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December 11, 2020
Welsh Netball Recommends Community Netball ‘Pause’ for Christmas Holidays

After reviewing the latest government guidelines and the reduced self-isolation period (now 10 days from 14) we recommend that community netball ‘pauses’ in Wales on Monday December 14. This means that should anyone need to self-isolate, they would be able to complete the 10 day isolation period before Christmas Eve. This is suggested to help protect netballers and…

December 9, 2020
UPDATE: 2021 Wales Senior Squad Trials Temporarily Postponed

It is with regret that Welsh Netball has had to temporarily postpone its trials applications process for the 2021 senior Wales team. This is due to the evolving nature of COVID-19 guidance for elite netball. All applicants will be contacted directly via email to update them on this development. We hope to reschedule the trials…

December 9, 2020
Wales Under 21s Launch Fundraising Drive for 2021 and Beyond

Wales Under 21 have launched a fundraising drive to support their squad as they approach a big prospective year of international netball. Depending on how the global battle against Coronavirus develops, 2021 will hopefully see a return of Netball Europe competition and the hosting of the 2021 Netball World Youth Cup in Fiji. Wales U21 will be hoping to…

November 30, 2020
No Changes for Netball Following Latest Government Update

Following today’s (Mon 30 Nov 2020) Welsh Government announcement there will be no changes to what netball activity can happen in Wales. Leisure facilities (indoors and outdoors) will remain open. The First Minister specifically stated that access to sport facilities was being protected because of the important benefits to mental well-being associated with exercise. There…

November 20, 2020
Welsh Netball to Introduce New Coaching Standards

Welsh Netball is currently reviewing how its netball workforce operates. As a result, there will be some changes made to the minimum standard of deployment (qualification) required for head coaches in Wales. Previously, to be insured to lead the majority of netball sessions, you needed to have had a UKCC Level 2 coaching qualification. Welsh…

November 19, 2020
Umpire Steering Group: Expressions of Interest

Welsh Netball is currently reviewing how its netball workforce operates, this includes our umpires. As we progress along our Return to Play roadmap, we are looking for volunteers to join our ‘Umpire Steering Group’ to assist Welsh Netball with reviewing and implementing changes in the following aspects of umpiring… To develop and deliver a clear…

November 19, 2020
Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics Becomes Official Medical Services Provider to Welsh Netball

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that it has entered in to a three-year partnership with Cardiff Sports Orthopaedics, which becomes the Official Medical Services Provider to Welsh Netball and Celtic Dragons. The partnership sees Mr Angus Robertson, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Fellow of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine, become the Chief…

November 16, 2020
Mon 16 Nov: Updates to Return to Play Roadmaps

Over the weekend, Welsh Government guidelines regarding community sport were once again changed. This has meant that Welsh Netball has had to update its Return to Play guidance. Please read below for information regarding these changes… Please note, there will be no changes to what Welsh Netball has already stated people can do (i.e. socially…

November 16, 2020
Modified Netball Webinar Now Online

Last week, Welsh Netball hosted a webinar for clubs about the introduction of Modified Netball as part of Stage 4A of its Return to Play roadmap. Below is a recording of the webinar hosted by Welsh Netball’s Community Lead, Vicki Sutton and England Netball’s Head of Officiating, Gary Burgess. Please note there have been changes…