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4v4 Volleyball

2023-24 volleyball season will include multiple events for 14U players in the format of blitzes, fun games and skill sessions.

VLY. 4v4 volleyball programme was developed to make the sport of volleyball more accessible to children, by simplifying the game to suit children of all skill levels. The result is simpler games, played on a smaller court, with a softer ball, allowing children more opportunities to develop the skills necessary to excel at volleyball

4v4 Mixed Team Fun Events

  • November 5th, Kingfisher Sports Centre Galway
  • January 13th , National Indoor Arena, Dublin
  • February 24th MTU Arena, Cork
  • National Final Blitz – April 21st, UL Sports Arena, Limerick – Competitive Blitz (teams of 6, any gender) & Fun Blitz opportunities 

Rules (age 14 on or after June 1st 2023)

How to Play 4v4 Click here

How to take part

1. Teams must compete team entry fee. Click HERE

Volleyball Ireland will create a list for individual players hoping to form a new team. Contact Conor,

2. All Players must hold a VLY. Membership. Click here

*The VLY. U18 non league membership (suitable for 4v4)  is a one-off €5 payment enabling access for all non league events held in 2023-2024 season.

Benefits of 4v4 volleyball

Volleyball is internationally recognised as a primer sport for many other sports as it improves Balance, Agility, Reaction speed, Hand/eye coordination and Teamwork.
Other benefits are:
➢Ability to engage a wider sector of education establishments with a positive non-contact product
➢Expose the sport to families, as many parents will come to watch participants play
➢Players will develop skills that will benefit them when they play in the 6v6 format

For all queries please contact Conor 0870997659.

Regardless of gender all teams will be put into one large pool to play against each other.

Further resources and supports in 4v4 Volleyball

Long Term Player Development Model