Team Wales News

August 16, 2016
Welsh Netball Chair Pays Tribute to President Wendy White BEM

Welsh Netball Chair, Catherine Lewis, has hailed the contribution of the devoted, much loved President of the Organisation Wendy White BEM, who sadly passed away last night after a long illness, bravely fought. Barry born Wendy White had been a part of the Welsh netball fraternity for over fifty years as an International player, umpire,…

August 15, 2016
Book Your Place on our Shooting Workshops for Coaches!

Calling all Coaches across the country – this is a fantastic opportunity to learn new shooting techniques and skills to coach your club and/or team. Wales and Celtic Dragons Head Coach, Trish Wilcox has developed a Shooting Workshop that coaches can learn from and utilise. If you would like to increase your netball knowledge, build…

August 12, 2016
INF official statement regarding the Olympics.

The International Netball Federation have released an official statement the status of netball within the Olympics.

August 2, 2016
Welsh Netball Performance Pathway News

England Netball has made the decision not to include the Junior Dragons in the Netball Performance League for 2017. Welsh Netball was informed that this decision was made in order to keep the pathway within England. In light of this decision, Welsh Netball has been given the opportunity to review its Performance Pathway and make positive…

July 19, 2016
Meet our North Wales NDO – Abbie Kelsall

Croeso cynnes i Abbie Kelsall.  A warm welcome to the newest member of our Welsh Netball family, Abbie Kelsall.  Abbie is our new Netball Development Officer for North Wales.   Here’s a little bit about Abbie. Home Town: Buckley. Based: Deeside. Areas I work with: Flintshire, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd and Anglesey. My background: I…

July 11, 2016
Two South West Wales Teams go Head-to-Head in U15 LA Hub Tournament

Congratulations to Swansea netball team from the Mid and West Wales region – winners of this year’s Under 15 LA Hub Tournament.  Swansea won their pool last Saturday and met with Pool B winners Pembrokeshire A team for a very exciting final match. Both teams were closely matched, giving the crowds of supporters a competitive…

July 7, 2016
Port Talbot P.E. Teacher Umpires at Two International Netball Events.

Alison Davies of Fforestfach, Swansea has been invited by the International Netball Federation to umpire at two international events this summer.  The first tournament will be the World University Netball Championships 2016, in Miami, Florida in July.  The second event is the Celtic Clash between Scottish Thistles v Northern Ireland test matches held in Edinburgh…

July 6, 2016
Swansea’s Nichola James awarded College Fellowship award for services to netball.

Former International Netball player Nichola James, has been awarded Fellow of NPTC Group of Colleges for her services to netball.  Nichola, 26, from Swansea, was also given recognition for representing her country in netball at international level. Nichola is a former pupil at Dŵr-y-Felin Comprehensive School, before studying at Neath and Port Talbot College. Nichola…

July 5, 2016
#throwbackthursday to South Africa Tour 2016

So, after just over two weeks of being home, it’s time to reflect on the invaluable experiences which we had during our South Africa tour, on and off the netball court. Where to begin? The staff and volunteers at Netball South Africa were extremely warm and helpful for the duration of our time there, and…