Team Wales News

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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 16, 2017
Wales Drawn into Pool B for Commonwealth Games 2018.

The official pools and match schedule for the preliminary rounds of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Netball competition have been confirmed, marking one step closer to the pinnacle event. Wales’ national netball team will be joined by world number 2 New Zealand, England, Scotland, Uganda and Malawi in Pool B during the preliminary…

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August 10, 2017
Wales U17 to Compete at English Netball Performance League Tournament.

Wales’ national under 17 netball squad have accepted an invitation to compete at England Netball’s annual Netball Performance League [NPL] tournament, from 24 – 27 August at Nottingham University.  After a successful 2016/17 season with a silver medal finish at the 2017 Netball Europe U17 Championships and several first capped players, Wales’ U17 team will…

L-R: Welsh Netball's Head of Performance Rosie Pretorius, Celtic Dragons Commercial and Operations Manager Catherine Marin, Welsh Netball CEO Sarah Jones, Wales netball star Nia Jones, Wales and Celtic Dragons star Fern Davies, Orthotix Hayley Huntley, Orthotix Tom Cooper, Ace Feet in Motion Paul Cooper.
August 9, 2017
Welsh Netball Team Up with Ace Feet in Motion and Orthotix.

Welsh Netball and Celtic Dragons are excited to announce Ace Feet in Motion and Orthotix as their official Podiatrist and exclusive supplier of sports and rehabilitation bracing. The partnership will allow Wales and Celtic Dragons athletes to benefit from expert services in foot health and sports medicine bracing ahead of months of vigorous pre-season training…

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July 14, 2017
Wales Fight Back to Win World Cup Thriller Against Barbados.

Wales’ U21 netball team have won their crucial match against Caribbean side Barbados at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 [NWYC2017], winning 47-44. Head Coach Natalie Peperell said the squad gave it everything they had on court: “The girls knew how important this game was for us and I’m proud that they gave it absolutely…

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July 14, 2017
Wales U21 Squad Raring to Go World Cup Play-offs.

Wales U21 will play Barbados at 1pm [GMT] today at their 13th to 16th play-off match at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 [NWYC2017]. The squad fought a tough battle against hosts Botswana last night in front of a deafening home crowd. Botswana started strong and won the first quarter 18-8, but Wales powered back…

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July 13, 2017
Wales U21 to Face Hosts Botswana at Netball World Youth Cup.

Wales’ under 21 netball squad will face Netball World Youth Cup hosts, Botswana at their 9th to 16th placing quarter final match on Thursday at 5pm GMT. Today’s game will decide whether Wales will secure a place in the 9th to 16th place semi-final, or the 13th to 16th semi-final. Despite an impressive victory of…

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July 11, 2017
Wales To Play Own Game Against Caribbean team Trinidad & Tobago.

Wales U21 face Trinidad and Tobago today at 3pm in their final pool match of the Netball World Youth Cup, 2017 [NWYC2017]. After winning yesterday’s match with an impressive 72-30 defeat over Grenada, Wales Head Coach Natalie Peperell said the team are feeling positive about their next challenge: “We will take the positives from yesterday’s…

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July 10, 2017
Wales Ease to Victory at Netball World Youth Cup.

Wales’s U21 side have won their first game at the Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana.  Wales took on Grenada in their third pool game of the competition on Monday 10 July, and won 72 – 30. Every member of the Wales U21 squad took to court during the match.  Head Coach Natalie Peperell is…