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July 14, 2020
Netball On the Rise in Mid Wales

In the latest of a series of articles celebrating Welsh Netball reaching over 10,000 members for the first time in its history, we look at Maldwyn Netball Club from Powys. The club serves one of Wales’ most rural communities and despite the geography of the region they have recorded a huge level of growth in…

July 10, 2020
COVID-19 Update: Welsh Government Announcement (10 July)

On Friday 10 July, the First Minister Mark Drakeford announced upcoming changes to COVID-19 restrictions in Wales. Welsh Netball is considering the implications of this latest announcement for netball activity in Wales. For now, in line with our published Return to Play roadmap, netball in Wales remains in Stage 1. This means that all netball activity…

July 9, 2020
Welsh Netball Publishes Community ‘Return to Netball’ Roadmap

On Thursday 9 July, Welsh Netball published its ‘Return to Play’ roadmap for community netball, detailing how a phased return to netball will look as the Welsh Government continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions. The roadmap consists of six phases and netball is currently in the the first of these phases. On the roadmap (shown below) we…

July 7, 2020
Welsh Netball Publishes 2019/20 Annual Report

At Welsh Netball’s 2020 Annual General Meeting, the 2019/20 Annual Report was first presented to attendees, showcasing the work that the National Governing Body for netball in Wales has been undertaking over the last 12 months. The Annual Report highlights a range of achievements, including but certainly not limited to: Hosting the 2019 Welsh Netball…

July 6, 2020
Online ‘NET-fit’ Sessions with Sophie Morgan Return for the Summer

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that following the success of our pilot ‘NET-fit’ session with pro netballer, Sophie Morgan last month, that there will be another four sessions taking place this July and August. All sessions will be free for Welsh Netball members! Taking place digitally via the Zoom platform, the four sessions will…

July 3, 2020
Welsh Netball Hosts First-Ever Virtual AGM

On Saturday 27 June, Welsh Netball hosted its AGM digitally for the first time in its history. Held via Zoom, the 2020 AGM was attended by representatives from across Welsh Netball’s clubs, elite performance programmes, Board and staff and was chaired by Welsh Netball President, Merle Hamilton. The AGM was presented with Welsh Netball’s 2019/20…

July 2, 2020
The Thunderous Rise of Bridgend Bolts Netball Club

Last week, Welsh Netball shared the news that it had reached over 10,000 members for the first time in its history. This achievement was made possible by the hard work of netball clubs up and down the country and we looked at the work being done at Rhosnesni Netball Club in Wrexham as part of…

July 1, 2020
Welsh Netball’s First-Ever Digital Fitness Session a Great Success

On Wednesday 24 June, Welsh Netball hosted a first-ever digital fitness session for its members starring previous Welsh international and PT coach, Sophie Morgan.  Netballers across Wales have had to adapt to life under Coronavirus lockdown and part of this has been playing ‘netball from home’ and exercising under social distancing restrictions. Throughout the pandemic,…

July 1, 2020
Wales Maintain Position in World’s Top 10

The International Netball Federation has today released the latest INF World Rankings table and Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that Wales has maintained its position in 9th place. Over the last 12 months, Wales has stormed back into the world’s top 10 after going seven test matches without loss, with several wins…