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Wallball on BBC Surrey

This weekend is GoFest in Guildford, at Surrey Sports Centre – an amazing event where families from all over the country can come and try out a whole array of sports and activities. Wallball has been included this year and Paul Farris, Director, was kind enough to speak of us in an awesome interview on BBC Radio. Thanks for the …

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Welsh Wallball on the BBC

Pel-Law, Wales’s forgotten sport: ‘Just a ball and a wall’ Football and rugby haven’t always been Wales’s only national sports. In the 19th century, handball courts were everywhere and were used by the mining community in particular. Now only one remains, in the village of Nelson near Caerphilly. BBC News went to find out what’s keeping the tradition alive. Watch …

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Wallball on BBC London Radio

Top Radio DJ, Robert Elms and President of UK Wallball, Daniel Grant spoke on the radio last week. Daniel was part of the Elms’ “Listed Londoner” section – a short interview where Robert talks to the listener about his or her perfect weekend in London. This weekend the honour fell to Daniel who, of course, mentioned Wallball! Grant mentioned how …

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Daniel Grant Carries Olympic Torch

UK Wallball President and Team GB international, Daniel Grant, has carried the Olympic Torch in recognition of his work towards the development of Wallball. Dan carried the torch on Sunday 22nd July through the London Borough of Redbridge. After the event he said: “Wow. That was just phenomenally brilliant! One of the best days of my life. I’m full of …

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England Handball rebrands to UK Wallball Association

STOP PRESS: Over the coming year and in line with a global initiative for Olympic inclusion, England Handball will be changing its name to the UK WallBall Association. An official rebranding and launch will happen in the coming months at the same time as the World WallBall Association (WWBA) – the new global governing body, comes into existence.

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Daniel Grant To Carry The Olympic Torch for Wallball

Daniel Grant, the President of UK Wallball has been selected to carry the Olympic Torch for his services to Wallball. Daniel is not only the President but is one of our most successful international players too and has been part of the England team since 2007. He has also won several individual tournaments in the USA over the past couple …

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1-Wall Makes Big Impression at the Oval StreetGames Dinner

On the 24th May several members of the England Team demonstrated 1-Wall to over 300 guests at the StreetGames ‘Not the Black Tie Dinner’.  Over the course of the night at least one guest from each table went head-to-head with one of the England Team to see how many points they could score in a quick first to 5 match. …

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1-Wall for the Olympics!

Over the last weekend of January England Handball was invited to Valencia to discuss the formation of a new worldwide governing body; one dedicated solely to 1-Wall Handball with a view to Olympic inclusion. Valencia is home to the CIJB, one of the three major handball governing bodies in the world.  The others being the GAA (Ireland) and the World …

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