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What Kate did...FIBA European Women’s Basketball Summit 2019
Jul 29, 2019, 12:15 pm

 

Kate Davies from the U15s travelled to Slovenia to attend the FIBA European Women’s Basketball Summit 2019, she  went with players representing Basketball England.

 

Read how Kate got on...in her own words.

 


Basketball Wales AGM 2019
Jul 28, 2019, 6:16 pm

 

The Basketball Wales AGM is open to all members aged 18 years and over. More details on how to arrange a proxy vote, the agenda and reports will be available on the website soon.


Junior Head Coach opportunities with Basketball Wales
Jul 28, 2019, 6:03 pm

Applications are invited for the role of Head Coach for several age group junior national teams.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an emerging NGB as we develop players and staff for Welsh National Teams and for the GB programme.

 

Applications are welcome from both experienced coaches and those who are looking to take their first steps in international coaching.

 

Applicants should forward the completed application form together with a covering letter and CV by email to enquiries@basketballwales.com by 5pm on Friday 9 August 2019

 

Interviews will be held week commencing 19 August 2018

 

Please download the job description, person specification and application form.


Junior national team trials
Jul 27, 2019, 2:05 pm

 

Basketball Wales would like to announce that the junior national team trials will be held on Sunday 1 September at venues and times to be confirmed.

 

Please make a note of the following...

 

Payment and Basketball Wales license

 

The cost of the trial is £7.50. Please make sure that you have paid for this in advance. No cash payments will be taken on the day. If you have not paid then you will not be able to take part in the trial. Please bring a copy of your receipt as proof of payment. You will also need a 2018/19 Basketball Wales License.

 

The PayPal portal for both payments will be available from Friday 16 August 2019.

 

Eligibility

 

Basketball Wales Bye Laws (26 June 2017) state that:

 

An athlete shall be eligible to represent Wales if they satisfy one of the following conditions:

(a) Born in Wales.

(b) One or both parents born in Wales.

(c) Grandparent/s born in Wales.

(d) Have resided in Wales for 3 years immediately prior to selection.

(e) If you are in the U16 age group, and eligable to compete in FIBA competitions, you MUST have a vaid British passport.

 

Age groups

 

Please make sure that your trial for your age group. Do not attend a trial for an older age group, even if you have played up an age group in previous years.

 

U12 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2008

U13 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2007

U14 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2006

U15 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2005

U16 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2004

U17 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2003

U18 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2002

 

There will be no trials for U19 and U20 men, these age groups will be covered by the U23s. There will be more information published shortly on the process for attending the next U23 camp.

 

U19 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2001 

U20 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2000

 

Please note: These ages groups are based on a calendar year and not a school year.

 

Other things to remember...

 

Please DO NOT wear any Basketball Wales training kit to the trials

Please bring plenty of water

Please be on time

 

If you have any questions please email enquiries@basketballwales.com


U16 Girls Narrowly Miss Out on Semi Final Place
Jul 20, 2019, 9:34 am

 

The Wales U16 Girls national team narrowly missed out on a spot in the FIBA Europe Division C Semi Finals with a 1 point defeat to Cyprus 51-52. To book their place in the semis the team needed to win by a margin of 4 points.

 

Full box score and stats from the Cyprus game game be viewed via the link below 

 

http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16cwomen/2019/game/1807/Wales-Cyprus

 

Earlier in the group stage Wales took on our Celtic neighbours Scotland in a competitive game from start to finish, two crucial three pointers late in the game gave Scotland the victory 50-61.

 

http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16cwomen/2019/game/1707/Wales-Scotland

 

Fumi Oduwaiye was the top performer for Wales with a +12 efficiency rating scoring 7 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.

 

 

Wales now fight for 5-7 positions in the competition as they take on Gibraltar on Sunday afternoon. The game can be followed via the official FIBA Live stats via the link below

 

http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16cwomen/2019/game/2107/Gibraltar-Wales