Senior Squad

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…

August 14, 2020
Train with Team Wales

On Thursday 20 August at 6pm, Welsh Netball is hosting an online training session with four of its international netball stars: co-captain Nia Jones, Bethan Dyke, Lucy Howells and Bethan Johnson. The session will have something for everyone as it focuses on the essential skills that all netballers should seek to develop and will give…

August 5, 2020
Wales Netballers to Host Q&A for 2020 Results Day

Welsh Netball is pleased to share the news that several of its senior squad athletes are going to be hosting a digital Question & Answer session ahead of 2020 A-level and GCSE results being released. On Tuesday 11 August at 7pm, Wales’ Suzy Drane, Kyra Jones, Bethan Dyke, Carys Allen and Ella Porter will host…

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…

June 30, 2020
Wales’ Lydia Hitchings to Feature in ‘Transatlanitc Storytelling’ Premiere with Cardiff Met

On Tuesday 30 June, current Welsh international netballer Lydia Hitchings will star in a sports documentary premiere, produced in a collaboration between Cardiff Met University and Ball State University from Indiana, USA. The documentary will then be screened on local and national TV stations in the USA, including ESPN+ and will be featured on Cardiff…

April 28, 2020
Wales Training Goes Digital

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown period has meant dramatic changes for every facet of our lives. Sport is no different, and while there may no Netball Superleague, netball club training or televised sport on at the moment, Wales’ elite netball athletes have been quick to adapt to the ‘new normal.’ This week, the Wales…

April 22, 2020
Sarah Lewis Appointed as Wales Assistant Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Sarah Lewis as the Assistant Coach for the Wales senior team. Sarah will join the management team led by head coach Sara Hale, fellow assistant coach Jenna Adamson and team manager Lavinia Baker. Sarah first became involved in coaching at international level in 2015 when…

February 24, 2020
Sara Hale Appointed as Wales Head Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Sara Hale as Wales Head Coach. Hale has been working with the squad since joining the Welsh senior team coaching staff as Assistant Coach back in October 2018. In that time, she has helped guide Wales through seven successive international test matches without loss. This…

January 20, 2020
Wales Take Face Silver Ferns in Pre Nations Cup Training Match

Ahead of the Vitality Nations Cup which began last weekend, the Wales senior squad were very excited to have been invited to a training match against current World Champions, New Zealand in Nottingham. This training match took place ahead of the Silver Ferns’ opening game victory against England and saw a young Wales side travel…