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  • See www.leaguewebite.co.uk/niwfa for 2015 fixtures

    NIWFA.ORG was redirected on Mon 20 April.   If you are still being directed to this site, you need to clear your browsing history and/or cache. For the 2015 season, League Website will be used … more

  • U15 League Launch

    The Irish FA and the Northern Ireland Women’s Football Association (NIWFA) teamed up on Sunday 29 March to launch the inaugural Under 15 National League at a festival of football in the Olympia … more

  • Introducing Ambassadors LFC

    Ambassadors Ladies are about to embark on their first ever season in the NIWFA and will participate in the Southern Division 2. The club has similar objectives to the other teams but with one … more

  • New Linfield Ladies Manager Announced

    Linfield FC is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Duff as manager of Linfield Ladies FC.40 year old Mark brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously coached at Glentoran … more

  • 2015 NIWFA Team Registration Forms

    2015 Team Registration forms and a checklist are available below for download. Checklist  Download Form 1 (Team Registration form for NIWFA - information used in handbooks)  Download … more

  • NI Open Training Session

    The Northern Ireland international management team are delighted to announce a further open training session this Sunday (1st February) at Stormont.  This is the follow up to our first get … more

  • Ladies 7-a-side Tournament in Portadown

    Ambassadors Football Ireland are running a Ladies' 7a side tournament - beginning on Monday 2nd Feb and running for approximately 9 weeks with teams playing every other week. All information is on … more

  • IFA Female Football Leaders Programme 2015

    The IFA is currently recruiting for Year 3 of the Female Football Leaders Programme.   14 females to date have qualified from the programme since its inception in 2013. These exception woman … more

  • Manager for Linfield Ladies

    Linfield FC are inviting applications for the position of Manager of the club's Ladies team. The successful candidate will have responsibility for all team matters and work with the club's staff to … more

  • Loughgall Lakers Seek New Manager

    Loughgall Lakers seek new manager for the forthcoming 2015 season Loughgall Lakers Ladies football team are on the lookout for a new manager and applications are now invited from enthusiastic and … more

  • ACL Injury Research Project

    Dr Hedjaz Rajab is a postgraduate doctor pursuing an MSc in Sports Medicine at Dundee University, and he is researching ACL injuries in women football players during 2000-2014. Essentially, … more

  • IFA Health Promotion Seminars

    IRISH FA HEALTH PROMOTION SEMINARS   We have a few more Health Promotion seminars arranged;   ·         19.11.2014 & … more

  • NIWFA Awards Night

    The NIWFA celebrated the end of yet another successful season on Saturday 11th October when they hosted a glitzy and glamorous awards night at the Hilton Hotel in Belfast. Celebrating the success of … more

  • Mid Ulster Ladies romp to victory in MUFA Cup

    A lethal performance from a youthful Mid Ulster Ladies side seen them put 7 past a completely outclassed Loughgall Lakers team in the Danske Bank sponsored Mid Ulster FA Cup final.   Mid … more

  • Play-off Results

    The following promotion/relegation play-off matches have taken place: Premiership/Championship Shankhill Utd Predators 1 Sion Swifts 2 (Second leg: Sun 28 Sep @ 3pm - Brae Field, Sion) Sion … more

  • NIWFA Annual Awards Evening

    A reminder that the end of season Annual Awards Evening is approaching.   If you haven't already done so, please let your club secretary and/or the League Secretary (Colette) know if you want … more

  • Mid Ulster FA Cup Final - Fri 26 Sep

    A cracking match is in store as Premier league Mid Ulster Ladies face Championship under dogs Loughgall Lakers. While the Lakers face a buoyant Mid Ulster side they are certainly not overawed. … more

  • 'Tackle Bullying Now' Seminars

    As part of the “Sport in the Community” programme funded by the Department for Social Development, we are delighted to invite you to the “Tackle Bullying Now”  … more

  • Sporting October - Belfast City Council

    Dear Club Contact,We in Leisure Development are planning a "Sporting Halloween" project which requires the support of your sport club funded thanks to(details to be inserted as regards OFMDFM - David … more

  • Women's Football Development Conference

    The IFA are delighted to invite you to the ‘The Women’s Football Development Conference’ an event we are hosting on Saturday 22nd November 2014. Please find attached the … more

