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Level 3 Table Officials Course
Sep 3, 2019, 3:14 pm

National Team Trials - URGENT UPDATE
Aug 29, 2019, 2:18 pm

Trials will be held on Sunday 1st September 2019 at the locations listed below.




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 2019/20 Basketball Wales License.

 To Register as a player click here

 To Register for Trials click here



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


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

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

NATIONAL TEAM TRIALS 1st September 2019

Age Group




Under 12 Boys


Aberystwyth University Sports Cage

Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AR

Under 14 Boys


Ysgol Bae Baglan

Seaway Parade, Port Talbot, SA12 7BL

Under 15 Boys


Cynffig Comprehensive School

East Avenue, Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, CF33 6NP

Under 16 Boys


Active Living Centre

Bettws Lane, Newport, NP20 7YB

Under 18 Boys


Llanwern High School

Hartridge Farm Road, Newport NP18 2YE

Under 13 Girls


Cynffig Comprehensive School

East Avenue, Kenfig Hill, Bridgend, CF33 6NP

Under 15 Girls


Pencoed Comprehensive School

Coychurch Road, Pencoed, Bridgend, CF35 5LZ

Under 16 Girls


Pencoed Comprehensive School

Coychurch Road, Pencoed, Bridgend, CF35 5LZ

Under 18 Girls


LC Swansea

Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3ST




Coaches announced for the junior national teams
Aug 28, 2019, 7:49 pm

With the new season upon us and the junior national team trials this weekend, Basketball Wales is delighted to anounce the coaches for 2019/20.


Cameron Seeley, Basketball Wales Performace Director said:


“We are pleased to have put together such a fantastic group of coaching staff for the year ahead.


We have a mixture of staff who have been involved previously and some exciting new coaches joining the program. The Board is look forward to seeing what they can bring to Welsh basketball"


Welcome return of the U20 men


We are also excited to announced that we have been able to reintroduce the U20 men age group for the 2019/20 season, with a coach that's new to the Welsh programme but as head coach of NBL Divison One side Nottingham Hoods, he's not short on experience. 

There will not be any trials for this age group on Sunday and more information will be availabe next week.


The board would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you all the coaches, assistant coaches and team manager who worked so hard this year and for giving our players the best opportunities possible.


Full list of coaches


U20 Men

Head Coach - Ryan Westley 

Assistant Coach - Stefan Rosier 


U18 Men

Head Coach - Jordan Seeley 

Assistant Coach - Chris Gibbons 

Developent Coach - Huw Thomas 


U16 Boys

Head Coach - Diccon Lloyd Smeath

Assistant Coach - Phil Milbourne 

Development Coaches - Charlie Haynes and Bjorn Westman


U15 Boys

Head Coach - Rob Godber

Assistant Coach - Neil Davies


U14 Boys

Head Coach - Jamie Smith

Assistanr Coach - Deividas Matusevicius


U12 Boys

Head Coach - Antonio Wilburn

Assistant Coach - Thomas Hole


U18 Women

Head Coach - Azeb Smalley


U16 Girls

Head Coach - Steven Lindsey

Assistant Coach - Chloe Richards


U15 Girls 

Head Coach - David Senart 

Assistant Coach - Lauren Davies


U13 Girls 

Head Coach  - William Hopper


National Team Trials Registration
Aug 20, 2019, 7:44 pm

In order to register for the National Team Trials please go to the player registration page then click on the Events tab.

Basketball Wales AGM update
Aug 20, 2019, 1:09 pm

Pelfasged Cyf (Basketball Wales) AGM

Saturday 31st August 2019


Welsh Institute of Sport, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff 

Plass Menai Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon, LL55 1UE (Video link)




1. Roll Call and Welcome

2. Apologies

3. Approval of Minutes of 2018 AGM

4. Matters arising from 2018 AGM Minutes

5. Basketball Wales Annual Reports including future plans - Chair, CEO, Club Development, Coaching,Communications, Competitions, Officiating, Legal, Performance (National Teams), Secondary Schools, Primary Schools (Mini Basketball), Safeguarding, Volunteers, Women's Basketball.

6. Presentation of Annual Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2019
7. Planning 2020-2024
8. Close


Please note, all reports and previous minutes will not be read out. They will be placed on the BW website for your full review. If any member has any questions relating to specific reports please email your questions to chairman@basketballwales.com within 72 hours of the date of the AGM.

Limited copies of reports will be made available at the meeting, members are advised to bring their own copies with them.

Any member eligible to attend and vote at the above meeting is entitled to appoint a proxy. For more information regarding this process and to download the official proxy form go to the Downloads section and AGM 2019.

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.

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