Vikings’ Olympic Handball Fun Day0

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As the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was drawing to a close, Newcastle Vikings Handball Club hosted their Olympic Handball Fun Day on Saturday afternoon at Newcastle’s Great Park Community Centre.

Despite the unseasonably indifferent British weather, it proved to be a pretty successful day with lots of children and their families coming along to try handball and join in the various other sporty fun on offer.  Small-sided handball games for young children and adults were complemented by handball target shooting, tug-of-war and an Olympic-themed art competition, together with a prize-draw raffle, face-painting glitter tattoos, barbeque and other refreshments.

While the wet weather put pay to the planned showcase match between the Vikings’ men and women’s teams, it didn’t prevent those who came along from enjoying lots of fun in the sun and rain o...

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Olympic Handball Fun Day with the Vikings0

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Olympic Handball Fun Day

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Vikings Enjoy British Beach Handball Championships!0

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As the Olympic Games handball action got underway in Rio, Newcastle Vikings’ men and women invaded England’s sunny Jurassic south coast last weekend to compete in the fourth British Beach Handball Championships in Poole, Dorset.  The Vikings women were returning for their second year, while a combined Sunderland and Newcastle men’s team also ventured south to compete together as the fantastically named Sandcastles United.

Action-packed and fast-paced, beach handball is played on a smaller court than indoor handball, with only four players on court at any one time and continuous rolling substitutions...

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Summer Training and Beach Handball Fun!0

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Vikings Summer training sessions are as follows – all welcome to come and join in:

Indoor training at Percy Hedley Sports Academy in Killingworth continues on Wednesday evenings (8-10pm) throughout June and July.

Beach Handball sessions (Sundays from 12noon – weather permitting):
19 June – Sandhaven Beach, South Shields, NE33 2LD
10 July – Longsands Beach, Tynemouth, NE30 4HH
24 July – Sandhaven Beach, South Shields, NE33 2LD
14 Aug – Longsands Beach, Tynemouth, NE30 4HH
21 Aug – Sandhaven Beach, South Shields, NE33 2LD

Outdoor Park sessions (Wednesdays 7:30-9pm – weather permitting):
3 Aug – Bannister Drive, Forest Hall/Palmersville, NE12 9QS
10 Aug – Bannister Drive, Forest Hall/Palmersville, NE12 9QS
17 Aug – City Stadium, Warwick Street, Newcastle, NE2 1AQ
24 Aug – City Stadium, Warwick Street, Newcastle, NE2 1AQ
31 Aug – Bannister...

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Give us a Hand – Coaches Wanted!0

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Newcastle Vikings Handball Club are looking for more volunteer sports coaches to help with training our senior and junior handball teams.  Can you give us a hand?  Please get in touch by sending a covering letter and CV to us at info@newcastlehandball.co.uk

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