Tag Archives: Funding

Rachel Laybourne: Against All Odds - Grass Roots centre spread

GB’s Rachel Laybourne made the front page of GRASS Roots; Sheffield Star’s action-packed 12-page sports pullout earlier this week. Inside was an in-depth interview with the local Sheffield girl! The article focuses on the challenges that Rachel has faced personally as … Continue reading

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GB Women feature on the back page of the Observer Sport

Sue Mott writes an interesting piece highlighting some of the hurdles the GB women have faced over the past 2 years, and the challenges they are currently trying to overcome in terms of finding the funds necessary to deliver a … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Dream Alive - Cycle 250 reflections and highlights video

In July 2010, at the end of the last international season, the GB Women undertook a 310 mile cycle from Sheffield, the current home of British Volleyball to Earls Court, the venue for the Volleyball competition at the London 2012 … Continue reading

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Grace Carter interview with Nottingham Evening Post

GB middle player Grace Carter is currently playing in Terville, France and sitting 2nd in the French DEF league. With the first 2 teams promoted to the Pro A, the top league in France TFOC are in a great position … Continue reading

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GB Volleyball given green light to GO GO GO to London 2012

The GB Indoor teams have been given confirmation that they will be participating in the London 2012 Olympic Games. This is a momentous day for the whole of British Volleyball and we hope is a big step to putting Volleyball … Continue reading

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BBC TV Interview with Rachel Laybourne

As has been reported both on here and on the BVF website previously, funding for the women’s programme is no longer being provided by the BVF, who made the decision to ‘unfund’ the GB Women a couple of months ago. … Continue reading

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Cooper & Laybourne on BBC

GB Women’s Head Coach, Audrey Cooper and Rachel Laybourne were interviewed by the BBC this week (1st October 2010). They were asked about the recent funding cuts. See the report on the BBC Website here. A news feature will also … Continue reading

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Daily Mail’s Laura Williamson…on the recent BVF decision

Read Laura Williamson’s blog here. Laura is a London 2012 reporter for the Daily Mail and has covered GB volleyball numerous times over the last couple of years. In this article she talks about the recent decision for the BVF … Continue reading

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