Ireland national netball team

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Ireland national netball team
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Confederation Europe
Head coach Joan Young
INF ranking 24
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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] Based on matches up to 23 October 2016, Ireland are 24th in the INF World Rankings.[2] The current team members are below.

Players[edit]

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

Competitive record[edit]

The Irish team claimed their first Netball Europe Festival win in Gilbraltar in June. 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Netball". Netball Ireland. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Netball.org