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CANCELLED – IBB Polonia London v Richmond Docklands

EVENT WILL NOT TAKE PLACE.  ALL REMAINING NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE GAMES FOR THE 2019/2020 SEASON CANCELLED AS OF 17 MARCH.

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🏐 Champions-elect IBB Polonia take on Richmond Dockland at Brentford Leisure Centre in the final match of the Volleyball England Super League season.  

IBB Polonia London – the premier men’s club side in English volleyball and current Super League champions – are once again setting the pace in the league with a perfect record of 13 wins from 13 matches thus far.  And they made sporting history in October making their bow in the CEV Champions League Volley 2020 – the world’s premier volleyball club competition – acquitting themselves admirably in defeat against Croatian champions Mladost Zagreb at the Copper Box Arena.

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Captain of IBB Polonia, Bartosz Kisielewicz holds aloft the 2019 Super League trophy. Photo: @mossfoto

This afternoon it’s all about domestic glory as Polonia take on Richmond Docklands in the Super League.  Will Polonia round off their season in style with another win or can Richmond cause an upset?  There’s only one way to find out.  Get your tickets now to watch the match unfold up close and personal at Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre. 

🏐 First serve: 4.30pm 

🎟️ Tickets in advance are available. available via the ‘Get Tickets’ link.

🎟️ Tickets on the door subject to availability.  Checking the IBB Polonia Twitter feed before travelling is recommended.

🚊🚗 Travel tips: Travel by public transport is recommened.  The closest railway station to Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre is Kew Bridge which is just a couple of minutes away.  The nearest tube station is Gunnersbury (approximately a five minute walk) on the District Line which is also on the London Overground.  Limited paid-for car parking is available at the venue.

About the Super League: The Volleyball England Super League is the top division in the National Volleyball League (NVL) which comprises of four divisions for both men and women.  Namely the National Super League, National Division 1, National Division 2 and National Division 3.  The NVL is the top volleyball competition in England for clubs.

The Super League was launched in 2018 to replace the Super 8s as the top club tier for volleyball in England.  The men’s and women’s Super Leagues are played in a split-league system.  All teams will play each other once, before the division splits into two halves.  The top half then will play each other twice for positions one to five, while the bottom half will play each other twice to compete for sixth to tenth position in the league. The team which finishes bottom will be relegated while the team in ninth will face a play-off against the team which finishes second in NVL division one.  Points won in the first half of the season will carry over into each team’s total points tally.  However, teams from the bottom half cannot overtake teams from the top half.

The Super League men’s teams for season 2019/2020 are Durham Palatinates, IBB Polonia London, Malory Eagles UEL, Richmond Docklands and Sheffield Hallam. 

(Super League information courtesy of the Volleyball England website).

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