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Nominations for prestigious coaching awards open

Wednesday 01st September, 2021



Nominations for the 24th UK Coaching Awards are now open! UK Coaching is encouraging the British public to nominate a coach as part of its Great Coaching Comeback campaign. Hosted by UK Coaching, the highly regarded awards showcase the diverse work of coaches from all walks of life, helping people...

Coaching positions

Friday 27th August, 2021



Coaching PositionsThere are six paid coaching positions available for Bangor Netball Club, Portadown Netball Club and Ulster University on their Jordanstown and Coleraine campuses. For contact details and enquires please see below:Bangor Netball Club -...

Warriors Take the Court

Friday 27th August, 2021



Warriors Take the CourtWe are delighted to report our Warriors have been back on court under the leadership of returning Head Coach, Elaine Rice. Having not played a competitive international fixture since October 2019, it was with excitement and relief our first match went off without a hitch at...

Club affiliations are open!

Monday 23rd August, 2021



We are delighted to share with you that our club affiliations for the 21/22 season are open.Clubs have been emailed all the information they need to continue to be a part of the Netball NI family but in case anyone has missed it, we've linked below as well!NNI Application for Affiliation and...


Netball NI seek working group members to support us in our delivery of three Goals within our Strongest Together Strategy: Grow Participation, Transform Competition and Enhance Performance Pathway. An ambitious strategy that has united our members and supporters, we are beginning our second...

Volunteer with Netball NI

Monday 02nd August, 2021



Volunteer with Netball NIAs a small National Governing Body, Netball NI rely on volunteers and the support they provide to ensure we can continue delivering on each element of our new Strategic Plan. As such and following our recent members meeting, we are seeking to recruit skilled volunteers to...

Netball Is Back

Monday 02nd August, 2021



Netball is Back!We hope you are as excited as we are, Saturday the 7th of August is our test match: Netball NI Warriors V Netball Ireland.Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will go head-to-head in an International Test Match next weekend – join us at Lisburn Racquets and support our...

Date for your diary - NNI AGM

Monday 02nd August, 2021



Advanced notice of our AGMThis is advanced notice for our annual general meeting (AGM) for Netball Northern Ireland.Our AGM will take place on Saturday 25th September 2021 at 10am via zoom. All information has been sent to member clubs on 27th August.Netball Northern Ireland have listened to...

Netball Returns!

Friday 30th July, 2021



Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will go head to head in an International Test Match this weekend – come to Lisburn Racquets to support our Warriors as the two neighbouring nations come together to celebrate the return of our great sport.Book your ticket here!This is the first...


Competitions Working Group Netball NI seek working group members to support us in our delivery of two Goals within our Strongest Together Strategy: Grow Participation and Transform Competition.An ambitious strategy that has united our members and supporters, we are beginning our first phase...

Volunteer Week - Tori Jordan

Tuesday 29th June, 2021



Volunteer Week at NetballNI: Hearing from Volunteer Tori Jordan Q1. How and why did you become a volunteer in Netball NI and what role do you have?So, back in September I started my marketing masters at Queen’s, where Geoff Wilson was one of my main lecturers. Whilst growing my LinkedIn...


Netball NI Engagement Opportunities throughout LockdownThroughout the whole pandemic, Netball NI have continuously offered events, to ensure that the Netball community would stay active and in touch. In doing this, Netball NI reviewed their delivery model and created online offerings for...

Sports join together to develop Mental Health Awareness e-learning courseThe Irish FA has been working with Sport NI, Irish Athletic Boxing Association, Netball NI, Ulster GAA and Ulster Rugby to develop a Mental Health Awareness e-learning course.The course, which is available to officers...

Crumlin Community Netball Club

Wednesday 26th May, 2021



The Return to Outdoor Netball:Crumlin Community Netball ClubWhat did CCNC get up to during lockdownWe did a couple of things. We did online videos of training sessions and we posted those so all of our members could follow; these were training sessions, footwork sessions and ball skill...

Geoff Wilson - Project Netball

Wednesday 26th May, 2021



Project Netball:Geoff Wilson Find out why Geoff became Chair of NNI, his main achievements, what he enjoyed the most at NNI and what he sees for the future of NNIWhen did you become chair of Netball NI?I became Chair of Netball NI 4 years ago and I had my first AGM. So, that was March 2017. Many grey hairs...

Elaine Rice - New Warriors Head Coach

Thursday 20th May, 2021



Netball NI appoint Elaine Rice as new Warriors Head CoachElaine Rice, the most successful national coach in Northern Ireland netball history, is returning to take charge of the Warriors as they seek to secure qualification for next year’s Commonwealth Games.The 43-year-old, a native of...


Geoff Wilson to step down as Chair of Netball Northern IrelandNetball Northern Ireland can confirm that their Chair, Geoff Wilson, will be stepping down from his role as Chair of the governing body following the September 2021 AGM.Geoff has decided to step down due to his increased work load in his...

Andy Lamb - Netball Superfan

Wednesday 28th April, 2021



Interview with Andy Lamb:How Andy Became a Netball Super FanQ. Just tell us about your netball journey: I’m actually based in Middlesbrough in the North- East and the first game I watched was Thunder v Storm in the 2014 Superleague 2014 Final. Helen Housby scored the last min goal – and...

Fionnuala Toner - Road to Recovery

Wednesday 28th April, 2021



The Road to Recovery:Fionnuala Toner Q: How did you first get into netball?My parents met through basketball, so I played basketball growing up. And then I started playing netball as a school sport at Our Lady and St Patricks College Knock. So, I just kind of played there as an after-school sport....

Organisation Restructure

Friday 23rd April, 2021



Netball NI organisation restructure to deliver Strongest TogetherFollowing the launch of our strategy, Strongest Together, in September 2020, Netball NI has undergone an organisation restructure to support achieving our vision; ‘Top 8 ranked nation with a strong school, club and...