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    February 12, 2019

Rhian Edwards to Umpire at Netball Europe Open Challenge

Elite Welsh umpire, Rhian Edwards is to umpire at the upcoming Netball Europe Open Challenge tournament taking place in Douglas, Isle of Man from 9 to 12 May 2019. 

Edwards has already enjoyed a breakthrough 2019 as a rising star of ‘Team White’ having been appointed as a Vitality Netball Superleague umpire for the very first time. In recent seasons she has umpired at the Maccabiah Games in Israel and was all set to umpire at last season’s Under 17s Netball Europe Open Championships prior to its cancellation. 

Seven nations will compete at in the European second division tournament: last year’s winners the United Arab Emirates, hosts Isle of Man, Switzerland, Republic of Ireland, Gibraltar, Malta and new additions, the Cayman Islands.

Welsh Netball would like to congratulate Rhian on her appointment and we wish her all the best for the tournament in May. 

Find about umpiring courses taking place across Wales here.  

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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