Cambridge Goalball star celebrated as Sarah Leiter named ‘Most Committed’ at TASS awards

2017-08-15T14:50:46+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Sarah Leiter, of Newnham College and the Cambridge Dons Goalball Club, has been named ‘Most Committed’ at the prestigious The TASS Stars Awards 2017. Awarded at the IAAF World Championships, the accolade was judged by an independent panel including Olympic silver medallist Shelley Rudman, Paralympic gold medallist Danielle Brown and BBC Sport’s Joel Goldman. Goalball was topped only by Athletics [...]

National Development Manager Elected on to IBSA Sub Committee

2017-07-20T14:12:48+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK National Development Manager Becky Ashworth has been elected to lead the new IBSA youth Subcommittee. This is an exciting time for the sport and a great opportunity for people across the world to come together to develop youth provisions in goalball globally.   Becky Ashworth said about the new role; “I am excited [...]

Goalball UK Summer Tour 2017

2017-07-18T13:09:02+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

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

2017-07-13T16:55:46+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

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

2017-07-10T16:31:44+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

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

2017-06-28T11:38:03+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

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

2017-07-04T22:03:31+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

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 [...]