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Goalball UK Marathon Tournament 2017

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 [...]

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GB Athletes to Attend Open Training Session in Norwich

On the Thursday 9th February Norfolk and Norwich Goalball Club will holding an open training session. This session will be open to everyone, young and old. It is a great opportunity for members of the public to come to witness and experience a Paralympic sport. The session will be attended by 2 of GB Goalball’s [...]

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Goalball UK commits to transforming hundreds more lives after record funding secured

Goalball UK, the governing body of the only Paralympic sport specifically designed for the visually-impaired, is to receive increased funding from Sport England. The sport has been awarded £1.3m to continue the remarkable progress being made in grassroots participation.   With the potential for an additional Talent Development Grant in the New Year, Goalball UK [...]

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Goalball’s Paralympic ambitions severely hampered by UK Sport funding decision

Goalball UK, the governing body of the only Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually-impaired, has expressed its disappointment at a lack of support for the elite development of its athletes in today’s UK Sport funding announcements. Despite its most successful two years to date, with both the Men and Women’s GB teams [...]

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Goalball Athlete Nominated for IPC Athlete of the Month

Great Britain's Player Laura Perry has been nominated for the IPC Allianz Athlete of the Month! Laura is an elite player for RNC Hereford and a player/coach for Fen Tigers. She was part of the GB Women's team that dominated the IBSA European B Championships last month. Not only did she come away with Gold, [...]

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Great Britain Goalball Bring Home Gold and Silver from Portugal

Between the 4th to the 8th October the GB Men’s and Women’s Goalball Squads were in Portugal for the 2016 IBSA Goalball European B Championships. It’s fair to say that it was a historic five days for Great British Goalball which ended with both squads gaining promotion to the highest level of elite goalball competition, as [...]

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Great Britain Goalball Achieve Double Promotion   

It has been a historic week for Great British Goalball as both the Men’s and Women's GB squads have reached the final of the 2016 IBSA European B Championship, also securing promotion to the highest level of elite European Goalball, the European A League. The Women's squad have progressed undefeated since the group stages with 60 [...]

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Great Britain Goalball Taking the Euros by Storm

We are pleased to announce that both our Men's and Women's Great Britain Goalball teams have made it through to the Semi-Finals of the 2016 IBSA European B Championships. Both teams have reached the Semi-Finals in the most spectacular fashion. The Men's GB team have played 5 games winning 4 and losing 1, scoring an [...]

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We’re Off To Portugal!

This weekend both the Men's and Women's Great Britain Goalball Squads will be heading over to Portugal for the 2016 IBSA Goalball European B Championships taking place from Tuesday 4th to Saturday 8th October. Click Here to see who is representing Great Britain. Both teams will be playing in the hope to gain promotion to the European A [...]

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First of its Kind… Fen Tigers Regional Tournament

During the weekend Fen Tigers held their first ever Regional Tournament. It was a tournament designed to give players some pre-season game time as well as providing an opportunity to introduce some new players to the sport. It was a friendly yet competitive environment which comprised of some outstanding performances by current as well as [...]

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