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October 16, 2017
Wales reflects on Netball Europe Open Championships 2017

After what was an outstanding four days of competitive netball in Cardiff, Welsh Netball would firstly like to thank the incredible team of volunteers that helped to make the Netball Europe Open Championship possible. We are grateful to all of the players, coaches, physios, managers, umpires, officials ball girls and boys and, of course, fans,…

Sarah Llew
October 8, 2017
Roses see off Wales to clinch Netball Europe title in Cardiff

Wales made a bright early start to the first quarter, despite some wayward passes allowing England to pinch a lead. Despite some great scoring from the Welsh players, the English attack seemed to find plenty of space. At the end of the first quarter he Roses enjoyed a six-point lead, with the final goal coming…

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October 8, 2017
Scotland too strong for Wales on Day 3 of Netball Europe Open

A well-drilled Scottish Thistles side proved too much for Wales to overcome on the third day of the Netball Europe Open Championships in Cardiff. The Thistles overcame the hosts 58-49 as they pulled clear in the final quarter. The match saw Scotland make a strong start in what was a high-intensity, passionate contest. Nevertheless, Wales…

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October 7, 2017
Wales Get Back on Track with Emphatic Win

Wales made amends for yesterday’s disappointing loss to Northern Ireland with an emphatic victory over visiting side Fiji on day two of the Netball Europe Open Championships in Cardiff. The final score of 61-40 doesn’t tell the whole tale of what was a bruising encounter between the two sides ranked seventh and eighth in the…

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October 6, 2017
Wales Suffer Near Miss Against Northern Ireland

It was a relief for the Northern Irish and a gut-wrenching loss for Wales as the Ultserwomen emerged victorious by single goal, winning 47-46 on the opening day of the Netball Europe Open Championships in Cardiff’s Sport Wales National Centre. Northern Ireland made a strong start to the match, going ahead by 4 after the…

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September 29, 2017
Wales rises to highest ever place in INF World Rankings

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that the Wales senior netball team has risen from eighth to seventh place in the International Netball Federation (INF) World Rankings. This is Wales’ highest ever place in the world rankings which were first published in 2008. Sarah Jones, CEO of Welsh Netball said: “Myself and the…

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September 1, 2017
Wales to Visit Tasmania for 2018 Pre-Commonwealth Games Camp

Welsh Netball’s senior squad will be hosted by Netball Tasmania in preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games which will be held on the Gold Coast next April.  Matches will be played in each of Launceston and Hobart in March 2018, with the Collingwood Magpies Suncorp Super Netball team, and the Tassie Magpies Australian Netball league…

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August 31, 2017
Parents’ Blog: Wales at the NPL

Paul Evans is father to Wales U17 star Rhian Evans who recently played at the annual Netball Performance League Tournament, hosted by England Netball at the University of Nottingham. Paul has written a blog of the family’s experience whilst daughter Rhian represents her country on court.  His blog gives a unique perspective of a parent,…

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August 30, 2017
Wales U17 Finish 5th at England’s Netball Performance League Tournament.

Wales’ international U17 team finished 5th at England Netball’s Performance League [NPL] over the August Bank Holiday, beating 7 of England’s best teams to reach their finishing position.  Following a successful season with a silver medal finish at the 2017 Netball Europe U17 Championships, the young Welsh team are delighted with their impressive performance at…