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October 7, 2019
Powerful Performance from Wales U21 Secures European Silver

On Sunday 6 October, Wales Under 21 went into their final match of Netball Europe knowing that a win would likely see them take home a silver medal after a solid win over Scotland and a battling loss to hosts England. It was the same starting seven that performed so well against the Young Thistles…

October 5, 2019
Wales Under 21 Get Off to a Flying Start

Wales Under 21 made it a winning start to their 2019 Netball Europe campaign at the University of Worcester Arena with a 56-48 victory over Scotland U21. Featuring a team bursting with young talent, Wales took to court in Worcester confidently and made a good start with defender Miquie Walker Jones winning an early tip…

October 3, 2019
Kyra Jones Wins Netball Europe 2019 Player of the Tournament

Wales had a weekend to remember in Belfast at this year’s Netball Europe competition, but for one player it was extra special. Wales centre, Kyra Jones, was named Netball Europe’s official Player of the Tournament, having played all three test matches without substitution. Jones, 34, has been one of Wales’ best-loved netballers over the last…

October 2, 2019
Wales Are 7 Games Undefeated After an Incredible 2019

Last weekend, Wales collected a silver medal after winning 91-24 against the Republic of Ireland at the 2019 Netball Europe Open Championships. This was Wales’ final international test match of 2019 and marks a transformative period for the senior squad who have now gone 7 games undefeated against opposition from across the globe. Back in…

October 1, 2019
Welsh Netball and South Wales Police Launch ‘Unity Shield’ Competition

Welsh Netball is pleased to be working alongside South Wales Police on a new initiative to encourage women and girls from under-represented communities to get involved with netball. The Unity Shield will be played for the first time this November and has been developed in partnership with South Wales Police whose officers have already been…

October 1, 2019
Wales Under 21 Set Their Sights on Worcester

This weekend (Friday 4 to Sunday 6 October) Wales’ Under 21 squad will be travelling just over the border to compete in the Netball Europe U21 Open Championships at the Worcester Arena. Wales’ young stars have been selected from clubs across the country and they will face hosts England, Scotland and Northern Ireland in three…

September 30, 2019
Wales Take Silver With Huge Win Over Republic of Ireland

On the final day of the 2019 Netball Europe Open Championships, Wales put the Republic of Ireland to the sword with in a comprehensive 91-24 victory to secure a silver medal finish in the competition. It was immediately apparent that the Welsh players were going to be able to express themselves and put their stamp…

September 28, 2019
Grit and Belief Secures a Dramatic Draw with England

Wales fought for every moment of their encounter with serial Netball Europe winners England to record a stunning 51-all draw in the dying moments of the game, having trailed by as many as 11 goals earlier in the match. Wales looked solid and composed as the game got underway on Day 2 of Netball Europe….

September 27, 2019
Wales Defeat Northern Ireland on Day 1 of Netball Europe

Wales continued their excellent run of form with a 51-44 win against Northern Ireland on the opening day of the 2019 Netball Europe Open Championships in Belfast. The first quarter was nervy as was to be expected with the hosts making some unforced errors to give Wales some early opportunities to score. The Welsh defence…