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Joshua Anderson
June 25, 2018
Welsh Netball Hosts University of South Wales Student on Placement

During the last academic year, Welsh Netball hosted Josh Anderson, third year University of South Wales student, on a netball development placement. Here, Josh speaks about his time with Welsh Netball and how the placement has helped him gain skills and experience in sports development at the heart of Wales’ netball community. Josh, tell us…

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June 24, 2018
LA Hub Season Comes to a Close in North Wales

On Sunday 24 June, the Local Authority (LA) Hub season came to a close with a final LA Hub Showcase taking place in Deeside, Flintshire for teams across North Wales. Dozens of teams, featuring hundreds of players have participated in Welsh Netball’s LA Hub programme this season and showcases have been taking place across Wales…

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June 11, 2018
Wendy Pressdee Awarded B.E.M. for Services to Netball

Welsh Netball is pleased and proud to share the news that Vice-President, Wendy Pressdee has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for Services to netball in HM the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.  The BEM (formally the British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service) recognises those who have made outstanding contributions to the community and in…

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May 30, 2018
Sêr y Byd Enjoy Another Fantastic Year

Welsh Netball was pleased to share in the fantastic achievements of Sêr y Byd Netball Club over the last year. Wales’ only all-ability netball club have already achieved so much in very little time, including being mascots for the Swansea University Series between Wales and the New Zealand Silver Ferns and competing at last year’s Special…

Intro to Umpiring
May 29, 2018
Swansea School Enrolls 16 Pupils on ‘Intro to Umpiring’ Course

Bishopston Comprehensive School in Swansea has recently placed 16 of its pupils onto Welsh Netball’s ‘Intro to Umpiring’ course.  Held over two days, on the first day candidates get to grips with basic rules and theory before undertaking practical exercises on the second day. The aspiring umpires from Bishopston represent a range of clubs from…

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May 23, 2018
GDPR: Guidance for Netball Clubs
On 25 May 2018 a new set of rules about data protection comes into force across the European Union. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to ensure that data is gathered and managed correctly and responsibly. Under GDPR, netball clubs will be obliged to act diligently in how they handle data. Welsh Netball...
Deeside Under 11s Winners
May 21, 2018
Under 15, 13 & 11 National Club Competition Winners and Placings

It has been a very busy time for netball in Wales with the Under 15, 13 and 11s National Club Competitions taking place over the last fortnight in Bangor and Cardiff. Dozens of clubs and hundreds of players, volunteers, officials, and families have been involved in the competitions over the last few weeks and we…

Tywyn in Action
April 27, 2018
Tywyn Primary School Crowned National Champions

On Thursday 26 April, Welsh Netball’s National Primary Schools Competition took place at Merthyr Tyfil Leisure Centre. 14 schools had made it to the national competition via regional qualifiers and over 125 children participated in 6 games to determine the finalists. In the end, the scores went down to the wire and the two finalists…

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April 20, 2018
Nominations Open for Welsh Netball Elected Director (Development)

Welsh Netball has now opened nominations for the role of Elected Director (Development) ahead of the 2018 Welsh Netball Association Annual General Meeting.  The purpose of the role is to ensure that the Welsh Netball Board have a strategic lead to continue its goal of ‘Growing the Game’. The role will support the CEO, Head…