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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.

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Wales Netball complete UK Anti-Doping Assurance Framework

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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 […]

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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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