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May 27, 2020
AGM 2020: Registration, Proxy Voting, Nominations and Agenda Information

Welsh Netball’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled to take place at 10.30am on Saturday 27 June. The AGM will be held digitally via the Zoom web-conferencing app. Please see below for all information relating to this year’s AGM. Registration: Welsh Netball members who wish to attend the AGM may do so by registering…

May 27, 2020
Jenny Berry Joins Wales U21 As Assistant Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Jenny Berry as new assistant coach for the Wales Under 21 squad. Berry, who will be working alongside head coach Nikki Lloyd and team manager Louvain Lake, has a wealth of experience from over the border in England, having coached for the last ten years…

May 19, 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week: Clare Jones on Kindness

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and as people across the world cope with the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns it has never been more important to recognise and respond to mental health issues. The theme of 2020’s Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘kindness’ and so we’ve spoken with Wales international and trainee clinical psychologist,…

May 6, 2020
Holywell NC Complete Virtual Road to Finals

The Coronavirus pandemic has had a big effect on Wales’ netball community and in particular its thriving netball clubs. Leagues across Wales were in full swing when the lockdown meant that netball, for now, had to be stopped. It was a great shame as clubs whose players had been working really hard towards national competitions…

April 28, 2020
Wales Training Goes Digital

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown period has meant dramatic changes for every facet of our lives. Sport is no different, and while there may no Netball Superleague, netball club training or televised sport on at the moment, Wales’ elite netball athletes have been quick to adapt to the ‘new normal.’ This week, the Wales…

April 22, 2020
Sarah Lewis Appointed as Wales Assistant Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Sarah Lewis as the Assistant Coach for the Wales senior team. Sarah will join the management team led by head coach Sara Hale, fellow assistant coach Jenna Adamson and team manager Lavinia Baker. Sarah first became involved in coaching at international level in 2015 when…

April 15, 2020
Welsh Netball Board Nominations Now Open

Ahead of Welsh Netball’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) nominations have now opened for two positions on the Board of the National Governing Body. These positions are: Vice-Chair Vice-President (Non-voting) Nominations for these positions can be made by completing the form, downloadable by clicking the button below. Nominations should be submitted electronically and an electronic…

April 3, 2020
Llantwit Fardre Walking Netball Club: The Story So Far

Siân Ponting leads one of Wales’ most successful walking netball clubs, Llantwit Fardre Walking Netball Club in Rhondda Cynon Taff. Last year, she was nominated as a finalist in the UK Coaching Awards ‘Community Coach of the Year’ category for her achievements in establishing, growing and nurturing the walking netball community in her area. With…

April 1, 2020
Rhian Evans Wins Swansea Junior Sportswoman Award

It has already been quite the year for Wales and Celtic Dragons shooter, Rhian Evans who was awarded the title of Junior Sportswoman of the Year at the Swansea Sports Awards earlier this month. Evans, 18, has enjoyed a breakthrough year in elite netball where not only did she feature for Wales Under 21 against…