  • NI Senior Women all set for final game

    THE Northern Ireland senior women conclude their 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday with a game against the Faroe Islands at Mourneview Park, Lurgan, kick-off: 7.30pm. … more

  • Bangor Ladies represent NI at National Finals

    Bangor Ladies FC have been invited to represent Northern Ireland in the Streetgames 5-a-side National Finals at St.George's Park, England. This event will take place on 27/28th September with 15 -19 … more

  • Baine Hat-trick sinks Lisburn in U17 Cup Final

      A first half hat-trick from left midfielder Brooke Baine ensured Crusaders went home as champions of the inaugural U17's League cup final. Crusaders, who went into the game as favourites, … more

  • Harpur double secures Killen Division 2 League Cup

    Two long range strikes from Emma Harpur and a cracking finish from Emma Fee was enough to see off lack lustre league champions Carnmoney in the Division 2 League Cup final at Moyola Park. The … more

  • Super Sunday for Girls aged 13-15

    Last year the Irish FA hosted a number of matches on a Sunday for the Under 17s as a part of developing players and to give them experience at 11 aside football.    This year we are … more

  • Late Lennon Hat-trick Denies Spirited Swifts

    A late Aoife Lennon hatrick gave Newry City a 3-1 victory against a brave Sion Swifts team in the Championship Cup final at Holm Park, Armagh. As you would expect of a cup final, the game … more

  • Comber Rec celebrate as Division 3 Champions

    This game at Parkway, Comber was the deciding match for the Division 3 climax. It has been a thrilling NIWFA Concentrix Technologies league this year with most of the teams scoring lots of goals. … more

  • George Best Football Academy for Girls

    If there is sufficient interest, the George Best Foundation Academy based at Belfast Metropolitan College will be running a girls only course from late September. The Academy Co-Ordinator, Tiernan … more

  • Carnmoney win Division 2 in style

    Leaders Carnmoney ladies took on 4th placed Killyleagh at home last night knowing victory would hand them the Concentrix division 2 title. As such they could be forgiven for playing a defensive, edgy … more

  • Lively Lisburn Ladies secure Concentrix Division 1

    Unbeaten Lisburn Ladies hosted Cappagh Spurs from Omagh on a night when they were to receive the Concentrix NIWFA Division 1 League Cup and medals, so they were out to impress. Cappagh Spurs had … more

  • Comber Rec Ladies March On

    On a sunny evening at Parkway, Comber Rec Ladies were playing in their penultimate home game of the season and they started lively with Laura Stewart bombing down the left wing. However, she was well … more

  • League Cup Finals

    Dates and venues have now been confirmed for the Divisional League Cup Finals in September. If you have are the current holders of a cup, please remember to have it engraved and polished, and ready … more

  • Killen Rangers v Bangor Ladies

    Understrength Killen Ladies side cruise to a 4-0 victory over Bangor. With Killen down to the bare minimum 11 players, due to girls representing Northern Ireland in the CYP Rosebowl cup and other … more

  • Linfield edge Ballymena in five goal thriller

    Linfield kept the pressure on top of the table Glentoran by claiming a narrow victory over an entertaining Ballymena side at the showgrounds. The started quickly, with Linfield looking to utilise … more

  • Carnmoney LFC U13 Girls Football

    Carnmoney Ladies are expanding their flourishing junior section to introduce regular 11-a-side football for girls born in 2001 and 2002.  They have joined the South Belfast Youth … more

  • Double Delight for Killen Rangers

    Killen Rangers Ladies cruise to empathetic 11-2 win over Killyleagh. Killen started the game brightly and were making chance after chance but with a mixture of mis-shots and good saves they couldn' … more

  • End of Season Soccer 7s Tournament @ Chimney Corner

    Chimney Corner Breda Ladies would like to invite you to our End of Season Soccer 7s Tournament. Taking place on Sunday 31st August @ Chimney Corner FC, Antrim, please join us in celebrating the end … more

  • Mid Ulster LFC - Girls Festival

    We are delighted to invite entries from your club to participate in the Mid Ulster Ladies Football Festival in conjunction with the Irish FA. The football festival will be held at Mid Ulster Sports … more

  • Coaching Opportunities with Lisburn Ladies FC

    Lisburn Ladies are now seeking new coaches for our U9 and U11 girls. It is expected that new coaches will help the girls attain the basic fundamentals of football and develop their skills for the … more

