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August 17, 2017
Cardiff to Host Netball Europe Open Championships.

Cardiff will host the annual Netball Europe Open Championships at the Sport Wales National Centre, from 5th to 8th of October 2017.  The prestigious annual European netball tournament will see 8th world ranked Wales take on 3rd ranked England, Scotland (12th) and Northern Ireland (10th) in front of a packed crowd of netball fans. Cardiff…

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August 14, 2017
2017/18 Membership Now Open

Welcome to a brand-new netball season! We’re offering another price freeze on membership packages for 2017/18 season.  New benefits! Free DBS checks for all eligible coaches and volunteers (equivalent of £7.50 worth of savings) 10% discount off any products at orthotix.co.uk 10% discount off biomechanical assessments at Ace Feet in Motion clinics. Find your nearest…

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August 2, 2017
Port Talbot School Teacher Awarded Highest Netball Umpiring Qualification.

Alison Davies of Fforestfach has received the International Umpiring Award [IUA] from the International Netball Federation at the recent Netball World Youth Cup.  The IUA is the highest qualification level that can be achieved by a netball umpire.  Alison is currently the only umpire in Wales that holds the IUA status. On her recent achievements,…

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July 26, 2017
Netball On the Rise in Powys

Netball activities in Powys have increased over the past twelve months as Welsh Netball make efforts to grow the game across the county.  As a result of hard work building relationships with Local Authorities, partners and volunteers, Welsh Netball have created more opportunities for the local communities to play and get involved in the sport. …

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July 6, 2017
“Girls we are really proud of you both” – Netball mum Helen Dyke has high hopes for her daughters.

Mother of two Wales international netball stars Helen Dyke from Bridgend is about to fly to Gaborone, Botswana to support her youngest daughter Chloe Dyke as she represents Wales at under 21 level at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017.  Meanwhile, her eldest daughter Bethan, who also plays for the superleague team the Celtic Dragons,…

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July 5, 2017
Development Training Centre Tournament 2017.

Llongyfarchiadau to all who took part in our Development Training Centre tournament, which was part of the annual Gemau Cymru event hosted by the Urdd. Here are the results! A close goal score for the winning title in Group A: Results from Group B:

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July 5, 2017
LA Hub End of Season Showcases 2017.

Each region held its annual End of Season showcase of all the Local Authority Hubs across the country.  Here’s how your Netball Development Officers had to say about the events. Central South Wales – Sarah Palmer. This year’s LA hub programme has seen many changes, namely the increase in the number of LA hubs operating…

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June 19, 2017
Competition Review- Initial Findings and Update.

In early 2017 the NGB commissioned an independent Competitions Pathway Review. The review reached out to the Welsh Netball membership in order to gain views and feedback on the current competition structure and take recommendations for any improvements. Four regional focus groups were conducted with key netball stakeholders . These groups were designed to gain…

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June 18, 2017
Sul y Tadau Hapus to the Netball Dads: Mark’s Story.

1.       When did you start coaching?   I attended the same UKCC Level 1 Course as Jason Hale in January 2015.  I was offered to do the course by Cath Hares, who at the time was the local area sports development officer. I then started coaching in 2015 for Tredegar Senior Netball Club.  I volunteered…