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    August 7, 2020

Information Regarding Social Distancing for Under 11s

At last week’s Welsh Government update, it was announced that Under 11s now no longer have to adhere to social distancing restrictions. This week, we have sought clarity on what this unexpected announcement means for participants in the netball environment.  

Following consultation with Welsh Government and the wider sports sector, it has become clear that this change in guidance relates more to family and educational settings. Netball remains a high-risk sport in terms of its potential for the transmission of COVID-19.  

Therefore, we strongly recommend that Under 11s continue to observe social distancing whilst in a netball setting. This is in line with our ‘Return to Play’ roadmap, which currently requires all netball fitness activity to take place within an outdoor, socially distanced environment.  

The health and safety of the netball community is our primary concern and we believe a cautious approach to returning to play is the best policy to minimise the risk of the spread of COVID-19. This is at the heart of our ‘Return to Play’ roadmap and #NetsGetReady safety checklist for clubs and leagues. We will continue to monitor and review the expert medical guidance available to us as we look to progress further on the roadmap.

U12 & U14 National Club Championship

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May was a brilliant finale of outstanding netball held at Cardiff University, hosting the qualified clubs from across Wales.   Wales Netball would like to congratulate all the teams for your performances during the course of the competition, the impressive event showcased some fantastic talent.   Huge congratulations to the winners, runners-ups […]

University of Wales Trinity Saint David Regional Academy Spotlight

In the last of our Regional Academy spotlights, we focus on the University of Wales Trinity Saint David Regional Academy, their motivation, and the skills that Head Coach Nicole Howells is teaching her athletes. In the heart of Carmarthen, at the UWTSD Sports Centre, budding athletes train every Saturday, driven by their passion for sports […]

Welsh Language Week – Celebrating Gwynedd a Môn Netball League

As the National Governing Body for netball in Wales, we have started making small steps on our journey to including and promoting the Welsh language within our sport. We know it won’t be a quick journey as we want to do it right! However, there are organisations within our netball community who have taken tremendous […]

FleetEV National League Live Streaming Announcement

Wales Netball is thrilled to announce that Tantrwm will return as our official livestream partners for the FleetEV National League 2024. Wales Netball has collaborated with Tantrwm many times before and we are excited to have them livestream all FleetEV National League events this year on our Facebook and YouTube accounts.   Just like last year, these […]

Journey to the Podium: We’re collaborating with UKAD for this year’s Clean Sport Week, 13 -17 May

Wales Netball is proud to reaffirm our commitment to clean sportby backing UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD’s) Clean Sport Week campaign from 13 – 17 May.  Clean Sport Week is UKAD’s national awareness week championing clean sport,education and anti-doping initiatives with sports across the UK. This year’s Clean Sport Week theme is “Journey to the Podium”. Throughout theweek, UKAD […]

Neath Port Talbot Regional Academy Spotlight

In 2024, the spotlight shines brightly on the dedication and talent emanating from the Regional Academies across Wales. These academies, nestled in communities and institutions, serve as the nurturing grounds for the future stars of Welsh netball in the performance environment. Among them, the Neath Port Talbot College (NPTC) Regional Academy stands tall, a beacon […]
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