Northern Ireland men's national volleyball team

The Northern Ireland men's national volleyball team is the national volleyball team of Northern Ireland. They compete in the World Championships and have qualified for Round 2 of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship with Gerry Ford as Head Coach and Harry Gilliland as Assistant Coach. They also compete in the CEV European Small Nations division and have qualified for the Final of the tournament to be held in 2017. Both of which should see the team rise further in the 2017 FIVB rankings.

Northern Ireland
FIVB ranking65 (as of October 2019)

The team is currently in training at its base in the National Volleyball Performance Centre at Ulster University Jordanstown and has training camps throughout the year. Elite level players, based in other countries, who have NI heritage and would like to try out for the team are welcome to contact the programme for more information.

Current roster

Name Position Height Current Club
Peter Stewart Outside 6'4" Richill
Callum Currie Libero 6'3" Northumbria
Alan McKnight Setter 6'2" PVC Eagles
Niall Burton Middle 6'7" UEL
Mark Fulton Setter 6'2" Richill
Alan Workman Outside 6'5" Garvagh Phoenix
Jonny Workman Libero 6'3" Ballymoney
Patrick Crooks Opposite 6'7" Liverpool
Graeme Currie Opposite 6'3" Richill
Robert Nicholson Middle 6'7" IBB Polonia
Jeff Scott Outside 6'2" Ballymoney
Nick Wright Outside 6'4" Richill
Stephen White Libero 5'11" QUB
Will Robb Utility 6'0" Richill
Jay Ford (Academy) Setter 6'3" QUB
Matt Outhwaite (Academy) Libero 5'9" Richill
Gavin McCaughern (Academy) Middle 6'3" QUB
Harvey Whiteside (Academy) Outside 6'5" QUB


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