Team Wales News

August 26, 2020
Your Membership Matters

On Wednesday 26 August, Welsh Netball launched a new campaign to highlight to the netball community across Wales why now, more than ever, their membership matters. The global pandemic has had a massive impact on Wales’ sporting landscape and netball is no exception to this. Now, as we move through our ‘Return to Play’ journey,…

August 14, 2020
Train with Team Wales

On Thursday 20 August at 6pm, Welsh Netball is hosting an online training session with four of its international netball stars: co-captain Nia Jones, Bethan Dyke, Lucy Howells and Bethan Johnson. The session will have something for everyone as it focuses on the essential skills that all netballers should seek to develop and will give…

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…