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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.

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.




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 




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.




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




U16 Men beat Malta in the second game of the FIBA U16 European Championships
Jul 16, 2019, 4:11 pm


Wales U16 Men got their second win in FIBA European championships this afternoon against Malta 31-103


See the ink blow for full box scores, stats and play by play.


Malta v Wales boxscore - FIBA U16 European Championship Division C 2019 - 16 July - FIBA.basketball


Sol Minty-Walker was the top performer in today's game with an efficiency rating of +26 


The U16 Men have been kindly sponsored for this years competition by Excel Power Construction. 


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U16 Men beat Andorra in opening game of FIBA European Championships
Jul 15, 2019, 10:02 am


Wales U16 Men got their FIBA European championships off to a flying start with a 72-41 victory over Andorra.


See the ink blow for full box scores, stats and play by play.




The U16 Men have been kindly sponsored for this years competition by Excel Power Construction. 


Excel Engineering Construction and Welding Experts

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