GREAT Britain women’s volleyball team got their Olympic Games preparations off to the best possible start with victory over Peru at the English Institute of Sport.
The squad, which includes former All Saints student Rachel Laybourne and University of Sheffield graduate Nichola Osborne, is based in the city and they made home advantage count by coming back from 1-0 down to seal the match 3-2 (17-25, 25-23, 32-30, 16-25, 15-11).
Peru are in Sheffield to train ahead of their Olympic qualifying tournament. The teams play again tonight at All Saints, Sheffield, Thursday, May 3, at 5.30pm.
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