International Netball This Weekend

Netball comes to Nottingham this weekend as England take on World Champions New Zealand and Jamaica face South Africa in the opening round of the Vitality Netball Nations Cup.

The competition involves four of the top five teams in the world with the fifth ranked team according to the INF (International Netball Federation) South Africa facing fourth ranked Jamaica at 2:30pm to kick off the competition on Sunday afternoon.

Then at 5pm England ranked third in the world take on New Zealand (ranked second behind Australia who they beat in last years World Cup final) with both games played at the Motorpoint Arena.

The competition is based over three rounds of group matches this week in Nottingham (19th January), the following week in Birmingham (22nd Jan) then at the Copper Box in London (25th Jan) with a finals day on the 26th January playing first verses second and third verses fourth for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

With doors opening at 1:30pm there are still tickets available priced from £15 which can be purchased from the Motorpoint Arena website here

*Main image @englandnetball England’s Vitality Roses in action on court.

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