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October 30, 2020
Black History Month: Merle Hamilton

This month, Welsh Netball has been hearing from prominent Black members of the Welsh Netball community on the theme of inspiration as part of Black History Month. Here, Welsh Netball President, Merle Hamilton shares her story, talking about love, loss and discovery…  “As President of Welsh Netball and after listening to the contributors to Black…

October 29, 2020
Netball Nights In: Week 2

One week of the all-Wales ‘firebreak’ down – one week to go – and we are pleased to bring you another set of #NetballNightsIn activities for our second week at home! What’s more, during Week 2 of #NetballNightsIn, we will be partnering with a different small business every day to giveaway a lot of great…

October 27, 2020
Welsh Netball Remembers Norma Stephen

Last month, Welsh Netball was saddened to learn of the passing of Norma Stephen. Here, Wales’ leading bench official and long serving netball volunteer, Wendy Pressdee BEM, remembers Norma. “Norma played for Apex teams throughout her playing days and was always very active in the organisation of the club’s teams, being club secretary for many years….

October 22, 2020
Welsh Netball Launches: Netball Nights In

Wales is about to go into a two-week national lockdown, meaning we have had to pause our Return to Play roadmap. To help beat the lockdown blues, we at Welsh Netball have planned a series of FREE online events to keep you going during the next two weeks! Take a look below at our Week…

October 19, 2020
Return to Play Roadmap Paused for Wales-wide Lockdown

On Monday 19 October, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced a 17-day ‘fire-break’ nationwide lockdown for Wales. The lockdown will commence from 6pm on Friday 23 October until Monday 9 November. As a result of this announcement, Welsh Netball can confirm that as of Friday 23 October, its ‘Return to Play’ roadmap will be paused. This…

October 16, 2020
Changes to Law Regarding Children Travelling for Sport

UPDATE Fri 16 October: The new regulations allowing children to travel for sport are now live and under 18s may now travel between local lockdown areas for the purpose of sport. As part of the new regulations, children may be accompanied to sporting activity by one responsible adult. Netball remains in Stage 3B of the…

October 8, 2020
Digital Netball Leaders Courses Hugely Popular – More Dates Added

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that its digital Netball Leader qualification has proven hugely popular in recent weeks. As a result, Welsh Netball has added additional dates for candidates this winter. Young people across Wales have been able to access this engaging, participant-focused qualification from the comfort of their own homes, without…

October 7, 2020
Netball Session Plans for Stage 3B of Return to Play

Welsh Netball are excited to release four session plans suitable for netball club training sessions. These plans have been created and tested by former international netballer, Sara Bell, who has a wealth of knowledge on the topic of netball fitness. Sara often delivers tough fitness sessions to the Cardiff-based Central Netball Club. These detailed plans…