Originally posted December 5 2014 On Saturday 29th November Winchester Goalball Club held a successful session with the local Actionnaires group. 15 children took part in the session many of which have never done goalball before and they really enjoyed it. Hopefully there will be a new Paralympian in the making!
Originally posted November 10 2014 As the GB Men’s squad prepare for the European C Championships in February they faced a tough warm up competition in Stockholm (31/10/14-2/11/14). The tournament produced mixed results against some very tough opposition but overall the team performed well and came away with a bronze medal. Players: Niall Graham (Nottingham) David & [...]
Originally posted October 15 2014 The Goalball UK Annual Coaching Conference was held in Birmingham over the weekend of October 11th and 12th. Workshops were led by GB Head Coaches Aaron Ford and Faye Dale and covered a range of topics including Orientation and movement, Coaching from the bench and Throwing and defending a bounce [...]
Originally posted October 3 2014 Unfortunately the Great Britain Women’s team failed to gain promotion in what was a tightly contested European B Championships in Hungary (24-28th September). In the group stages the team beat Belgium 4-1 and drew 3-3 against eventual silver medallists Sweden before narrowly losing their decisive group game to decide who made [...]
Originally posted September 17 2014 The annual Disability Sport Yorkshire awards were held at Elland Road in Leeds on Friday 12th September and Goalball was well represented both in terms of nominations and attendees on the night. Brittany Stead collected the Young Sportswoman of the Year award in recognition of her achievements over the past [...]
Originally posted September 9 2014 By Judy Bannon - Dorset Blind Association (DBA) GOALBALL ‘have a go’ session at Bournemouth University The session on Saturday 6th September was very exciting. A large group of DBA members from Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth came along as well as a few visually impaired people new to DBA. Alex and [...]