Tag Archives: Volleyball

“London 2012 had no impact on volleyball at all”

Originally published by Spark Magazine in February 2014, online and in print. 

This is not how it was supposed to be. London 2012 promised to bring British sport to the top of the political agenda, to inspire a generation and to encourage the country to play more sport. Continue reading “London 2012 had no impact on volleyball at all”

Volleyball: Sunderland City Predators lose in straight sets to Manchester Marvels

Originally published on SportsByte on February 4th, 2014.

Sunderland City Predators lost out in their crucial title decider as Manchester Marvels beat them in straight sets at Sugden Sports Centre on Sunday.
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Volleyball: Predators lose to Eagles as play-off hopes fade

Originally published by SportsByte on February 3rd 2014.

Sunderland City Predators women’s Volleyball team were dealt a huge blow in their bid for the play-offs as they were beaten 3-1 by North Riding Eagles in agonising fashion. Continue reading Volleyball: Predators lose to Eagles as play-off hopes fade

Volleyball: Predators beat Salford and Darlington to end 2013 on a high

Originally published by SportsByte on December 9th 2013.

Sunderland City Predators women’s volleyball won both of their final two games of the year, with 3-1 wins over City of Salford 2 and Haughton Darlington at CitySpace. Continue reading Volleyball: Predators beat Salford and Darlington to end 2013 on a high

Volleyball: Predators beat Darlington but lose to Durham

Originally published by SportsByte on November 18th 2013.

Sunderland City Predators came away from a contrasting double-header with the results they were expecting, a straight-set win  followed by a straight-set loss. Continue reading Volleyball: Predators beat Darlington but lose to Durham