Category: Academies

Coleg Cambria Regional Academy Spotlight

Coleg Cambria Regional Academy Spotlight

The Coleg Cambria Regional Academy aims to develop young athletes into successful netball players while fostering a love for the game. The Regional Academy is located at Coleg Cambria’s Yale site in Wrexham and provides an excellent opportunity for passionate netball athletes to excel. This month, the focus has been on defensive principles, with the […]

University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy Spotlight

University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy Spotlight

The University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy has been providing a comprehensive athlete development program for individuals interested in netball throughout the month. The University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy, located at the University of South Wales Sport Park in Pontypridd, is dedicated to instilling positive values and character traits across […]

Wales U17 Europe Netball Championship Event

Wales U17 Europe Netball Championship Event

From the 8th until the 10th of March, our U17 Wales squad competed in the Europe Netball Championship Event, taking on United Arab Emirates, Scotland, England, and Republic of Ireland.  Outstanding performances and exciting netball throughout the competition, successfully winning two out of their four matches, the U17’s placed third overall at the competition.  Our U17s delivering […]

Regional Academy Spotlight – Cardiff University

Regional Academy Spotlight – Cardiff University

This week, our focus is on the Cardiff University Regional Academy, which has been working tirelessly on implementing highly effective Defensive Principles aiming to limit the space and opportunities available to their opponents, making it more challenging for them to score. According to Head Coach Fiona Sheppard, the Cardiff University Regional Academy has had an […]

Regional Academy Spotlight – Bridgend College

Regional Academy Spotlight – Bridgend College

Last week, we began to raise the profiles of our Regional Academies by highlighting Bangor University Regional Academy. This week, we take an in-depth look at Bridgend College Regional Academy to understand its training methodology and overall focus. The Regional Academies’ monthly focus for this month are Defensive Principles, with the aim of enabling players […]

Regional Academy Spotlight – Bangor University

Regional Academy Spotlight – Bangor University

In 2024, our aim is to increase awareness of our Regional Academies across Wales and acknowledge the commitment and hard work of the athletes and coaches involved in their weekly training. We currently have eight Regional Academies across Wales, which cater to over 400 talented athletes from the U15 & U17 age groups. The Regional […]

2023/24 Regional Academy Announcements

2023/24 Regional Academy Announcements

We are excited to reveal the coaching team and athletes for all of our Regional Academy Squads for the 2023/24 season.   We have eight Regional Academies across Wales, each of which has an U15 and U17 squad. Check back for the reveal of each Regional Academy’s coaching team and squad lists.  Congratulations to all athletes […]

Wales U17 Europe Netball Squad Announcement

Wales U17 Europe Netball Squad Announcement

Wales Netball are delighted to announce the selection of our Wales U17 Squad that will represent Wales at the upcoming Europe Netball U17 Championships.  The squad features bright prospects from our National Academy Programme, led by a strong management team. The competition will take place in Gibraltar between 7th-10th March 2024 and will provide match […]

Wales U19 Europe Netball Squad Announcement

Wales U19 Europe Netball Squad Announcement

We are delighted to reveal the Wales U19 Squad that will be competing in a Europe Netball U19 Pilot event this December. The squad features bright prospects from our National Academy Programme, led by a strong management team. The event will take place in Loughborough on the 16th and 17th December 2023 and will provide […]

2023/24 U15 National Academy Management and Squad Announcement

2023/24 U15 National Academy Management and Squad Announcement

Wales Netball is delighted to announce the management team and athletes that will represent the U15 National Academy for the 2023/24 season. The U15 management team and squad is as follows: U15 Management Tricia Sterling – Head Coach Lisa Power – Assistant Coach Kerri Bradley – Team Manager U15 Squad Shooters Eva Chilton Cara Cooper […]

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