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Take a Look at the Photo Gallery !!!
Oct 13, 2018, 1:18 am

Take a look at the Photo Gallery for latest team and individual Pictures. Many Thanks to professional photographer Rob Summerhill for arranging the pictures for the club website. Very grateful Rob and great job, know how hard a task it was making some of these look so good!

If you would like to Purchase any of the photos Rob will be happy to assist. All shots can include the team logo to enhance the look included in the price. Contact details and Order form can be found under the download section of the website. Prices and an example of photo with logo included are in the Gallery under Team & Squad 2018 Folder.


Training Times 2018-2019
Sep 20, 2018, 5:27 pm

Our Monday night sessions will remain as normal ie U10 and U12 are 5-6pm and U14, U16 and U18 will be 6-7pm at Tonyrefail Leisure Centre.

Our Friday night sessions at Tonyrefail Leisure Centre will be as follows:-

6pm till 7pm U12 and U14 age groups*
7pm till 8pm U16 and U18 ge groups*

*Friday night sessions are dependent on whether there is a U16 league fixture (Home or Away) on that night. Click on the Fixtures and Results tab to check if there is a match or training.....if the U16's are playing at home then there will still be training 6pm to 7pm but if they are playing away then there will be no training.

Bank holiday Monday 27/8/18
Aug 24, 2018, 10:28 pm

No training 27/8 as Leisure Centre closes 3pm.

Wales National Team Trials
Aug 1, 2018, 11:19 pm

Basketball Wales would like to announce that the junior national team trials will be held on Sunday 9 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 Monday 20 August 2018.




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


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 2007

U13 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2006

U14 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2005

U15 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2004

U16 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2003

U17 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2002

U18 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2001

U19 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2000

U20 - born between 1 January and 31 December 1999


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 communications@basketballwales.com


Summer Training
Jul 22, 2018, 11:05 am

The club is now on its Summer break and so there is no basketball for any age groups until we resume training on Monday 13/08/2018 at Tonyrefail Leisure Centre (5-6pm for U10 and U12, 6-7pm for U14, U16 and U18). 

Training will also resume on Fridays from 17/08/2018.....times to be confirmed.

We are looking for new players in all age groups, but in particular at U10.....so if anyone knows of children who may be interested in joining the Club please ask them to come along from 13/08 onwards. 

Presentation Night 2018
Jul 22, 2018, 10:54 am

The Clubs annual presentation night was held on 11/07/2018 st the Rhondda Bowl.....photos will be uploaded into the Photo Gallery asap.

Awards were made to:-

Players of the Year: U10 Miller Longhurst, U12 Anya Hicks, U14 Jacob Gibbons, U16 Bobby Matewere. 

Most Improved Players: U10 Harry Webber, U12 Jamaine Matewere, U14 Dewi Hobbs, U16 Euan Williams.

Clubmen of the Year: U10 Logan Williams, U12 Spencer Webber, U14 Dylan Evans, U16 James Evans.

Certificates were also awarded to everyone who was selected to train / play with Wales squads during the past 12 months:-

Miller Longhurst at U12 Boys

Anya Hicks at U13 Girls 

Dewi Hobbs and Jacob Gibbons at U14 Boys

Bobby Matewere and Euan Williams at U15 Boys

Coach Rhys Evans at U20 Men and also U23 Men

Big thanks from all the players to everyone who supported the Club this year and in particular to Rhys Evans for coaching every week , Katie Foale for coaching, collecting money and table officiating every week, and also Lee Morgan for scorekeeping at all our U16 matches. 


£727 ASDA Foundation Grant
May 16, 2018, 4:56 pm

Last Monday the club was presented with a further cheque for £727 by Asda following a  succesful grant application to the Asda Foundation. The Club is extremely grateful to  Karen Thomas (Community Engagement Champion) at Asda Tonypandy, and also the Asda Foundation for the support we have received in recent months. The money has already been used to purchase new kits for our U10 and U12 squads and we are in the process of ordering new kit for the U14 squads and also new match balls. 

£500 from ASDA
May 1, 2018, 8:18 am

At training last night the Club were presented with a £500 cheque by Karen Thomas, Community Champion at Asda Tonypandy after winning the January to March Green Token Scheme. Big Thanks to Karen and Asda for organising this and also a big thanks to everyone who collected the tokens on the Clubs behalf.   

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