After bringing the sport to Walsall, dodgeball is still largely "male dominated".
Glyn Marston, Coach of the Walsall Warriors dodgeball team, said that if they do not get one more female player to join the team, they will not be able to compete in the UK Championships.
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Thomas Jackson, 30, died seven days after being stabbed as he tried to save fellow Brit Mia Ayliffe-Chung's life.
With rising costs of football pitch fees, many coaches of junior clubs across the Midlands claim they are now struggling to get by.