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As we celebrate travel returning to our lives, we are delighted to announce a new partnership between Netball NI and J Hatty & Co.Netball NI is coming together with one Northern Ireland’s leading insurance companies for an exciting new partnership.J Hatty & Co, a long standing...


Digital, Media and Communications ExecutiveHaving secured funding through from the National Lottery Community Fund via the Dormant Accounts programme, Netball NI are delighted to be recruiting for a new position in our business of Digital, Media and Communications Executive.Reporting to...


NI Netball Warriors head coach Elaine Rice has named a mixture of experience and youth for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.Article by Ciaran DonaghyThere are seven players in the 12-woman squad who will make their Commonwealth Games debut in Birmingham this July, but Head Coach Elaine Rice...


Congratulations to Anna Rice from St Dominic’s Grammar School, Belfast for winning the 2022 Erin Thomson Most Promising Young Player award.Due to the restrictions caused from the pandemic, this is the first time since 2019 we have been able to recognise and celebrate the tremendous work of...


Congratulations to Sinead Toal from Clann Eireann Netball Club in Lurgan for winning Volunteer of the Year 2022.Due to the restrictions caused from the pandemic, this is the first time since 2019 we have been able to recognise and celebrate the tremendous work of our coaches, officials and...


Congratulations to Charlotte Elliott from Newcastle Netball Club for winning Club Coach of the Year 2022.Due to the restrictions caused from the pandemic, this is the first time since 2019 we have been able to recognise and celebrate the tremendous work of our coaches, officials and volunteers as...

Recruitment - Primary Schools Officer

Tuesday 17th May, 2022



Having secured funding from the Department for Communities ‘Start Here’ programme, delivered by the Rank Foundation, Netball NI are delighted to be recruiting for a new position in our business of Primary Schools Officer.Reporting to the Head of Development the successful...

J and K Coaches official Schools Partner

Wednesday 11th May, 2022



As we celebrate our first schools finals event in two years, we are delighted to announce a new partnership between Netball NI and J and K Coaches.Netball NI is coming together with one Northern Ireland’s fastest growing coach companies for an exciting new partnership.J and K Coaches, a long...


Congratulations to Grainne Mackle from Kingsway Netball Club in Lisburn for winning Official of the Year 2022.Due to the restrictions caused from the pandemic, this is the first time since 2019 we have been able to recognise and celebrate the tremendous work of our coaches, officials and...


Congratulations to Laura Lovett from St. Dominic's School in Belfast for winning School Coach of the Year 2022.Due to the restrictions caused from the pandemic, this is the first time since 2019 we have been able to recognise and celebrate the tremendous work of our coaches, officials and...

We are recruiting

Thursday 28th April, 2022



Netball NI are delighted to open recruitment for 2 positions within our business.Head of WorkforceFunded by Sport Northern Ireland, our Head of Workforce reports directly to the Executive Manager. The successful candidate will be an experienced and motivated person who will successfully...

New Board Director Appointed - Lisa Venney

Wednesday 27th April, 2022



Welcome to our new Board DirectorFollowing a thorough recruitment process, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Lisa Venney to the Netball NI Board effective immediately, with her first Board meeting scheduled for 19th May 2022.Joining current Directors; Helen Stirling...


Strongest Together our 2021-2025 strategy identifies some key Values and Goals for our business. The Values include;Accountability - Taking ownership of our work and acknowledging responsibilityExcellence/Professionalism - Strive for the highest quality in all that we deliver,...


Time to Play: QUB School of Nursing and Midwifery Netball NI, Here if you Need Officer Andi Magee, has been delivering sessions to Queens University Belfast School of Nursing and Midwifery, year one undergraduate student nurses. The sessions have been funded by the Queens fund which is sponsored...

Head of Workforce - Moving on

Friday 15th April, 2022



June 2022 will see Netball NI Head of Workforce, Tom Causer leave his post and move onto pastures new taking up the role of Coach Education Manager with Cycling Ireland. Having joined our business in July 2017, Tom offered a fresh take on how we delivered our education programmes focusing on the needs...

Good Relations Programme

Monday 28th March, 2022



Last week we hosted our Good Relations Netball Festivals at Girdwood Community Hub and Lisnasharragh Leisure Centre. This involved 165 pupils from four schools over two days. It was a great opportunity for pupils to come together with another school, make new friends and put into practice some of...

U14 Tournament Day

Friday 25th March, 2022



On Sunday 20th March around 80 players and 20 fantastic volunteers arrived with their clubs at Shankill Leisure centre to take part in our U14 development tournament. This year more than ever this tournament had an important purpose, to build confidence and reinforce a positive link with our...

Netball NI Annual Awards 2022

Thursday 24th March, 2022



We are delighted to announce that the Netball NI Annual Awards for 2022 are now open for nominations!The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of volunteers, officials, coaches and players over the course of the 2021-22 season. In a challenging year, we have joined together and worked...

Netball - a Sport for everyone

Wednesday 23rd March, 2022



Netball, for so many of us is our happy place, a place where we can exercise, be with our friends, learn new skills, challenge ourselves, allow that competitive side of us to be let out and most of all a place where we can be ourselves. Often billed as a sport for everyone, we are thrilled to share the...

Warriors qualify for Birmingham 2022

Friday 04th March, 2022



Warriors qualify for Birmingham Commonwealth GamesWe are thrilled to confirm that following the updated World Netball rankings, issued on 31st January 2022, Northern Ireland have maintained our 11th place position and been invited to compete at the pinnacle event for our sport, the...