Northern Ireland Volleyball Men’s Division 1 2019-20

Northern Ireland Volleyball Logo [Reference: 1]

Final Table

Ballymoney Blaze 29451215186547580.86
Garvagh Phoenix63399103963771.05
Aztec Warriors716511154785790.83
Aztec Cadets3030091502250.67
[References: 2]

Results Stage 2

2020Garvagh Phoenix3Ballymoney Blaze 20
2020Aztec Warriors3Aztec Cadets0
2020Ballymoney Blaze 23Aztec Warriors1
2020Ballymoney Blaze 23Aztec Cadets0
2020Ballymoney Blaze 23Aztec Cadets0
[References: Calculated from Tablrs in 2 and 3]

Stage 1 Final Table

Aztec Eagles (PL)660181814883081.53
Ballymoney Blaze 1 (PL)651151644712991.58
Queens University Belfast (PL)734711165118750.58
Garvagh Phoenix (D1)52366103213161.02
Ballymoney Blaze 2 (D1)51436143506460.54
Aztec Warriors (D1)50527123144340.72
[References: 3]

Key / Legend: SW / SL = Sets won / lost; PW / PL = Points Won / Lost. Ratio = PW divided by PL. (PL) = qualify for Stage 2 Premier League (D1) = To Stage 2 Division 1.

Pts: 3 Pts Match Won (3-0, 3-1), 2 Pts Match Won in Overtime (3-2), 1 Pt Match Lost in Overtime (2-3), 0 Pts Match Lost (1-3, 0-3)


The COVID-19 Pandemic resulted in the Northern Ireland Volleyball Leagues being suspended on March 13th 2020, with Ballymoney Blaze 2 in first place in the Men’s Division 1 with 12 points from 9 games, although Garvagh Phoenix were in only three points behind with three games in hand having defeated Blaze 2 three sets to nil in Stage 2 already. Aztec Warriors on 5 Points and Azgtec Cadets were the other two teams in the Division.

The Competition was split into two stages, with the top 3 of 6 competing in the Premier League after Stage 1 and the bottom 3 joining the Men’s Division 1.



[1] Northern Ireland Volleyball (2017) Northern Ireland Volleyball Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 9 March 2017

Social Media

[2] Northern Ireland Volleyball Facebook (2020) Photo,February 29 2020 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 18 February 2021]

[3] Northern Ireland Volleyball Facebook (2020) Photo,February 10 2020 [Internet] Available from:   [Accessed 18 February 2021]

[4] Northern Ireland Volleyball Facebook (2020) Photo,March 13 2020” BREAKING: Update as of 13/03/2020 regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus following the announcement from CEV.” [Internet] Available from:   [Accessed 18 February 2021]


Thanks to Niall Brennan.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American & World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 18 February 2021

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