Team Wales News

April 9, 2018
England Too Good for Wales in Game 3

Wales were well beaten by an imperious England side in their third match of the Commonwealth Games. 2018 Commonwealth Games Wales: 31 England: 85 Monday 9 April 2018 Wales rang the changes for the clash against top-of-the-group England with Leila Thomas starting at goal keeper, Sarah Llewelyn at goal attack and Amanda Varey at wing…

April 8, 2018
Wales Wing Attack Bethan Dyke Out of Commonwealth Games with Injury

Following yesterday’s 2018 Commonwealth Games Pool B match against Scotland, we disappointingly have to announce that Wales wing attack, Bethan Dyke, has suffered a serious injury. During a very physical game, Bethan sustained an ACL tear. This means Bethan will no longer be able to compete in the rest of the Commonwealth Games, but remains…

April 7, 2018
Wales Fall Short in epic Celtic Clash

A strong start for Wales but it wasn’t to be as the Thistles emerged victorious in one of international netball’s most physical games of recent times. 2018 Commonwealth Games Wales: 47 Scotland: 51 Saturday 7 April It was another nervy start for Wales as it became quickly apparent that it would be a physical day…

April 6, 2018
Wales Make History Down Under

Despite defeat in the opening match of their 2018 Commonwealth Games campaign, Wales made history against New Zealand in Australia’s Gold Coast. 2018 Commonwealth Games Wales: 44 New Zealand: 70 Friday 6 April 2018 Wales drew first blood with a Chelsea Lewis goal within 10 seconds, yet on the whole it was a nervy start…

April 5, 2018
Wales Commonwealth Games Schedule

Wales are in Pool B of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Netball competition. Their scheduled matches are as follows, all times shown are UK: Friday 6 April – 0400 – Wales v New Zealand Saturday 7 April – 0930 – Wales v Scotland Monday 9 April – 0400 – Wales v England Tuesday 10 April –…

March 22, 2018
Welsh Netball Commonwealth Games Presentation

Welsh Netball was proud to bid farewell to its 2018 Commonwealth Games squad on Tuesday 20 March. The team, families, friends, fans and Welsh Netball staff gathered at the SSE Swalec Stadium to witness the squad being presented with their official Commonwealth Games dresses. Sarah Jones, Welsh Netball CEO welcomed the guests to the evening…

March 1, 2018
Commonwealth Games Squad Announced

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce its squad for the upcoming 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. The squad is as follows: Fern Davies Suzy Drane Bethan Dyke Kyra Jones Nia Jones Chelsea Lewis Sarah Llewelyn Kelly Morgan Cara Lea Moseley Georgia Rowe Leila Thomas Amanda Varey The squad announcement comes as Julie Hoornweg…

February 27, 2018
Welsh Netball Looks Forward to Commonwealth Games

Welsh Netball looks forward to announcing its Commonwealth Games squad later this week, following the arrival of Interim Head Coach, Julie Hoornweg.  Wales will be competing in Pool B at the Commonwealth Games against the likes of New Zealand, England, Scotland, Malawi and Uganda in what promises to be a tough but exciting tournament.  Hoornweg…

February 26, 2018
Wales and Celtic Dragons Appoint Julie Hoornweg As Interim Head Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Australian coach Julie Hoornweg as Interim Head Coach of Wales and Celtic Dragons. Hoornweg has an outstanding coaching CV, combining extensive experience in both international and franchise netball. Hoornweg began her career as a netball player in the Australian state of Victoria. She then moved…