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England Talent Squad steals the show in Denmark 2017

Goalball UK have taken away a young, enthusiastic and very talent group of players to test their skills against the best that Denmark has to offer. Their journey started with a flight to Copenhagen, two trains to Odense and then a bus to the tournament venue on the island of Fyn. Over two days of [...]

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Win a Pair of Goalfix Eyeshades

The Goalfix goalball photographic & video image competition.  Capture your skills, energy, commitment and passion when playing Goalball by submitting photographs and video footage to Goalfix in order to win three pairs of Goalfix eyeshades with three pieces of replacement foam.   The Goalfix goalball photographic & video image competition has two categories. Category one: best photographic action [...]

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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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Goalball in Wales

Cardiff On January 14th, another successful taster session was held in Cardiff with 17 participants of different ages and experience attending.  A reporter from the South Wales Talking Magazine Association also came along to record the session which you can listen to here: Subsequently, a 'South Wales' team was entered in the Intermediate [...]

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Goalball UK Welcome New CEO

Goalball UK, the Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired, has appointed Mark Winder as its new chief executive. Winder – the former CEO of the Bradford Bulls Foundation – takes over from Mike Reilly, who has overseen the sport’s “most successful period ever”. Goalball UK received its largest-ever grant from Sport [...]

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Goalball UK Official Dina Murdie Recognised For Her Outstanding Contribution to Goalball

Goalball UK's very own Dina Murdie has been awarded a Torch Trophy Trust Award that celebrates the heroic volunteers in British Sport. The award was presented by HRH Earl of Wessex on Tuesday 14th March at The British Olympic Association in London. Joined by 19 other incredibly well deserving awardees Dina got her long awaited [...]

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Tournament review – Round 2

Round 2 of the 2016/17 Goalball UK season began with Intermediate tournaments in December. In Region A, in Newcastle, Scarborough Panthers won again to extend their lead at the top of the table. They are now 7 points ahead of both Lancashire Lions and South Yorkshire who are in joint 2nd place. Rio Vasey (Scarborough [...]

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National Youth Talent Camp 2017

Now in its 4th year Goalball UK’s National Talent Camp has once again inspired players from across the country to test their goalball skills in a three day residential camp. Each player has been selected to represent their club and work alongside Great Britain coaches to develop their goalball skills, knowledge and game sense. Funded [...]

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