GB Captain Lynne Beattie to play in Italy

Great news for Lynne Beattie, the GB Women’s captain, as she is signed by Italian club Cedat 85 Volley San Vito for 2010-11. Beattie is excited at the prospect of playing in the A2 Italian league..

Beattie blocks Neslihan for GB ©

“I am looking forward to the challenge and excited to play in a country so passionate about volleyball. It’s going to give me a great opportunity to train and compete at a high level day in day out. The ultimate goal is to return to GB as a better all round player with another season of experience under my belt and help the team to some critical wins next Summer”.

The club, in the historic town of San Vito Dei Normanni, is at the heart of a strong volleyball community that expects a lot for the coming season. The club website is

There will be regular updates on this site throughout the season.

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