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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.  

U15 School Games squad announced for Wales Netball

Wales Netball is delighted to announce the selection of the Wales U15 Squad that will compete in the 2024 School Games competition. The squad of 12 athletes and three non-travelling reserves will travel to Loughborough for the competition which will be held from the 29th of August to the 1st of September. The Wales U15 […]

July Volunteer of the Month

One name you will undoubtedly be familiar with if you are involved in South Wales’ netball and umpiring scene is Becky Scott. Becky goes above and beyond to promote netball and umpiring in Wales. We are proud to have her as our July Volunteer of the Month because of her unwavering commitment and passion for […]

Wales Netball supports hundreds of netballers from across the country in times of need

In September 2023 Wales Netball launched the ‘Cost of Living Support Fund’ to the netball community, to coincide with the start of the new season. The fund set-out to support those struggling financially due to the national cost-of-living crisis, with the aim to keep as many people playing netball as possible. Over the course of […]

Welsh Feathers Partnership with SW7 Academy

We are delighted to announce our new Strength and Conditioning and Nutrition provider for the Welsh Feathers Squad programme for the coming season. SW7 Academy led by Sam Warburton and Josh Davies will support our Welsh Feathers for the 2024/25 season. This collaboration is not only about enhancing the physical capabilities of our Welsh Feathers […]

U21 World Youth Cup Qualifier Long Squad

We are delighted to announce the selection of 24 athletes who will make up our Wales U21 Long Squad that will start training in June 2024 as they prepare for the upcoming U21 World Youth Cup Qualifier (WYCQ) competition, which will take place in Cardiff between 24th-29th September 2024. The WYCQ long squad is listed below: […]

Volunteer of the Month

As a co-founder of one of the fastest growing Netball clubs in Pembrokeshire for the past 20 years, Mel’s contribution to the growth of Netball in her area is phenomenal. This is Mel’s last year maintaining her many roles and duties, and Wales Netball would like to recognise her immense efforts by awarding her our […]
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