Important information and announcements.

    CLUB AGM

9/10/16 PLEASE NOTE the Archers Wheelchair Basketball Club's AGM will be held at NIAC on Wednesday 26 October at 8pm  (before training). Please can all Club members make every effort to attend. If you're interested in being on the Committee and want to know more, please feel free to ask! This is your opportunity to influence the way in which your Club is run!!

NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH CARDIFF MET ARCHERS!!

18/9/16 STOP THE PRESS!!  We have some fantastic news!!

 

The summer of 2016 has seen the Club undergo another massive transformation...we have formed a new partnership with Cardiff Met Archers Basketball Club!! Consequently, we have renamed from CELTS to Cardiff Met Archers Wheelchair Basketball or Archers WB for short!!

This is really exciting for the Club - the Cardiff Met Archers Basketball programme is a well established and very successful basketball outfit and it is with great pride that we announce our partnership. It will also allow a much closer link with the Cardiff Met Student University Wheelchair Basketball team that the Club supported last year.

Details of how our players and supporters can buy kit with the Archers branding for the upcoming season will appear here soon!
 

NATION RADIO SPORTS AWARDS!!

11/10/15  AMAZING NEWS - the CELTS Wheelchair Basketball Team and our head coach, Caroline Matthews, have been nominated for a Nation Radio Sports Awards...and both have been selected as finalists!! The final decision will be reached by public vote - so now we really need your help! PLEASE take two minutes to vote for us via the Nation Radio Website - HERE!

And please pass this on to all your friends and family - every vote counts!! Thank you!!

WHEELCHAIR SPORTS SPECTACULAR 2015  

18/8/15 The CELTS Wheelchair Basketball Club will again be supporting the Wheelchair Sports Spectacular this year - its on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th September 2015 (10am-4pm) at the National Indoor Athletics Centre, Cardiff Met University. Its a great opportunity to come along and try Wheelchair Basketball and many other sports - and we'd love to see you!!!

More information is available HERE (English) and HERE (Welsh)

  Summer Training 2015

30 July 2015 - After ten years at the Cardiff and Vale College venue at Trowbridge, the CELTS  are having to move to a new training venue. As from the beginning of August 2015 (and for a short period) our Thursday night sessions will move to Western Leisure Centre and begin at 7.30pm (instead of 6.30). The Subs will remain the same. At the moment, this is only intended to be a temporary relocation to Western and we look forward to announcing our new permanent Club training venue soon. Keep checking on the Website (particularly the Calendar page) for updates on training venues and times!!!

 

We hope you're all having a great summer - the preparations for the 2015/16 season will begin soon!!!!

   CELTS 1 win Second Division Title 2014/15!!

31 May 2015 - CELTS 1 have returned from the PlayOffs crowned as Division Two Champions having beaten the team that came first and second in the North Region of Division Two (Carlisle Panthers and Tees Valley Titans). Match reports from the two games are now on our Match Reports page and photos are available on our Picasa Pages. Congratulations to all the players and staff involved - and a massive THANK YOU to all our friends and supporters that came to the Worcester Arena to cheer us on!

CELTS 1 are off to the PlayOffs

This weekend the CELTS are heading to University of Worcester Arena (30 and 31 May 2015) to see which Club will win Division Two overall. CELTS 1 finished top of the Southern Region of Division Two at the end of the 2014/15 season. The top two teams from the North and South Regions will play off against each other to see who wins the Division Two title for the 2014/15 season.

First to play for their place in the Division 2 Final will be North winners the RGK Tees Valley Titans and the runners-up of the South Division the Birmingham Blackcats 1 at 12pm on Saturday 30 May. Immediately following this action-packed game at 2pm will be the second semi final between the undefeated Celts and the North runners-up the Carlisle Panthers. 

The winners of those matches will then play each other in the League Finals on Sunday.

WISH US LUCK!!!!

More details are available HERE!!

   NEW BIBS!!!
17/3/15 As everyone who trains on a Thursday night will know, we NEED some new training bibs! We're aiming to raise a £100 to spend on numbered bibs using Easyfundraising. If you haven't already registered with Easyfundraising, please consider doing it for us...it will only take a minute of your time and wont cost you a penny - and we REALLY need your support. Please pass on the message and ask all your family and friends to support us too. There is more information on our Easyfundraising webpage, or by CLICKING HERE!

