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Goalball UK Coast to Coast Tandem Bike Ride

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Fancy a challenge?

Goalball UK have organised a coast to coast tandem bike ride in August. The ride will start in Morecambe on Monday 3rd August and finish in Bridlington on Thursday 6th August.

For more information Click Here

Goalball Cup 2015

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Elite level Goalballers from around the country will be battling it out in Birmingham for the prestigious Goalball Cup at the end of this month.

Playing for their clubs will be our Gold medal winning GB Men, fresh from their Euro C Championships victory, as well as our GB Women who will be heading to Korea […]

Let’s Play events

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Goalball UK is excited to be a part of Let’s Play, a programme of 12 events offering people with a disability the opportunity to try a range of sports in a welcoming environment.

 

Alongside Goalball UK, 5 other NGBs will be attendance; British Wheelchair Basketball, GB Wheelchair Rugby, Boccia England, Powerchair Football and the Tennis Foundation. […]

Let’s Play

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Goalball UK is excited to be involved with the new Sport England funded programme Let’s Play.

Let’s Play is an exciting new programme funded by Sport England. It sees Boccia England, British Wheelchair Basketball, GB Wheelchair Rugby, Goalball UK, Wheelchair Football Association and the Tennis Foundation working in partnership for the first time ever, offering you […]

This Girl Can

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Sport England are currently running a national campaign called This Girl Can. The aim is to encourage more females to participate in sport. Click Here for more information.

Goalball UK is supporting the campaign and, as was demonstrated at the Novice Region A tournament in Lincoln on Saturday 28th February, female participation is growing with more and more […]

39 National Governing Bodies Create a New Voice in Sport

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39 National Governing Body Chief Executives have joined forces to launch the new NGB CEO Forum which will act as an independent voice to help influence and inform national and local policy on sport. The CEO Forum includes mass participation and spectator sports such as football, rugby, cycling and athletics, through to table […]

National Junior Talent Camp 2015

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In February half term (16-19th) Eighteen young goalballers from clubs throughout the country were invited to attend a Talent Camp at RNC Hereford. The residential camp was a great chance for the players to learn new skills on and off the court as well as meet players from different clubs.

Sessions were led by GB coaches […]

GB Men Win Gold in Malmo

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The Great Britain’s Men’s team returned from Malmo not only gaining promotion to the European B league but winning the IBSA Goalball Mens Euro C Championships. The team of Adam Knott (Winchester) David Knott (Winchester) David Butler (Nottingham) Filmon Eyassu (Cambridge) and Dan Roper (RNC Hereford) completed the group stages with 4 wins and 2 […]

Yorkshire League

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Twenty-two goalballers from clubs throughout Yorkshire, together with 3 ‘exiles’ (players officially from the county but who currently play for Nottingham) came together at Armley Leisure Centre in Leeds on Sunday 8th February.

Initially some ‘friendly’ games were played with the Alligators (Phil Green, Michael Thornton and Taylor Vasey) winning Group 1 and Ajax (Ebrahim Lambat, […]

Great Britain IBSA European Men’s C Championships Selection

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Goalball UK would like to congratulate the following players on their selection for the IBSA Goalball European Men’s C Championships, Malmo 2nd-6th February 2015:

David Butler (Nottingham)

Filmon Eyassu (Cambridge)

Adam Knott (Winchester)

David Knott (Winchester)

Daniel Roper (RNC Hereford)

Staff Team: Dawn Newbery (Team Manager) Faye Dale (Head Coach) Alex Bunney (Assistant Coach) Claire Fielder (Physio)

We wish the team the […]