Welcome to the official website of Netball Europe

Congratulations to England Netball for staging the hugely successful Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 in Liverpool! 

For the first time in 16 years New Zealand won the gold medal when they beat Australia 52-51 in a cliff-hanger of a final! England won the bronze medal by beating South Africa 58-42 into 4th place. Three other African teams were in the top eight while Northern Ireland placed 10th and Scotland 11th.

Our 2019 events

Open and U21 Championships

This year’s Open Championships will take place in Belfast over the weekend of 27-29 September. Click here to view the schedule.

Please contact the host country if you wish to purchase tickets.

This year’s U21 Championships will take place in Worcester over the weekend of 4-6 October. Click here to view the schedule.

Changes to the NE Management Board

At the NE AGM that was held in Birmingham over the weekend of 7-9 June, Janet Wrighton and Alan Anderson were thanked for their many years of service as they stepped down from their roles of Regional Director to INF Board and Director of Officiating, respectively.

The following changes were also announced:
Catherine Lewis – Chair (previously Director without Portfolio)
Cheryl Danson – Director of Officiating (previously Secretary)
Lyn Carpenter – Regional Director to INF Board (previously Chair)

New appointments:
Jean Foster – Secretary
Susanne Skelding – Parnership and Commercial Director
Kendra Slawinski – Director without Portfolio

Go to Management Board for a full list of the Management Board members.

Isle of Man won gold at this year’s Open Challenge

The Isle of Man hosted the 2019 Open Challenge event over the weekend of 9-12 May and won the gold medal for the European section. Gibraltar won second place with Ireland in third, Emirates in fourth and Israel in fifth.

Netball Europe was pleased to welcome visitors Cayman Islands and the UK Armed Forces Netball Association who competed for the first time at this prestigious event and was the overall winner.

Many thanks to the Manx Netball Association for all their hard work in running such a well-organised event at the very impressive National Sports Centre in Douglas.

All 21 matches were LIVESTREAMED! If you missed any of them you can still tune in to NE YouTube.

Click here for the results.

Players of the Championship: Dee Bolakoro, UK AFNA and Kay Copeland, Cayman Islands

Here’s an action shot from the Gibraltar vs Cayman Islands match:

Congrats to Switzerland for taking gold in U17 Challenge!

Switzerland won all four of their matches against the host country Gibraltar, the Isle of Man, Malta, Switzerland, and the Republic of Ireland. The Swiss team will move up to the Championship competition next year. Gibraltar won the silver medal, the Isle of Man came in third with the Republic of Ireland in fourth place and Malta fifth.

Player of the Championships was awarded to Isle of Man’s Olivia Jackilin-Chatha.


The event took place over the weekend of 8-10 March. All the matches were livestreamed and can still be watched on the Netball Europe YouTube channel.

Click here to view the full results.

U17 Championships

Congrats to England Netball on their convincing gold medal win! Wales took silver and Scotland bronze with Emirates in fourth place and Northern Ireland, who came in fifth, will be relegated to the Challenge section next year.

Player of the Championships was awarded to England’s Olufunmilayo Fadoju.

The event was held over the weekend of 1-3 March at the University of Huddersfield and was livestreamed so you can still watch all the matches on NE YouTube!

Click here to view the full results.