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Goalball UK Launches National Schools Competition Programme

Goalball UK Launches National Schools Competition Programme Goalball UK, the NGB for the only sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired (VI), are launching the first National Schools Competition Programme, thanks to an unprecedented grant from  BBC Children in Need. The disability sport have been awarded a grant of nearly £100,000 to deliver [...]

2018-04-11T17:30:46+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

GB Women Return from Malmo Lady Inter Cup 2018 with Encouraging Performances

Between 29th March and 1st April our Great Britain’s Women squad competed in Malmo, Sweden at the Malmo Lady Inter Cup 2018 against 9 nations who have qualified for this year’s World Championships. GB were in a group with current Paralympic Champions Turkey, USA who claimed bronze at Rio 2016, Canada who are ranked 7th [...]

2018-04-03T13:42:08+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

New Workforce Officer Settling in Well

Goalball UK has made a renewed commitment to volunteer development and recruitment with the appointment of a Workforce Development Officer. The recruit, Steve Cox, has been involved in coaching and sports education for over two decades. Starting as a swim club coach where he supported athletes at a national and international level, he has since [...]

2018-03-29T16:16:17+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Norfolk Hares and Cambridge Dons Juniors inaugural meeting

Junior players and supporters from both Goalball clubs met on Sunday 25th March at City College Norwich.  This was the inaugural meetingof the Junior Teams of Cambridge Dons and the Norfolk Hares.  The players enjoyed meeting each other and having the chance to share experiences and receive some coaching advice from Sarah and Warren at the session.  [...]

2018-03-29T10:05:55+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Talent camp 2018 – A look back at going forwards

This year I attended the Goalball UK talent camp as part of the first group of coaches to be invited. The camps are something I’ve been curious about since I first heard of them, but having been born the wrong side of the millennium, was something I tought I’d never see. My personal Goalball path [...]

2018-03-19T13:52:47+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

National Talent Camp 2018

National Talent Camp 2018 Goalball UK’s talent camp arrived back at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford for the 5th year running. 33 players were selected after being nominated by their club, school, college, club coach, teacher or member of the Goalball UK staff team. Funded by Sport England the camp provides [...]

2018-03-16T13:05:30+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK Development Officer named as team leader on Goalball project in Ghana

Goalball UK Development Officer Chris Davies has been named Team Leader on the ICS REACT Project in Ghana. Also named among the 10 UK volunteers are Sal Gamil of the Birmingham Barbarians Goalball Club and Richard Wheatley of the London Elephants Goalball Club. This project is being run by International Service in partnership with Team [...]

2018-03-15T16:15:25+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

We Are Recruiting!

Purpose The main purpose of the role is to lead on Goalball UK’s National League and to get more people playing goalball through the development of clubs by creating sustainable playing opportunities across the UK. Background Goalball is a Paralympic sport played by visually impaired and blind people. Goalball UK was formed in 2010 after [...]

2018-03-14T14:23:20+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments