Information from Netball Europe regarding the COVID-19 (Wuhan Coronavirus) situation and the hosting of the Netball Europe U17 Championship in Ebbw Vale can be found here.
Welsh Netball is pleased to announce its Wales Under 17 team for the upcoming Netball Europe 2020 U17 Championships to be held in Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent 6-8 March 2020. The team will be looking for further success in the coming tournament after winning a silver medal at the 2019 edition of the European showpiece event.
The athletes selected are as follows:
|Shooter||Sarie Watkins||CTK Netball Club|
|Shooter||Esme Cornelius||Central Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U19|
|Shooter||Daisy Porter||Saracens Mavericks U17|
|Shooter||Ellice Gallagher||Mold Netball Club|
|Midcourt||Alanah Heath-Drury||Loughborough Lightning U17|
|Midcourt||Sienna Wilkinson||Loughborough Lightning U17|
|Midcourt||Georgia Hellerman (Captain)||Dinas Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17|
|Midcourt||Holly Mai Bowen||Risca Netball Club|
|Defence||Catrin Roy (Vice-Captain)||Millfield School|
|Defence||Ellie Blackwell||Mold Netball Club|
|Defence||Ffion Martin||Chester Netball Club / North Dragons Netball|
|Defence||Tia Davies||RCT Rockets|
|Non-travelling Reserve||Katie Aindow||North Dragons Netball Club|
|Non-travelling Reserve||Chloe Evans||Cowbridge Netball Club|
|Non-travelling Reserve||Carys Roy||Red Dragons Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17|
Welsh Netball’s Head of Performance, Rachel Bayley was excited to see the new Under 17 team perform on home turf next month. She said: “Firstly I would like to congratulate all of our young athletes on their selection for the Wales U17 squad. It is a great honour to play for your country and is a very exciting opportunity for these exciting netballers. The added bonus of playing on home turf in front of a Welsh crowd will make Netball Europe an even more thrilling experience for the team!”
Ticket information for Netball Europe U17 Championship in Ebbw Vale will be released in due course. The tournament will feature 2019 winners England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and newly promoted side Switzerland.