• https://walesnetball.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/cropped-wales-netball-icon-logo-1.png

    Posted by:

    Wales Netball

  • Posted on:

    October 1, 2019

Wales Under 21 Set Their Sights on Worcester

This weekend (Friday 4 to Sunday 6 October) Wales’ Under 21 squad will be travelling just over the border to compete in the Netball Europe U21 Open Championships at the Worcester Arena.

Wales’ young stars have been selected from clubs across the country and they will face hosts England, Scotland and Northern Ireland in three games to determine who will win the European youth championship. Coming hot on the heels of the seniors’ successes in Belfast, Wales U21s will be looking to start strongly and improve on 2018 with a squad that boasts some outstanding university and National Performance League (NPL) athletes.

Speaking ahead of the tournament, Nikki Lloyd, Wales U21 head coach said: “This Under 21 group has some outstanding athletes and they have been working extremely hard.”

“They have been focused on developing clear understanding of the style of netball we want to play and they each ensure that we challenge one other both on the court and in how we apply and demonstrate our values and behaviours off it. 

“I am really proud of how far the group has come to date and myself and the management team are excited and the players are ready for their hard work and dedication to be put out on court at Netball Europe.”

This year there is no live stream available from the Under 21 competition, however Welsh Netball will be providing updates and match reports from Worcester via social media and the website. Alternatively, tickets are available from host nation England here.

Wales’ U21 Netball Europe schedule:

Friday 4 OctoberScotland5pm
Saturday 5 OctoberEngland6pm
Sunday 6 OctoberNorthern Ireland10am

Wales U21 squad for Netball Europe:

Carys Allen (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Morganne Dunne (Severn Stars U21) Chloe Dyke (Cowbridge Netball Club) Nia Evans (Team Bath U19) Beca Hughes (Mold Netball Club) Georgia Jenkins (Team Bath U21) Bethan Johnson (Dinas Netball Club / Cardiff Metropolitan University) Carys Llewellyn (Cowbridge Netball Club) Eleri Michael (Team Bath Toucans / Cardiff Metropolitan University) Shona O’Dwyer (Severn Stars) Miquie Walker Jones (Central Netball Club) and Erin Williams (Manchester Thunder)

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 […]
Scroll to Top