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December 5, 2019
Wales Squad for 2020 Announced

Welsh Netball has been conducting trials for its 2020 senior Wales squad over the last few weeks and following the final stage of these trials, is pleased to reveal its senior squad for the coming season. Name Area of Court Club Chloe James Shooting Pontardawe Beca Hughes  Shooting Mold Morganne Dunne Shooting Premier Romans Eleanor…

November 29, 2019
Inaugural Unity Shield Competition a Great Success

On Saturday 23 November, Welsh Netball in partnership with South Wales Police, hosted the first ever Unity Shield Community Cohesion competition in Swansea. Over 100 women and girls were in attendance for a fun day of netball, playing alongside officers from South Wales Police. Teams came from communities across the region and had a minimum…

November 20, 2019
C Award Umpiring Qualification Goes Digital

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that it has started to offer a digital C Award umpiring theory test, thereby increasing access to the qualification for aspiring netball umpires across the country.  Netball Europe’s C Award is the first formal qualification on Netball Europe’s umpiring pathway and is the first qualification umpires must…

November 12, 2019
Julie Hoornweg’s Tenure as Wales Head Coach Ends After a Successful 18 Months

Welsh Netball can confirm that Julie Hoornweg’s tenure as Wales Head Coach has come to an end, after a transformative 18 months for Wales’ elite national side. Following Wales’ failure to qualify for the 2019 Netball World Cup, Hoornweg took charge of the senior team on an interim basis for the 2018 Commonwealth Games where…

November 4, 2019
Welsh Walking Netball Coach Is A UK Coaching Award Finalist

Welsh Netball is very pleased to share the news that Siân Ponting of Llantwit Fardre Walking Netball Club has been nominated for the final shortlist of the prestigious 2019 UK Coaching Awards as Community Coach of Year. Siân, who set-up and leads sessions for the 1 year-old club in Rhondda Cynon Taff is one of…

November 1, 2019
Welsh Netball Seeking Volunteers for 2020 Talent Centre Programme

Welsh Netball is looking for volunteers keen to be involved with coaching, umpiring and team management in its 2020 Talent Centre programme for Under 17 and Under 21 players. Full information about what Welsh Netball’s Talent Centres involve and how volunteers can get involved can be found in the expression of interest form downloadable below….

October 30, 2019
Welsh Netball Launches New Accreditation Scheme for Netball Clubs

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new sports quality accreditation scheme for netball clubs in Wales: Dragon Mark. Dragon Mark (Marc y Ddraig) aims to support netball clubs, their administrators and volunteers in providing the best possible experience for its members and participants, operating with best practice. By ensuring that accredited…

October 30, 2019
Extended Deadline: Unity Shield Competition

(30 Oct 2019) Welsh Netball has extended the entry deadline for the Unity Shield competition taking place on 23 November in Swansea. Entries can now be made up to 5pm on Sunday 3 November. Please download the entry form below and return to tori.roberts-burt@welshnetball.com Welsh Netball is pleased to be working alongside South Wales Police…

October 28, 2019
Wales Senior and Under 21 Open Trials

Applications are now open to trial for the Wales senior and Wales Under 21 netball squads. Both squads have enjoyed some great successes over the last 12 months and these trials represent an exciting opportunity to represent Wales and be part of a new and exciting 4-year campaign as we work towards qualification for the…