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PREVIEW | Wales vs Uganda

THE 2024 international netball calendar gets underway tonight with Wales hosting Uganda. Last time these two countries met Uganda picked up their first ever win over Wales in a World Cup at last year’s tournament, but will history repeat itself this time around. Uganda will take its build up to the Nations Cup another gear […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Wales

WALES stepped up in the ninth placed playoff to defeat rivals Scotland to cap off an all-round solid Netball World Cup performance. Aside from heavy losses to Jamaica and New Zealand, the Feathers were largely competitive, knocking off Sri Lanka and Trinidad & Tobago in the group stage to make it to the playoffs. A […]

Flawless Uganda push Wales to the limit

UP and coming netball nation Uganda has shaken up the World Cup competition with a dominant 17-goal (73-56) win over Wales. Wales was right in the contest in the first term, only down by three goals, but Uganda’s 100 per cent shooting was tough for the Welsh defenders to combat. The She Cranes’ overall shooting […]

2023 Netball World Cup preview: Wales

THE 2023 Netball World Cup is almost here, and to help count down to the tournament, Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the competing teams and seeing how they might fair at the tournament. Today’s focus is the Welsh Feathers. HISTORY OF WALES AT THE NETBALL WORLD CUP Wales’ history at the World Cup […]

Wales announces World Cup squad

THERE were two Netball World Cup squads to drop overnight, with Wales the second nation to announce its team just after Tonga. >> World Cup squad: Tonga Head coach Emily Handyside has announced her squad of 15, and unlike the Tongan coaches, has named which three players are her travelling reserves. Lead by Leeds Rhinos’ […]

Wales waltz into World Cup

WALES has booked its spot in the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town after defeating Northern Ireland in a crucial European Qualifier decider overnight. After Scotland knocked off Northern Ireland the day before, Wales just needed to win to ensure safe passage into next year’s World Cup. The Feathers will take on the Thistles […]

International Player Focus: Sarie Watkins (Wales)

IN the recent international test series, Uganda got the better of Wales in both games, but for the newly named Feathers, it was about preparing for the World Cup Qualifiers in just over a week’s time. Among a host of fresh or inexperienced faces was shooter Sarie Watkins who made her debut in the second […]

Uganda claims series win over Wales

UGANDA has gone back-to-back over Wales in a two-test series series, winning by 18 goals in the second match yesterday. The She Cranes were on from the get-go – after having a slow start against the Feathers in game one – and piled on 15 goals to eight to set up the win off the […]

Preview | Wales vs. Uganda international series

ANOTHER international netball series takes place over the weekend with Wales hosting Uganda in back-to-back matches tomorrow and Sunday. The two-game series takes place in the British nation, with the Welsh hosting the She Cranes on Saturday, October 1 from 7pm local time, and Sunday, October 2 from 2:45pm. It will be the fourth time […]

2022 Commonwealth Games review: Wales

AS the curtain closes on another Commonwealth Games, we take a look back at how each of the netballing nations fared in our team-by-team review series. Next up is Wales who defied plenty of odds to have a good tournament, knocking off Scotland in the group stage on its way to an eighth placed finish […]

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