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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 […]

Scotland dominates Ireland in 70-goal win

SCOTLAND showed no mercy against the Republic of Ireland in the Thistles’ first Netball World Cup Qualifiers match, dominating on day one with a 70-goal victory. With six teams in competition for two qualification spots, it was the home nation that put the foot down when it counted and ran away with a disciplined 87-17 […]

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 […]

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 […]