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Goalball UK – This Girl Can sessions announced

Ran by Goalball UK these sessions are open to females of any age who are visually impaired or sighted. So if you want to try Goalball in a friendly and welcoming environment, this is the session for you! Club: Nottinghamshire Sheriffs Date: Saturday 24th October Venue: Sutton Bonnington Sports Centre, University of Nottingham, College Road, [...]

2015-10-15T16:02:45+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Get into Goalball

Players, fancy winning a free t-shirt? Clubs, how about a brand new Goalfix bag loaded with £100 of equipment? Goalball UK have launched an exciting brand new campaign called "Get into Goalball", this is designed to get more people across the UK playing Goalball! We have 2 different challenges, one for our current players and [...]

2015-10-08T15:17:11+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

GB Men in Belgium

From 25th – 28th September our GB men’s squad competed in the Flemish Cup in Bruges. Coming up against strong opposition of Denmark, Belgium and South Korea the squad surpassed all expectations with two players making their international debut. Congratulations to Dan Roper (RNC Hereford), David Knott (Winchester), Matthew Loftus (North East) and Sam Hoskin [...]

2015-10-02T10:50:05+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Safeguarding Update – Club Welfare Officers

Creating an environment where children and adults feel safe to participate in goalball and have the confidence to speak out against abuse or bullying is integral to ensuring safeguarding and protecting children and adults is embedded and adhered to throughout goalball in the UK. Don’t have a club welfare officer? It is essential that any [...]

2017-02-24T13:05:43+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

International Development Tournament Summary

The 2015/16 Goalball season kicked off last weekend with an International Development Tournament in Birmingham. Teams from Denmark, Great Britain, Hungary and Netherlands took part in the tournament, allowing future International Goalballers the opportunity to take part in their first International tournament. The tournament was split into 2 sections, a Youth competition and a Development [...]

2017-02-24T13:05:43+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

International Development Tournament – Teams announced

The players representing Great Britain in the International Development and Youth tournament in Birmingham this weekend are: GB Men’s Development Dave Butler (Nottinghamshire) Sam Hoskin (Winchester) Matt Loftus (North East) Caleb Nanevie (South Yorkshire) GB Women’s Development Sarah Leiter (Cambridge Dons) Andrea Logan (Glasgow) Laura Perry (RNC Hereford) Anna Tipton (Cambridge Dons) GB Youth Georgie [...]

2015-09-10T09:53:16+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Coast to Coast Thank Yous

Goalball UK would like to thank the following who all supported our Coast to Coast Tandem Bike Challenge in one way or another: Tim Reddish – Chair of the British Paralympic Association (BPA) Rachel Mills at Virgin Active in Leeds Wheels for Wellbeing in Croydon Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (SRSB) Charlotte’s Tandems JD [...]

2015-08-10T16:16:03+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Coast to Coast – Day 4

Following 3 days and 109 miles, the Coast to Coast team woke bright and early on Thursday to ride the 61 miles from York to the finish line in Bridlington. Even though the 6.30am wake up was a shock to the system for some, everyone was ready to hit the road determined to finish the [...]

2017-02-24T13:05:43+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Coast to Coast – Day 3

The riders woke up on day 3 to bright sunshine (a big improvement from the day before), which immediately put a spring into everyone's step. Today the riders would take on the 47 miles from Pateley Bridge to York, travelling via Ripon and Boroughbridge. Before the day started, we interviewed tandem pilot Rachel McHale on how [...]

2017-02-24T13:05:44+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Coast to Coast – Day 2

Following a much needed nights sleep, the riders woke up motivated and ready to tackle the 34 miles from Austwick to that nights stop over at Pateley Bridge. Even the rain and wet conditions couldn't dampen the mood in the group. Before getting back on her bike, Kali Holder took part in a live interview [...]

2017-02-24T13:05:44+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments