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Great Britain at Pajulahti Games 2016 (Finland)

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Great Britain Men’s Goalball Squad ventured an hour and a half north of Helsinki in Finland to compete at the Pajulahti Games. Although incredibly cold this didn’t stop GB turning up the heat against five of the top teams in the World Sweden, Germany, Finland, Turkey and Lithuania. Up against tough opposition this has noticeably [...]

New year…… New sport!

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It's a new year... So why not try a new sport? Goalball is an exciting Paralympic, indoor, 3-aside team sport, of attack and defend - with a unique twist! It is played by blind and partially sighted players and the object of the sport is to roll a ball with bells in into your opponent’s [...]

Goalball UK Office Christmas Opening Hours

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Please note that the Goalball UK Office will be closed for the festive period from Friday 18th December 2015 to Sunday 3rd January 2016 inclusive. We will respond to any emails as soon as possible upon our return to the Office. We hope that you have a Happy Christmas!

Get into Goalball with Heles School (Plymouth)

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Thursday 26th November was an incredible day at Heles School - we were fortunate enough to be joined by Faye Dale, the GB men’s Goalball head coach. Faye was invited the long way down to Plymouth by the Plymouth School Sports Partnership as a representative for the national governing body, Goalball UK. Across our city [...]

Goalball UK’s 1st Club Conference (14th – 15th November 2015)

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Following two fantastic coaching conferences in 2013 and 2014 it seemed only natural to evolve this event into a greater, broader representation of what is involved when running a Goalball club. Alongside a name change the Club Conference now boasts a broader range of workshops including:- - How to coach novice, intermediate and elite players [...]

Goalball UK AGM 2015 Members Invite

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To all Goalball UK Members the forthcoming Annual General Meeting for Goalball UK is being held on Saturday 14th November at The Lighthouse, 100 Alma Way, Aston, Birmingham, B19 2LN. Registration from 10.30am and the AGM will start promptly at 11.00am. We hope to see as many of you there as possible. See below to [...]

Goalball UK Club Conference

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Following the success of the previous 2 Coaching Conferences Goalball UK will be holding the first Club Conference. This practical conference is designed for both coaches and officials and there is an opportunity to attend a number of workshops and gain valuable experience by learning from international coaches and officials. The outline of the conference [...]

Goalball UK Response to Department for Culture, Media and Sport Consultation

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Government told that extra funding for successful disability sport will transform lives and reduce reliance on welfare budgets. Goalball UK, the governing body for a Paralympic Sport, has made a promise to the Government that a modest increase in their funding will be an investment that will transform the lives of blind and visually impaired [...]

Goalball UK – This Girl Can sessions announced

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Ran by Goalball UK these sessions are open to females of any age who are visually impaired or sighted. So if you want to try Goalball in a friendly and welcoming environment, this is the session for you! Club: Nottinghamshire Sheriffs Date: Saturday 24th October Venue: Sutton Bonnington Sports Centre, University of Nottingham, College Road, [...]

England Talent Players in Denmark

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From 2nd - 4th October a selection of England Talent players flew to Odense in Denmark to compete in an international tournament against various teams from Denmark and Sweden. The team of Matt Loftus (North East), Liam Hall (Winchester), Kali Holder (Winchester) and Antonia Bunyan (York) played against tough opposition including players from Sweden who recently [...]