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End of Season Tournament Deadline Extension

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We have extended the deadline for the 2017 End of Season Tournament (15th July) to Friday 30th July. The entry forms are below. The tournament is open to players of all levels. There will be 3 tournaments played simultaneously in 3 sports halls – Novice, Intermediate and Elite. Players will enter as individuals and teams will [...]

Goalball UK – Youth Summer Goalball Camp August 2017

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Hello Goalball Community, Goalball UK would like to inform you of our latest opportunity to 'Get into Goalball' with details of our Youth Summer Goalball Camp in August 2017. This camp is designed for anyone aged between 12 - 18 years old who would like to get involved in Goalball maybe for the first time [...]

England Talent Squad steals the show in Denmark 2017

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Goalball UK have taken away a young, enthusiastic and very talent group of players to test their skills against the best that Denmark has to offer. Their journey started with a flight to Copenhagen, two trains to Odense and then a bus to the tournament venue on the island of Fyn. Over two days of [...]

Win a Pair of Goalfix Eyeshades

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The Goalfix goalball photographic & video image competition.  Capture your skills, energy, commitment and passion when playing Goalball by submitting photographs and video footage to Goalfix in order to win three pairs of Goalfix eyeshades with three pieces of replacement foam.   The Goalfix goalball photographic & video image competition has two categories. Category one: best photographic action [...]

Goalball UK Marathon Tournament 2017

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Goalball UK are excited to announce that a venue has been confirmed for the 2017 Marathon Tournament – it will take place at David Young Community Academy in Leeds on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May. For those who haven’t experienced a Marathon tournament before, games will be continuous from 1pm on Saturday, all the [...]

Goalball UK Welcome New CEO

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Goalball UK, the Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired, has appointed Mark Winder as its new chief executive. Winder – the former CEO of the Bradford Bulls Foundation – takes over from Mike Reilly, who has overseen the sport’s “most successful period ever”. Goalball UK received its largest-ever grant from Sport [...]

Goalball UK Official Dina Murdie Recognised For Her Outstanding Contribution to Goalball

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Goalball UK's very own Dina Murdie has been awarded a Torch Trophy Trust Award that celebrates the heroic volunteers in British Sport. The award was presented by HRH Earl of Wessex on Tuesday 14th March at The British Olympic Association in London. Joined by 19 other incredibly well deserving awardees Dina got her long awaited [...]