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Goalball UK bids for Tokyo 2020 lifeline

Goalball UK has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Sport and will bid for investment to help the sports elite athletes go to the Tokyo 2020 games. Tracey Crouch, the Minister for Sport, announced a £3million new Aspiration Fund on Friday 12 October. A limited number of qualifying sports, including goalball, can apply [...]

2018-10-16T12:06:15+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

parkrun to the Paralympics update

We launched our ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ challenge on Saturday 25th August – exactly 2 years to go to the start of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics – with the aim being to virtually run the 9440km from Sheffield to Tokyo!   6 weeks in, good progress is being made with 28 different Goalball UK members [...]

2018-10-03T23:30:50+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Welcome your new Competition Committee for 2018/2019

Following applications for this years competition committee, Goalball UK is pleased to announce the representatives for the Competition Committee in 2018/2019. This year will see a reduced number of members on the committee to ensure the focus is solely on the clubs and how the committee can help to develop the National League and [...]

2018-09-26T15:33:51+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

National League 2018 starts with a roar!

The 2018 National League got underway this weekend with the first Region C Novice and Intermediate tournament in Peterborough. Within the Novice tournament there were representatives from Croysutt Warriors, Cambridge Dons and a composite team from Nottinghamshire Sheriffs. Throughout the tournament players were competing against one another, with new players taking on experienced players. [...]

2018-09-18T10:16:29+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK exhibition match features innovative new inflatable goals

Great Britain men’s team continued their preparation for the IBSA European B Championships, which take place in Poland later this month, by competing in an exhibition match using world-first inflatable goalball goals and barriers. The match, played between members of the GB squad and emerging talent within the sport, took place at the English [...]

2018-09-10T16:26:15+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Inaugural East of England Tournament

Goalball UK are proud to announce the inaugural regional tournament as part of the new structure for the Goalball UK National League competition. The first tournament will take place in the East of England on Saturday 20th October 2018. As part of the new tournament teams from around the East of England will be [...]

2018-09-05T10:42:18+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Another year, another successful Summer Camp

Thank you to everyone who attended Summer Camp 2018 at RNC Hereford. It was amazing to see everyone attending having so much fun and giving their best throughout the 5 days. The first half of the week saw our younger players being put through their paces with lots of fun goalball games and activities, [...]

2018-08-29T15:35:57+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Home Nations tournament

On Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September, as a curtain raiser to the new season, the 1st ever Goalball UK ‘Home Nations’ tournament will be taking place at the York St John University Sports Complex (Haxby Road, York, YO31 8TA). The competing teams are as follows: England Curtis Vasey (Scarborough Panthers) Emma Evans (Fen Tigers) [...]

2018-08-21T16:43:40+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

The Worshipful Company of Specatacle Makers support East London Goalball

New East London Goalball - Come and give Goalball a go! It’s great fun, good exercise, and a great way to meet new people In partnership with The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Better, Goalball UK are launching new Goalball sessions for anyone to attend – visually impaired [...]

2018-08-16T10:00:58+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments