by Tomasso Perugia vs Lube was, of course, the main event of this round. Perugia wanted to bounce back after the 3-0 defeat in Trento, while Lube wanted to maintain De Giorgi’s undefeated record and overtake the home team in the standings. Perugia played with their usual starters (with Ricci back in MB), and De Giorgi chose to keep faith […]
This week’s episode goes into the top matches of the Italian Superleague for the weekend, including an acetacular performance by Perugia and an upset by Milano. Next weekend’s big match between Trentino and Lube is previewed, followed by a tutorial on how to watch the Italian league matches.
The groups for the 6 mini-tournaments that determine Tokyo 2020 have been announced. I go over the likely winners of each pool, and who I think will qualify in the continental tournaments that will follow. I also comment on the 24 teams that qualified for EuroVolley2019 and how I think that tournament will go.
Ah, the wonderful world of professional volleyball. Not really a sport that makes mainstream headlines, especially here in North America. If you are reading this, odds are you are an avid volleyball player that has never watched a pro game outside of the Olympics in their life. But if you are even remotely interested in watching the highest level, and […]
A break in the season gives a chance to take a look at the best and the worst players of the 2018-2019 plusliga so far.
The best (and first) professional volleyball podcast on the market! Today’s podcast goes over week 16 of the men’s Italian league, including big games between Trentino-Perugia and Civitanova-Verona.
A summary of the best games and biggest storylines of the 13th week of the 2018-2019 Italian Superlega
Now that we are about a quarter of the way through the Italian Superleague 2018-2019 season, I thought it would be a good time to take stock of how each of the 14 teams in the league is faring. The usual names dominate the top of the list, but every once again the playoff race is shaping up to be quite the battle.
Should Earvin Ngapeth be traded? Who is the best Canadian outside? Find out in the first Superlega recap of 2018
After a holiday hiatus, I’m back to update you good folks about the best storylines going on in the Italian Superlega the past few weeks. The first half of the season is in the books, and with a bunch of games in the Superlega and the CEV Champion’s League coming up, I’m hoping to do these more often. The top […]
This post is meant to give a quick introduction to Italian SuperLega from someone who has spent far too much time watching and analyzing the league. It will be especially helpful for English speaking fans who are trying to follow from North America but I’m sure any fan of the SuperLega will find some insight (or something to disagree with at […]