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Welsh win high pressure contest over Scotland

WALES was officially crowned the top European Qualifier for next year’s World Cup, defeating the Feathers’ biggest rivals in Scotland by seven goals overnight to remain undefeated at the tournament in Glasgow. Both sides went into the clash having qualified for the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town, but pride was on the line […]

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 […]

Thistles stun Warriors in huge win

SCOTLAND has one foot in the 2023 Netball World Cup door, after thrashing Northern Ireland in the European Qualifiers overnight. The Thistles were incredible, and for the most part breathtaking, moving down the court with rapid speed combined with accurate passing, while applying full court pressure. Highlighted by Bethan Goodwin shooting up one end, and […]

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 […]

Rhinos complete VNSL squad with South African duo

NOT shy of recruiting some huge names this off-season, Leeds Rhinos have made another splash by bringing in a couple of talented South Africans for the 2023 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season. The Rhinos have now recruited eight players among their 12 signings, and have provided quite the depth in the attacking end with a […]

McDonald to add midcourt spark to Rhinos

LEEDS Rhinos continue to make massive moves on the court as the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL)’s newest franchise looks to make waves in 2023. Under new coach Liana Leota, the Rhinos have certainly made a splash thus far this off-season, bringing in plenty of experience for next year. The latest name to add to that […]

Celtic Dragons confirm 2023 VNSL squad

ONLY the second team in the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) to do so, Celtic Dragons have confirmed their 15-player squad for next year’s VNSL season. Comprised of 12 registered players and three training partners, the Dragons recruited former Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) shooter Gabrielle Sinclair in a huge coup for the club. The Welsh outfit […]

Rhinos add exciting talent to 2023 squad

LEEDS Rhinos have bulked up their 2023 Vitality Netball Superleague squad by adding a couple of big talents over the past week. The off-season has proved a big one across the competition, with the Rhinos bringing in ex-Manchester Thunder players, Caroline O’Hanlon and Millie Sanders. O’Hanlon will add experience to the midcourt, while Sanders is […]

High-five for Rhinos as Leeds prepare for 2023

LEEDS Rhinos are gearing up for a huge 2023 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season, having added five players to their squad for next year. The latest signing was Celtic Dragons defender Nia Jones who is coming off an impressive 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign with Wales, where she co-captained her nation to eighth place. With former […]

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