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    June 10, 2019

Netball Europe Announces 2019 Management Board

Following this weekend’s meeting of the Netball Europe Council, the Management Board of netball’s European federation has been announced.

There will be strong representation from Welsh Netball on 2019’s Management Board as Catherine Lewis, Welsh Netball Chair and formerly Netball Europe Director without Portfolio, becomes Chair. Meanwhile, Jean Foster, whose term as an Elected Director on the Welsh Netball Board ended this month, becomes Netball Europe’s Secretary. Both Catherine and Jean are highly experienced members of Welsh Netball’s Board with deep community links to netball in the South East and Central South regions respectively.

Reacting to the appointments of Catherine and Jean, Welsh Netball CEO Sarah Jones said: “I am very pleased that Catherine and Jean have been appointed to the Netball Europe Management Board in such prominent positions – congratulations to them both.

“Both Catherine and Jean have vast experience of governance and have helped oversee a radical evolution in how the Welsh Netball Board operates. Their expertise will be instrumental as Netball Europe seeks to capitalise on the growth of the game across the region.

“Their appointments are also hugely beneficial  for Wales and ensures that our nation remains prominent at European level.”

You can see the full Netball Europe Management Board here.

Inter County Championship 2023

Wales Netball hosted the first National Competition of 2022 / 2023 season! The Inter County Championship which was held in Bangor, hosted 37 teams across 5 categories in a exciting 2-day competition weekend! We were privileged to see so many athletes competing in such a exceptional championship, and it was great to see an abundance […]

New Safeguarding Courses

In 2021, we launched our Concern Reporting platform, MyConcern, for our community and pathway Safeguarding Officers to log safeguarding concerns more effectively and efficiently. Since 2021, we have created an action and implementation plan for Safeguarding within netball and as part of that plan, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new Time […]

Wales Netball Seeking Two Non-Executive Directors

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Emily Handyside Appointed as Welsh Feathers Head Coach

After a successful recruitment process, we are thrilled to announce that the new Welsh Feathers Head Coach will be Emily Handyside. Emily will take charge this month and will manage upcoming Welsh Feathers campaigns including the Netball World Cup this August. Emily became the Technical Coach for the Welsh Feathers back in September of last […]

Suzy Drane Retires from International Netball

Suzy Drane, Wales’s most capped Netballer and Welsh Feather Number 168 has made the decision to retire from international Netball. Suzy made her debut for the Feathers in 2005 aged 18, and has represented Wales in 125 international matches including appearing at 2 Netball World Cups and 4 Commonwealth Games. Suzy has had a leadership […]

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. […]
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