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

    Posted by:

    Wales Netball

  • Posted on:

    June 28, 2016

Congratulations to newly appointed Welsh Netball Board members.

Huge congratulations to the following individuals who have
been elected to a position on Welsh Netball’s Board for 2016-17.

Vice President: Wendy
Pressdee
Elected Director:
Lesley Riddell
Elected Director:
Jean Foster

Wendy Pressdee has been appointed Vice President.  Wendy has been a valued member of the netball
community in Wales for several years.  We
are grateful for her support once more.

“I feel pleased and very privileged to be re-elected as Vice
Pesident,” says Wendy.

“I’m happy to be able to help netball move forward and
develop over the next couple of years in any way I can, and look
forward to the challenge.”

Lesley Riddell has been re-elected as Director on the
Board.  Lesley is Chair of the Cardiff
and District League, and is involved with Amersham Netball Club, Cardiff.  

“I am very happy to be re-elected as a Director,” says
Lesley, “and looking forward to continue working on the Board to contribute to
the growth of netball in Wales with particular interest in Umpire education.

“I really enjoy trying to help the organisation strengthen
and modernise governance arrangements to meet the needs of our membership as
well as external stakeholders.”

Jean Foster has also been re-elected Director on the
Board.  Jean is a much valued member of
the Welsh Netball family, and we look forward to continue working with her.

“I am really pleased to be re-elected,” says Jean.  “I’m excited to be part of this great sport
of ours, at a time when we are seeing growth and televised netball match.”

Pob lwc to all Board members in their next term on the Welsh
Netball Board.

Wales Netball search for young members to join their newly created ‘Forward Futures Collective’

The Wales Netball ‘Forward Futures Collective’ will be a group of young members between the ages of 16 and 25, put together to advise staff and Board Members on important matters regarding the future of netball in Wales. Currently, 75% of the membership of Wales Netball are 25 years of age or younger – so […]

More Clubs than Ever Before have been Awarded Grants Through The Be Active Wales Fund

What is it? The Be Active Wales Fund is a fantastic grant opportunity that is funded by the National Lottery. It is designed to support sports clubs and community organisations across Wales. This funding scheme offers grants ranging from £300 to £50,000, for projects that promote equality, sustainability, and innovation in Sport. Whether it’s projects […]

February Volunteer of the Month

Rachel Lewis is Wales Netballs’ well-deserved recipient of our Volunteer of the Month for February, due to her incredible efforts to revive and reenergise her local club! Before Rachel joined Cynon Valley Netball Club last season, the club was struggling to continue. It was due a revamp and unfortunately, was at a precarious stage. Since […]

2023/24 Regional Academy Announcements

We are excited to reveal the coaching team and athletes for all of our Regional Academy Squads for the 2023/24 season.   We have eight Regional Academies across Wales, each of which has an U15 and U17 squad. Check back for the reveal of each Regional Academy’s coaching team and squad lists.  Congratulations to all athletes […]

Wales U17 Europe Netball Squad Announcement

Wales Netball are delighted to announce the selection of our Wales U17 Squad that will represent Wales at the upcoming Europe Netball U17 Championships.  The squad features bright prospects from our National Academy Programme, led by a strong management team. The competition will take place in Gibraltar between 7th-10th March 2024 and will provide match […]

Clare Jones Announces Retirement from Netball

Clare Jones has today announced that she has retired from international netball. The midcourter’s last game for her country was at the 2023 Netball World Cup against the Scottish Thistles, where the win against Scotland secured Jones and the Welsh Feathers a ninth-place finish. Clare made her Welsh Feathers debut against South Africa in the […]
Scroll to Top