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Goalball UK Summer Tour 2017

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Goalball UK will be visiting clubs across the country this summer to give coaching advice and additional playing opportunities. Each session has been tailored to the wants of the club/area but we encourage as many players to attend as possible. Each session is slightly different and aimed at different levels of competition, details below:-   [...]

Northern Ireland Visit

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Over the past year, Goalball UK has been supporting Disability Sport NI to develop goalball in Northern Ireland. A number of taster sessions have been held in Belfast, Craigavon and Londonderry whilst 2 Goalball Leaders courses have upskilled a number of coaches. Last Saturday, a milestone was reached when, together with Faye and Kathryn, a group [...]

2017 Goalfix Goalball Cup Roundup

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Last weekend the best Elite teams in the country met at the University of Cambridge Sport Centre to fight it out for the 2017 Goalfix Goalball Cup! As well as the 7 English teams including last year's winners Winchester and the 2017 Elite League Champions Northern Allstars, we were joined by the Danish Men’s goalball team [...]

Goalballers Benefit from SportsAid Backing the Best Programme

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SportsAid have announced they are supporting 5 goalballers as part of their Backing the Best programme.   Dan Roper, Laura Perry, Caleb Nanevie, Filmon Eyassu and Matt Loftus are among 95 athletes who will benefit from the second term of the programme. Dan and Laura are fortunate to be supported for a second year after [...]

End of Season Tournament Deadline Extension

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We have extended the deadline for the 2017 End of Season Tournament (15th July) to Friday 30th June. The entry forms are below. The tournament is open to players of all levels. There will be 3 tournaments played simultaneously in 3 sports halls – Novice, Intermediate and Elite. Players will enter as individuals and teams will [...]

Goalball UK – Youth Summer Goalball Camp August 2017

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Hello Goalball Community, Goalball UK would like to inform you of our latest opportunity to 'Get into Goalball' with details of our Youth Summer Goalball Camp in August 2017. This camp is designed for anyone aged between 12 - 18 years old who would like to get involved in Goalball maybe for the first time [...]

England Talent Squad steals the show in Denmark 2017

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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 [...]

Win a Pair of Goalfix Eyeshades

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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 [...]