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June 12, 2016
#volunteersweek – Local Authority HUB volunteers

Welsh Netball’s Local Authority [LA] Hub programme was set up during the 2014-2015 season, and is currently in its second year of existence.  The aim of the Local Authority HUB is to provide a progressive and accessible pathway to maximize our young athletes’ potential to be the very best they can be.  There are currently…

June 10, 2016
#volunteersweek – Veronica Meddick

Veronica Meddick is legendary within the netball community in South Central Wales.  Originally from Ely, Veronica has been volunteering in netball since 1997.  Veronica lives and breathes the sport, and manages to fit her netball life around her day job as a part-time support worker, and full time mum to Tia and Halle. Veronica’s list…

June 10, 2016
Welsh Netball thanks supporters of South African tour.

The Wales senior and Under 21 squad tour to South Africa would not be possible if it was not for the support of our partners and sponsors.  Partner, Torfaen Leisure Trust have hosted the Under 21 squad training sessions, in preparation for the test matches against Netball South Africa’s Under 21 squad. Torfaen Leisure Trust’s…

June 9, 2016
Head Coach Opportunity in Cardiff

Heath Angels are looking for a head coach for their Division 1 and 2 squads for the 2016/17 season. Ideally you will be a minimum of UKCC Level 2 qualified (or Level 1 working towards Level 2), and be able to commit to planning and running 90-minute training sessions on a Tuesday evening at Llandaf Cathedral School,…

June 8, 2016
Meet our Mid and West NDO – Hannah Louise Pick

Croeso cynnes i Hannah Louise.  A warm welcome to Hannah Louise, a Welsh speaker who has recently joined the Welsh Netball team as Mid and West Wales Netball Development Officer. Here’s a little bit about Hannah. Home Town: Foelgastell but currently living in Swansea.Based: Llandarcy, Academy of Sport.Areas I work with: Powys, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire,…

June 3, 2016
#volunteersweek – Vicki Randell

When did you first discover netball? I started playing at Cwmbran youth in U10 and went through the age groups to seniors before moving to Risca seniors for premier league netball.   When did you start coaching? I coached for my PE A Level in school, and restarted again at Cwmbran Youth netball.  We had 5…

June 3, 2016
#volunteersweek – Lisa Marie Trigg

Lisa’s CV is impressive, having volunteered for 20 years.  The 44 year-old from Newtown, Mid Wales, coaches several teams and clubs, including; Maldwyn Netball Club, North Powys County U14, Penygloddfa Primary School, and Newtown High School.    Lisa also finds time to develop umpires in the area once a month.  Umpiring is how Lisa began…

June 2, 2016
#volunteersweek – Diana Bar

Diana Bar is retiring after an astounding 39 years of voluntary service to netball.  Diana, 71 from Llandudno, has been a netball enthusiast from a school age.  Diana has been loyal to the sport ever since and has devoted her adult years to Craig y Don Netball Club, managing her time around her day job…

June 1, 2016
#volunteersweek – Merle Hamilton

Merle Hamilton, of Flintshire, has been involved in netball across Wales since 1977. Previously Sports Officer at the Deeside Leisure Centre, Merle is a Sports Coach for the Flintshire Local Authority.   From 1997 – 2007 Merle was Head coach to the U17 Wales National Squad and the assistant coach to the U21 Wales International…