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December 4, 2018
Deeside Netball Club Win Inaugural Under 19s Competition

On Sunday 2 December, Welsh Netball hosted its first National Competition of the 2018/19 season at the Cardiff City House of Sport.  Nine teams from across Wales came to compete in the inaugural Under 19s National Clubs Open Competition and there were some outstanding performances from the teams involved. The final was fought between local…

November 28, 2018
Walking Netball On the Rise in Rhondda Cynon Taff

Across Wales, walking netball has been rapidly growing in popularity and recent months have seen hundreds of women falling back in love with the game. In one South Wales Valleys community, walking netball has struck a chord and a new club has gone from strength-to-strength.  Following a meeting of Welsh Netball, Sport RCT and the local…

November 14, 2018
Act of Friendship Unites Welsh and Fijian Netball Communities

As we are midway through #NetballNovember and the days grow ever shorter, it might take some imagination to cast one’s mind back to August and the height of 2018’s long hot summer. Even more so perhaps to call to mind the pacific island nation of Fiji which was the setting for an inspirational act of…

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…

August 7, 2018
Usk Netball Club Launch New Competitive Team for Primary School Children

It may be the off-season, but netball clubs across Wales are planning for the 2018-19 season and Usk Netball Club is no exception, with ambitious plans to launch a new competitive team for primary school children.  The new team will be coached by  Usk Netball Club member and Wye Valley Netball League chair, Claire Powell….

August 2, 2018
Welsh Netball Celebrate #PlayDay2018 in Merthyr Tydfil

On Wednesday 1 August, Welsh Netball took part in National Play Day 2018 by hosting its netball inflatable at Active Merthyr’s sports village in Cyfarthfa Park, Merthyr Tydfil.  Active Merthyr, who are responsible for sports development in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough, hosted a range of free sports activities for young people enjoying the school holidays….

July 19, 2018
Update from Welsh Netball AGM

On Saturday 30 June, Welsh Netball held its Annual General Meeting at the Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells. Following the AGM, here are the main changes that will be taking effect for the 2018/19 season. Election of Officers: Mel Hellerman was elected to the Board of Welsh Netball as a non-executive Director with responsibility for…

July 19, 2018
West Wales Summer League 2018

On Monday 16 July, the final round of the West Wales Summer League took place. The league featured two divisions: Performance and Development and saw a number of West Wales teams go head-to-head for summer honours.  In the Performance division, Tenby Sapphires took first place after a tense final league match against Chaos which they…

July 16, 2018
Welsh Netball at Cardiff Race for Life

On Sunday 15 July, Welsh Netball was pleased to be at Cardiff Race for Life, promoting netball in the Central South region and supporting all the race’s participants. Race for Life is a women only race event, taking in various distances, which raises vital funds for Cancer Research UK.  Welsh Netball brought its fun inflatable…