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Richmond Docklands succumb to second successive league defeat

Posted on December 12, 2017, Categories: Community, Events, Juniors, Leagues, News, NVL Men, South London Volleyball League

After a thoroughly dispiriting home performance against long-time rivals London Malory, Docklands had a full three weeks to stew until their next on-court appearance against fellow newcomers to Super 8s action Essex Blaze.

Team Essex came into the game winless in five competitive outings, but Richmond Docklands were well aware of the young side’s ability augmented by their rigorous coaching and training regime.

The question for Essex seemed to be when, not if, they would get their first victory of the season and a ring-rusty Richmond Docklands walked straight into a punch that left the side nursing their second successive league defeat.

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Malory give Richmond Docklands a wake up call

Posted on November 20, 2017, Categories: Community, Events, Juniors, Leagues, NVL Men

Richmond Docklands were given a wake up call by old rivals Malory Eagles who inflicted the first defeat of the season on Luis Bello’s new team. After three wins in the Super8s, Richmond Docklands had made a dream start to their league campaign but in the 40th Docklands v Malory match it was Jefferson Williams’ side that proved worthy winners on the day.

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Richmond Docklands ease into quarter finals

Posted on November 13, 2017, Categories: Juniors, Leagues, NVL Men, NVL Women

Richmond Docklands reached the quarter finals of the National KO Cup for the first time in three seasons after a comfortable 3-0 win over non-league Wombourne. The visitors play in the West Midlands local league and had knocked out national league opposition in the first two rounds of this year’s competition. Therefore, Ruth Hoyoake’s side travelled in the hope of doing some more giant killing.

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Richmond Docklands continues early season momentum with hard fought five set Super8s victory

Posted on November 6, 2017, Categories: Community, Events, Juniors, Leagues, News, NVL Men, South London Volleyball League

Richmond Docklands remains unbeaten after win against London Lynx on Saturday

With just eight teams in England’s top flight, the fixture list is always going to play havoc for coaches and players alike when trying to sustain momentum throughout a long season with relatively few games.

On Saturday morning when Richmond Docklands set foot on the University of East London’s court to take on London Lynx in Super8s action, it had been a full three weeks since the team’s last competitive fixture.

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Pink rolls back the years to lead Richmond Docklands to crucial away win

Posted on October 16, 2017, Categories: Leagues, News, NVL Men

Richmond Docklands maintained their 100% record at the start of the new season with an important 3-0 win over Team BU Wessex.  After a comfortable away victory in the cup the previous weekend, Richmond Docklands returned to Super8s action with a tricky away tie in Bournemouth.  Without two players due to injury and one due to school commitments, Luis Bello’s squad of eight players travelled the short distance down the M3 to face a side who did the double over Docklands last season.

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