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September 30, 2019
Wales Take Silver With Huge Win Over Republic of Ireland

On the final day of the 2019 Netball Europe Open Championships, Wales put the Republic of Ireland to the sword with in a comprehensive 91-24 victory to secure a silver medal finish in the competition. It was immediately apparent that the Welsh players were going to be able to express themselves and put their stamp…

September 28, 2019
Grit and Belief Secures a Dramatic Draw with England

Wales fought for every moment of their encounter with serial Netball Europe winners England to record a stunning 51-all draw in the dying moments of the game, having trailed by as many as 11 goals earlier in the match. Wales looked solid and composed as the game got underway on Day 2 of Netball Europe….

September 27, 2019
Wales Defeat Northern Ireland on Day 1 of Netball Europe

Wales continued their excellent run of form with a 51-44 win against Northern Ireland on the opening day of the 2019 Netball Europe Open Championships in Belfast. The first quarter was nervy as was to be expected with the hosts making some unforced errors to give Wales some early opportunities to score. The Welsh defence…

September 24, 2019
Netball Europe Open Championships to be Live Streamed

From Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September, Wales’ senior team will be in Belfast for the Netball Europe Open Championship, taking on hosts Northern Ireland, last year’s winners England and for the first time in recent years, the Republic of Ireland. Welsh Netball is pleased to confirm that thanks to the dedicated volunteers at Netball…

September 20, 2019
Wales Name Squad for Netball Europe 2019

Wales have named their squad ahead of the 2019 Netball Europe Open Championship taking place in Belfast on 27 to 29 September. The twelve athletes heading to Northern Ireland are: Lydia Hitchings, Chelsea Lewis, Georgia Rowe, Eleanor Roberts, Suzy Drane, Bethan Dyke, Clare Jones, Kyra Jones, Lucy Howells, Nia Jones, Christina Shaw and Leila Thomas….

September 17, 2019
2019/20 National Competitions Calendar Changes

On 11 September 2019, the National Calendar was amended, so please ensure that you have the correct dates, shown below. Changes were made to the date and location of the U14 Inter Area competition and the location of the U16 National Clubs competition. Welsh Netball has published the 2019/20 National Competitions calendar. Entry and team…

September 12, 2019
Llantwit Fardre Walking Netball Club Celebrates Its First Year

One year ago, Welsh Netball in partnership with Sport Rhondda Cynon Taff and the Women’s Institute launched some walking netball pilot sessions at Llantwit Fardre Leisure Centre which grew into one of the country’s first walking netball clubs. Now Llantwit Fardre Walking Netball Club is a year old, the walking format of the game has…

September 5, 2019
Neon Arena Services Becomes Official Flooring Partner to Welsh Netball

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that Neon Arena Services has become its new official flooring partner. Neon Arena Services manages all aspects of the storage, transportation, installation and maintenance of Welsh Netball’s brand-new international specification wooden sprung portable netball floor. Based at the National Exhibition Centre in the West Midlands, Neon Arena Services specialise…

September 4, 2019
Wales Returns to the World’s Top 10 After Stunning Summer

As of Tuesday 3 September, Wales has returned to the top 10 of the International Netball Federation’s world rankings. This summer, Wales hosted South Africa for a two-test Wendy White series and then recorded successive victories against Malawi, Trinidad & Tobago and Grenada under head coach Julie Hoornweg. As a result, the new-look Wales team…

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