Ireland national netball team

The Ireland National netball team is the national netball team of Ireland. Ireland's highest ranking at international competition was in 1991 where they finished 10th at the IFNA World Netball Championships.[1] As of 21 July 2019, Ireland are 25th in the INF World Rankings.[2] The current team members are below.

Ireland national netball team
ConfederationEurope
Head coachJoan Young
INF ranking25
Team colours

Players

Ireland national netball team
Players Coaching staff
  • Alice O’Connell
  • Chris Tuataga
  • Ciara Murphy
  • Fiona Morrissey
  • Fran Duffy
  • Genevieve Slater
  • Jan Hynes
  • Jane Jeffreys
  • Kate Bermingham
  • Katie Walton
  • Keiryn Williams
  • Kirsty Owens
  • Melanie Ingram
  • Niamh Murphy (Captain)
  • Nicole Stevenson Potter
  • Trish Fanning
  • Head coach: Joan Young
  • Manager: Morfydd Crilly

Competitive record

The Irish team claimed their first Netball Europe Festival win in Gibraltar. Ireland took on Malta, Israel, Switzerland and hosts Gibraltar on their way to the crown in what was their first time playing world ranking games. Losing only once in the opening round, they dominated the competition and finished with an emphatic 53–17 win over Gibraltar. Ireland competed in Singapore finishing 4th, the most successful the nation has been at the tournament. [3]Since then Ireland has competed in Hong Kong in February 2018 in the Asian Quad Series, where they walked away with gold and in Gibraltar where they were undefeated with another gold under their belt. [4]

References

  1. "About Netball". Netball Ireland. Retrieved 1 August 2012. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  2. "Current world rankings - Based on matches up to 30th June, 2018". Netball.org. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  3. "Netball Ireland | The National Netball Ireland Team and Sports Women". NetBall Ireland. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  4. "Senior Squad - NetBall Ireland". NetBall Ireland. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
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