News

November 29, 2019
Inaugural Unity Shield Competition a Great Success

On Saturday 23 November, Welsh Netball in partnership with South Wales Police, hosted the first ever Unity Shield Community Cohesion competition in Swansea. Over 100 women and girls were in attendance for a fun day of netball, playing alongside officers from South Wales Police. Teams came from communities across the region and had a minimum…

November 20, 2019
C Award Umpiring Qualification Goes Digital

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that it has started to offer a digital C Award umpiring theory test, thereby increasing access to the qualification for aspiring netball umpires across the country.  Netball Europe’s C Award is the first formal qualification on Netball Europe’s umpiring pathway and is the first qualification umpires must…

November 12, 2019
Julie Hoornweg’s Tenure as Wales Head Coach Ends After a Successful 18 Months

Welsh Netball can confirm that Julie Hoornweg’s tenure as Wales Head Coach has come to an end, after a transformative 18 months for Wales’ elite national side. Following Wales’ failure to qualify for the 2019 Netball World Cup, Hoornweg took charge of the senior team on an interim basis for the 2018 Commonwealth Games where…

November 4, 2019
Welsh Walking Netball Coach Is A UK Coaching Award Finalist

Welsh Netball is very pleased to share the news that Siân Ponting of Llantwit Fardre Walking Netball Club has been nominated for the final shortlist of the prestigious 2019 UK Coaching Awards as Community Coach of Year. Siân, who set-up and leads sessions for the 1 year-old club in Rhondda Cynon Taff is one of…

November 1, 2019
Welsh Netball Seeking Volunteers for 2020 Talent Centre Programme

Welsh Netball is looking for volunteers keen to be involved with coaching, umpiring and team management in its 2020 Talent Centre programme for Under 17 and Under 21 players. Full information about what Welsh Netball’s Talent Centres involve and how volunteers can get involved can be found in the expression of interest form downloadable below….