Team Wales News

December 11, 2018
Training Begins for New 2018/19 Wales Long Squad

Christmas may be on the horizon, but the Wales senior long squad have been very busy over the last few weeks in their first block of training under returning head coach, Julie Hoornweg.  Returning from Australia to lead Wales on a march back up the INF rankings, Hoornweg has been keeping her diverse squad on…

October 9, 2018
Beca Hughes Wins Player of the Tournament

Despite facing a challenging weekend of netball at the Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships in Northern Ireland over the weekend, there was a fantastic achievement for the Wales camp to celebrate at the conclusion of the tournament. Beca Hughes, who starred for Wales Under 21 at Goal-Attack, was awarded Player of the Tournament, having…

October 7, 2018
Match Report – Northern Ireland U21: 45 Wales U21: 42

Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships Northern Ireland U21: 45 – Wales U21: 42 Sunday 7 October 2018 in Belfast, Northern Ireland There was a massive sense of urgency for both teams ahead of the final match of the Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships as both nations looked for maiden wins in the weekend…

October 6, 2018
Match Report – England U21: 90 Wales U21: 26

England U21: 90 – Wales U21: 26 – Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships Saturday 6 October 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland It was a good start for Wales who went stride for stride with the English in the initial five minutes of the match, with some good turnovers for the Welsh defence. However, once the…

October 5, 2018
Match Report – Wales Under 21: 44 Scotland U21: 56

Wales U21: 44 Scotland U21: 56 – Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships Friday 5 October 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland There was a tense start to the match as both sides struggled for fluency, each conceding a number of turnovers before finally Bethan Goodwin was able to score the first goal of the game. Georgia…

October 3, 2018
Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships

With the final preparations for the Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships in Belfast complete, Welsh Netball and the netball community across Wales is eagerly anticipating this weekends elite age-grade tournament. Nat Peperell’s side will be taking on Scotland, England and Northern Ireland in the three-day championship which marks the highlight of the Under 21…

September 5, 2018
Welsh Netball Announce Squad for 2018 Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships in Belfast

Welsh Netball is proud to announce its squad for the upcoming Netball Europe Under 21 Open Championships taking place in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 5 to 7 October 2018.   Leading the squad to the European tournament will be Head Coach Natalie Peperell. She will be joined by Assistant Coaches Nikki Lloyd and Bev Powell,…

July 30, 2018
Wales Under 17 Finish 4th at NPL Tournament

Welsh Netball’s Under 17 squad enjoyed an excellent run at this weekend’s England Netball NPL (Netball Performance League) tournament in Nottingham, finishing in 4th place.  The squad, sponsored by a number of businesses and fundraising work, travelled to Nottingham to face off against some of the best Under 17s sides in England in the end…

July 23, 2018
Suzy Drane Awarded Honorary Fellowship from NPTC Group of Colleges

On Friday 13 July, Suzy Drane, Wales & Celtic Dragons netball captain was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from NPTC Group of Colleges at their annual Graduation Ceremony in Swansea University’s Great Hall. Welsh Netball star Suzy Drane shared the stage with more than 200 graduates at the College’s 12th graduation ceremony. Her Fellowship recognised her…