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Wales Netball announce squad ahead of series against Uganda

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 02: Nia Jones (Captain) of Wales during the Netball World Cup 2023, Pool G match between Wales and Uganda at Cape Town International Convention Centre, Court 1 on August 02, 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Shaun Roy/Gallo Images/Netball World Cup 2023)

Out of a squad of 15 players, eight Netball Super League (NSL) athletes and six NSL training partners have been chosen to represent the Welsh side for their series against Uganda.

With four NSL clubs representing at this series at the end of the month, this will be the first international series for 2024.

The strong squad features fan favourites such as Nia Jones, Ella Powell-Davies, Bethan Dyke and Phillipa Yarranton, who have all been selected to be part of the leadership team for this series. Midcourters Dyke and Jones will lead the squad as Co-Captains supported by defender Powell-Davies and shooter Yarranton.

The Welsh Feathers squad for the test series is as follows:

Name Position Franchise
Abigail Caple GA/GS Cardiff Dragons TP
Bethan Dyke (C) WA/C Team Bath NSL
Lucy Howells GD/GK/WD Cardiff Dragons NSL
Alex Johnson GD/GK Loughborough Lightning TP
Bethan Johnson WA/C Cardiff Dragons TP
Nia Jones (C) WD/GD Cardiff Dragons NSL
Zoe Matthewman GS/GA Cardiff Dragons TP
Leah Middleton GK/GD Cardiff Dragons NSL
Caris Morgan GD/GK Severn Stars Academy
Ellen Morgan C/WD Team Bath
Shona O’Dwyer C/WA Cardiff Dragons TP
Megan Pilkington C/WD Team Bath U23
Ella Powell-Davies GD/WD Severn Stars NSL
Georgia Rowe GS/GA Cardiff Dragons NSL
Phillipa Yarranton GA/WA Cardiff Dragons NSL

You can see the squad in action for the first time in the test series against Uganda which starts on Wednesday 10th January. You can get your tickets here for all three test matches – https://ticketpass.org/o/400487389/wales-netball/events

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