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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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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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Richmond Docklands makes statement of intent with historic Super 8s debut

Posted on October 2, 2017, Categories: Beach Volleyball, Community, Events, Juniors, Leagues, News, NVL Men, NVL Women, Uncategorized

Newly formed club beats champions IBB Polonia in five sets

After an off-season fraught with protracted negotiations between London Docklands, one of the most historic clubs in the country, and Richmond Volleyball Club, a rising force in English Volleyball, the debut match of the newly formed Richmond Docklands ended in a dream scenario.

The simple fact that Super 8 volleyball was played on Saturday evening at Kingston College Arena was a significant achievement and testament to the vision and hard work of all involved at both London Docklands and Richmond Volleyball Club.

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