The Northern Ireland national netball team represent Northern Ireland in international netball. The Northern Ireland team are presently coached by former representative captain Elaine Rice. During Rice's time as head coach, Northern Ireland have won the 2009 Nations Cup in Singapore, and came third in the 2011 European Netball Championships in Antrim. The team qualified for the 2011 World Netball Championships in Singapore, where they progressed to their first ever finals stage, eventually finishing 8th. As of 7 March 2018, Northern Ireland are ranked 8th on the INF World Rankings.