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National League 2018 starts with a roar!

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

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. [...]

Goalball UK exhibition match features innovative new inflatable goals

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

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 [...]

Inaugural East of England Tournament

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

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 [...]

Another year, another successful Summer Camp

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

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, [...]

Home Nations tournament

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

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) [...]

The Worshipful Company of Specatacle Makers support East London Goalball

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

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 [...]

TASS puts talented athletes in the picture

2018-08-14T09:48:24+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Student athletes from across England have teamed up to showcase the value of pursuing full-time education alongside performance sport. In a revealing short film commissioned by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS), a range of athletes prove it is possible to thrive within a supported dual career programme. And the stars of the show [...]

Proud Harry shines in 2018

2018-08-14T16:12:41+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Nottinghamshire Sheriffs goalball player Harry Bainbridge has proven that age is just a number. At the age of 12 Harry has achieved a number of accolades over the 2017-2018 season. Starting the season as a novice player, Harry was nominated by his club to attend Goalball UK's National Talent Camp 2018. Thoroughly impressing at the [...]

parkrun to the Paralympics

2018-08-14T13:45:59+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

What are parkruns? There are currently 548 parkruns across the UK (www.parkrun.org.uk). Participant numbers vary from parkrun to parkrun with some having an average of 50 whilst others sometimes have over 1000. They take place on Saturday mornings (at 9am in England and Wales and 9.30am in Northern Ireland and Scotland) and are free, [...]