UK School Games

The EDVA was once again represented in the 2008 UK School Games last week, on and off the court, for this competition England is divided up into three regions, England North, Central and England South.

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A slightly disheartened England South Team, pictured just after their 2-1 loss to Scotland East

The England South squad was led by Head Coach Jurek Jankowski (back row 2nd from right) from Volleyball Taunton, Assistant Coach was Jim Wright (back right) from Wellington and the team captain was Danny Lewis (front right) from Kings VC.

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Danny Lewis (No. 1) hitting for England South

 

The team played some of the best volleyball of the games over the three days, to win the league round with out losing a single match.

Hence the team were favourites to take the tournament title but the final against Scotland East did not quite go to plan. Scotland East were well prepared for this match and in front of a capacity crowd of 650, the Scotland East players took control of the match during the second set and held on to it to take the match and the title 2 sets to 1 (24-26, 25-21, 15-9).

 

Channel four videoed the final, so watch out for Danny and the team on channel four on: Sunday 14th September 8am-9am / Sunday 21st September 8am-9am