Information from Netball Europe regarding the COVID-19 (Wuhan Coronavirus) situation and the hosting of the Netball Europe U17 Championship in Ebbw Vale can be found here.

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce its Wales Under 17 team for the upcoming Netball Europe 2020 U17 Championships to be held in Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent 6-8 March 2020. The team will be looking for further success in the coming tournament after winning a silver medal at the 2019 edition of the European showpiece event.

The athletes selected are as follows:

Position Athlete Club
Shooter Sarie Watkins CTK Netball Club
Shooter Esme Cornelius Central Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U19
Shooter Daisy Porter Saracens Mavericks U17
Shooter Ellice Gallagher Mold Netball Club
Midcourt Alanah Heath-Drury Loughborough Lightning U17
Midcourt Sienna Wilkinson Loughborough Lightning U17
Midcourt Georgia Hellerman (Captain) Dinas Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17
Midcourt Holly Mai Bowen Risca Netball Club
Defence Catrin Roy (Vice-Captain) Millfield School
Defence Ellie Blackwell Mold Netball Club
Defence Ffion Martin Chester Netball Club / North Dragons Netball
Defence Tia Davies RCT Rockets
Non-travelling Reserve Katie Aindow North Dragons Netball Club
Non-travelling Reserve Chloe Evans Cowbridge Netball Club
Non-travelling Reserve Carys Roy Red Dragons Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17

Welsh Netball’s Head of Performance, Rachel Bayley was excited to see the new Under 17 team perform on home turf next month. She said: “Firstly I would like to congratulate all of our young athletes on their selection for the Wales U17 squad. It is a great honour to play for your country and is a very exciting opportunity for these exciting netballers. The added bonus of playing on home turf in front of a Welsh crowd will make Netball Europe an even more thrilling experience for the team!”

Ticket information for Netball Europe U17 Championship in Ebbw Vale will be released in due course. The tournament will feature 2019 winners England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and newly promoted side Switzerland.