In a Diff'rent League

18/12/14 In a Diff'rent League have done another amazing write up about our Club! You can see the article HERE - CHECK it out!!! MANY Thanks to our friends at In a Diff'rent League - we hope to see you again soon!!! :) 

MERRY CHRISTMAS from everyone at the CELTS

13/12/14  The CELTS are now enjoying their Christmas break from training. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our family, friends and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!! Thanks to all for their support through 2014!

 

 

Made in Cardiff TV and In a Diff'rent League

12/12/14 The CELTS Wheelchair Basketball Club have enjoyed some great coverage in local media over the past few weeks. Firstly, Ali from In a Diff'rent League came along to our game against Bury Bombers and wrote us an excellent match report - available HERE. And then Made In Cardiff TV ran a really cool piece about us in their show "Left Field, Right Pitch" on Thursday 11 December 2014. MANY THANKS to both organisations for their support - the CELTS hope we can work regularly with Made in Cardiff TV and In a Diff'rent League in the New Year!

CELTS Christmas Party

Yes - its that time of year again already! We've started planning our Christmas Party!! We're planning to go bowling and then go for a meal at the Spice Route at the Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff Bay on  Friday 12th December 2014. Bowling will be at 6.30pm and the meal is at 8pm. The cost is £20 per person. Please let Jo know as soon as possible whether you would like to attend so that we can confirm numbers at the venue. Friends and family are also welcome! Hope to see you there!

Wheelchair Sports Spectacular 2014

29/08/14 Come and have a go at over 15 sports (including Wheelchair Basketball) at the Wheelchair Sports Spectacular at NIAC, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Campus. The event takes place from 10am until 4pm on Friday 12th September and 12pm to 4pm on Saturday 13th September 2014.

The CELTS have been supporting this event for many years - so, as well as trying all the other sports available, its a perfect opportunity to have a go at wheelchair basketball!

A wide range of manual sports wheelchairs (and basketball wheelchairs) will be available for use.

More information can be found on the Spectacular website www.wheelchairsportsspectacular.co.uk

And you can download the poster HERE!  

Fixtures are now online! DATES FOR YOUR DIARY!!

28/08/14 Check out the Fixtures page and the Calendar Page for the latest details about fixtures for the 2013-2014 season!  Further details (including Tip times) will be added as soon as possible!

Club AGM 2014

22/08/14 Following the CELTS AGM 2014 on Thursday 21 August 2014 we now have a new Committee. Check out the Club Committee page for more details of our current Club Officers.

PLEASE HELP US!!

21/07/14 We are all working really hard to raise funds over the summer in readiness for the 2014/15 season...we've got a big target of £6000. A really easy way that you can help us is using EASYFUNDRAISING.ORG.UK

All you have to do is sign up on easyfundraising.org.uk, nominate the CELTS Wheelchair Basketball Club and then just shop online as usual. Its really easy to use. The products you buy are the same price (they dont cost you any more) and the company you buy from pays a donation to the Club....simples!! Have a look at our new webpage for further information.

PLEASE HELP us to get as many people as possible to sign up  - hopefully this can raise a constant stream of much needed funds for the Club. Please pass this on to all your family and friends :)

    BUCKET COLLECTIONS!!!! 11/05/14  Now that the 2013/14 season has come to an end, we really need everyone's help in raising funds to keep this Club thriving for the 2014/15 season. The Committee has been working hard to get bucket collection dates over the summer break and now we need your help in manning the buckets! We need each player to do at least 4 shifts! Please help us - we'll be able to achieve the £6000 we need to raise so much more easily if we all pull together. Please let Jo know if you can cover a shift from 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm on any of the dates given on our Calendar Page.

We REALLY need everyone to help out and do a fair share of the fundraising - so please help us if you can!! 

   Website Update                               

We're always looking for ways to improve this website...so PLEASE let us know what you think! Are there any bits you like or dont like? Is there anything else you would like to see on the site? Have you got any suggestions on how it could be improved?

If you've got any ideas, please send us an email via the "Contact Us" page.

ALSO - its a good time to update all our Player Profile's. So please send a photo, if you havent got one on the Profile page (or you dont like the one thats already there!!), and fill out a Player Profile Questionnaire (available at the bottom of the Player Profile page) and email it to me at  mail@cardiffwheelchairbasketball.co.uk

THANKS GUYS!!!



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