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Perfect Storm for Warrior Cooper

LOCAL star Niamh Cooper has signed for British SuperLeague side Surrey Storm on the back of her impressive performances for Northern Ireland at this summer’s Netball World Cup. The 27-year-old doctor from Belfast’s Antrim Road, who has won 52 caps, will return to the northern hemisphere’s showcase competition next February following a four-season absence. She […]

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South Belfast quartet star at Netball World Cup

FOUR South Belfast women will be hoping to end the Netball World Cup on a winning note on Saturday when Northern Ireland play in the ninth place play-off against Trinidad & Tobago (5.15pm). Vice-captain Fionnuala Toner from the Malone Road, the Magee sisters, Emma and Michelle, who also play Gaelic football for Antrim, and Carryduff’s […]

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McCullough sets sights on Euro goals

Oonagh McCullough goes into this week’s European Championships determined to reproduce the form which earned her the tag of Northern Ireland’s most improved player of 2011.

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Graduates double reaps dividends

Graduates’ superb season has been rewarded with the largest representation in the Northern Ireland netball squad for the European Championships at the end of this month.

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Graduates tipped to take the honours

GRADUATES are poised to complete netball’s NI league and cup double when they face Larkfield on Saturday in the sport’s domestic showpiece at Lisburn Racquets (2.45pm).

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South Belfast netballers honoured

The year 2011 was a memorable one for the South Belfast pair of Oonagh McCullough and Fionnuala Toner and the Northern Ireland netball team, who reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time ever, in Singapore in July.

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