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End of Season Tournament 2018

On Saturday 7th July, the Goalball community united for the 2018 End of Season Tournament in Sheffield.   Over 70 players attended from across the country to be crowned End of Season Champions in a friendly inter-club competition. This year’s tournament ran alongside England’s progression into the Quarter Finals of the World Cup, which saw [...]

2018-08-01T17:34:30+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Athlete Representative Vacancy

Goalball UK are due to launch a Performance and Talent Group to support and advise the Board of Directors in their decisions. We are recruiting up to two athlete representatives to be part of the group and responsibility for the representation of athletes within the Performance and Talent pathways. This role will demand significant commitment. [...]

2018-07-13T09:23:25+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

‘My Goalball Journey’ – Michael Payne

I’m Michael Payne – Manager and Head Coach at The Derbyshire Ducks Goalball Club, and I’m also a volunteer official. I first discovered goalball through a friend of mine in 2015. I was suffering with depression at the time and he thought the game would be good for my mental health. I’ve been playing ever [...]

2018-07-25T09:32:00+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK Summer Camp 2018

Goalball UK would like to inform you of our latest opportunity to ‘Get into Goalball’, please find attached details of our second annual summer goalball camp. Hosted at The Royal National College for the Blind, the camp is designed for anyone aged between 10 to 15 years old who wants to play goalball over the [...]

2018-06-20T15:09:45+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

A Message from our outgoing Chair, John Coles

After 5 years as Chair of the Goalball NGB Trustees it is time of me to move on. I am delighted we have attracted someone of the calibre of John Grosvenor to take on the role and I have no doubt he will be a great Chair as the sport continues to grow and thrive. [...]

2018-06-19T14:02:17+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK appoint a former PricewaterhouseCoopers Senior Partner as Chair

Goalball UK, the governing body for the only Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired, have appointed a new Chair. John Grosvenor, a former Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, joins the board this month ahead of the end of season tournament in Sheffield on 7th July. The NGB has made the appointment as [...]

2018-06-15T14:59:11+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK Officials Training Camp 2018

During the summer Goalball UK have organised an officials course to take place alongside the Summer Camp at RNC in Hereford. The course will enable you to be confident to referee at training sessions and Novice tournaments. The training will be run by Dina Murdie (IBSA Senior Course Referee Tutor). Details of the course are [...]

2018-06-15T14:49:55+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

First Inaugural London Cup Takes Place

On Saturday 12th May Croysutt Warriors, London Elephants, Morpeth school and Winchester (invited) competed in the inaugural London Cup. The tournament is designed to give London players the opportunity for more competition outside of the Goalball UK National league. On the day there were over 40 players across 3 levels of competition. A double round [...]

2018-06-13T10:05:18+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

The Worshipful Company Of Spectacle Makers Announce Goalball UK Partnership

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers’ Charity has awarded its first three year grant to Goalball UK, the only sport specifically designed for the visually impaired, to help the National Governing Body develop the sport in London.  Goalball UK has been awarded the first three-year grant, which attracted a strong pool of applications, exceeding the [...]

2018-06-01T12:50:43+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments