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12Dec

North West

Regional Leagues feature: Liverpool women take maximum points at Vikings

Liverpool Handball Club women’s team started their Regional League North season with a win at Newcastle.

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7Dec

Referees

Spanish referees to take charge of English matches in exchange scheme

The referee exchange initiative between England Handball referees and the La Rioja Federation continues this weekend.  

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7Dec

Regional Academy, South West

Regional Academies: A view from the South West

The Regional Academies are the first step on the talent pathway for under-16 players who have been recommended by their clubs, counties and schools.

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1Dec

University Championships

Womens' University Championships preview

Round three of the Women’s University Championships take place this weekend with matches in the north, south and midlands.

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1Dec

University Championships

Men's University Championships preview

The Men’s University Championships returns this weekend for round three with matches in the South, midlands and north.

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20Nov

Premier Handball League, London

Women's Premier Handball League: Eagles beat Angels to go second

West London Eagles moved up to second place in the Women’s Premier Handball League after beating London Angels 26-23.

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20Nov

Coaching

UK Coaching unveil new resource for coaching young people

UK Coaching has worked with Sport England to produce a resource that supports coaches to understand & help young people change their sporting & physical activity behaviours.

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26Oct

South West

England Handball Job Vacancy: South West Regional Delivery Partners Manager

England Handball has a vacancy for a South West Regional Delivery Partners Manager.

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10Oct

England Handball Association

Job vacancy: England Handball Marketing and Communications Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the marketing and communications department of England Handball as a marketing and communications officer.

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29Sep

England Handball Association

England Handball Chair issues AGM statement

England Handball Chair Tracy Watkinson has made a statement regarding the election of the Non-Executive Director post at the AGM on the 2 September 2017.

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27Sep

Clubs

Vikings publish North East Handball history

“Go Vikings! An Officially Incomplete History of Handball in Newcastle and North East England” has been published to mark Newcastle Vikings' fifth anniversary. 

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26Sep

International

Hawkins to take up China coaching appointment

2012 Olympian and former West London Eagles player Mark Hawkins is to join the coaching staff of the China women’s team.

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26Sep

Clubs, North West

Hawks win four Awards

North East Manchester Hawks took home an amazing four gongs over two awards ceremonies last week.

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21Sep

International, North West

Exclusive: Harrington lands China coaching role

Former GB and Warrington Wolves player Scott Harrington has been announced as the assistant coach of the China women’s team.

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20Sep

England Handball Association, Jobs

Job Vacancy: England Handball National Performance Manager

England Handball is looking to appoint a National Performance Manager who will lead and deliver England Handball’s Talent Pathway programme.

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20Sep

British Handball Championship details announced

The British Handball Association has announced that the 2017/18 Men’s and Women’s British Handball Championships will take place at Oriam on 19 and 20 May 2018.

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15Sep

Under-19 Boy's North, Under-19 Girl's South East 1, Under-19 Girl's South East Group 2, Under-19 Boy's South East Group 1, Under-19 Boy's South East Group 2, Under-19 Boy's South West Group, Under-19 Girl's South West Group, South West, North West, East Midlands, East of England, London, South East, West Midlands

Under-19 National Championship gets underway

The Under-19 National Youth championship gets underway this weekend with the first round matches in the north, south east and south west on 17 September.

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14Sep

Clubs, South West, London, West Midlands

Pro-Active club funding aiding outreach projects

Stroud, Olympia and Poole Phoenix handball clubs received funding to deliver outreach projects in the first application window of Pro-Active Clubs funding.  

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8Sep

Clubs, Premier Handball League

GD and Hawks meet in Premier Handball League opener

London GD get their season underway in the new-look Premier Handball League with a clash against NEM Hawks.

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8Sep

Clubs, Premier Handball League

Champions Wolves face promoted Liverpool in Premier Handball League opener

Warrington Wolves start their campaign in the new-look Men’s Premier Handball League with a clash against newly promoted Liverpool.

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6Sep

International

Vaconcelos appointed GB Men's team Head Coach

British Handball has appointed Ricardo Vasconcelos as GB men’s team head coach until 2021.

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23Aug

Coaching

Coaching Course Finder and Coach Finder launched

England Handball has launched Coaching Course Finder and Coach Finder web-pages.

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18Aug

International, Referees

British duo to referee semi-final

British refereeing duo Brian Bartlett and Allan Stokes will take charge of the Euro 2017 U17 Women's semi-final between Hungary and Norway.

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17Aug

International

GB women's under-17s beat Latvia in European Championships

The GB under-17 women's team recorded an excellent 29-22 win against Latvia at the European Championships.

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16Aug

International

Strong Ukraine side beat GB Women's Under-17s

GB women’s under-17 team lost their second European Championship match, against Ukraine, 18-35. 

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15Aug

International

GB Women's under-17s suffer European Championships opener defeat

The GB under-17 women’s team lost its opening game 18-36 against Finland at the EHF under-17 Championship in Lithuania.  

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4Aug

Referees

British duo referee in European Youth Olympics

British Referees Alysha Martin and Andrea Hesse travelled to Gyor, Hungary to officiate in the European Youth Olympic Festival.  

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17Jul

East of England, London, South East

Handball helping disadvantaged

Team BEDS&LUTON has partnered with NOAH Enterprise to support people struggling against homelessness and exclusion through handball.

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14Jul

Clubs, London, South East

Angels coach vacancy

London Angels Handball Club is looking for a new coach to train its adult Premier Handball League and Regional Handball League teams (Women). 

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7Jul

Clubs, North West

John Jacobson enjoys Royal day

Liverpool Speke Garston Handball Club Chair John Jacobson enjoyed a royal day recently at Buckingham Palace.  

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6Jul

Beach Handball

British Beach Handball Championships under-18 competition: Get involved

The British Beach Handball Championships will once again include an under-18 competition. 

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3Jul

International

England girl's under-19s shine in Poland win

England girl’s under-19 team gained valuable experience as they won a mini-tournament in Poland organised by coaches Roza Jozefowicz and Lena Tyter. 

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30Jun

Clubs

League team registration open

Team registration has opened for a number of England Handball leagues.

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27Jun

Coaching, South West, London, South East

Level-1 courses in Wokingham, Barking and Apsley

England Handball has recently announced dates for 1st4Sport Endorsed Level-1 Award in Coaching Handball courses, in Wokingham, Barking and Apsley.

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21Jun

International

British Handball make director appointments

The British Handball Association has appointed two new Independent Directors to its Board.  

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21Jun

Women in Sport publish female volunteering research

Women in Sport has published research on why women volunteer in sport, the benefits they get from volunteering, and the challenges they face.

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18Jun

International

GB finish with Ireland win

GB beat Ireland 39-26 to secure 11th place at the 2017 Emerging Nations Championship in Gabrovo, Bulgaria.

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15Jun

International

GB lose to Luxembourg despite fightback

GB lost 30-37 to Luxembourg despite a staging an epic second-half fightback.

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14Jun

International

GB suffer Georgia defeat

GB lost their second IHF Emerging Nations tournament group game against Georgia 26-34.

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13Jun

International

GB beat Malta in Emerging Nations opener

GB won their opening group match at the 2017 Emerging Nations Championship in Bulgaria, beating Malta 24-18.

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12Jun

Schools competition, North West, London

Hampton High take boy's under-13 schools title

Hampton High won the England Handball schools under-13 boy’s competition after beating Wellington Trafford in the final at Worcester Arena.

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12Jun

Schools competition, London, South East

Chadwell Academy crowned under-13 girl's schools champions

Chadwell Academy were crowned England Handball schools under-13 girl’s national champions after beating Knole Academy in a thrilling final at Worcester Arena.

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27May

Premier Handball League, North West

Wolves face Livingston in British championship test event

Super-8 champions Warrington Wolves and Scottish champions Livingston go head-to-head on 3 June in a battle to be crowned Britain’s best men’s handball team.

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21May

Under-18 Cup, West Midlands

Olympia Cannock beat select team

Olympia Cannock girl’s under-18 side stayed unbeaten with a 40-29 win against an England Handball Select Team at the Copper Box Arena.

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20May

Under-18 Cup, North West, South East

Hawks and Titans set for boy's under-18 cup final clash

NEM Hawks and Carshalton Titans play each other in the final of the England Handball boy’s Under-18 National Cup.

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20May

Under-18 Cup, West Midlands

Olympia Cannock face Select Team test

England Handball under-18 Girl’s League Champions and National Cup winners Olympia Cannock will face an England Handball Select Team on Sunday.

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19May

Female coaches blazing a trail in handball

Female handball coaches in England are blazing a trail, as shown by NEM Hawks men’s team, coached by Donna Hankinson and Sue Whitehead, reaching the England Handball National Cup finals.

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19May

England Handball National Cup

England Handball National Cup Finals to be streamed

The England Handball National Cup Finals on 21 May will be live streamed again by the team at Leeds Beckett University.

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6May

England Handball National Cup

Get your National Cup finals tickets

Tickets for the England Handball National Cup Finals on 21 May at the Copper Box Arena are £3 per person. Under-18s go free.

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5May

Clubs, South West, North West, South East

Teams set for promotion play-offs

Play-offs for promotion to Mens’ Super-8, Womens’ Super-8 and the Mens’ Championship South will take place at Leyton Score Centre on Saturday.

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2May

Premier Handball League

Mens' Super-8: Wolves beat GD

Champions Warrington Wolves moved five points clear at the top of the mens’ Super-8 table with victory over London GD.

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2May

Premier Handball League

Womens' Super-7: GD beat Hawks to set up Olympia title decider

London GD moved top of Womens’ Super-7 table with victory over NEM Hawks to set up a title-decider with Olympia.

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27Apr

England Handball National Cup

GLL issues apology

GLL has apologised after a booking error led to England Handball having to move the date of its National Cup Finals at the Copper Box Arena to 21 May from 20 May.

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26Apr

Clubs, London, South East

GD set for international clash

London GD men are playing an international friendly against Dutch club KRAS Volendam at Medway Park on Saturday 10 June 2017.

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26Apr

England Handball Association

Job Vacancy: Performance Administrator for England Handball and British Handball

The British Handball Association and England Handball are seeking an experienced administrator.

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25Apr

South East

Reading: A club on the up

Reading Handball mens’ and womens’ teams have both made the League Cup finals, while the club has received a Sport England grant to set up a junior section.

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7Apr

Referees

Referees continue development in Spanish tournament

Four England Handball referees will continue their development when they referee in the ‘Last-four’ tournament in Spain.

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20Mar

Coaching, Clubs

Coaches Survey

England Handball is asking coaches to complete its survey exploring the challenges they face.

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20Mar

International

GB Women stage great comeback

GB Women staged a fantastic comeback in the second of their friendlies against Belgium to go within seconds of taking victory, eventually drawing 30-30, after losing their first friendly 33-24.

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20Mar

Under-15 Competition

Under-15 tournament: North and South teams in action

Shropshire handball and BK72 from Cannock played each other in the Girls’under-15 North tournament at Telford.  

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20Mar

Clubs, England Handball Association

England Handball Association issue statement following EGM

The England Handball Association Board has issued a statement following the England Handball Association Extraordinary General Meeting that took place at Loughborough University on Saturday 18 March 2017.

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17Mar

Clubs, England Handball Association

Meli and Hawkins talk handball on Islam Channel TV

England Handball CEO David Meli and National Performance Manager Mark Hawkins appeared on the Islam Channel's Sports Weekly to talk handball.

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16Mar

International

GB Women to face Belgium

GB Women’s team Head coach Thomas Brønd has selected a team including a number of young players for two friendlies against Belgium.

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13Mar

England Handball National Cup, North West, London

England Handball Women's National Cup: Holders Olympia book semi-final spot

Current England Handball Women’s National Cup holders Olympia booked their place in the semi-finals with a second-round victory over Peninsula.

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10Mar

England Handball National Cup, North West, London

England Handball Women's National Cup: Peninsula host holders Olympia

Peninsula host current holders Olympia in the second round of the England Handball Women’s National Cup, with both teams eyeing a semi-final place.

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8Mar

Women and Girls

International Women's Day blog: Lena Tyter - My coaching journey

On International Women's Day Lena Tyter blogs on her coaching journey and her advice for aspiring coaches.

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24Feb

Coaching, North West

Job Vacancy: England Handball Coaching and Workforce Development Administrator

England Handball has an exciting vacancy for a Coaching and workforce Development Administrator.

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20Feb

Referees, London, South East

Level-1 Refereeing courses in London

Level-1 Award in Refereeing Handball courses are taking place in London on 25 February and 4 March.

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15Feb

Coaching

Blog: Liam McCarthy: Developing effective coaches means developing effective decision makers

Liam McCarthy explains why developing effective coaches means developing effective decision makers.

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14Feb

Premier Handball League, London

Men's Super-8: Eagles take on GD with third spot in sight

West London Eagles make the trip to the Copper Box Arena tonight with third place in Men’s Super-8 in their sights.

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13Feb

North West, East Midlands, South East

Boy's Under-18 Cup Competition: Hawks book semi-final spot

Holders NEM Hawks booked their place the semi-finals of the boy’s under-18 cup competition with a 37-18 victory over Ealing.

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13Feb

England Handball National Cup, London

England Handball Women's National Cup: GD book semi-final spot

London GD, winners in 2015, booked their place in the semi-finals of the England Handball Women’s National Cup with victory over London Angels.

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7Feb

International

GB Girl's Under-17 squad Telford camp

The 24-player GB Girl’s under-17 had a training camp on 4-5 February at the Telford Langley Centre.  

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6Feb

Funding

England Handball delighted with Sport England Funding Award

England Handball has expressed it delight after it was announced it will receive National Lottery and Government funding from Sport England of £1.415 million for the period 2017-21.

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30Jan

Premier Handball League, North West, London

Women's Super-7: Olympia move three points clear

Olympia moved three points clear at the top of Super-7, but were pushed hard by NEM Hawks in their victory over the North-West side, while London GD went second. 

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30Jan

Men's World Championship

France crowned men's World Champions

France beat Norway 33-26 in the Men’s World Championship final, as they successfully defended their title.

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27Jan

Premier Handball League, North West, London

Women's Super-7: Duo's top-spot ambitions

Olympia take on NEM Hawks in Women’s Super-7 looking to open up a three-point lead at the top of the table, while West London Eagles could also head the standings.

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25Jan

Under-16 County Championships, North West

Greater Manchester Under-16s benefit from Sports and Spinal Injury Clinic partnership

Greater Manchester under 16s County handball squads have benefitted from a new partnership with The Sports and Spinal Injury Clinic based at the University of Bolton.

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23Jan

Under-19 Boy's North, Under-19 Girl's North, Under-19 Girl's South East 1, Under-19 Girl's South East Group 2, Under-19 Boy's South East Group 1, Under-19 Boy's South East Group 2, Under-19 Boy's South West Group, South West, North West, London, West Midlands

Girl's Under-18 competition: Hackney GD beat defending champions

Hackney GD beat defending girl’s under-18 champions NEM Hawks in the National play-offs to book their place in the Super-4, along with Peninsula, Warrington Wolves and Olympia Cannock.

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18Jan

Iceland President talks about playing handball for Warwick

Iceland President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has spoken about his time playing handball when he was a student at Warwick University.

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16Jan

Premier Handball League

Women's Super-7: Olympia take over at the top

Olympia moved above Coventry Sharks to head Women’s Super-7 on goals difference after beating NEM Hawks, while Sharks drew with West London Eagles.

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13Jan

Premier Handball League

Men's Super-8: Trio's top-spot chances

Warrington Wolves, NEM Hawks and Cambridge could all be top after this weekend’s matches as men’s Super-8 returns after the Christmas break.

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13Jan

Premier Handball League

Women's Super-7: Three aiming to top the pile

Coventry Sharks and West London Eagles meet at Cranfield on Sunday, both hoping to end the weekend top of the pile, while Olympia are also bidding to head the standings.

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13Jan

Men's World Championship

Russia and Spain amongst winners on Day two of Men's World Championships

Day 2 of the Men’s World Championships in France saw wins for Russia, Spain, Slovenia, Norway and Macedonia.

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12Jan

National Academy, Regional Academy

Players aim to impress at Regional Academy tournament

The Regional Academy Tournament takes place at Stoke Mandeville, England Handball's National Training Centre, on Sunday 15 January.

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12Jan

Men's World Championship

Men's Handball World Championships: France start with win

France made the perfect start to their defence of the Men’s Handball World Championships with a 31-16 win against Brazil.

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11Jan

Men's World Championship

Men's World Handball Championships set for lift off

The Men’s World Championships get underway on 11 January when defending champions and hosts France take on Brazil at the Accorhotels Arena in Paris.

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10Jan

International

Baillie delighted by England Under-18 performances

England Girl’s Under-18s Head coach Bill Baillie was delighted with the performance in the Tri-nations tournament against under-21 sides from Australia and Scotland.

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6Jan

Under-18 Cup

Boy's Under-18 Cup quarter-final line-up complete

Ealing beat Olympia, Deva won against London Lions, and Carshalton Titans overcame Peninsula to complete the quarter-finals of the boy’s under-18 Cup.

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5Jan

International

GB Men's long squad announced

Interim GB men’s Head Coach Ricardo Vasconcelos has announced his long squad for a training camp in Nottingham on 28-29 January 2017.

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5Jan

International

England Girl's Under-18s set for Tri-nations Tournament

England Girl’s Under-18s play Australia and Scotland Under-21s in a Tri-nations tournament this weekend (8 and 9 January 2017).

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4Jan

Coaching, Clubs, North West

John Jacobson humbled by British Empire Medal award

John Jacobson of Liverpool Speke Garston Handball club hopes the British Empire Medal he received in New Year’s Honours will highlight the work to develop handball in England.

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21Dec

International

England Girl's Under-18 squad to play Australia and Scotland announced

The 16-player England Girl’s Under-18 squad that will play Australia and Scotland under-21s has been announced.

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19Dec

International

England Girl’s Handball Under-18 squad shortlist announced.

The England Girl’s Handball Under-18 squad shortlist has been announced.

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12Dec

International

GB Girl's Under-17s shortlist announced

The 24-player GB girl’s under-17 squad short-list has been announced following the recent trials.

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8Dec

International, North West

Final GB girl's under-17 trials set for Trafford Soccerdome

The final GB girl’s under-17 trials take place at Trafford Soccerdome this weekend.

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5Dec

Premier Handball League, London

Women's Super-7: Olympia win derby with Angels

Olympia moved into third place in Super-7 after coming out on top in their Capital-city derby against London Angels.

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2Dec

South East

Schools competition at Medway shows handball growth

The growth of handball in schools was underlined when 39 teams took part in the schools handball competition at Medway Park.

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27Nov

International

GB women return to 'home soil' in Belgium matches

GB Women’s handball team played their first matches on home soil since 2012 when they faced Belgium in two friendlies in Edinburgh.

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25Nov

Premier Handball League

Women's Super-7: Sharks eye top spot

Coventry Sharks travel to the Capital to play London GD looking to reclaim top spot in Women’s Super-7.

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24Nov

Clubs

England Handball Club Survey

England Handball is asking clubs to complete its latest Club Survey.  

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21Nov

International

GB Women's squad announced for Belgium friendlies

The GB Women’s team for the friendlies against Belgium has been announced. GB take on Belgium at the Scotland Sports Performance Centre at Oriam in Edinburgh on 26 and 27 November.

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21Nov

GB Girl's Under-17s Mannequin Challenge: Watch video

The GB Girls Under-17 trialists joined in the Mannequin Challenge craze.

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21Nov

Premier Handball League, London

Women's Super-8: Eagles win to head standings

West London Eagles moved top of Women’s Super-8 after sneaking past London Angels 18-17 in their Capital City derby.

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18Nov

Premier Handball League, London

Women's Super-7: Eagles hunting top spot

London Angels host West London Eagles at Sporthouse in a Capital-city derby in the one match in women’s Super-7, with Eagles eyeing top spot.

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16Nov

University Championships

British University Championships Payment Deadline

All payments for the 2016/17 British University Championships must be received by 1 December 2016.   

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16Nov

GB Men's Under-21s impress in IHF Trophy

British Handball Chair Paul Bray has praised the GB men's Under-21s team after they shone at the IHF Trophy in Georgia.

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9Nov

International

GB Men's under-21s book IHF Trophy semi place

GB men’s under-21s made it two wins from two and booked their place in the semi-finals of the IHF Trophy with an emphatic 47-12 victory over Albania.  

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9Nov

International

GB Under-21s Make winning start in IHF Trophy

Great Britain men's Under-21s got off to a winning start against Armenia at the IHF Trophy in Georgia.

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9Nov

European Club Competition

Olympia and Cambridge set for Euro clashes

Olympia women and Cambridge men are both in European action in the EHF Challenge Cup third round on 19 and 20 November.

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8Nov

International

GB Men's Under-19 long-list squad announced

A GB men’s under-19 squad long list for this season has been announced after it was confirmed the squad will continue following the Men’s under-18’s Euros in Georgia.

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8Nov

GB Women set for Belgium friendlies

GB Women return to action on 26 and 27 November when they play two friendlies against Belgium at the Scotland Sports Performance Centre at Oriam in Edinburgh.

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4Nov

Clubs, North West

Hawks in running for top award

NEM Hawks is in the running for ‘Club of the Year’ at the Greater Sport Awards 2016.

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31Oct

International

Players impress at GB Girl's Under-17 trials

Heriot Watt University in Oriam saw 24 players from around the UK, as well as Germany and Denmark, take part in the first girl’s under-17 GB team trial.

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31Oct

Clubs

England Handball Club meetings

The first of the England Handball 2016/17 club meetings will take place on Monday 7 November at the Gymnastics Centre Seminar Room at Loughborough University, from 18.30-20.30.

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19Oct

International

First GB Women's Under-17 trial date announced

The first GB women's 17 trial take place at Oriam, The National Performance Centre, Heriot-Watt University (EH14 4AS) on 29-30 October 2016.

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12Oct

Participation, London, South East

Research confirms I Am Team GB day success

I Am Team GB Day, that England Handball was involved in, saw close to 1 million people take part across the country, according to YouGov figures.

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11Oct

Coaching

Blog: Strength and conditioning training: Underlying principles

In our latest coaching blog Matt Durber looks at five 'principles' that underpin strength-and-conditioning training.

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11Oct

International

14-man GB Men's Under-21 squad announced for IHF Trophy

The 14-man GB men’s under-21 squad, and three reserves, has been announced for the IHF Trophy in Kutaisi, Georgia.  

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10Oct

Premier Handball League, East of England, London

Women's Super-7: Olympia go top with second win

Olympia top the Women’s Super-7 table following a 19-15 win against Cambridge. The two teams met at Leyton Score Centre. Olympia held a slender 9-7 lead at the break. The second half was equally close, Olympia scoring 10 to Cambridge’s...

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7Oct

Clubs

November club meeting dates announced

England Handball has announced the dates and locations for the first round of 2016/17 club meetings. 

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6Oct

Under-18 Cup

EHF funding boost for junior handball

The European Handball Federation has awarded England Handball €5000 to support clubs with the costs of the Under-18 League over the next two seasons, and the delivery of a new Under-15 (born 2002) competition in 2017.

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5Oct

Coaching, Women and Girls, North West

Women's Sport Week Blog: Holly Lam-Moores

Holly Lam-Moores tells us about her coaching journey, what she gets from coaching, and what she would advise any aspiring young coach.

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4Oct

Clubs, England Handball Association

England Handball Clubs and Members Kempa discount

England Handball is delighted to be able to announce that its clubs and members are now able to benefit from a 25% discount on a range Kempa products as a part of the recent deal established between the two organisations. 

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3Oct

Premier Handball League

Men's Super-8: Young Wolves side beat Cambridge

Warrington Wolves stay top of men’s Super-8 on goal difference after beating Cambridge 37-21.

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3Oct

Premier Handball League

Women's Super-7: Sharks bounce back from Eagles defeat

Coventry Sharks bounced back from an opening-day 20-24 defeat at the hands of West London Eagles to beat London Angels.

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30Sep

Premier Handball League

Men's Super-8: Wolves and Cambridge meet eyeing second win

The second week of Super-8 sees Warrington Wolves and Cambridge look to make it two wins from two as they meet at Powerleague Trafford.

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30Sep

Premier Handball League

Women's Super-7: Eagles eye second win

West London Eagles will be bidding a second win of the campaign when they entertain Olympia on Saturday.

