Richmond Docklands into cup round 3

A comprehensive 3-0 win (12, 14, 14) for Richmond Docklands against Afghan VC (AVC London) saw Marcel Sivak’s side coast into round 3 of the cup.  In the next round they will face Weymouth Beach VC on Saturday 13th November at Kingston College Arena.

The match marked a third Docklands’ “debut” for Bruno Lusic who has returned to the squad after two spells with the team in 2012 and 2017.  He formed a powerful partnership with fellow outside hitter Vitor De Oliveira and AVC had no answer.  De Oliveira was awarded the Black Knight award for a dominate display.

 

 

Fantastic First Weekend

Well done to all our players this weekend. Richmond Bucks brought home a 3:0 win on Saturday, October 2nd, in their first-ever Division 1 match against Miners Doncaster. This was a debut for the team in Division 1, following their promotion from Division 2. With five players aged U18, what a fantastic result!  (25-20 | 26-24 | 25-18). MVP of the game was Peter Soczewka with an amazing 71% effectiveness in attack. Well, done team, we’re really proud of you!

Saturday was also the first game of the season for our Super League Richmond Docklands team. It was a tough 4-set match against Durham who won 3:1 (24-26 | 25-16 | 25-13 | 25-21). Thank you to Durham for hosting.

 

On Sunday, October 3rd, the Super League team were victorious against Sheffield Hallam without dropping a single set (25:19 | 25:19 | 25:15). MVP went to Andrea Ivanov whilst the Black Knight was awarded to Tomasz Wysocki.


The Upcoming matches…

Richmond Docklands play their first home match of the season on Saturday 9th October against AVC London in round 2 of the Men’s KO Cup.  Please come and support the team at Kingston College Arena, first serve at 16:30.

The following weekend it’s the turn of our Women’s Division 1 team to have their first match of the season as they travel to Sunderland to play Team Sunderland on Saturday 16th October. 

Also Richmond Bucks will be hosting a home game at Kingston College Arena where they will face City of Bristol Team.

Whilst the Men’s Super League Richmond Docklands team travel to the University of Essex Sports Centre to play Tendring. 

Good luck to all our teams!

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