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Goalball UK announce Club and Competition Committee Vacancy

2019-10-18T12:30:05+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK are looking to appoint members onto the Club and Competition Committee. The role will involve seeking the views of players to help inform the committees decision making. As part of the role you will discuss information that must remain confidential or is embargoed. We are looking to appoint for the following roles; [...]

Goalball squad announced for Paralympic qualifier showdown

2019-09-20T09:13:12+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

The Great Britain women’s goalball team that will compete for a place at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo has been announced. Head coach Aaron Ford has selected Sarah Leiter, Antonia Bunyan, Georgie Bullen, Meme Robertson, Kali Holder and Megan Smithson-Booth to travel to the IBSA Goalball European Championships in Rostock next month. The competition [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Here we go!

2019-09-12T14:48:25+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

The 2019/20 Goalball UK season is about to begin - the 1st round of tournaments are as follows: Saturday 21st September Novice and Intermediate (Region South and East) @ Stanground Academy, Peterborough Saturday 12th October Novice and Intermediate (Region North) @ EIS, Sheffield Saturday 19th October Novice and Intermediate (Region South and West) @ [...]

York St John University support GB goalball team on Paralympic quest

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

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 [...]

parkrun to the Paralympics – 1 year to go!

2019-09-04T09:32:15+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Saturday 24th August 2019 marked the first anniversary of Goalball UK’s ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ campaign. Here is a reminder about what parkrun is and how to get involved with the challenge - http://goalballuk.com/parkruns-to-the-paralympics/. So far we have collectively covered 3370km so are well over a third of the way there. This is fantastic [...]

Goalball UK announce Non-Executive Vacancy

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

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 [...]

Goalball UK’s Summer Camp 2019 a fantastic success

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]