U17 Irish Netball

In March, the Ireland Under 17 Netball team claimed gold at the U17 Challenge Cup. Victory sees Ireland move up to Division 1 where they will face the top teams in Netball.



This was the first time in history any Irish Under 17 Netball side secured first place in the competition.


The tournament which was held at the National Sports Centre in the Isle of Man, took place from 28th February to the 1st March.

Under the guidance of Head Coach Emma Wall, Ireland improved on their fourth place finish from last year and impressively dominated from start to finish.

The Under 17 outfit were captained by Seren Redmond and Lana Hayes. 

Both players collected the U17 Challenge Cup on behalf of Netball Ireland.


Kaia Harte a superbly talented player and daughter of former Republic of Ireland soccer International, Ian Harte, was named as the player of the tournament.


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