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July 30, 2018
Wales Under 17 Finish 4th at NPL Tournament

Welsh Netball’s Under 17 squad enjoyed an excellent run at this weekend’s England Netball NPL (Netball Performance League) tournament in Nottingham, finishing in 4th place.  The squad, sponsored by a number of businesses and fundraising work, travelled to Nottingham to face off against some of the best Under 17s sides in England in the end…

July 25, 2018
Welsh Netball Presents: netball tots®

On Wednesday 25 July at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in Builth Wells, Welsh Netball launched a brand-new programme for children aged 3-6 called ‘netball tots®.’ The programme, aimed at developing the physical literacy of young children, is fronted by a charming netball character called Bib. Bib guides little netball players on their first journey…

July 23, 2018
Suzy Drane Awarded Honorary Fellowship from NPTC Group of Colleges

On Friday 13 July, Suzy Drane, Wales & Celtic Dragons netball captain was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from NPTC Group of Colleges at their annual Graduation Ceremony in Swansea University’s Great Hall. Welsh Netball star Suzy Drane shared the stage with more than 200 graduates at the College’s 12th graduation ceremony. Her Fellowship recognised her…

July 19, 2018
Update from Welsh Netball AGM

On Saturday 30 June, Welsh Netball held its Annual General Meeting at the Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells. Following the AGM, here are the main changes that will be taking effect for the 2018/19 season. Election of Officers: Mel Hellerman was elected to the Board of Welsh Netball as a non-executive Director with responsibility for…

July 19, 2018
West Wales Summer League 2018

On Monday 16 July, the final round of the West Wales Summer League took place. The league featured two divisions: Performance and Development and saw a number of West Wales teams go head-to-head for summer honours.  In the Performance division, Tenby Sapphires took first place after a tense final league match against Chaos which they…

July 18, 2018
Wales Under 21 and Under 17 Squads Announced for 2018/19

Following a competitive series of trials in recent weeks, Welsh Netball is pleased to be able to announce its Under 21 and Under 17 long squads for the 2018/19 season.  Under 21 Long Squad Elysse Haywood | Megan Baker-Rees | Anna Brindley | Erin Williams | Chloe Dyke | Chloe James | Miquie Walker-Jones |…

July 16, 2018
Welsh Netball at Cardiff Race for Life

On Sunday 15 July, Welsh Netball was pleased to be at Cardiff Race for Life, promoting netball in the Central South region and supporting all the race’s participants. Race for Life is a women only race event, taking in various distances, which raises vital funds for Cancer Research UK.  Welsh Netball brought its fun inflatable…

July 16, 2018
Wye Valley Netball League Continues to Grow

Netball in Wales continues to grow in popularity, with the Anglo-Welsh Wye Valley Netball League no exception. Next season, there will be three new teams entering the Welsh Netball affiliated league. In September, two additional teams from Usk and Chepstow will join the league as well as a new entrant from Pontypool. They will join…

July 12, 2018
Welsh Netball Enters into Partnership with Coleg Sir Gâr Netball Academy

Welsh Netball has entered into partnership with Coleg Sir Gâr in order to improve opportunities for its students to access netball. Welsh Netball will work with the college’s netball coaches, Rhian Davies and Cath Roberts to help players develop and gain experience along the Welsh Netball pathway. This will include collaboration with Welsh Netball coaches and the…

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