Category Archives: Playing Abroad

Dfs Sheffield opens with the help of the GBW Volleyball Team

Early in the morning on Saturday 28th April, following the first tough two weeks of the summer 2012 programme, a number of the GBW team were in Sheffield city centre to help open the new DFS store.  With cups of … Continue reading

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VIDEO: GB Women start with victory over World no.17

Almost exactly one year after the GB Women’s tour of South America, the girls faced world-ranked #17 Peru, this time on home turf.  Despite competitive performances last summer GB failed to take a win and were out to turn the tables … Continue reading

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The girls are back in town…..

With just over 100 days to go the GB Women’s Volleyball Team returned to Sheffield to start their final Summer of preparations before the London 2012 Olympics. They have been training hard and undergoing rigorous physical testing in the last … Continue reading

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Bertelli’s raw feelings…”It hurts to lose but there’s nothing better than winning”

GB Libero Maria Bertelli has just returned to the UK after a successful season for her Swiss club Volley Koeniz. In any season, the end is when the big matches come around and the pressure is on. There were 2 … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview March 31st - April 1st

Many leagues have now come to an end but a few girls are still in action this weekend….. Superliga, Spain Beattie will be playing her last game for CV Playa de las Cantera this weekend. She comments…..” After a tough … Continue reading

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For some of the GBW, the club competitive season is over, but for others its BIG WEDNESDAY as the the business-end of their season has hit a climax… France:  Grace Carter’s TFOC v Calais Pro A League Tonight Grace Carter’s … Continue reading

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24/25 March - One step closer to Bronze for Bertelli and another MVP for O’Connor

With the days counting down until the GBW are reunited, the team continue to work extremely hard to be the best they can be for the summer that lies ahead of them.  For those still in competitive action, here is … Continue reading

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Positive progress for Carly

We are delighted to be able to share the good news with you that Carly Williams is now off life support and breathing on her own. She has fought hard over the last few weeks and has taken enormous strides … Continue reading

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