5th Annual Tyneside Tournament - 6th May 2017!

5th Annual Tyneside Tournament - 6th May 2017!

Glasgow and Edinburgh took the men’s and women’s honours respectively as they won the fifth annual Tyneside Handball Tournament at South Shields’ Temple Park Leisure Centre. Read More

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Morpeth-Ponteland Win Northumberland Schools Games0

The Northumberland Schools Games handball competition today was won by the Morpeth & Ponteland team who won all five of their matches.

Run by Newcastle Vikings Handball Club, six mixed girls and boys area teams competed for the handball honours in a series of round-robin 2 x 6 minute matches on outdoor grass pitches at the Cramlington Learning Centre.

The Morpeth & Northumberland team went unbeaten to clearly win the gold medals, ahead of silver-medallists Tynedale and the Cramlington & Seaton Valley team in 3rd place.  Ashington & Coquet finished 4th, with Blyth & Bedlington 5th and North Northumberland 6th.

Newcastle Vikings Handball Club would like to congratulate all the teams taking part in a fun competition, and to also thank the volunteer students who helped out with the refereeing.

Match Results:

Ashington & Coquet 4-1 Blyth &...
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Junior Vikings Greens win over Reds0

Our junior Vikings played another mini-tournament last Saturday at Temple Park Leisure Centre in South Shields.

The Green team beat the Reds in two of the 20-minute 5/6-a-side matches, either side of a competitive draw.

The Greens won the first game 13-10 (8-6 at half-time), before the Reds, playing with one less player throughout, held strong for a creditable 12-12 draw (6-6 at half-time) in the second game.  However, the Greens raced away in the third game taking a 6-0 half-time lead through to a 12-5 victory.

Well done to all those who came along to join in.

Team Vikings Green: Benjy, Andrew, Esther, Katerina, Meghan, Lucy

Team Vikings Red: Simeon, Alexandra, Ellen, Wojciech, Danniella

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Schools Get their Hands on English Cup Finals Spots!0

The North East Handball Schools Games at South Shields’ Temple Park Leisure Centre today saw four local schools win through to next month’s national finals.

Organised by the England Handball Association in partnership with Newcastle Vikings Handball Club, the day saw an entertaining and highly competitive mix of Under-13 and Under-15 boys and girls matches.

South Shields’ St. Wilfrid’s RC College won the U13 girls cup, defeating both Ponteland’s Richard Coates Middle School 2-1 and then Chester-le-Street’s Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy 3-0.  The two defeated sides then drew 2-2, with Richard Coates Middle School taking the runners-up spot on goals scored.

The Under-13 boys competition was ultimately decided on goals scored after each of the three teams won one and lost one...

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Scotland Conquer All in Vikings Tournament0

Glasgow and Edinburgh took the men’s and women’s honours respectively as they won the fifth annual Tyneside Handball Tournament at South Shields’ Temple Park Leisure Centre on Saturday.

Hosted by Newcastle Vikings Handball Club, a full day of fast-paced action-packed handball saw 10 teams from across England and Scotland taking part in the quick-fire 20-minute men’s and women’s group and placing matches.

Glasgow went unbeaten throughout the day to regain their title and become three-time champions with a 16-11 victory over East Kilbride’s EK82 in a repeat of the 2014 men’s final, Maciej Trzos and Jack Lees each scoring six goals for the two Scottish sides respectively...

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Junior Vikings Handed the Spotlight0

Junior handballers took the spotlight on another busy day of handball action at Temple Park Leisure Centre on Saturday 18th March.

The morning saw over 30 girls and boys gather at the South Shields venue for the third round of the Tyne & Wear County Handball Trials, all vying to be selected for a place in the first Under-16 county handball teams.

They were followed by a mini-tournament of mixed 5-a-side handball matches between some of Newcastle Vikings’ junior players, all cheered on by lots of family supporters.

The Purples opened with 3-0 and 4-1 wins over the Reds and Greens respectively, before the Reds defeated the Greens 1-0.  The Reds and Purples then drew 4-4, before the Purples won 6-5 over the Greens and the Greens then beat the Reds 2-1.

The undefeated Purples won the competition with 11 points, ahead of the Reds on 7 and Gr...

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