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    March 17, 2021

NEW: Welsh Government Update

UPDATED 5PM ON WEDNESDAY 17 MARCH:

Following consultations today with Welsh Government, WSA and Sport Wales, we as a sector are awaiting additional information from Welsh Government regarding age ranges, group sizes and other key factors which impact the safe return to netball for children. 

We will provide an update as soon as we are able to but please be advised that this information may not be released from Welsh Government until the next announcement on 26th March (this has been brought forward a week to avoid Easter). 

Facility bookings may be accepted by providers but will be subject to the restrictions lifting so please ensure you are aware of the individual facility cancellation policy regarding this.

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