  • Top of the table battle for U17 League

    Killen Under 17 Ladies earned a hard fought point against a strong Crusaders side in a top of the table clash on 16 June. Killen started the game brightly and with the impressive Chanelle Darragh … more

  • CAFA Women's Challenge Cup Final Details

    Please find below, details for the final of the 2014 County Antrim FA ‘pdq solutions’ Women's Challenge Cup.     Glentoran Belfast Utd (green/black/green) v … more

  • Patched up Crusaders beat spirited Mid Ulster

    A makeshift Crusaders side missing half of their regular outfield starters through injury took to the field and seen off a youthful and energetic Mid Ulster team, beating them by three goals to one. … more

  • Fermanagh win the Junior SSL at Mid Ulster

    Congratulations to Fermanagh, who in a very close competition, won the Junior Small Sided U15 League at Mid Ulster Sports Arena.  The U15 tournament concluded on Saturday 28 June, and Fermanagh … more

  • Power NI Trophy - Football Family Fun Event

    Power NI, Northern Ireland’s leading energy supplier, has teamed up with Cliftonville Ladies and Crusaders Strikers to create the first Trophy Match and to promote women's and girls’ … more

  • Open Training Session for U17/U19 players

    An open training session for female footballers (born 1996-1999) will take place on Sunday (29 June) in Belfast and will be taken by Northern Ireland international teams coaching staff. The session … more

  • Lisburn Ladies win National Girls Tournament

    Lisburn Ladies travelled to England on the weekend of 7/8 June to take part in the Skem Athletic National Girls Tournament.  This is regarded as one of the biggest girls' tournaments in the UK - … more

  • CAFA Women's Challenge Cup Semi-Final Details

    Please find below, draw & referee allocation for the semi-finals of the 2014 County Antrim FA ‘pdq solutions’ Women's Challenge Cup.   Both matches are scheduled to be played … more

  • Mid Ulster FA Cup Fixtures

    Ladies Mid-Ulster Cup Draw is as follows: Round 1 Friday 27th June, 2014  Armagh City Ladies vs. Dromore Amateur Ladies  Mid Ulster Ladies vs. Portadown Integrated Ladies   … more

  • Girls' Goalkeeping Clinic @ Magee Campus

    Are you an aspiring female goalkeeper? Want to learn the skills needed to play international football? Then this is for you!! Womens Goalkeeping Clinic Sunday 22 June 2014 Magee Campus … more

  • U17 7-a-side Tournament - Sun 6 July

    Women’s Aid ABCLN (Antrim, Ballymena, Carrick, Larne, Newtownabbey) together with Seaview Enterprises will be running a 7-a-side girls’ under 17 tournament at Crusaders FC on Sunday 6th … more

  • Killen Rangers v Chimney Corner Match Report

    Killen Rangers beat Chimney Corner 5-0 in a dominating display. Having narrowly beat Chimney in the cup the week before, Killen knew that they were in for a tough game. It started very evenly which … more

  • CRY Screening Dates at UUJ

    The next CRY Screening clinic is on 21st-22nd June at U.U. Jordanstown. Any girl over the age 14 will be screened and it's free,   However CRY NI would encourage them to give a … more

  • Killen Rangers progress in IFA Cup

    Killen Rangers Ladies beat Bangor 4-1 to progress to last 16 of IFA cup. Having best Bangor the week before in the league Killen went up as favourites and soon got into their stride playing some … more

  • Killen edge Chimney Corner in Div Cup

    Killen Rangers Ladies fight through a tough quarter final to beat Chimney Corner 2-1 in the Divisional cup. Killen started of the better team and came close to scoring with Louise Coyle and Chelsea … more

  • Dromore Amateurs get new strip

    ‘The Book People’ Sponsor Johnny Lewis presents Dromore Amateurs Ladies FC Captain Tracy Orr with their new away kit. Back (l-r) : Brooke Jordan, Tamsin Strain, Emma … more

  • Close Encounter for Killen & Lisburn U17s

    Killen Rangers under 17 ladies drew 3-3 in a highly entertaining game with Lisburn under 17 ladies. With both teams showing great attacking flare early on both teams had chances to take an early lead, … more

