Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man will take court at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow and bid for places at the 2023 Netball World Cup in South Africa next July; the qualifying test begins on October 12
Last update: 10/08/22 17:14
Scotland will look to make home advantage count during the qualifying event
Qualifiers for the Netball World Cup in Scotland will begin on October 12 as six European nations compete for two qualification spots at the 2023 Netball World Cup.
Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man will go on trial at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow.
This will be the fourth of five qualifiers for the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa. The competition will be played in a round-robin format, with the final standings determining the standings.
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“Here in Scotland we have built a strong reputation for delivering world-class events,” said Claire Nelson, CEO of Netball Scotland.
“We look forward to working with the City of Glasgow and key partners to ensure we deliver an outstanding Qualifier for teams, fans and the global netball public.”
Scotland’s first game will be against the Republic of Ireland on the opening day, with the home side third on the court after Wales took on the Isle of Man and Gibraltar took on Northern Ireland.
There will be three daily matches throughout the five days.
Qualifying for the Netball World Cup
The qualifiers for the Oceania Netball World Cup took place in Suva at the end of July and were the first of five qualifiers to be held.
As a result of the back-and-forth competition between Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands, home side Fiji and Tonga qualified for next year’s competition in South Africa.