VI Volleyball Ireland National League Premier Women 2022-23
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VI Volleyball Ireland National League Premier Women 2022-23
Weeks 1-5 (October-November 2022)
After five weeks of the 2022-23 Volleyball Ireland National League Premier Women, Tymon-based Gardians PW held a slim two point lead over Santry Calypso, DVC Lions who are based in Clondalkin, and UCD. A point further back on nine points were Net Force from Bandon in Cork and Santry Premier with Naas Cobras from Co. Kildare and TCD still searching for their first points of the season. [Reference: 1]
Week 6 (27 November-11 December 2022)
After three close sets Net Force PW returned triumphant from their trip to Kildare to join leaders Gardians PW on 12 points at the top of the table. Bottom of the table TCD PW’s meet with top of the table Santry Calypso resulted in a predictable straight sets win for Santry, while UCD PW joined Calypso on 13 points at the top after coming from a set down to win 3-1 over DVC Lions who remained on 10 points. the fourth and final set in the match went to extra points as UCD ground out the win. [References: 1-2]
Week 7 (14-18 January 2023)
After going two sets up Gardians PW had to dig deep to win this match in overtime versus DVC Lions in Colaiste de hÍde in Tymon, Tallaght. The win put Gardians in joint first on 14 points with Net Force PW and UCD PW, after a thrilling game between the Cork side and the students on the South Coast where the hometown Net Force came back from two sets down to win the third set by 26-24 and then take the third 25-11 before closing out the match in overtime 15-7. At the foot of the table, TCD PW and Naas Cobras PW battled it out at Trinity Sports Centre for the first points of the season for either team, with the Red & Black of Trinity prevailing by three sets to nil over the Kildare team. Midweek following, Santry Calypso went back on top with a straight sets victory over fellow Santry team, Santry Premier. [References: S-1, plus please visit each individual game in the Schedule/Scoreboard for further references]
About the Volleyball Ireland National League Premier Women 2022-23
The 2022-23 Volleyball Ireland National League Premier women features eight teams, with Galway VC being relegated and replaced by Net Force from Bandon in Cork. Apart from Naas Cobras, based in Co. Kildare, all other teams are based in Dublin: Gardians PW in Tymon and DVC Lions in Clondalkin, both the Borough of South Dublin; UCD PW in the Borough of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown; TCD PW in Dublin City Borough; and Santry Calypso & Santry Premier based in the County Borough of Fingal.
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[S-1] Volleyball Ireland (2022) Competitions -> National League -> Premier Women [Internet] Available from: https://www.volleyballireland.com/premier-women/ [Accessed 21 January 2023]
[VL-1] Dublin Volleyball Club (dvc) (2015) Profile Picture, July 4, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10211847194068729&set=g.129221223767769 [Accessed 14 November 2021][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/19642260_10211847194068729_5063076614881639261_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_ohc=3_ljEWe72ZYAX_3xJ07&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=fd0ea2eea5b9f0c33b933cab0949f46f&oe=61B69B7C ][Accessed 14 November 2021]
[VL-2] Gardians Volleyball Club Dublin Facebook (2020) Profile Picture, March 27, 2020 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/gardiansvcdublin/photos/a.107498857566001/107532957562591/ [Accessed 14 November 2021][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/90761449_107532960895924_8279057772419481600_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=nqj5es8JtD4AX_aLXTf&tn=7uF7rGUPgPXI7zGG&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=5887a3b1992187f6b23b502653fcd410&oe=61B6F3F1 ][Accessed 14 November 2021]
[VL-3] Naas Cobras Volleyball Club (2016) Profile Picture, October 20, 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/naascobrasvc/photos/a.149898515038726/2232066153488608/ [Accessed 14 November 2021][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/44397311_2232066156821941_6409183763707723776_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=GV8iErmIvQkAX-ArC8N&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=b6475da6d56aad1f411e3e50dd52f7f0&oe=61B657D3 ][Accessed 14 November 2021]
[VL-4] Santry Dublin Volleyball Club (2016) Profile Picture, September 29, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/SantryVolleyballClub/photos/a.295591043875611/855857134515663/ [Accessed 14 November 2021][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/14470442_855857134515663_1745795197515628217_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=6kdXZVNftswAX8t8pGx&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=13b36d9dffae8fe102891484cf8548e5&oe=61B5A958 ][Accessed 14 November 2021]
[VL-5] Trinity College Dublin Facebook (2016) Profile Picture, September 22, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/tcdvolleyball/photos/a.155110681181906/1541071775919116/ [Accessed 14 November 2021][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/14441216_1541071775919116_6563699769970565569_n.png?_nc_cat=103&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=LDC1VPkcYToAX_gasrD&tn=7uF7rGUPgPXI7zGG&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=ee76217dc8030c6dd14ae9f430ac5f8c&oe=61B75F89 ][Accessed 14 November 2021]
[VL-6] UCD Volleyball Club (2010) Profile Picture, March 25, 2013 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=485139951551296&set=a.185498766711087 [Accessed 14 November 2021][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/2523_485139951551296_874569281_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=174925&_nc_ohc=VqJ3uljfMwMAX-p9FsV&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=fb538fdd15e743df73658d4d30317c6c&oe=61B5EF55 ][Accessed 14 November 2021]
[VL-7] Net Force Volleyball Club Cork Facebook (2016) Profile Picture, September 20, 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/625101244344132/photos/a.625101991010724/826729610847960/ [Accessed 14 November 2021][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/21752453_826729610847960_2932617565962858306_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=mhBijlCbpR0AX-OuaZg&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=ac7c52aab0834bf1fcec03e75ab67cc2&oe=61B87634 ][Accessed 14 November 2021]
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