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July 26, 2017
Netball On the Rise in Powys

Netball activities in Powys have increased over the past twelve months as Welsh Netball make efforts to grow the game across the county.  As a result of hard work building relationships with Local Authorities, partners and volunteers, Welsh Netball have created more opportunities for the local communities to play and get involved in the sport. …

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July 14, 2017
Wales Fight Back to Win World Cup Thriller Against Barbados.

Wales’ U21 netball team have won their crucial match against Caribbean side Barbados at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 [NWYC2017], winning 47-44. Head Coach Natalie Peperell said the squad gave it everything they had on court: “The girls knew how important this game was for us and I’m proud that they gave it absolutely…

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July 14, 2017
Wales U21 Squad Raring to Go World Cup Play-offs.

Wales U21 will play Barbados at 1pm [GMT] today at their 13th to 16th play-off match at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 [NWYC2017]. The squad fought a tough battle against hosts Botswana last night in front of a deafening home crowd. Botswana started strong and won the first quarter 18-8, but Wales powered back…

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July 13, 2017
Wales U21 to Face Hosts Botswana at Netball World Youth Cup.

Wales’ under 21 netball squad will face Netball World Youth Cup hosts, Botswana at their 9th to 16th placing quarter final match on Thursday at 5pm GMT. Today’s game will decide whether Wales will secure a place in the 9th to 16th place semi-final, or the 13th to 16th semi-final. Despite an impressive victory of…

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July 11, 2017
Wales To Play Own Game Against Caribbean team Trinidad & Tobago.

Wales U21 face Trinidad and Tobago today at 3pm in their final pool match of the Netball World Youth Cup, 2017 [NWYC2017]. After winning yesterday’s match with an impressive 72-30 defeat over Grenada, Wales Head Coach Natalie Peperell said the team are feeling positive about their next challenge: “We will take the positives from yesterday’s…

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July 11, 2017
Celtic Flames Relish Success at New Zealand Super Club Debut.

The Celtic Flames have returned home to Wales after a successful trip to New Zealand for the first ever global Super Club netball competition.  Representing the northern hemisphere, the Celtic Flames finished in fifth place ahead of all other international invited teams outside Australia and New Zealand.   The Celtic Flames were formed just weeks…

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July 10, 2017
Wales Ease to Victory at Netball World Youth Cup.

Wales’s U21 side have won their first game at the Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana.  Wales took on Grenada in their third pool game of the competition on Monday 10 July, and won 72 – 30. Every member of the Wales U21 squad took to court during the match.  Head Coach Natalie Peperell is…

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July 10, 2017
Wales U21 Look Ahead to Next World Cup Challenge.

Wales’ under 21 national netball team continue their campaign at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 [NWYC2017] today as they take on Grenada at 3pm (GMT). Wales have lost both games so far against old rivals England (final score: 69-23) and the fiery Fijians (final score: 35-48).  Wales won the last quarter of yesterday’s game…

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July 6, 2017
“Girls we are really proud of you both” – Netball mum Helen Dyke has high hopes for her daughters.

Mother of two Wales international netball stars Helen Dyke from Bridgend is about to fly to Gaborone, Botswana to support her youngest daughter Chloe Dyke as she represents Wales at under 21 level at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017.  Meanwhile, her eldest daughter Bethan, who also plays for the superleague team the Celtic Dragons,…

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