Category: U21

Wales Netball are delighted to announce the appointment of the Coaches and Team Managers who will lead the new National Academy Squads

Wales Netball are delighted to announce the appointment of the Coaches and Team Managers who will lead the new National Academy Squads

Wales Netball have appointed two Head Coaches (pictured above) to lead the National Academy, Joanne Ricketts who will lead the National Academy (u21s and u19s), and Rhian Davies who will take the reigns for National Academy (U17s). They will be joined by their Assistant Coaches, Jen Berry (u21) and Sian Ruttley (u17), and Team Managers […]

Wales Netball Launch New Performance Pathway

Wales Netball Launch New Performance Pathway

Following an extensive consultation, we are launching a new Wales Performance Pathway for 2022.   Athletes will have the opportunity to benefit from regular training and consistent strength and conditioning sessions. This will support athletes in making progress towards representing Wales at U17, U21 and Senior level.   The aim of the academies is to […]

Wales U21’s Look Ahead to Netball Europe Competition

Wales U21’s Look Ahead to Netball Europe Competition

After the disappointment of the cancellation of the World Youth Cup, which was due to be held this year, it is great for the U21’s to be back in international competition. As the first match of the Netball Europe U21 Championships gets closer, we look ahead to the competition. The event is being held in […]

Wales U21 Squad for Netball Europe Selected

Wales U21 Squad for Netball Europe Selected

We are excited to announce the 12 athletes selected to compete in the Europe Netball Competition. The competition is due to be held in the Isle of Man from the 12th to the 14th of November this year.   The chosen team is made up from talented athletes who have progressed through the pathway at […]

Wales Under 21 Return to Competitive Action

Wales Under 21 Return to Competitive Action

We are delighted to share the news that Wales Under 21 will be returning to court later this month as the team prepares for a behind-closed-doors performance competition camp from 27-30 July at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. This will provide an opportunity for Wales U21 to return to competitive action against counterparts from Scotland and England following the […]

Wales U21 Return to Training

Wales U21 Return to Training

Last week, we were pleased to see the return of our Wales Under 21 athletes to the national training environment following the latest easing of the government’s pandemic restrictions. As designated elite athletes, Wales U21 can now train indoors and we caught up with Wales U21 head coach, Nikki Lloyd, to see how the squad […]

2021 Netball World Youth Cup Cancelled

2021 Netball World Youth Cup Cancelled

It is with great regret that Welsh Netball must share the news that the 2021 Netball World Youth Cup has been cancelled by the International Netball Federation. Today, the International Netball Federation (INF) announced its decision to cancel the Netball World Youth Cup 2021 (NWYC) which was scheduled to take place from 2-11th December in […]

Wales U21 Fundraising Virtual ‘Walk to Fiji’

Wales U21 Fundraising Virtual ‘Walk to Fiji’

Wales U21 have qualified to take part in the prospective 2021 Netball World Youth Cup in Fiji. The 20-team tournament would feature the best young netballers on the planet and some of Wales’ most promising youth netballers hope to be among them. The 32-strong Wales U21 long squad, plus the management team, are now working […]

Wales Under 21s Launch Fundraising Drive for 2021 and Beyond

Wales Under 21s Launch Fundraising Drive for 2021 and Beyond

Wales Under 21 have launched a fundraising drive to support their squad as they approach a big prospective year of international netball. Depending on how the global battle against Coronavirus develops, 2021 will hopefully see a return of Netball Europe competition and the hosting of the 2021 Netball World Youth Cup in Fiji. Wales U21 will be hoping to […]

Jenny Berry Joins Wales U21 As Assistant Coach

Jenny Berry Joins Wales U21 As Assistant Coach

Welsh Netball is pleased to announce that it has appointed Jenny Berry as new assistant coach for the Wales Under 21 squad. Berry, who will be working alongside head coach Nikki Lloyd and team manager Louvain Lake, has a wealth of experience from over the border in England, having coached for the last ten years […]

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