Anyone with a keen interest Redhill netball classes will no doubt want to put the date of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 firmly in the diary, taking place this year between July 12th and 21st.
It’s being held at the ACC Liverpool and the M&S Bank Arena, and it really does promise to be ten fun-filled days of some serious netballing… so fans of the game are sure to have a wonderful time if they get themselves some tickets.
In all, 60 matches will be played over the ten days, but don’t worry if you can’t make it – Sky Sports and the BBC have both been confirmed as broadcast partners, so you’ll be able to catch all the action on a small screen near you soon.
There are 16 teams making their way to Liverpool to compete, selected through the International Netball Federation world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments. England qualified automatically as host nation of the tournament, along with the top five ranked teams – Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi.
The remaining ten teams contesting the World Cup are Northern Ireland, Scotland, Fiji, Samoa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Sri Lanka and Singapore.
Most of the tickets for the Stage One preliminaries have now sold out, but there are still plenty available for Stage Two. And there are still tickets available for the play-offs on July 19th, but you may have to be quick about getting your hands on some if you’re keen to watch professional netball this summer.