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2010 Volleyball Competition


The annual Coleraine Battalion Volleyball competition was held on 25th and 26th November 2010. The Volleyball competition was divided into 2 sections, the Junior U-15 and Senior U-18 sections.

Junior U-15 Section

9 companies were represented and after the initial group stages, the Semi-matches were paired as follows

  • 1st Garvagh vs 2nd Limavady.
  • 1st Coleraine vs 1st Portrush.

1st Coleraine ran out fairly comfortable winners against 1st Portrush, taking the match 2-0. The second semi-final was a much closer affair, with 2nd Limavady winning the first set by the narrowest of margins. 1st Garvagh responed strongly in the second set, winning 15-5, and then wrapped up the match with a close win in the 3rd set 15-13.

The Final between 1st Garvagh and 1st Coleraine was an evenly contested match, with 1st Garvagh running out eventual winners by two sets to nil.

Senior U-18 Section

8 companies were represented and after the initial group stages, the Semi-matches were paired as follows;

  • 1st Garvagh vs 1st Kilrea.
  • 1st Ballywatt vs 1st Portrush.

In the first Semi-Final 1st Portrush edged out 1st Ballywatt , taking the match 2-0. The second semi-final however was a much closer affair, with local rivals 1st Garvagh and 1st Kilrea involved in a nail biting affair. 1st Garvagh ran out eventual winners by 2 sets to one

The Final between 1st Garvagh and 1st Portrush was again a very evenly contested match, with 1st Garvagh running out eventual winners by two sets to nil, but with the narrowest of margins in both sets.

Thanks to 1st Coleraine Boys Brigade who hosted the event in St Patricks Church Hall. Photos on Facebook...

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