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Derbyshire Ducks coach/player is running the Sheffield 10k blindfolded for charity

Derbyshire Ducks coach & player, and Goalball UK Official, Michael Payne is running the Sheffield 10k entirely under eyeshades to raise money for Derbyshire Ducks Goalball Club and Goalball UK.  Michael has chosen to race only his second ever 10k under eyehsades as a unique way to raise money for a sport he has [...]

2019-09-12T10:35:43+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

York St John University support GB goalball team on Paralympic quest

The GB Men's Goalball squad have launched their first conditioning programme in partnership with York St John University this week. The para-athletes arrived at the Sports Campus on Haxby Road on Monday to do some testing as they embark on a rigorous training regime. “We are hoping to take our strength and conditioning provision [...]

2019-09-09T11:58:58+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK announce Non-Executive Vacancy

Intro from Chair: Goalball UK are looking to appoint a Non-Executive director to support our new strategy, Transforming More Lives. The role of the Non-Executive Director is, with the rest of the board, to constructively challenge and contribute to the development of the strategy for Goalball U.K.; to review the performance of management in [...]

2019-08-22T15:43:05+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK’s Summer Camp 2019 a fantastic success

Monday 5th August - Wednesday 7th August saw Goalball UK run the annual Summer Camp, hosted this year at RNC Hereford. The camp saw young and aspiring goalball players from across The UK come together to hone their skills and spend 3 fun packed days designed to help them improve their skills both on [...]

2019-08-20T12:25:56+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Bronze for Great Britain’s women at the Goalball World Youth Championships

Great Britain’s women under 19’s team have won the bronze medal at the IBSA Goalball World Youth Championships. Getting underway against the hosts and reigning champions, Great Britain delivered a professional and composed performance to win 3-1. Antonia Bunyan starred with an impressive hattrick. Great Britain’s perfect start continued against South Korea. Braces for [...]

2019-08-20T12:47:02+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Croysutt Warriors star player to trek across Morocco for charity

Croysutt Warriors player Tommy Britton is trekking across Morocco to raise funds for SeeAbility, the charity that supports people with sight loss and multiple disabilities. The challenge will see Tommy start his journey in the capital Marrakesh, before venturing over 50km to, and then ascending, Mount Toubkal, which is over 4000m above sea level. [...]

2019-08-20T12:41:07+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Emma Evans presented with Goalball UK’s Keith Lound Memorial Award

Emma Evans has been presented with Goalball UK’s Keith Lound Memorial Award, recognising her commitment and outstanding service to the sport for blind and partially sighted athletes. The annual award is given to someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty to assist in the development, facilitation and improved participation of the [...]

2019-08-20T13:02:21+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Great Britain women’s tournament finish shows progress towards Tokyo 2020

Great Britain women’s goalball squad sixth place finish at an international tournament was a significant step in their ambition to achieve qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Despite losing out in the quarter-finals at the IBSA goalball event in Fort Wayne, the team put together a series of performances of the highest quality that [...]

2019-08-20T12:28:46+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Great Britain Under 23s bring home bronze from international competition

The Great Britain under 23s goalball team secured the bronze medal at the European Para Youth Games in Finland, after going up against some of the best teams in Europe over three days of competition. The tournament got off to a dream start, with a series of impressive wins over Germany, Italy and Hungary [...]

2019-08-28T13:20:07+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments