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OCTOBER 2017
URBOND VOLLEYBALL CLUB IS FORMED

The club was formed to provide competitive volleyball to the members of our community in Portsmouth who were looking to compete at a high level of the sport.
Our Mens Team was the first to be formed. In its first year at the National Volleyball League, the club registered 16 players from 11 different nationalities with Volleyball England for 2017/18 Season.
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OUR START

Our 2017/18 NVL Mens Team with our team sponsor, Richmond Motor Group.

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LEAGUE POSITION

Mens Team finished at 6th position out of 11 during the 2017/18 NVL M3S season, its first.

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THE EXPERIENCE

“The start of a very exciting journey” – Coach Wens (Mens Head Coach)

2018-2019
MENS TEAM PROMOTED TO DIVISION 2

2018/19 Season was the second season for our Mens Teams at national league competitions. A tough season for the team but the boys were able to finish in 3rd place and got promoted to Division 2 for the 2019/20 Season.
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2019-2020
LADIES TEAM & A
BIGGER COMMUNITY

2019 saw the formation of URBOND Ladies Volleyball Team and the team registered with Volleyball England to play at the Division 3 South East for the 2019/20 NVL Season.
Our volleyball community kept on growing and we were able to organanised our 1st Community Volleyball Tournament which brought over 130 volleyball players and fans together in March 2019.
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2019/20 NVL TEAMS

Team photo with sponsor, Richmond Motor Group.

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2019/20 NVL LADIES TEAM

Ladies Team finished at 6th position out of 8 during the 2019/20 NVL W3SE Season. The squad had 11 amazing players.

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2019/20 NVL MENS TEAM

Mens Team finished at 3rd place out of 10 during the 2019/20 NVL M2S Season. The squad had 16 players awesome players.

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COMMUNITY

Over 130 volleyball players and fans took part at our 1st Community Volleyball Tournament in March 2019. Teams from Southampton and Gosport were not left out 🙂

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2020-2021
A PAUSE DUE TO THE PANDEMIC

The NVL season was suspended due to covid-19 pandemic. Our ladies team finished 6th on the NVL W3SW table and Men's finished 3rd on the NVL M2S table.
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2021-NOW
JUNIOR TEAMS FORMED

2021/22 Season has seen our senior Ladies and Mens team taking part in the National Volleyball League as well as our recently formed Under 18 Boys competing at the U18 Boys Competitions and Hampshire Volleyball Association (HVA) Grand Prix Competitions. Our Under 15s are gearing up so watch out!
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2021/22 U18 BOYS COMPETITIONS

U18 Boys competiting in the 1st U18 Tier 2 Grand Prix 1

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2021/22 HVA COMPETITION

U18 Boys and some senior players competing at the HVA Grand Prix Competitions held in Bay House Gosport

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2021/22 NVL LADIES GAME

Ladies competing at a league game vs Bedminster VC in January.

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2021/22 NVL MEN'S GAME

Men’s away league game vs Guildford International at Ashcombe Centre in January.

TEAM URBOND

We are a competitive volleyball club - with our players competing at all local, and national levels. We organise indoor and outdoor tournaments and run open sessions for the community. Join us!

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