The National Volleyball League comprises four divisions. The top division in the league is the Volleyball England Super 8s.  The Super 8s was launched in 2010 and replaced division 1 as the top division for Volleyball in England.

The format of the Super 8s comprises of teams participating in a regular season and competing in fourteen rounds of matches followed by a play-off series featuring the top teams in the division, culminating in the Super 8s final held at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering.

2017/18 Team Roster

Matteo Veggian
Libero180 cmItaly
Joaquin BelloOutside Hitter186 cmEngland
Julian Marcon Outside Hitter193 cmBelgian
Vuk KosanovicMiddle Blocker192 cmEngland
Jean Baptiste ArzounianLibero/Setter180 cmFrance
Dankielson WestphalMiddle Blocker196 cmBrazil
Javier BelloSetter180 cmEngland
Panos Karagiannis Outside Hitter182 cmGreece
Andrew PinkOutside193 cmEngland
Josue SeekingsOutside Hitter194 cmEngland
Flavian HiasMiddle Blocker199 cmFrance
Mathieu RasOutside Hitter184 cmFrance
Luis BelloHead CoachSpain
Andy HopperAssistant CoachEngland
Anton KornilovTeam ManagerRussia

national achievements

Key: (C) Champions, (P) Promoted, (R) Relegated.

Season National Division League Standing National Cup National Shield
2017-18 Super 8s TBC TBC TBC
2016-17 Division 1 2nd (P*) n/a n/a
2015-16 Division 2 South 2nd (P)
2014-15 Division 2 South 2nd R3 R2
2013-14 Division 2 South 5th
2012-13 Division 2 South 8th
2011-12 Division 1 9th (R) R3
2010-11 Division 1 7th R3
2009-10 Division 2 2nd (P) R2 1/4 Finals
2008-09 Division 3 South 1st (C) R2 1/2 Finals


Volleyball Scholarships

RVB works closely with Kingston University London (KUSports) and awards scholarships for talented players studying at the University each year the opportunity to train and compete for Richmond VB in the Volleyball England’s National League. To be eligible players will need to have played or competed at top regional, national or semi-professional levels (UK or aboard).

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