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26Sep

International

GB discover Women's 17 EHF European Championship opponents

GB will face Latvia, Finland, Lithuania and Ukraine in Group B of the matches that will be played in Lithuania in the Women's 17 EHF European Championship.

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26Sep

Premier Handball League

Men's Super-8: Cambridge beat defending champions GD

Cambridge beat defending champions London GD 28-22 at Sporthouse as men’s Super-8 got underway.

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26Sep

Premier Handball League

Women's Super-7: GD make winning start in defence of title

Champions London GD were pushed hard by Cambridge as they beat the newly promoted side 25-22.

 

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25Sep

England Handball Association

England Handball looking for Competitons and Disciplinary Committee panel members

The EHA is looking for people, independent of EHA clubs, to join the Competitions and Disciplinary Committee panel.

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23Sep

Premier Handball League

Men's Super-8: Champions start with Cambridge test

Men’s Super-8 returns this weekend with defending champions London GD facing Cambridge.

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23Sep

Premier Handball League

Women's Super-7: Cambridge host champions GD

Women’s Super-7 is back this weekend with newly promoted Cambridge taking on defending champions London GD.

 

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21Sep

International

GB Squad for Men's IHF Under-21 Trophy announced

The ‘long-list’ squad for the GB men’s Under-21s has been announced as the build-up to November’s IHF Trophy in Georgia gets underway.

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16Sep

Coaching, Jobs

Vacancy: Coaching and Workforce Development Support Officer

England Handball has a vacancy for a Coaching and Workforce Development Support Officer.

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13Sep

Beach Handball, South West

British Beach Handball Championships set to grow

The 2017 British Beach Handball Championships is set to take place from 4-6 August. There are plans to make the Championships even better with an expanded under-18 tournament, and even floodlit matches.

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9Sep

Clubs

Reconvened AGM

The adjourned Annual General Meeting will be reconvened on Thursday 6 October 2016 at 10.30 at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Winwick Road, Warrington WA2 7NE.

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9Sep

Coaching, Clubs

Coaching course administration brought in-house

England Handball has brought the administration of it coaching courses and awards in-house, and reduced the prices of its Level-1 and Level-2 awards.

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5Sep

Clubs

Registration system welcome email

All clubs registering teams for the 2016-17 season should have received an email welcoming them to the new registration system.

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22Aug

International

GB Men's Under-18s strong second-half performances

GB Men’s Under-18s lost their final two matches in the Under-18 EHF European Championship, against Latvia and Georgia, but again produced strong second-half showings.

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19Aug

International, South West

GB Men's Under-18s face Latvia test

GB Men’s Under-18 team will play Latvia at the semi-final stages of the Under-18 EHF European Championship, after losing their final group match against Belgium.

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16Aug

International

GB Men's Under-18s lose opener but finish strongly

GB men’s Under-18s suffered defeat in their first match in the Division 2 European Championships, losing 38-23 to Montenegro.

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16Aug

International

GB Men's under-18s impress in second half of Belarus defeat

GB Men’s Under-18 team lost their second match of the European Division 2 Championships against Belarus 29-40, but impressed in the second half.

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12Aug

Clubs, Referees, Premier Handball League, National Handball League North, National Handball League South, Under-19 Boy's North, Under-19 Girl's North, Under-19 Girl's South East 1, Under-19 Girl's South East Group 2, Under-19 Boy's South East Group 1, Under-19 Boy's South East Group 2, Under-19 Boy's South West Group

IHF videos explain new rules

The 2016/17 season will see new rules introduced. To help explain these new rules the International Handball Federation has produced a number of videos.

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11Aug

International

Journalist enjoys handball action

Cambridge News journalist Mark Taylor was impressed by the action on show when he went to watch Egypt play Sweden in the men’s Olympic handball at Rio 2016.

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10Aug

International, England Handball Association, Youth Development

Boy's Academy team take second spot in Cell Cup group

England Handball boy’s National Academy finished second in group A at the Cell Cup after winning one match, drawing one and losing one. The girl’s National Academy finished bottom of Group B as they lost all their matches.

