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    August 5, 2022

Georgia Rowe reaches 50 International Test Matches in the final match of the Commonwealth Games

Georgia Rowe celebrates her 50th cap in a closely contested game against Malawi in the XXII Commonwealth Games.

Georgia made her first appearance in the red dress in 2015 against England in the Netball Europe Open Championships and since then has gone from strength to strength. Georgia prides herself on accuracy and shows that even against the toughest opponents she can step up to the mark.

In her 50th test match against Malawi, Georgia partnered well with Betsy Creak in the shooting circle as she has done throughout the competition. She has started in the Goal Shooter position in every match of the 22nd Commonwealth Games and has stood tall against all her opponents including the world number 1 ranked team Australia.

After finishing 11th in the 2018 Gold Cost Commonwealth Games, a top 8 finish was something to aspire to. Being in the playoff’s for 7th position and finishing 8th is a step in the right direction and builds momentum going into the World Cup Qualifiers.

Congratulations Georgia on reaching your 50th cap! 50 down and 50+ to come!

 

National Academy Squad Announcement

We are excited to reveal the athletes that have been selected for our 2022/23 U21/U19 and U17 National Academy Squads.  The athletes that have been selected are as follows: U21/U19 National Academy Squad Led by Jo Ricketts (Head Coach), Jen Barett (Assistant Coach) and Cerys Rees (Team Manager). A. Heath-Drury F. Collier A. Lillie G. […]

Sara Moore’s role evolves to full-time Head of Elite

Sara Moore first joined Wales Netball in 2018 as an Assistant Coach to the Welsh Feathers Squad. She became a full-time member of staff in September 2021 in a hybrid role that was split into two key functions: Welsh Feathers Head Coach, and Head of Elite. This saw Sara lead on the strategic aspects of […]

Wales Netball complete UK Anti-Doping Assurance Framework

Wales Netball is delighted to announce its completion of the Assurance Framework, which National Governing Bodies (NGBs) must fulfil to certify to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) that they are meeting their anti-doping responsibilities. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published the updated 2021 UK National Anti-Doping Policy (Policy) in April 2021, which all […]

Welsh Feathers Book their Place in the 2023 Netball World Cup

Over a week has passed since the European World Cup Qualifiers and what a tournament it was for the Welsh Feathers. The Welsh Feathers secured their place in the 2023 Netball World Cup in style by being the only unbeaten team in the competition. Match 1 – WAL vs IOM The Feathers campaign started on […]

Sara Moore Chooses Squad for World Cup Qualifiers

Today Head Coach Sara Moore has announced her Welsh Feathers Squad that will compete in the World Cup Qualifiers in Glasgow. The event will take place at the Emirates Arena from 12th – 16th October 2022. The Welsh Feathers will contest in a five-day, round robin tournament to secure a place at the 2023 Netball […]

Welsh Feathers vs Ugandan She Cranes Test Series Report

With the European World Cup Qualifiers fast approaching, it was great to host Uganda for two test series at House of Sport. It was the first time seeing the venue full of spectators, and it was amazing to see such a buzzing and electric atmosphere! In the first test match, we saw the Welsh Feathers […]
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