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July 16, 2018
Wye Valley Netball League Continues to Grow

Netball in Wales continues to grow in popularity, with the Anglo-Welsh Wye Valley Netball League no exception. Next season, there will be three new teams entering the Welsh Netball affiliated league. In September, two additional teams from Usk and Chepstow will join the league as well as a new entrant from Pontypool. They will join…

July 12, 2018
Welsh Netball Enters into Partnership with Coleg Sir Gâr Netball Academy

Welsh Netball has entered into partnership with Coleg Sir Gâr in order to improve opportunities for its students to access netball. Welsh Netball will work with the college’s netball coaches, Rhian Davies and Cath Roberts to help players develop and gain experience along the Welsh Netball pathway. This will include collaboration with Welsh Netball coaches and the…

July 10, 2018
Welsh Netball Seeks Board Directors

Welsh Netball is looking to recruit several non-executive Board Directors. This is an exciting and revolutionary change for the organisation as it looks to further develop its governance structures. Welsh Netball is looking for individuals that can broaden the skills-base and diversity of the Board and support the next stage of growth and development in…

July 5, 2018
Tricia Chapman Named Ceredigion Sports Council Unsung Hero for 2018

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that Wales Under 17 Talent Squad Team Manager, Tricia Chapman has won the Ceredigion Sports Council Unsung Hero in Sport Award for 2018. Tricia, who will receive her award on 6 July, impressed the judging panel with her commitment to local netball in Ceredigion. She has been…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…