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Northern Ireland News

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Over the past couple of months, working in partnership with Disability Sport Northern Ireland (DSNI), Goalball UK have been trying to develop playing opportunities in Northern Ireland. It began with a Goalball Leaders course in Belfast on June 28th which was attended by staff from DSNI as well as from RNIB NI, Angel Eyes and [...]

New Club, Newer Name

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In early May Goalball UK with the help various local organisations have set up a new London based club. So far it has been a roaring success with over 40 unique participants.   The club has introduced some fantastic new talent into the sport as well as some great coaches. But so far the club [...]

Spotlight on Scotland

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Goalball UK have been busy over the past few months promoting and supporting goalball in Scotland. In March we delivered a taster session at Scottish Disability Sport’s VI Engagement Day in Edinburgh. In April we attended Sight Village in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. In May we held an ‘open’ training session at Edinburgh College and [...]

Competition Committee Vacancies

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Do you want to help shape the future of goalball? We have vacancies on our Competition Committee and we are looking to appoint a new Chairperson, Club, Young Person, Player and Official Representative to attend meetings and provide input to help develop goalball in the UK. Please see below the outline of the roles and [...]

New Goalballers in the Community Bulletin

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Many people involved in goalball are also involved in some incredible things outside of the sport. Goalball UK are going to take the opportunity to give them recognition of their good work via our Facebook and Website. Do you think that you know someone that is raising money for a good cause or doing work in the community and [...]

Winchester Goalball Club Promo Video

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Over the last 5 months Winchester Goalball Club has been preparing a promotional video to demonstrate their club and how great our sport is. It had it's grand premier on Saturday and for all of you that are yet to watch the video you can find it here: https://youtu.be/bcZpQnHixGM   As well as a [...]

GB Teams Return From Madrid With Bronze Medals

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On Friday 24th June to Sunday 26th June both Great Britain squads competed in the 2016 FEDC Goalball Tournament in Madrid as both teams continue their preparations for the IBSA European B Championships which are taking place in October. Across both competitions there were plenty of teams who GB will be facing in October so was [...]

Goalball UK nominated for ‘Team of the Year’

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Last night members of the Goalball UK team and Great Britain Goalball Athletes went to the Vision Pioneer Awards in London. It was a very enjoyable evening and a great experience being in the same room as so many people that share the same passion and drive! We are really proud to have been nominated [...]

Goalball UK’s Response to Sport England’s New Strategy

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Leading Paralympic Sport declares new approach from Sport England ‘a bigger opportunity than London 2012’ Goalball UK, the governing body of the disability sport for the visually impaired, believes the ‘Towards an Active Nation’ strategy unveiled by Sport England can help them grow participation even more than the remarkable expansion they have seen since London [...]

Malmö Lady Cup 2016

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On Friday 6th May to Sunday 8th May the Great Britain Women's squad competed in the Malmö Lady Cup 2016 as they began their preparations for the IBSA European B Championships which are taking place in October. The GB team were part of a world record tournament which boasting the most womens teams entered into an [...]