Weymouth Beach Volleyball Club have been crowned league champions after it was announced that all remaining games of the season would be cancelled.

After winning the National League Division 2 South, this makes it three league titles in three years for the newly reformed side.

Last Saturday, Volleyball England announced that all leagues would see no further action and all remaining games would result in a draw. With Weymouth already at the top of the table, with a comfortable lead, this made them uncatchable. The victorious side had only lost one match all season.

Club captain Ryan Stout said: “It is an absolutely massive achievement for the lads and each and every player can be proud of the effort they have put in to get us here.

"It takes a huge commitment to achieve what we have in the last three seasons and to keep improving year on year, hats off to everyone involved in the club."

It is still unknown if the Seasiders will be promoted up into the Nation-Wide Division 1 and get a chance to test their skills at an even higher level next season. Volleyball England are in the unenviable position of having to make a decision on that and with their decision having to be consistent across all the leagues, it is hard to know which way it will fall.

Having only lost two games in the last three seasons the players are relishing the prospect of a tougher test. The side have played both Wessex and IBB Polonia, both Super League sides, in the cup in previous seasons and managed to hold their own so believe they could do the same in Division 1 given the opportunity.

Club chairman Graeme Sawyer said: "It is disappointing that the league has had to be decided in this way but was inevitable considering the tragic world situation.

"We are delighted that the team has been awarded a title for the third successive year and reflects the hard work all the players have put in. We will now have to wait to see what happens next season."

The club thanked their sponsors Jewsons, FaceAce Beauty, Aura Café and Bar and Nantes Solicitors. The club will be looking for more sponsors for next season especially if they do secure promotion.