GOALBALL: Fantastic Fen Tigers celebrate a season of success with trophy presentation

01 September, 2017 - 10:32
The Fen Tigers goalball team with their five trophies.

The Fen Tigers goalball team with their five trophies.

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The Fen Tigers Goalball team have had FIVE reasons to celebrate this season.

Not only have the March-based talents scooped the Intermediate B title, but they have also experience success in the Intermediate and Novice leagues in their first full season as a club.

Team GB stars and Fen Tigers coaches Dan Roper and Laura Perry are also celebrating after topping the goal-scoring charts in the elite and intermediate leagues.

The Fen Tigers marked their successful season with a trophy presentation at Neale-Wade Academy in March last week. They received their league trophies from the academy’s sports centre manager, Martin Dawson.

- The Fen Tigers, who are to run three teams as of next month, train every other Saturday from 9am to 12pm at the Neale-Wade Academy. For more information, visit the club’s Facebook page or search @fentigersgball on Twitter.

What is goalball?

Goalball is a Paralympic sport for the blind and visually impaired where all players are under blindfold. The aim is to score a goal whilst the opposite team track the bell and defend with their bodies.

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