Team Wales News

August 5, 2020
Wales Netballers to Host Q&A for 2020 Results Day

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that several of its senior squad athletes are going to be hosting a digital Question & Answer session ahead of 2020 A-level and GCSE results being released. On Tuesday 11 August at 7pm, Wales’ Suzy Drane, Kyra Jones, Bethan Dyke, Carys Allen and Ella Porter will host…

July 1, 2020
Wales Maintain Position in World’s Top 10

The International Netball Federation has today released the latest INF World Rankings table and Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that Wales has maintained its position in 9th place. Over the last 12 months, Wales has stormed back into the world’s top 10 after going seven test matches without loss, with several wins…

June 30, 2020
Wales’ Lydia Hitchings to Feature in ‘Transatlanitc Storytelling’ Premiere with Cardiff Met

On Tuesday 30 June, current Welsh international netballer Lydia Hitchings will star in a sports documentary premiere, produced in a collaboration between Cardiff Met University and Ball State University from Indiana, USA. The documentary will then be screened on local and national TV stations in the USA, including ESPN+ and will be featured on Cardiff…

May 27, 2020
Jenny Berry Joins Wales U21 As Assistant Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Jenny Berry as new assistant coach for the Wales Under 21 squad. Berry, who will be working alongside head coach Nikki Lloyd and team manager Louvain Lake, has a wealth of experience from over the border in England, having coached for the last ten years…

May 19, 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week: Clare Jones on Kindness

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and as people across the world cope with the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns it has never been more important to recognise and respond to mental health issues. The theme of 2020’s Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘kindness’ and so we’ve spoken with Wales international and trainee clinical psychologist,…

April 28, 2020
Wales Training Goes Digital

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown period has meant dramatic changes for every facet of our lives. Sport is no different, and while there may no Netball Superleague, netball club training or televised sport on at the moment, Wales’ elite netball athletes have been quick to adapt to the ‘new normal.’ This week, the Wales…

April 22, 2020
Sarah Lewis Appointed as Wales Assistant Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Sarah Lewis as the Assistant Coach for the Wales senior team. Sarah will join the management team led by head coach Sara Hale, fellow assistant coach Jenna Adamson and team manager Lavinia Baker. Sarah first became involved in coaching at international level in 2015 when…

April 1, 2020
Rhian Evans Wins Swansea Junior Sportswoman Award

It has already been quite the year for Wales and Celtic Dragons shooter, Rhian Evans who was awarded the title of Junior Sportswoman of the Year at the Swansea Sports Awards earlier this month. Evans, 18, has enjoyed a breakthrough year in elite netball where not only did she feature for Wales Under 21 against…

March 9, 2020
Wales Hosts Netball Europe U17 Championships as Welsh Youngsters Take Silver

From Friday 6 until Sunday 8 March, Welsh Netball in partnership with Netball Europe, hosted the Netball Europe U17 Championships at Ebbw Vale Sports Centre, Blaenau Gwent. Five teams, Wales, Switzerland, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland went head-to-head in 10 games across three days to contest the European title. Hundreds of spectators were treated to…