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February 27, 2018
Welsh Netball Looks Forward to Commonwealth Games

Welsh Netball looks forward to announcing its Commonwealth Games squad later this week, following the arrival of Interim Head Coach, Julie Hoornweg.  Wales will be competing in Pool B at the Commonwealth Games against the likes of New Zealand, England, Scotland, Malawi and Uganda in what promises to be a tough but exciting tournament.  Hoornweg…

February 26, 2018
Wales and Celtic Dragons Appoint Julie Hoornweg As Interim Head Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Australian coach Julie Hoornweg as Interim Head Coach of Wales and Celtic Dragons. Hoornweg has an outstanding coaching CV, combining extensive experience in both international and franchise netball. Hoornweg began her career as a netball player in the Australian state of Victoria. She then moved…

February 23, 2018
Welsh Netball Signs Partnership with Physique Management

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has signed a year-long partnership with sports healthcare product specialists Physique. The move makes Physique the official physiotherapy product supplier to Welsh Netball and Celtic Dragons. The 2018 partnership includes all Welsh Netball representative teams as well as Celtic Dragons netball franchise. It will provide Welsh Netball’s…

February 15, 2018
Under 18s Inter Area Competition Results

We would like to congratulate Glamorgan Valleys who have won Welsh Netball’s Under 18s Inter Area Competition for 2018. Congratulations also to the runners up, South East Wales A.  Full results: 1st Glamorgan Valleys 2nd South East A 3rd Cardiff & Vale A 4th Afan Nedd Tawe  5th West Wales 6th Cardiff & Vale B…

February 13, 2018
Wales Marks Kyra Jones’ 50th Cap

  On Monday 12 February, Welsh Netball was pleased to mark a wonderful achievement by one of its elite international netballers. Kyra Jones, 32, played her fiftieth match for Wales back in January against Northern Ireland at the Netball Europe World Cup Qualifiers. After Monday’s Celtic Dragons VNSL match, she was presented with a commemorative…

February 12, 2018
Welsh Netball Enters into Partnership with Cardiff & Vale College

Welsh Netball has entered into partnership with Cardiff & Vale College in order to improve opportunities for learners – the first such partnership with a College. Welsh Netball will work with the College’s Netball Academy and its Head of Netball, Welsh international Kyra Jones, to help players grow and develop and gain experience as they progress along…

February 7, 2018
Welsh Netball Membership Grows by 20% in Two Years

Welsh Netball is pleased and proud to announce that its number of affiliated members has grown by 20% since the 2014/15 season. This increase, along with a rise in the number of affiliated clubs, comes at an exciting time for the growth of netball internationally. Ben Williams, Welsh Netball’s Head of Community Development, was pleased…

February 6, 2018
Welsh Netball Confirm Interim Assistant Coach and Team Manager

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Natalie Peperell as Interim Assistant Coach for Wales and Celtic Dragons. Welsh Netball can also confirm that Lavinia Baker will join Wales as Interim Team Manager. Peperell, who moves from her current voluntary role as Head Coach of Wales Under 21s, shared her excitement about…