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Volleyball Competition 2012

The annual Battalion Volleyball Competition was held between Thursday 22nd (Junior competition) and Friday 23rd (Senior competition) November 2012 at St Patrick's Church of Ireland Halls, Coleraine.


Junior Competition Result

8 teams from 6 companies were represented on the Thursday night. The semi-final matches were 2nd Coleraine vs 1st Ballywatt and 1st Portrush vs 1st Garvagh. 

2ND Coleraine A ran out comfortable winners against 1st Ballywatt, winning by 2 sets to 0, 15-2 and 15-5. The second semi-final was slightly closer with 1st Portrush beating 1st Garvagh by 2 sets to 0, 15-10 and 15-10.

The Final between 1st Portrush and 2nd Coleraine A was an evenly contested match, with 2nd Coleraine running out eventual winners by two sets to one, but only by the narrowest of margins , 16-14, 10-15 and 15-6.

Senior Competition Result


10 teams from 8 companies were represented on the Friday night. The Semi-final matches were paired as follows; 1st Garvagh A Vs 1st Tamlaght and 1st Portrush Vs 1st Kilrea

1ST Tamlaght ran out comfortable winners against 1st Garvagh, winning by 2 sets to 0, 15-6 and 15-11. The second semi-final was a much closer match, with 1st Portrush coming from behind to beat 1st Kilrea by 2 sets to 1, 11-15, 15- 7 and 15-12.

The Final between 1st Portrush and 1st Tamlaght was an evenly contested match, with 1st Portrush coming from behind again to win by two sets to one, 9-15, 15-9 and 15-8.

Thanks to William Martin and the 1st Coleraine Boys Brigade who hosted the event in St Patricks Church Hall.

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