3 competitions, 3 locations, 1 day! What a fantastic day we had last weekend with our Novice season getting underway. Find out everything that went down below:
It was AMAZING for so many teams returning to competition after what has felt like a lifetime since our last Novice competition which was (*checks archive*) 15th February 2020!
With such a busy day in our #GoalballFamily, there were so many moments to include, here are some of our favourites:
- From Manchester in Region A:
- South Yorkshire fired their way to gold remaining unbeaten throughout after narrowly overcoming Lancashire Lions 3-2 in the gold medal game!
- The old saying “start as you mean to go on” was present here, as the first fixture between Lancashire Lions and West Yorkshire ended in a 4-4 draw!
- West Yorkshire overcame Blackburn 7-3 in the bronze medal playoff!
Check out the full results for Region A!
- From Region B, heading down the A49 to Hereford:
- We love a close contest! Birmingham beat a resilient South Wales outfit 7-6!
- South Wales overcome their 11-1 defeat to RNC Ladies earlier in the day and put in a great performance to beat RNC Academy 8-2.
- Birmingham continued the trend of close contests, with Goalball UK Youth Forum member Yusuf Huraira scoring with seconds to spare to snatch a 4-4 draw vs RNC Ladies.
Check out the full results for Region B!
- And finally, Region C:
- Croysutt and Winchester battles ended in a stalemate within their first two fixtures, with Winchester Kings vs Croysutt Warriors ending 5-5 and Croysutt Crusaders vs Winchester Knights ending 7-7!
- Later in the day, Cambridge Town overcame Croysutt’s resilience however beating their Warriors outfit 6-4.
- Cambridge Gown narrowly missed out on achieving the same feat losing 4-5 to Croysutt Crusaders.
Check out the full results for Region C!