Team Wales News

February 13, 2018
Wales Marks Kyra Jones’ 50th Cap

  On Monday 12 February, Welsh Netball was pleased to mark a wonderful achievement by one of its elite international netballers. Kyra Jones, 32, played her fiftieth match for Wales back in January against Northern Ireland at the Netball Europe World Cup Qualifiers. After Monday’s Celtic Dragons VNSL match, she was presented with a commemorative…

February 6, 2018
Welsh Netball Confirm Interim Assistant Coach and Team Manager

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Natalie Peperell as Interim Assistant Coach for Wales and Celtic Dragons. Welsh Netball can also confirm that Lavinia Baker will join Wales as Interim Team Manager. Peperell, who moves from her current voluntary role as Head Coach of Wales Under 21s, shared her excitement about…

Long squad
January 25, 2018
Wales Name Squad for Netball Europe Under 17s Open Championship

Welsh Netball is pleased to name its squad for the Netball Europe Under 17s Open Championship taking place in Dublin, Republic of Ireland: Final 12: Rhian Evans; Mollie Underhill; Macey Lane; Beca Hughes; Nan Williams; Macy Morgan; Catrin Hughes; Hannah Owen; Charlotte Scarborough; Sapphira Fisher; Millie Carter and Angharad Broughton. Management team: Bev Powell, Head…

January 24, 2018
Wales and Celtic Dragons Part Ways with Head Coach Trish Wilcox

Wales and Celtic Dragons Head Coach, Trish Wilcox is to leave Welsh Netball with immediate effect. Welsh Netball would like to thank Trish, who has been Head Coach for three and a half years, for her hard work with the Wales national side and Celtic Dragons. Welsh Netball wishes Trish all the best for the…

January 20, 2018
Wales Miss Out on Qualification for the 2019 Netball World Cup

Welsh Netball is hugely disappointed on missing out on qualification for the INF Netball World Cup in 2019 following this weekend’s Netball Europe World Cup Qualifiers in Perth, Scotland. Scotland and Northern Ireland have now booked their tickets to the showpiece tournament after beating Wales 52-40 and 57-42 respectively.  The management and players have put…

January 16, 2018
Wales Announce Squad for World Cup Qualifier

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce its squad for this weekend’s Netball Europe World Cup qualifiers against Scotland and Northern Ireland to be held in Perth, Scotland, 19-21 January. The squad is as follows: Suzy Drane (C), Kelly Morgan (v/C), Georgia Rowe, Eleanor Roberts, Cara Lea Moseley, Sarah Llewellyn, Clare Jones, Kyra Jones, Bethan Dyke, Lateisha…

Nia (3)
January 11, 2018
World Cup Qualifiers to be Live Streamed

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that the Netball Europe World Cup Qualifiers will be live streamed on our Facebook page via QTV Sports. The qualifiers will see Wales face off against both Scotland and Northern Ireland in order to secure a place at the 2019 INF World Cup. Only two places are…

January 2, 2018
Wales Head North for Seek a Place at the 2019 World Cup

Wales will be heading off to Scotland on Friday 19 January to participate in the Netball Europe World Cup qualifiers. With only two spaces and three teams competing, it promises to be a tense weekend of netball with a place in netball’s blue riband event at stake.  Wales go to these qualifying matches buoyed after…

Merle and Eleanor (2)
December 21, 2017
Wales Celebrates a New Cap

Following Wales’ 2-nil victory in the recent Wendy White Series against Samoa on 5 & 7 December, Welsh Netball is proud and pleased to mark goal shooter Eleanor Roberts’ first senior cap. Merle Hamilton, Welsh Netball’s President presented Eleanor with a badge to mark her debut. Eleanor, 22, hails from Pontypool and has recently signed…