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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 [...]

New College Worcester Goalball Day

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On Sunday 1st May 2016 Goalball UK and NCW teamed up for a special day of Goalball. Hosted at Nunnery Wood Sports Centre in Worcester, players of all ages, abilities and experience came together to be coached by Great Britain Mens Goalball Coach Faye Dale. The day proved to be a fantastic success with players [...]

London Goalball Club Launch

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Tuesday 3rd May saw the first Central London goalball session take part at the new Castle Leisure Centre in Southwark. There was plenty of new faces at the session with many who have never tried goalball before. The session was led by Goalball UK staff Faye Dale, Becky Ashworth and Chris Davies along with current [...]

RNC Hereford Host Midlands Regional Tournament

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Twenty-one goalballers from clubs throughout Midlands came together at RNC Hereford on Saturday 23rd April. There was 2 level of competition, Novice and Intermediate, and it was a great opportunity for players to compete in a relax environment. Teams represented on the day were Beacon Bullets (Wolverhampton), New College Worcester and RNC Hereford. Top goalscorers [...]

This Girl Can – Competition Day

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On Saturday 9th April 2016 Goalball UK ran our first 'This Girl Can - Competition Day'. The aim of the day was to play Goalball in a fun, relaxed and friendly environment, whilst learning from each other and developing everyones skills and knowledge. The day proved to be a huge success with players of different [...]

New Club Launching in London

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Goalball UK in partnership with Metro Blind Sport are launching a new club in Central London and are holding a free ‘have a go’ session for anyone to attend – young or old, male or female, new or experienced. It is a great fun game and very sociable. Sessions will be running every other Tuesday [...]

Goalball UK GB Cup Comes To Sheffield

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This weekend (12th and 13th March) sees the Goalball UK GB Cup head to Sheffield. This is the highest level of goalball competition in the country and promises to be a great weekend of goalball with our current GB players and a club team from Denmark all battling it out to be crown GB Cup [...]

This Girl Can – Competition Day 2016

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Calling all clubs, Following our successful ‘This Girl Can’ club events we would like to invite your female players to our ‘This Girl Can – Competition Day’. This day will be a fantastic opportunity to play Goalball with players from different clubs. The aim of the day is to develop your Goalball skills in a [...]

National Youth Talent Camp 2016

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Funded by Sport England, Goalball UK hosted our annual Youth Talent Camp in February half term (16th – 19th) at RNC Hereford (Royal National College for the Blind). 18 talented youngsters travelled across the country, aged between 11-19years old. During the week they showed us how incredible they really are both on and off court. This camp is a [...]