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June 3, 2017
Celtic Dragons Win Final Match of the Season.

Celtic Dragons end the 2017 Vitality Netball Superleague Season on a high with a satisfying win over visitors Team Northumbria. The Celtic Dragons were welcomed by an excited Green Army, ready to raise the roof for one last time.  The Dragons started strong – establishing an early lead ahead of their visitors.  Northumbria were unable…

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May 31, 2017
Diolch from the Captaincy Team.

As we draw to the close of the season, as a Captaincy team we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on our 2017 campaign, say some imperative thank you’s and look forward to what’s next. Taking time to reflect on the season, this is game 18 and it seems to have gone in a…

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May 30, 2017
Match Report: Celtic Dragons v Wasps.

For the very first time in the Superleague the Wasps were welcomed to the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff for a  Bank Holiday clash, the Green Army waiting to support their team at home. A win here at Cardiff would secure Wasps a place in the final four so this was not going to…

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May 16, 2017
Surrey Storm Steal the win in Cardiff.

The visitors from Surrey stormed ahead to victory in a thrilling round 15 of the Vitality Netball Superleague, beating Celtic Dragons 57-69.  It was a close scoreline throughout the match as both Celtic Dragons and Surrey Storm brought sharp, fast and high class netball on to the court.  A combination of fluid movement in the…

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May 2, 2017
A Disappointing Loss at Home for Dragons.

It was a strong start from both sides with both teams having to work hard throughout the court to get the ball into the shooting circle.  After Mavericks took an early lead, Dragons defensive pressure and strong rebounding in the Mavericks’ shooting circle saw the Dragons’ equalise the score 14-14 at the end of Q1. Mavericks’ zonal defence created…

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April 29, 2017
Thunder Hold on to Steal the Win.

Visitors Manchester Thunder stole the win from hosts Celtic Dragons in the final seconds of a very close match.  Dragons were ahead throughout the first half after an early lead. Dragons were full of confidence as they worked the ball smoothly down the court to secure goal after goal, leading 17 to Thunder’s 14 at…

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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….