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McCafferty bids farewell to handball

An emotional Lynn McCafferty called time on her handball career following Great Britain's exit from the Olympic Games and thanked the British pu...

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Holmris' handballers given no quarter

Great Britain women's handball team's introduction to the Olympic Games continued as they suffered a fourth successive Group A defeat at the han...

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GB women suffer second handball loss

Great Britain women's handball team were soundly beaten 37-16 by Russia in their second Group A preliminary match at the Copper Box.

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Defeat for GB women's handball team

Great Britain women's handball team put in a sterling display in their first-ever match in the Olympic Games, but it still ended in a 31-19 defe...

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McCafferty prepared for tough start

Women's captain Lynn McCafferty believes Team GB's first-ever handball match at the Olympic Games against Montenegro on Saturday could not be an...

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Biography

The captain of the British women’s team, Lynn McCafferty has been playing handball since she was ten and her career has taken her to Denmark, Norway and Italy before she returned to the UK ahead of London 2012.

She captained the British under-16 team at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Bath in 1995 and will retire from international competition to become a coach after London 2012.

McCafferty suffered a SLAP tear in the summer of 2011, sidelining her for four months.