2016 International Netball Super Series

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SANZEA launch International Netball Super Series

 Featuring four of international Netball’s strongest nations – Australia, New Zealand, England and South Africa – the inaugural event will be hosted by New Zealand and Australia in August.

Auckland’s Vector Arena will come alive as fans are treated to a blockbuster double-header to launch the International Netball Super Series on Saturday 27 August.

All four teams will be in action, with the Australian Diamonds playing South Africa’s SPAR Proteas, before the Silver Ferns face the England Roses; double the entertainment and excitement for Netball fans.

The Series will then head to Claudelands Arena in Hamilton, New Zealand (August 31), where the Silver Ferns will face the SPAR Proteas, and to Australia (venue TBC) where the Diamonds will play the England Roses.

A double header on Australian soil will provide a fitting finale for the International Netball Super Series on Sunday 4 September.

Fans will once again be treated to double the on-court action with England to play the SPAR Proteas, before the world’s two best teams – Australian Diamonds and Silver Ferns – take the court.

Netball New Zealand Chief Executive Hilary Poole says the event will be a game charger for the sport.

“This is an exciting time for Netball. The International Netball Super Series, through the SANZEA partnership, is a ground breaking initiative and one that will excite Netball fans all around the world,” Poole said.

“SANZEA’s aim was to develop an event that provided world-class international competition on a regular basis and be another stepping stone towards building the depth of the game globally.

Netball SA is looking forward to the first test matches in Australia and New Zealand in August and September Blanche de la Guerre CEO NSA said.  Our SPAR Proteas are excited to be part of this prestigious event. The NSA leg of the competition will be in January/February 2017 at the ICC Durban.

Tickets for the inaugural International Netball Super Series will go on sale in the coming months, with Netball New Zealand and Netball Australia to confirm details in due course.

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Australian Diamonds v SPAR Proteas (South Africa)

Silver Ferns v England Roses

Date: Saturday 27 August

Venue: Vector Arena, Auckland


Silver Ferns v SPAR Proteas

Date: Wednesday 31 August

Venue: Claudelands Arena, Hamilton


Australian Diamonds v England Roses

Date: Wednesday 31 August

Venue: TBC


England Roses v SPAR Proteas

Diamonds v Silver Ferns

Date: Sunday 4 September

Venue: TBC

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