COVID-19 Information & Updates

Here you will be able to find updates, information and guidance from every department of Welsh Netball regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak and its impact on netball in Wales and the operation of the National Governing Body. Scroll down to find the relevant area.

Membership

Information and guidance regarding membership can be found here.

You can continue to access our membership website here: www.ourwelshnetball.co.uk

If you have any queries regarding membership please contact us via e-mail: welshnetball@welshnetball.com or telephone: 02920 334950.

Community Development (LA Hubs, Workforce Development, Development Officers)

All of Welsh Netball’s programmes, courses and events have been suspended until further notice. This includes LA Hub training and our workforce courses. Please keep your eye on this page as the suspension of all Welsh Netball activity will be under constant review, in line with advice from Public Health Wales and the Welsh and UK Governments.

Our Netball Development Officers are still available to answer any of your queries and you can find their information here. Alternatively, you can contact Ben Williams via e-mail: Ben.Williams@welshnetball.com

We are encouraging all of our members to continue being healthy and active at home through modified netball and other forms of activity. Make sure you are able to stay healthy in a safe place including managing risk to injury in the spaces you are keeping active.

Affiliated Leagues and Clubs:

All Welsh Netball affiliated leagues, Area Associations and clubs should suspend all team related netball activity, including team training, until further notice.

LA Hub

We hope to have some more information soon on how the suspension of netball activity will impact on the LA Hub programme. An update will be posted here in due course.

Useful Links

Netball clubs may wish to familiarise themselves with some of the useful information contained within these links:

Elite Performance (Wales, Wales U21/U17, Talent Centres)

All of Welsh Netball’s programmes, courses and events have been suspended until further notice. This includes all training and matches for the Wales senior, Under 21 and Under 17 squads. Please keep your eye on this page as the suspension of all Welsh Netball activity will be under constant review, in line with advice from Public Health Wales and the Welsh and UK Governments.

Squad coaches will be keeping players advised with all relevant information throughout this period. Rachel Bayley, Welsh Netball’s Head of Performance can be contacted with general enquiries relating to Performance programmes via e-mail: Rachel.Bayley@welshnetball.com

Talent Centres

We hope to have some more information soon on how the suspension of netball activity will impact on the Talent Centre programme. An update will be posted here in due course.

Celtic Dragons

The Vitality Netball Superleague has confirmed that the 2020 Superleague will be postponed until at least Thursday 30 April.

You can read the full announcement from the Superleague here.

Superleague Matches and Tickets: 
The postponement of the league means that our upcoming Celetic Dragons games will not be taking place as scheduled. Please, do not travel or seek to attend our Sport Wales National Centre venue for any of the originally scheduled fixtures.

All ticket sales, which take place via our partners at Ticketline.co.uk have now been suspended. 
 
Tickets purchased for games that have been postponed will be valid for the rearranged fixtures.
 
If you are unable to attend the re-arranged date you will be asked to return your tickets to receive a refund. Ticketline will process any refunds necessary at that point and all enquiries regarding refunds should be made to Ticketline directly. 

Ticketline’s full terms and conditions can be found here.

Celtic Dragons Camps:
Although we had not yet announced any Easter Dragons camps, we can confirm that there will be no camps scheduled for this Easter break. We hope to bring back Dragons camps in future school holidays.

Enquiries regarding Celtic Dragons can be made to Sarah Palmer via e-mail: Sarah.Palmer@welshnetball.com or telephone: 07764 969375 or Tania Hoffman via email: Tania.Hoffman@welshnetball.com

Welsh Netball Competitions (Club, School and Inter Area Competitions)

All of Welsh Netball’s programmes, courses and events have been suspended until further notice. This includes all National Competitions including those for clubs, schools and areas (counties).

Tori Roberts-Burt can be contacted with any queries relating to National Competitions via e-mail: Tori.Roberts-Burt@welshnetball.com or via phone: 07764969370.

It is Welsh Netball’s aim to reschedule as many of our outstanding National Competitions as possible so that we can complete them before the end of the 2019/20 season. Our ability to do this will be based on when netball activity is able to resume. An update will be posted here in due course.

Press Enquiries

All press and media enquiries can be made to Will Rees, Communications & Marketing Officer either by email: William.Rees@welshnetball.com or by phone: 07764969372.

General Enquiries

Welsh Netball’s office is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, however, all general enquiries either by telephone or via e-mail will continue to be answered.

You can contact Welsh Netball via phone on 02920 334950 and via email: welshnetball@welshnetball.com

Welsh Netball’s current period of suspension, includes the insurance to play and train as a team. We are encouraging all of our members to continue being healthy and active at home during these unprecedented times, through modified netball and other forms of activity. Make sure you are able to stay healthy in a safe place including managing risk to injury in the spaces you are keeping active. Be creative but stay safe! .

Welsh Netball would like to thank all of its members for their continued support throughout this difficult period.