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October 30, 2018
Julie Hoornweg Returns as Wales Head Coach

Welsh Netball is delighted to share the news that Julie Hoornweg, who coached Wales at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, will be returning to Wales as Head Coach of the senior national side. Hoornweg took charge of Wales and Celtic Dragons last season and will be returning to guide Wales on a journey towards the 2022…

October 22, 2018
Wendy Pressdee Receives B.E.M. for Services to Netball

On Friday 19 October in Swansea, Welsh Netball Vice-President Wendy Pressdee was formally awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to netball. She was originally named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List ealier in the year and received congratulations from across the Welsh netball community and beyond. The BEM (formally the British Empire Medal…

October 9, 2018
Beca Hughes Wins Player of the Tournament

Despite facing a challenging weekend of netball at the Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships in Northern Ireland over the weekend, there was a fantastic achievement for the Wales camp to celebrate at the conclusion of the tournament. Beca Hughes, who starred for Wales Under 21 at Goal-Attack, was awarded Player of the Tournament, having…

October 7, 2018
Match Report – Northern Ireland U21: 45 Wales U21: 42

Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships Northern Ireland U21: 45 – Wales U21: 42 Sunday 7 October 2018 in Belfast, Northern Ireland There was a massive sense of urgency for both teams ahead of the final match of the Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships as both nations looked for maiden wins in the weekend…

October 6, 2018
Match Report – England U21: 90 Wales U21: 26

England U21: 90 – Wales U21: 26 – Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships Saturday 6 October 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland It was a good start for Wales who went stride for stride with the English in the initial five minutes of the match, with some good turnovers for the Welsh defence. However, once the…

October 5, 2018
Match Report – Wales Under 21: 44 Scotland U21: 56

Wales U21: 44 Scotland U21: 56 – Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships Friday 5 October 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland There was a tense start to the match as both sides struggled for fluency, each conceding a number of turnovers before finally Bethan Goodwin was able to score the first goal of the game. Georgia…

October 3, 2018
Central South Social League Proves a Hit

September is over and the club netball season is now in full flow across Wales. However, for many avid netballers, the season never finished as summer leagues took place across the nation. One of these summer leagues was the inaugural Central South Social League. Based in Y Pant School, Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff, the Central…

October 3, 2018
Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships

With the final preparations for the Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships in Belfast complete, Welsh Netball and the netball community across Wales is eagerly anticipating this weekends elite age-grade tournament. Nat Peperell’s side will be taking on Scotland, England and Northern Ireland in the three-day championship which marks the highlight of the Under 21…