England are set to face the international Vitality Netball Superleague All Stars in the Vitality Netball Legends Series.
Travel restrictions caused by the ongoing pandemic prevented the Vitality Roses’ original opponent, Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls, from participating so the All Stars stepped in.
The matches will be played behind closed doors with strict COVID testing and protocols in place as per Government guidance relating to elite sport, with player and staff safety paramount.
And while supporters are unable to attend, there are plenty of ways to keep up to date with what’s happening on the court and here are some details on how you can do so, as well as answering some other questions you may have about the series!
When does the series take place?
There are three games to be played on 20, 22 and 24 January with a centre pass time of 6pm on the first two dates and 6.30pm on the final one.
How long are the matches?
The matches last one hour split into 15-minute quarters with a 4-minute break at quarter time, 12 minutes at halftime and 4 minutes at three-quarter time.
Where can I watch?
The Vitality Netball Legends Series will be broadcast on Sky Sports Mix, Arena and YouTube. Coverage starts at 5:30pm on Wednesday 20, 5:45pm on Friday 22 and 6:15pm on Sunday 24. Sky Sports Arena requires a Sky Sports subscription but Mix is available to all Sky customers and their Youtube channel is free to access online.
How can I follow the series on social media?
England Netball and Vitality Netball Superleague’s social media channels and website will be across the action with video clips, photos, reports and more to keep the Netball Family updated.