Student Sport Ireland Netball League 2016-17

Student Sport Ireland Logo

League Table

Queens University Belfast4301  16
St. Mary’s Belfast3300  15
Ulster University Jordanstown3102  6
Ulster University Coleraine4004  4

5 Pts Win / 1 Pt Loss / 0 Pts Forfeit / *Qualify for Final


DateTeam 1 Team 2 
09.03.17St. Mary’s Belfast43Queens University Belfast35

Regular Season Results

Week ofTeam 1 Team 2 
 Round 1   
07.11.16St. Mary’s48QUB27
 Round 2   
14.11.16UUC22St. Mary’s28
14.11.16QUB UUJ 
 Round 3   
21.11.16St. Mary’s20UUJ0 #
 Round 4   
06.02.17UUJ St. Mary’s 
 Round 5   
13.02.17St. Mary’s UUC 
 Round 6   
20.02.17QUB St. Mary’s 
20.02.17UUC UUJ 


St. Mary’s won the 2016-17 Final after the disappointment of losing the final the previous year, however, it was not St. Mary’s all the way as Queen’s University broke out to an early 8-1 lead in the first quarter. Nicole O’Neill & Colleen McVeigh managed to level the scores at 9-apiece by the end of the quarter,

It remained level at halftime, with both sides on 19. A 14 point tally in the third gave the advantage to St. Mary’s as they built up a 33-25 lead at the end of the third, and they weren’t going to let that slip as Queen’s University’s rally early in the fourth was cancelled out by four St. Mary’s goals in succession as they matched each other through the quarter, finishing 43-35 to the St. Mary’s team.

St. Mary’s Belfast Student Sport Ireland Netball League Champions 2016-17 [Reference: 4]

Final Teams

St. Mary’s BelfastQueen’s University Belfast
Aideen MurphyBeth Wilson
Aislinn McFarlandMaeve Nethercott
Eimear GilliganLaura Redpath
Cristin O’KaneClaire Hanna
Aileen McAllisterEmma Holley
Nicole O’NeillHelen Monaghan
Coleen McVeighIsabel Jess
Cora StewartLauren Hamilton
Elena SmythCara Gordon
Catriona BannonEmily Murphy
Grainne McAnealyAimee Donaldson
Catriona McArdle
Student Sport Ireland Netball League Final Teams 2016-17 [Reference: 3]



[1] Student Sport Ireland (2017) Student Sport Ireland Primary Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 2 June 2017]

[4] Student Sport Ireland (2017) St Mary’s University College Belfast winners of 2017 Student Sport Ireland Netball League [Internet] Available from:×768.jpg [Accessed 26 January 2020]


[2] Student Sport Ireland (2017) Netball Fixtures, Results & Table 2016-17 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 24 March 2017]

[3] Student Sport Ireland (2017) 4th title in 5 years for St Mary’s Netball [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 24 March 2017]


Thanks to Ruth Foy & Caoimhe Foy

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 26 January 2020

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