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Netball World Youth Cup Qualifier 2016
Wales v England
09.10.16
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April 20, 2017
Celtic Dragons players named in Wales U21 squad for NWYC 2017.

Congratulations to three members of the squad and three training partners who have been selected into Wales’ under 21 squad, ahead of the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 in Botswana. Lydia Hitchings, Leila Thomas, Fern Davies and training partners Megan Powell and Chloe James are in the final 12 selected into the squad.  Training partner…

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April 18, 2017
Dragons fall to agonising defeat against Severn Stars.

Celtic Dragons miss out against visitors Severn Stars, who won 59-50 in Round 10 of the Vitality Netball Superleague. Spirits were high after a first home win against Sirens last week and excitement was building ahead of a re-match against Severn Stars.  The match began with both teams with their foot on the accelerator.  Stars…

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April 13, 2017
MSC Nutrition becomes official sponsor for Celtic Dragons.

MOVES to grow women’s sport in Wales have been boosted by news that Celtic Dragons netball team has won its first major nutritional sponsorship deal. Celtic Dragons is the first female team to be sponsored by Welsh sporting brand MSC Nutrition after a new deal was confirmed to help promote greater participation in women’s sport…

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April 11, 2017
Dragons Silence the Sirens to Take First Win of the Season.

Netball Superleague team the Celtic Dragons have seized their first win of the season with a 55-52 win over Sirens Netball.  At last night’s much anticipated Celtic clash between the Welsh and Scottish franchise teams, the Green Army witnessed an edge-of-your-seat match with the game still too close to call until the final few minutes….

Vitality Super League
Celtic Dragons v Loughborough
Welsh Institute of Sport
03.04.17
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April 6, 2017
Lightning Strikes Dragons at Home.

In the 7th round of the Vitality Netball Superleague season, the Celtic Dragons suffered defeat against table toppers Loughborough Lightning.  After 6 weeks on the road at away games across the country, the Dragons were welcomed back to their home venue at Cardiff’s Sport Wales Centre on Monday 3 April. The 380 attending Green Army…

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March 24, 2017
Green Army Fan Blog: My 18th Birthday at Thunder v Dragons

As an 18th birthday surprise my mum organised for my whole netball team with their mums to come with me to the Manchester v Celtic Dragons match at the Thuderdome. We got on a coach and had some pre match dinner in Frankie and Bennie’s, where I got a netball themed birthday cake of course!…

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March 20, 2017
Celtic Dragons Easter Netball Eggstravaganza!

This Easter holiday, join the Celtic Dragons for a netball eggstravaganza! Held at Sport Wales National Centre, the Superleague stars host two egg-citing netball camps for young players who wish learn from the best and celebrate Easter with their heroes. Pick up some tips from our cracking Celtic Dragons stars: Eleanor Roberts, Lois Rideout, Stacey…

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March 17, 2017
Get Your Celtic Dragons Gear at our Home Games!

Hey Green Army! Don’t forget that you can get your hoody, tshirt, pens, water bottles, badges, balls and much, much more at our home games in April, May and June! Here’s a little sneaky peak of what’s on offer…

Vitality Super League
Celtic Dragons v Team Bath
18.02.17
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March 17, 2017
Celtic Dragons Back on the Road for Round 5.

Round 5 is almost upon us and the Celtic Dragons are on the road again – this time they’ll be travelling to Hertfordshire University’s Sports Village. The Dragons will face Hertfordshire Mavericks at 3.30pm for their fourth of five away games in a row. The previous two games have seen the Dragons in contention in…

Vitality Super League
Celtic Dragons v Team Bath
18.02.17
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March 10, 2017
Celtic Dragons Hungry for that First Superleague Win.

The Celtic Dragons are back on the hunt for their first Superleague win at their next away game against Manchester Thunder, on Saturday 11 March. In their first three matches, the Celtic Dragons have shown the potential that this group of players can bring to the new-look Superleague.  The Dragons are more determined than ever…