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    June 23, 2021

International Netball Returns this Summer

Welsh Netball is ecstatic to share the news that the Welsh international side will finally be back in action this August, after 18 months away from international competition due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

From Friday 20 until Sunday 22 August, Wales will be up in Glasgow’s Emirates Arena, taking on our Celtic cousins, Scotland and Northern Ireland in a series of friendly international training matches. This will be the first time we have faced any of the other Home Nations since 2019 and will be the springboard to a big year for Wales, with the 2022 Commonwealth Games on the horizon.

Looking ahead to the return of international netball, Wales head coach Sara Hale said: “It is really pleasing to have friendly competition in the calendar against both Scotland and Northern Ireland. It will not only be a welcome return to international netball, but also an exciting opportunity for us to expose players and assess where we are as a group, ahead of what is a crucial year for us.”

We will release more information about these upcoming games as soon as we have it available. You can see the newly selected Wales long squad here.

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

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 […]

Regional Academy Spotlight – Bangor University

In 2024, our aim is to increase awareness of our Regional Academies across Wales and acknowledge the commitment and hard work of the athletes and coaches involved in their weekly training. We currently have eight Regional Academies across Wales, which cater to over 400 talented athletes from the U15 & U17 age groups. The Regional […]

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

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

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 […]
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