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July 31, 2020
Welsh Government Review: Update from Welsh Netball

Today (Friday 31 July) First Minister Mark Drakeford made the positive announcement that sports and leisure facilities can re-open in Wales from Monday 10 August. We are supportive of this news and of our colleagues in the sports and leisure sector, who have been working tirelessly to achieve this decision. What does today’s announcement mean…

July 30, 2020
Welsh Netball Announces Membership Price Freeze and Early Bird Offer for 2020/21 Season

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it is freezing the price of its membership for all types of affiliation for the 2020/21 season. In addition, to reflect the economic challenges that many in Wales’ netball community are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will also be offering a 10% Early Bird discount on…

July 24, 2020
Gilfach NC: A Club Supporting Netballers On and Off the Court

In the final edition of a series of articles highlighting Welsh Netball’s meteoric growth to over 10,000 members, we look at one of South East Wales’ fastest growing clubs, Gilfach Netball Club from Caerphilly County Borough. Kirsty McColl and Rachel James had no set plan when they sought to start a netball club. They simply…

July 16, 2020
‘Return to Play’ Roadmap Moves to Stage 2

Recently, we published our ‘Return to Play’ roadmap, which provides Welsh Netball members with an overview of what the return to netball could look like as COVID-19 restrictions begin to be eased. The roadmap allows for the safe return of netball activity based on progressive stages of increased activity depending on the extent of government…

July 15, 2020
Welsh Netball Mourns the Loss of Former Wales Captain and Head Coach, Jennifer Sealey

It is with great sadness that Welsh Netball shares the news that former Welsh international netballer and Wales head coach, Jennifer Sealey (pictured sat in the centre of image) has passed away. Jennifer Gillian Williams was born 11 December 1948. Jen was the eldest of ten children and was happily married to husband Mike for…

July 14, 2020
Netball On the Rise in Mid Wales

In the latest of a series of articles celebrating Welsh Netball reaching over 10,000 members for the first time in its history, we look at Maldwyn Netball Club from Powys. The club serves one of Wales’ most rural communities and despite the geography of the region they have recorded a huge level of growth in…

July 10, 2020
COVID-19 Update: Welsh Government Announcement (10 July)

On Friday 10 July, the First Minister Mark Drakeford announced upcoming changes to COVID-19 restrictions in Wales. Welsh Netball is considering the implications of this latest announcement for netball activity in Wales. For now, in line with our published Return to Play roadmap, netball in Wales remains in Stage 1. This means that all netball activity…

July 9, 2020
Welsh Netball Publishes Community ‘Return to Netball’ Roadmap

On Thursday 9 July, Welsh Netball published its ‘Return to Play’ roadmap for community netball, detailing how a phased return to netball will look as the Welsh Government continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions. The roadmap consists of six phases and netball is currently in the the first of these phases. On the roadmap (shown below) we…

July 7, 2020
Welsh Netball Publishes 2019/20 Annual Report

At Welsh Netball’s 2020 Annual General Meeting, the 2019/20 Annual Report was first presented to attendees, showcasing the work that the National Governing Body for netball in Wales has been undertaking over the last 12 months. The Annual Report highlights a range of achievements, including but certainly not limited to: Hosting the 2019 Welsh Netball…

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