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    August 2, 2022

Nia Jones reaches milestone 50th Cap against Australia

1 match after her teammate notched up her 50th cap, co-captain Nia Jones celebrates her 50th cap in a high intensity match against Australia.

Nia made her debut for Wales Netball back in 2013, against Scotland and she has firmly become a fan favourite. Her dogged determination and flare is what sets her apart on court, but her personality is the reason why she is liked by many.

The 22nd Commonwealth Games marks Nia’s 3rd appearance at the games and she has grown in strength after every one. For her 50th game, Nia certainly had a battle against the Australian wing attacks (Liz Watson and Kiera Austin), but within the first 5 minutes, the co-captain made her mark against the world number one team.

Throughout the match, Nia held her own and pressured the opposition into making mistakes. She continually helped in attack and fed her teammates with precision.

Congratulations Nia! We’ve loved watching you play in all 50 matches, and can’t wait to watch 50 more!

U12 & U14 National Club Championship

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May was a brilliant finale of outstanding netball held at Cardiff University, hosting the qualified clubs from across Wales.   Wales Netball would like to congratulate all the teams for your performances during the course of the competition, the impressive event showcased some fantastic talent.   Huge congratulations to the winners, runners-ups […]

University of Wales Trinity Saint David Regional Academy Spotlight

In the last of our Regional Academy spotlights, we focus on the University of Wales Trinity Saint David Regional Academy, their motivation, and the skills that Head Coach Nicole Howells is teaching her athletes. In the heart of Carmarthen, at the UWTSD Sports Centre, budding athletes train every Saturday, driven by their passion for sports […]

Welsh Language Week – Celebrating Gwynedd a Môn Netball League

As the National Governing Body for netball in Wales, we have started making small steps on our journey to including and promoting the Welsh language within our sport. We know it won’t be a quick journey as we want to do it right! However, there are organisations within our netball community who have taken tremendous […]

FleetEV National League Live Streaming Announcement

Wales Netball is thrilled to announce that Tantrwm will return as our official livestream partners for the FleetEV National League 2024. Wales Netball has collaborated with Tantrwm many times before and we are excited to have them livestream all FleetEV National League events this year on our Facebook and YouTube accounts.   Just like last year, these […]

Journey to the Podium: We’re collaborating with UKAD for this year’s Clean Sport Week, 13 -17 May

Wales Netball is proud to reaffirm our commitment to clean sportby backing UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD’s) Clean Sport Week campaign from 13 – 17 May.  Clean Sport Week is UKAD’s national awareness week championing clean sport,education and anti-doping initiatives with sports across the UK. This year’s Clean Sport Week theme is “Journey to the Podium”. Throughout theweek, UKAD […]

Neath Port Talbot Regional Academy Spotlight

In 2024, the spotlight shines brightly on the dedication and talent emanating from the Regional Academies across Wales. These academies, nestled in communities and institutions, serve as the nurturing grounds for the future stars of Welsh netball in the performance environment. Among them, the Neath Port Talbot College (NPTC) Regional Academy stands tall, a beacon […]
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