  • Killen Rangers host Carnmoney

    Killen rangers ladies hosted Carnmoney in the top of the table clash and ran out 3-1 winners to go joint top in division 2. With Killen starting of as slight underdogs they knew they had to start … more

  • New Safeguarding App

    A new IFA Safeguarding Children app is available to download to free, and contains useful information for adults involved in youth football.  It outlines safeguarding best practice, and … more

  • Glentoran win as game shortened due to keeper inju

    A solitary goal from 15 year old substitute Katie Martin after 72 min was enough to take all three points from a spirited Ballymena side in a game that was called off due to goalkeeper Ciara McCoy … more

  • Last week for IFA Community Awards nominations

    The McDonalds Irish FA Community Awards is a great way for lots of people and clubs to get the recognition they deserve. Can you think of someone who deserves a nomination?  The … more

  • Children's Festival Fun Day and Speers Cup 2014

    Armagh Boys & Girls Club has sent the following information about this year's event.  For further details, contact Barbara at Armaghboysandgirlsclub@yahoo.co.uk.  This years Ladies … more

  • Outstanding Newry Thrash Helpless St Matts

    A brilliant performance from a young but extremely talented Newry City team saw them put 11 goals past a St Matts team unable to cope with the intensity and speed of their attacking play. Among … more

  • Junior Small Sided Leagues

    Here is the latest Entry Form for 2014 Junior Small Sided Leagues : Download Age groups are : 15 & Under (Born 1/1/1999 or later) U13 (Born 1/1/2002 or later) U11 Born 1/1/2004 or … more

  • Killen Rangers Win First Game

    Killen Rangers Ladies won their first game of the season with a hard fought victory against PSNI. With Killen ladies having got promotion into this league, they knew it was going be a tougher … more

  • Player seizure overshadows Cliftonville win

    A seizure to Shankill Predators number 8 Julie-Ann McCann after 70 min signalled the end of a entertaining game which had seen Cliftonville ladies 3-0 at by half time. The referee temporarily … more

  • LINFIELD LADIES V GLENTORAN BELFAST UTD

    Glentoran Belfast United extended their lead at the top of the Concentrix Premier League on Wednesday night with a hard fought victory over a spirited Linfield side.   Both sides looked … more

  • Killyleagh Y.C. Youth Competition

    Dates for 2014 Killyleagh YC Youth Competion: Under 12’s Monday June 9th from 7pm Under 13’s Tuesday June 10th from 7pm Under 15’s Wednesday June 11th from 7pm Under 17’ … more

  • Ladies in Referee Exchange with FAI

    In the recent UEFA Under 16 Tournament we had three female referees from FAI involved.  On Saturday, three IFA officials travelled to Castlebar with Vikki Finlay to referee for FAI Women's … more

  • Co Antrim Women's Cup

    'PDQ Solutions' County Antrim Women's Challenge Cup County Antrim & District FA are pleased to announce, the 2014 Women's Challenge Cup will be sponsored by County Antrim training … more

  • Cappagh Spurs show their new kit

    Cappagh Spurs Girls senior team with coach Michael McGlade (left of photograph) in their new 2014 football kit kindly sponsored by Kenneth Weir, (centre),WW Tyres, Derry Rd, Omagh. Cappagh Spurs … more

  • Strikers win first game of new U17 League

    Crusaders strikers made a huge statement of intent in the opening fixture of the new FIFA sponsored U17 women’s league by beating Cliftonville 5-1 in a clinical display at Solitude. The new … more

  • IFA Football For All Fans Seminar - Thu 24 April

    Just a reminder about our Football For All Fans Seminar event next week !!  (Thursday 24 April)   We have Robin Pye from FC United of Manchester coming over to share the amazing story of … more

  • Success at the CB7 Monaghan Tournament

    Congratulations to Armagh City Ladies on winning the plate competition at the Cross-Border 7-a-side Tournament in Monaghan on Sat 12 April. Killyleagh YC Ladies had 2 teams in the tournament. … more

  • Revision Clubs

    See poster for details of Easter Revision sessions. This may help you start the season guilt-free!? more

  • Welcome to NI Clubs

    NIClubs is an Irish FA programme aimed at giving all our clubs a free website from which they can communicate to their fans / players / committee members via email / text messages / website articles, … more