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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

 


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. 

 

Excel Engineering Construction and Welding Experts

 

 

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.

 

http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/u16c/2019/game/1407/Wales-Andorra#tab=overview

 

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

 

Excel Engineering Construction and Welding Experts


Basketball Wales We Play 3x3 U14's Tournament
Jun 19, 2019, 11:40 am

We Play 3x3 U14's Basketball Tournament

FREE to Enter your Team! (Boys and Girls Categories)

Free T-Shirt and Ball to all Participants - Team Spaces are Limited


Level 2 Coaching Course
May 30, 2019, 1:48 pm


Need funding for your Club project?
Mar 8, 2019, 3:44 pm


Hakeem Olujawon Camp 2019
Feb 5, 2019, 11:38 am

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PLAYERS AGED 11 TO 18 WHO WANT TO ATTEND A GREAT SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMP!


LAST YEAR A LUCKY FEW PLAYERS FROM SWANSEA STORM HAD THE CHANCE TO ATTEND AND ENJOY THE HAKEEM OLUJAWON BASKETBALL CAMP!


THIS YEAR WE WOULD LIKE TO OPEN THE INVITATION TO ALL PLAYERS IN WALES, WHOM WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR GAME, HAVE A LOT OF FUN AND GAIN GREAT EXPERIENCE!


THE CAMP IS AN INTENSIVE WEEK OF BASKETBALL, WITH THEORY AND PRACTICAL LEARNING, PLUS DRILLS, GAMES AND A TOURNAMENT. EACH DAY STARTING AROUND 9AM AND FINISHING AFTER DINNER AT 8PM. EXCEPT FOR THE LAST DAY, WHICH ENDS WITH SPEECHES AND AWARDS AT 2PM


NON-RESIDENTIAL PLAYERS WILL ENJOY HEATHLY SNACKS, DRINKS, LUNCH AND DINNER, BEFORE RETURNING TO THEIR OWN ACCOMMODATION, WHILST THOSE WHO WANT THE RESIDENTIAL OPTION WILL RECIEVE FULL BOARD AND TRANSPORT TO AND FROM THE CAMP ACCOMMODATION.


PLEASE READ THE BELOW INFORMATION AND VISIT THE CAMP WEBSITE / FACEBOOK PAGES TO LEARN MORE.


THERE IS A SPECIAL OFFER IN PLACE AT THE MOMENT FOR A GROUP FROM WALES, WHICH MAY NOT LAST LONG, SO PLEASE CONTACT STEVE LOMAX OF SWANSEA STORM (WHOM ARRANGED THE PREVIOUS YEARS ATTENDANCE) FOR MORE INFO: swstars@outlook.com OR SEND A MESSAGE / WHATSAPP TO 07974711135

 


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