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Laybourne features in ‘Sporting Life’

Rachel Laybourne recently did an in depth interview with the Sporting Life. It is a really interesting read. Read the full article online at www.sportinglife.com or view a PDF of the article here.

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Laybourne’s shoulder surgery: road to fitness in time for 2011 international season

Rachel Laybourne is a key member of the GB women’s squad and is currently at home in Sheffield recovering from major shoulder surgery. Here she gives us an update on her injury, the operation and most importantly, the road back … Continue reading

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Happy 116th Birthday Volleyball!!

Today the sport of volleyball celebrates its 116th birthday! It is unanimously acknowledged that Volleyball was “invented” by US American William G. Morgan back in 1895. He was born in Lockport, New York, USA. Morgan met James Naismith, inventor of basketball, whilst … Continue reading

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GBW Results 5/6 Feb 2011: Beattie has immediate impact for Hamburg in Battle of the Brits

GBW Results 5th/6th February 2011 The main event of the weekend was the Battle of the Brits in Aachen, Germany where Beattie’s Hamburg took a 3-1 win away from home against Wicks & Michel, with Lynne Beattie having an immediate … Continue reading

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CEV Cup Result: Tough 1st leg for Menorca

Janine Sandell’s Menorca were up against Tauron MKS Dabrowa Gornicza of Poland in the 1/4 final of the CEV Cup. It is a two-leg affair and the 1st match was played at home last night. After a heavy weekend in the … Continue reading

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CEV Action for Janine: Menorca vs Tauron MKS Dabrowa Gornicza (POL)

Tonight at 7pm (GMT) Janine Sandell’s Menorca will face Tauron MKS Dabrowa Gornicza of Poland in the 1/4 final of the CEV Cup. After a Golden set win against German team Vilsbiburg in the last round and strong performances in … Continue reading

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Video action from Spain & Switzerland

See Maria Bertelli and Janine Sandell in action for their respective clubs in Europe.. Volley Koniz vs Besiktas Istanbul (CEV Cup: 20-25, 25-27, 27-29) Valeriano Alles Menorca (Copa De SM La Reina, Spain) The video chronicles the story of the … Continue reading

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GBW Results 29/30 January 2011: Newton’s Quimper conquer the Mighty Mulhouse

GBW Results 29th/30th January 2011 It was Cup action this weekend! Rachel Newton’s Quimper Volley 29 had an amazing win against ASPTT Mulhouse to take them through to the semi finals of the Coupe De France. Janine Sandell’s Menorca went … Continue reading

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Captain Beattie’s new adventure….Ciao San Vito, Hallo Hamburg!

After 4 months playing in Italy, experiencing high level volleyball, GB Captain Lynne Beattie is embarking on a new challenge for the second half of the season. Early this week she said ‘Ciao’ to the Italian club San Vito and … Continue reading

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GBW Results 22nd/23rd January: Wow…What a weekend!

GBW Results 22nd/23rd January 2011 What a weekend for the GB Women across Europe!! Topping the list is Maria Bertelli’s Volley Koniz who ended top of the league Volero Zurich’s 40 match unbeaten run in a 3-2 thriller. Grace Carter’s … Continue reading

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