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August 11, 2020
Netball to Move to Stage 3 of ‘Return to Play’ Roadmap

On Thursday 13 August, Welsh Netball will move to Stage 3 of its ‘Return to Play’ roadmap. This decision has been made following consideration of the latest Welsh Government advice, consultation of community netball stakeholders and with regard to the latest scientific and medical advice relating to netball activity. This development now means that organised…

August 7, 2020
Information Regarding Social Distancing for Under 11s

At last week’s Welsh Government update, it was announced that Under 11s now no longer have to adhere to social distancing restrictions. This week, we have sought clarity on what this unexpected announcement means for participants in the netball environment.   Following consultation with Welsh Government and the wider sports sector, it has become clear…

August 5, 2020
Welsh Netball Launches #NetsGetReady COVID-19 Accreditation

On Wednesday 5 August, Welsh Netball launched a new COVID-19 safety accreditation scheme for its affiliated leagues and clubs: #NetsGetReady. The five-stage process is designed to help ensure a safe return to netball training and activity in line with Welsh Netball’s ‘Return to Play’ roadmap.   The five steps of #NetsGetReady are:  1. The appointment of a…

August 5, 2020
Wales Netballers to Host Q&A for 2020 Results Day

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that several of its senior squad athletes are going to be hosting a digital Question & Answer session ahead of 2020 A-level and GCSE results being released. On Tuesday 11 August at 7pm, Wales’ Suzy Drane, Kyra Jones, Bethan Dyke, Carys Allen and Ella Porter will host…

August 3, 2020
Welsh Netball 2020/21 Membership Now Open for Renewals/Joining

Today (Monday 3 August) Welsh Netball’s new membership season officially opens, with those joining/renewing in August eligible for a 10% Early Bird discount. This is in addition to a membership fees price freeze for the new season, locking in 2019’s prices. You can click here to visit our membership website where you can renew your…

July 31, 2020
Welsh Government Review: Update from Welsh Netball

Today (Friday 31 July) First Minister Mark Drakeford made the positive announcement that sports and leisure facilities can re-open in Wales from Monday 10 August. We are supportive of this news and of our colleagues in the sports and leisure sector, who have been working tirelessly to achieve this decision. What does today’s announcement mean…

July 30, 2020
Welsh Netball Announces Membership Price Freeze and Early Bird Offer for 2020/21 Season

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it is freezing the price of its membership for all types of affiliation for the 2020/21 season. In addition, to reflect the economic challenges that many in Wales’ netball community are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will also be offering a 10% Early Bird discount on…

July 24, 2020
Gilfach NC: A Club Supporting Netballers On and Off the Court

In the final edition of a series of articles highlighting Welsh Netball’s meteoric growth to over 10,000 members, we look at one of South East Wales’ fastest growing clubs, Gilfach Netball Club from Caerphilly County Borough. Kirsty McColl and Rachel James had no set plan when they sought to start a netball club. They simply…

July 16, 2020
‘Return to Play’ Roadmap Moves to Stage 2

Recently, we published our ‘Return to Play’ roadmap, which provides Welsh Netball members with an overview of what the return to netball could look like as COVID-19 restrictions begin to be eased. The roadmap allows for the safe return of netball activity based on progressive stages of increased activity depending on the extent of government…