Fixtures announced for European Netball World Cup Qualifiers in Scotland | Netball News

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.

Rankings for the European Netball World Cup

Wednesday, 12 October 2.30 p.m. Wales vs Isle of Man 17:00 Gibraltar – Northern Ireland 19.30 h Scotland – Republic of Ireland Thursday, October 13 12pm Wales vs Gibraltar 2.30pm Northern Ireland – Republic of Ireland 17:00 Isle of Man vs Scotland Friday 14 October 12:00 Republic of Ireland – Wales 2.30 p.m. Isle of Man vs Gibraltar 5 p.m. Scotland – Northern Ireland Saturday 15 October 12 noon Republic of Ireland – Wales 2.30pm Gibraltar vs Scotland 17:00 Wales – Northern Ireland Sunday 15 October 10am Republic of Ireland vs Gibraltar 12.30pm Northern Ireland vs Isle of Man 15:00 Scotland – Wales

“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

19-23 July Oceania Netball World Cup Qualifiers Suva, Fiji 20-27 August Netball Africa World Cup Qualifiers Pretoria, South Africa September 4-11 Qualifying for the Asian Netball World Cup Singapore October 12-16 European Netball World Cup Qualifiers Glasgow, Scotland October 16-21 Americas Netball World Cup Qualifiers Kingston, Jamaica

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.

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