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Mayo Volleyball Club end 2017 on a high

Mayo Volleyball Club ended their last game of 2017 with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Newbridge Panthers in Kiltimagh.

For large passages of the opening set it was an even keel with both sides surrendering leads and drawing level on numerous occasions. However at 15 apiece Mayo put their stamp on the set with a series of aggressive hits winning to pull ahead eventually 25-17.

The second set began like the first but midway through the Westerners ironed out their passing mistakes and added more ferocity in their hitting to outdo the Kildare outfit 25-15.

With victory in their grasp Mayo kept their resilience. In spite of some good Newbridge pressure the home side maintained their lead at all times as they saw out the set 25-18 and indeed the match 3-0. 

Mayo players who featured:

Grainne McNieve, Eimear McNieve, Stephanie Allen, Jackie Prendergast, Paulina Balik Nowak, Carla Sptizley, Edel Nolan, Mikal O'Boyle.



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