Summer Training and Beach Handball Fun!0


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 9QQ
10 Aug – Bannister Drive, Forest Hall/Palmersville, NE12 9QQ
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

NVHC Coaches Advert

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Newcastle and Strathclyde Win Tyneside Handball Honours!0


Newcastle Vikings’ ladies reclaimed their Tyneside Handball Tournament crown on Saturday, as the University of Strathclyde won the men’s competition in a fast-paced action-packed day of handball.

Hosted by Newcastle Vikings Handball Club, the annual tournament, now in it’s third year at South Shields’ Temple Park Leisure Centre, welcomed men’s and women’s teams from across northern England and Scotland competing in the group stages, play-offs and finals.  Newcastle Vikings’ men took on the newly-established Sunderland side, combined teams from York Hunters-Durham University and Edinburgh-Newcastle, the University of Strathclyde and reigning two-time champions Glasgow, while the Vikings women were up against Durham University, the University of Leeds and Edinburgh.

Edinburgh’s draw with Durham University in the last of the women’s group...

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Tyneside Handball Tournament Preview0


The fourth annual Tyneside Handball Tournament returns to Temple Park Leisure Centre this Saturday 7 May.

Hosted by Newcastle Vikings Handball Club, who train and play their home matches at the South Shields venue, the fast-paced, action-packed Olympic sport will see teams from England and Scotland compete in the knockout cup competitions.  Spectator entry is free for anyone to go along and watch the men’s and women’s matches at any time throughout the day, 9am – 7:30pm in the main sports hall.

Hailing from Norway, home of the Olympic, World and European women’s handball champions, Newcastle Vikings’ head coach and chairperson Marlen Slinning founded the club with a group of fellow handball enthusiasts in September 2012 in the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

“It’s really taken off and we’re developing rapidly as a club w...

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Vikings Ladies Suffer Cup Semi-Final Heartbreak!0


Newcastle Vikings’ women’s team agonisingly lost their England Handball league cup semi-final by a single goal in the dying minutes to reigning champions London GD II on Saturday.

With Newcastle’s home venue unavailable this weekend, the re-match of last year’s league cup final took place at the Leeds Futsal arena, with the Vikings ladies looking for revenge over the experienced and well-drilled London Great Dane club.

The two teams traded goals during the opening stages, as right-half Alina Inta grabbed an early hat-trick split only by captain Sandra Christke’s strike from the line position.  The London side then took control to open out a four-goal advantage...

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