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Wales Netball’s National League expands in 2024, with more teams & more matches than ever before! 

Wales Netball’s National League expands in 2024, with more teams & more matches than ever before! 

Earlier in February we announced that two additional teams – Coastal Heat (representing Afan Nedd Tawe) and Powys Sparks have been added to the roster of National League Teams ahead of the 2024 season. These additions complete the National League line-up, and we can’t wait to see the fierce competition between the eight teams play […]

February Organisation of the Month

February Organisation of the Month

The Ynys Môn Netball Team that competed in the first Island Invitational Netball Games, is Wales Netball’s Organisation of the Month for February – due to the enormous dedication, commitment, and motivation from all involved! The first ever Island Invitational Netball Games (IING) brought the little island of Ynys Môn (Anglesey) together to compete in […]

Wales Netball search for young members to join their newly created ‘Forward Futures Collective’

Wales Netball search for young members to join their newly created ‘Forward Futures Collective’

The Wales Netball ‘Forward Futures Collective’ will be a group of young members between the ages of 16 and 25, put together to advise staff and Board Members on important matters regarding the future of netball in Wales. Currently, 75% of the membership of Wales Netball are 25 years of age or younger – so […]

More Clubs than Ever Before have been Awarded Grants Through The Be Active Wales Fund

More Clubs than Ever Before have been Awarded Grants Through The Be Active Wales Fund

What is it? The Be Active Wales Fund is a fantastic grant opportunity that is funded by the National Lottery. It is designed to support sports clubs and community organisations across Wales. This funding scheme offers grants ranging from £300 to £50,000, for projects that promote equality, sustainability, and innovation in Sport. Whether it’s projects […]

February Volunteer of the Month

February Volunteer of the Month

Rachel Lewis is Wales Netballs’ well-deserved recipient of our Volunteer of the Month for February, due to her incredible efforts to revive and reenergise her local club! Before Rachel joined Cynon Valley Netball Club last season, the club was struggling to continue. It was due a revamp and unfortunately, was at a precarious stage. Since […]

January Organisation of the Month

January Organisation of the Month

Cherubs Angels Netball Club is our first Organisation of the Month for 2024, as they have shown tremendous growth and progress in their delivery of netball, now catering to over 260 netballers of all ages and abilities. Cherubs Angels Netball Club was founded in 2016. They provide netball classes for 2-year-olds to 55-year-olds on a […]

January Volunteer of the Month

January Volunteer of the Month

Jean Foster, who has been continuously devoting her time to Llantrisant Netball Club for 40 years (amongst many other Netball causes), is Wales Netball’s Volunteer of the Month for the start of 2024! Jean founded Llantrisant Netball Club in 1983, based out of a school. She then went in search of a nearby leisure centre, […]

December Organisation of the Month

December Organisation of the Month

The Cardiff & District League is our Organisation of the Month for December, due to their exceptional organisation and growth, which has allowed them to run at a high standard for decades. Established over 30 years ago, the Cardiff & District League has become one of the most competitive, talent flourishing and aspirational leagues in […]

December Volunteer of the Month

December Volunteer of the Month

Our Wales Netball Volunteer of the Month for December goes to an incredibly passionate individual who is the driving force behind Chepstow Junior Netball Club, and has been for decades! Let’s all applaud the incredible commitment and work carried out by Meryl Slaymaker. Meryl has been the brains and energy behind Chepstow Junior Netball Club […]

Senior National Club Championship 2023

Senior National Club Championship 2023

On Saturday 25th November, Wales Netball hosted the long awaited return of the Senior National Club Championships. The prestigious occasion displayed incredible talent from all involved and we would like to honour all the teams for their performances throughout the competition. We were privileged to see so many exceptional athletes participating in the championship, and […]

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