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    August 2, 2018

Welsh Netball Working Towards InSport Ribbon

Welsh Netball is currently working towards the inSport ribbon, a standard which reflects the National Governing Body for netball in Wales’ commitment to broadening opportunities for those with disabilities to access netball.

The InSport standards are a part of the broader InSport project, which aims to support physical activity, sport and leisure organisations to deliver provision inclusively of disabled people. Welsh Netball is working on the first stage of the InSport journey, the ribbon.

The ribbon demonstrates that an organisation is monitoring for equal opportunities, that it has appropriate welfare and equality policies and that it is inclusive and equitable in its communications. It also requires a statement of inclusion which should articulate the organisation’s commitment to inclusivity.

The ribbon marks the first phase of a commitment to inclusivity, with the bronze, silver and gold standards following on from that.

Welsh Netball is pleased to currently have four affiliated clubs from across Wales (Llangefni Netball Club, Red Dragon Netball Club, Rhosnesni Netball Club and Wizards Netball Club) as having met inSport standards. It is hoped that more clubs will soon follow.

You can find out more about Welsh Netball’s commitment to equality and inclusivity here.  

You can find out more about InSport here.

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 […]

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 […]
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