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August 9, 2017
Welsh Netball Team Up with Ace Feet in Motion and Orthotix

Welsh Netball and Celtic Dragons are excited to announce Ace Feet in Motion and Orthotix as their official Podiatrist and exclusive supplier of sports and rehabilitation bracing. The partnership will allow Wales and Celtic Dragons athletes to benefit from expert services in foot health and sports medicine bracing ahead of months of vigorous pre-season training…

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July 31, 2017
Celtic Dragons Awarded for Live Q&A Pilot.

Welsh Netball franchise the Celtic Dragons have been awarded the Fanalyse Best Technology Partner Commendation award. In partnership with Lightmaker and TokBox, Celtic Dragons were the first ever women’s sport in the UK to pilot a live Q&A session between the netball team’s stars and their fans. The annual Fanalyse awards recognises innovative and forward-thinking…

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July 21, 2017
Celtic Dragons Shortlisted for Fan Engagement Award.

Welsh Netball franchise the Celtic Dragons in partnership with Lightmaker and TokBox have been nominated for the Fanalyse ‘Best Technology Partner’ 2017. The Celtic Dragons, who are the only Welsh team within the prestigious Vitality Netball Superleague, were the first ever women’s sport in the UK to pilot a live Q&A session where their fans…

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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…

The Vitality Netball Super League, 
Celtic Dragons  v Surrey Storm
Sport Wales Centre 
15th May 2017

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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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Celtic Dragons v Hertfordshire Mavericks
01.05.17
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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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Wales v England
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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…