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5Aug

Clubs, England Handball Association

2016/17 Leagues Rules & Regulations and Fit for Purpose criteria

England Handball has released the ‘Leagues Rules and Regulations’  and the ‘Fit for Purpose’ criteria for the 2016/17 season.

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4Aug

International

BBC Sport showing Olympic handball

The handball gets underway at the Rio Olympics from 6 August. The men’s and women’s competitions promise once again to be exciting, full of action and goals.

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3Aug

Clubs

Handball to feature in I Am Team GB day

Handball is one of the sports that will feature in The National Lottery and ITV’s I Am Team GB.

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2Aug

Coaching, Jobs

Job Vacancy: Coaching and Workforce Development Administrator

England Handball has a vacancy for a part time Coaching and Workforce Development administrator at the governing body's head office in Warrington.

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2Aug

Youth Development

Regional Academy camp a success

Talented young handball players from five regions took part in the Regional Academy camp at Stoke Mandeville, England Handball’s National Training Centre.

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27Jul

International

GB Men's Under-21 programme re-established

The British Handball Association is to re-establish the GB men’s under-21 team programme.

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27Jul

Schools, South East

Maidstone take inaugral Kent Primary School title

Maidstone were the winners of the inaugural Kent Primary Schools Handball Championships.

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25Jul

Clubs, Premier Handball League

English teams discover Euro opponents

The draw has been made for the men’s and women’s Challenge Cup, and EHF Cup, with interest for three English teams.

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18Jul

North East

Vikings seeking coaches

Newcastle Vikings Handball club is seeking talented coaches to develop its junior and senior teams.

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18Jul

Clubs, Premier Handball League, North West

Hawks give thanks for local help

NEM Hawks have praised the help they have received from Oldham Sports Development and Oldham Community Leisure, after winning the Sports Club of the Year gong at Oldham Sports Awards.

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18Jul

Coaching

British Handball launches Elite Coach programme

British Handball and Edinburgh Napier University have developed a Handball Elite Coach Programme.

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18Jul

England Handball Association

Board directors elected at AGM

Sue Whitehead has been re-elected to the role of England Handball Director of Development, while Marc Fayemi has been elected to the position of England Handball Director of Competitions and Events.

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18Jul

Under-18 Cup

Under-18 competition expansion continues

The Under-18 competition continues to grow with 34 teams already having expressed an interest in taking part in the 2016/17 competition.

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28Jun

International, South East

Under-18 ace Jack receives funding

Jack Field’s selection for the GB Under-18s squad has caught the attention of the local press, while he has also received funding from local organisations.

 

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15Jun

Schools, South East

Canterbury Academy claim boy's under-13 Schools crown

Canterbury Academy claimed the boy’s Under-13 England Handball National Schools title after beating Bower Park School in the final.

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15Jun

Schools, East Midlands

Rushcliffe lift girl's under-13s Schools title

Rushcliffe Academy beat BexleyHeath Academy 4-0 to be were crowned girl’s Under-13 England Handball National Schools Champions.

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15Jun

Schools, South West

Stroud High School lift under-15s Schools trophy

Stroud High School lifted the England Handball Girls Under-15 Schools Champions title after beating All Saints School of Barking 2-1 in a thrilling final.

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15Jun

Schools, London

Carshalton Boys crowned under-15 Schools Champions

Carshalton Boys were crowned under-15 champions at the England Handball National School Finals, after beating Parrs Wood School 5-1 at the Worcester Arena.

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9Jun

International

GB Men’s Under-18 squads announced

The squads for a GB Men’s Under-18 camp in Portugal, and the European Division 2 Championships in Tbilisi have been announced.

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27May

Clubs, North West

Try Handball gets thumbs up in Manchester

Manchester Handball Club and the University of Manchester Handball Club teamed up to hold a Try Handball session as part of the official launch of the initiative on 14 May 2016.

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26May

Clubs, Premier Handball League, North West

Wolves enjoy Flensburg insight

Staff from Warrington Wolves Handball Club travelled to German side SG Flensburg to get an insight how its academy works and understand elements of its success.

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26May

Beach Handball

Entries open for British Beach Handball Championships

Entries are open for the 2016 British Beach Handball Championships that place at Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset on 6-7 August 2016.

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