final qualifying place in the group but will need a win against Wigan Seahawks on the 28th Feb.

In Pool B, Richmond Girls dispatched Ashcombe VC with a comfortable 3-0 victory and lost to Graveney Malory Eagles 3-1. The girls also have a chance to qualify to the semi-finals and will to win against Wessex Leaf.

We wish both teams good luck on the 28th Feb.