Team Wales News

July 30, 2018
Wales Under 17 Finish 4th at NPL Tournament

Welsh Netball’s Under 17 squad enjoyed an excellent run at this weekend’s England Netball NPL (Netball Performance League) tournament in Nottingham, finishing in 4th place.  The squad, sponsored by a number of businesses and fundraising work, travelled to Nottingham to face off against some of the best Under 17s sides in England in the end…

July 23, 2018
Suzy Drane Awarded Honorary Fellowship from NPTC Group of Colleges

On Friday 13 July, Suzy Drane, Wales & Celtic Dragons netball captain was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from NPTC Group of Colleges at their annual Graduation Ceremony in Swansea University’s Great Hall. Welsh Netball star Suzy Drane shared the stage with more than 200 graduates at the College’s 12th graduation ceremony. Her Fellowship recognised her…

July 18, 2018
Wales Under 21 and Under 17 Squads Announced for 2018/19

Following a competitive series of trials in recent weeks, Welsh Netball is pleased to be able to announce its Under 21 and Under 17 long squads for the 2018/19 season.  Under 21 Long Squad Elysse Haywood | Megan Baker-Rees | Anna Brindley | Erin Williams | Chloe Dyke | Chloe James | Miquie Walker-Jones |…

July 9, 2018
Results of PTC and DTC Tournaments

Recently, Welsh Netball hosted tournaments for its Performance Training Centre (PTC) and Development Training Centre (DTC)  teams from across Wales. The tournaments saw some of Wales’ best Under 17 and 21 players go head-to-head in an end of season showpiece event. The PTCs and DTCs provide Wales’ young, talented netball players a values based learning…

June 29, 2018
Wales Senior Trials Announcement

On Sunday 24 June Welsh Netball hosted open trials for the Wales senior long squad. Welsh Netball received a lot of interest and would like to thank trialists for participating in the day. As a result, we would like to announce that 12 new players will join the senior long squad: Cathy Bastian Brook Collett…

June 19, 2018
Nine New Caps for Wales U17 Against England U17

Wales Under 17 played their first capped game of the season against England Under 17 in Sheffield on Sunday 18 June, going down 70-35. Despite the disappointment of the Netball Europe U17 Open Championships being cancelled due to ‘the Beast from the East,’ the squad has been keeping busy, competing against English franchises, notably winning…

June 11, 2018
Wales U17 46 Wasps U17 44

Wales U17: 46 Wasps U17: 44 Images courtesy of Clive Jones PR.  Wales Under 17s took on their counterparts from Wasps in a curtain-raiser friendly prior to the Celtic Dragons v Wasps superleague game on Saturday 9 June. It was an absolute thriller as Wales got off to a very shaky start, at point being…

April 23, 2018
Wales Under 17s Win Tri-Tournament

Wales Under 17s emerged victorious in a tri-tournament against Team Bath and Mavericks over the weekend. Following the disappointment of the cancelled Netball Europe U17s Championships, the tournament was a great opportunity for the Under 17s to play some fiercely competitive netball against quality opposition. Welsh Netball would like to congratulate the players, coaches and…

April 12, 2018
Wales Record Record Goals Total in Final 2018 Commonwealth Games Match

Wales’ Commonwealth Games Journey Ends on a High 2018 Commonwealth Games Wales: 81 Fiji: 32 Wednesday 11 April Wales last faced Fiji back in October when the Pearls were the invitational team at the Netball Europe Open Championships 2017 in Cardiff. Back then, Wales recorded a 61-40 win and it was a case of history…