Team Wales News

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…

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…

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…

July 10, 2017
Wales U21 Look Ahead to Next World Cup Challenge.

Wales’ under 21 national netball team continue their campaign at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 [NWYC2017] today as they take on Grenada at 3pm (GMT). Wales have lost both games so far against old rivals England (final score: 69-23) and the fiery Fijians (final score: 35-48).  Wales won the last quarter of yesterday’s game…

July 6, 2017
“Girls we are really proud of you both” – Netball mum Helen Dyke has high hopes for her daughters.

Mother of two Wales international netball stars Helen Dyke from Bridgend is about to fly to Gaborone, Botswana to support her youngest daughter Chloe Dyke as she represents Wales at under 21 level at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017.  Meanwhile, her eldest daughter Bethan, who also plays for the superleague team the Celtic Dragons,…

July 5, 2017
Wales U21 Ready for Netball World Youth Cup 2017.

Wales’ international under 21 netball team have arrived    at their final destination at Gaborone, Botswana ready to take on the world    at the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 [NWYC2017]. After months of preparation on and off the court, the    Welsh athletes and their management team will be looking to give their best…

April 20, 2017
Welsh Netball Announces Wales’ U21 Squad for World Cup.

Welsh Netball is delighted to announce the under 21 squad selected to represent Wales at the Netball World Youth Cup and the Under 21 Netball Europe Youth Championship. Congratulations to the following athletes who will head to Gaborone, Botswana for the Netball World Youth Cup in July 2017: Rebecca Baker, Fern Davies, Izzy Dunsford, Chloe…

March 6, 2017
Wales’ Under 17 Team Win Silver at Netball Europe U17 Championships.

Wales’ under 17 age group had a successful campaign at the Netball Europe U17 Championships 2017, winning a silver medal position ahead of Scotland and hosts Northern Ireland. Wales drew against Scotland in a nail-biting, entertaining first game on Friday 3 March with 59 to both teams, but lost to Netball Europe champions England on…

March 2, 2017
Wales U17 Squad Feel Ready for their Netball Europe U17 Championship Campaign.

Wales’ under 17 squad of twelve along with their management team left Cardiff this morning on their way to Belfast.  Led by squad Captain Gwenno Davies and Vice-Captain Milly Watts, Wales will face Scotland, England and Northern Ireland during the weekend. Just four of the named squad of twelve have previously taken part in last…