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    March 15, 2024

University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy Spotlight

The University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy has been providing a comprehensive athlete development program for individuals interested in netball throughout the month. The University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy, located at the University of South Wales Sport Park in Pontypridd, is dedicated to instilling positive values and character traits across the group of athletes.

Head Coach Jess Ginis spoke at length about the Regional Academy’s mission to shape both players and individuals who embody the spirit of the community. “The University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd Regional Academy aims to instil values of determination, respect, and teamwork in the athletes, which are essential not only in netball but also in life.

The well-rounded training program provided by the University of South Wales/Coleg y Cymoedd  Regional Academy focuses on various aspects such as technical skill development, tactical understanding, physical conditioning, mental preparation, and team building. The athletes engage in a range of activities that help them hone their skills and become better netball players”.

The University of South Wales is a dynamic and sustainable university that aims to build better futures for its students, communities, and partners. With multiple locations across Cardiff, Pontypridd, Newport, and Treforest, USW is a vocationally focused university that collaborates with employers to provide a skilled and relevant workforce.

The University of South Wales also offers bespoke Sport Taster Sessions every Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm. Schools, Colleges, and organisations can contact The University of South Wales via email to arrange a schedule for the sessions. The next Open Day at the University of South Wales is on 27th April, and interested individuals can find more information on the University’s website or on their social media platforms using the handle @USWSport .

Wales U19 and U21 Squad Announcements 

Exciting news for netball fans! We are excited to announce that Wales U19 and U21 teams will be playing against Scotland U19 and U21 in Cardiff, ahead of the LexisNexis Cardiff Dragons’ game against Surrey Storm on the 19th of April.  The match timings are below:  The matches will feature some of the most talented […]

Coleg Cambria Regional Academy Spotlight

The Coleg Cambria Regional Academy aims to develop young athletes into successful netball players while fostering a love for the game. The Regional Academy is located at Coleg Cambria’s Yale site in Wrexham and provides an excellent opportunity for passionate netball athletes to excel. This month, the focus has been on defensive principles, with the […]

Contribute to Netball in Wales

We are pleased to share that we have launched a donation option on our membership platform for internal and external stakeholders to contribute towards several areas of delivery in our organisation. Donations will contribute to the following areas of development within the organisation, helping to support: Every quarter, our operational team will review the donations […]

March Organisation of the Month

For several years, Clwb Pel-Rwyd Ser Y Cwm, has struggled to recruit enough volunteers to support with their netball sessions, until recently when the committee put their heads together and came up with an innovative, sustainable solution! They are currently implementing an action plan to maintain a consistent influx of volunteers who can assist their […]

U16 National Club Championships

Last weekend (Sunday 17th March), Wales Netball hosted the U16 National Club Championships at Sport Wales National Centre, hosting 16 teams who had qualified from across Wales as the best in their regions.   A huge congratulations to all the teams who qualified for the National Final, and a further congratulations to the winners, runners up […]

March Volunteer of the Month

For more than thirty years, Tricia Chapman has been active in Ceredigion and had an immense impact on netball in the County and the surrounding area. Because of her unwavering commitment, Tricia is our March Volunteer of the Month. After her move to Aberystwyth, Tricia immediately continued her love of netball by joining a team […]
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