Female Sports Forum: Building Momentum

  Titanic Belfast was the setting for the Female Sport Forum’s latest conference, Building Momentum, held on Friday 3rd November. The conference was designed to build on the legacy of two major female sporting events, the Uefa Women’s U19 Football Championships and the Women’s Rugby World Cup, being held in Northern Ireland earlier this year.…Continue reading this article →

Success For RYANI Official at Sport NI Awards

A Co. Down sailor has been named as Technical Official of the Year at the Sport NI Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards. Robin Gray from Ballyholmne Yacht Club, has been the Royal Yacht Association Regional Race Management Co-ordinator in Northern Ireland for over 10 years. In his voluntary role, he has delivered the Regional Race…Continue reading this article →

‘Disability Sports Hub’ encourages adults and children to become more active

Over 50 people recently attended a ‘Disability Sports Hub’ taster session held in Brownlow Community Hub – with adults and children all enjoying trying out the wide range of brand new equipment on offer. This project was launched recently across all council areas by Disability Sport NI and funded by Department for Communities via Sport…Continue reading this article →

Success For Gaelic Football Volunteer at Sport NI Awards

Gerard O’Neill, a committed Clonoe O’Rahilly’s fan has become the first winner of Volunteer of the Year, a new category at the Sport NI, Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering (COV) Awards. Gerard from Clonoe, has been volunteering for the Tyrone club for a number of years, dividing his time between helping out teams from under 6…Continue reading this article →

Success For Young Volunteer at Sport NI Awards

Erin Getty has recently received the award for Young Volunteer of the Year for her work and commitment to Randalstown Ladies Hockey Club. 18 year old Erin Getty, who plays for the Randalstown Ladies 1st XI Team and is also a member of Ireland’s Under 21 and Senior Women’s teams, has been with the hockey…Continue reading this article →

EBA Coaches “Get Active, Get Glowing”

Sport NI have teamed up with Ulster University Sport to offer our Every Body Active 2020 partners the chance to take part in a Glow Sports taster session. This event took place at the sports centre at Ulster University’s Jordanstown campus on Friday 27th October. The session was part of Sport NI’s continuing development of…Continue reading this article →

Success for Glenavy Netball Coach at Sport NI Awards

Elaine Rice, Head coach of the Northern Ireland Netball team, has been recognised for her achievements with the squad at the 2017 Sport NI Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards. Glenavy-based coach Elaine Rice was named High Performance Coach of the Year after leading the team to qualification for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a Top…Continue reading this article →

Local Athletics Coach Wins at 2017 Sport NI Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards

Sport Northern Ireland has named Belfast-based athletics coach Matt Shields, Community Coach of the Year as part of its 2017 Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards. Matt, lead coach at North Belfast Harriers, was presented with the award for his volunteer work, which has seen him dedicate a significant amount of his time and skills to…Continue reading this article →

Council launch Disability Sports Hub project

Derry City and Strabane District Council this week launched a new scheme with Disability Sport NI to help make sport more accessible for people with a disability. The District Council Disability Sports Hub Project, funded by the Department for Communities through Sport NI, will see all eleven Council areas in Northern Ireland receiving disability sports…Continue reading this article →

Mid Ulster District Council to open new Disability Sports Hub at MUSA

Mid Ulster District Council has opened a brand new Disability Sports Hub at Mid Ulster Sports Arena as part of a regional initiative funded by the Department for Communities through Sport NI. This £500,000 project delivered in all eleven Council areas is part of the Active Living: No Limits 2021 Action Plan to improve the…Continue reading this article →