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Last word….GB Libero Bertelli

I will never forget 12.37am on Tuesday 31st July, the moment Grace Carter got the block that won GB Volleyball’s first ever indoor Olympic match. What followed the next day was a great first set performance against the Italian team, … Continue reading

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BBC Video - ‘financially crippled’ by Olympics

BBC reporter Nick Hope talks to GB Women’s player Rachel Laybourne on the importance of funding for our sport and the young athletes coming through. Rachel sees these athletes on a day to day basis as part of her job … Continue reading

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Bertelli inspires in Leicestershire schools

As part of the Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport Olympic and Paralympic Roadshow, GB Libero Maria Bertelli and GB Sitting Volleyballer Andrea Green, visited schools in Melton and Rutland (14th January) to share their respective Olympic and Paralympic stories and provide … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Mrs Wicks wants legacy delivered

Investing in the future of our sport has been huge to us throughout our own journey and  everyone close to the team has bought into this goal too. Mrs Wicks, mother of GB setter and Vice Captain Lucy Wicks, who … Continue reading

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Libero Maria Bertelli visits Nottingham University VC

Last week GB Libero Maria Bertelli visited the University of Nottingham Volleyball Club to run two training sessions. Initially invited by the well known Mr George Bulman, over  40 players attended and Maria shared her Olympic experience and passed on some tips … Continue reading

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Fantastic news - National recognition for Cary Wicks!

Cary Wicks was at London’s Army and Navy Club last night to receive her *Torch Trophy Trust Award, from His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, in recognition of her excellent contribution as a volunteer to volleyball. Cary has been … Continue reading

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Pro 2012-13

London 2012 is over, but the GBW and their legacy lives on… Its been a busy couple of months for the Great Britain Women’s Volleyball Team. The Olympic Games are no longer a lifelong dream, but a fantastic achievement and … Continue reading

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GB Women inspire at Stoke City Premier League 4 Sport

Recently, 5 players from the GB Women’s Volleyball Team were invited by Volleyball England to Stoke City FC to celebrate and promote the great work achieved through the Premier League 4 Sport initiative. Stoke was chosen as it is one … Continue reading

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