England Netball is delighted to confirm that six English officials have been appointed to the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 which is being held at the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool in England from the 12th to 21st July 2019.
The pool includes Gary Burgess, returning for his third World Cup (2011, 2015 and 2019), Louise Travis and Jackie Mizon, in their second (2011 & 2019 and 2015 & 2019) and Kate Stephenson in her first.
Cheryl Danson OBE and Heather Gleadall are also invited in their roles as Umpire Assessors and will form part of the five-strong Umpires Appointment Panel (UAP).
INF International Umpiring Manager, Christina Davidson, said: “Congratulations to those who have been appointed and I am pleased there will be so many world-class umpires in action at what will be a thrilling event.”
England Netball CEO, Joanna Adams, added: “I am delighted to hear that four of our fantastic umpires have been appointed along with two of our most experienced Umpire Assessors.
“The depth of the umpiring pool in England is growing and is certainly meeting the demands of the sport both nationally in the Vitality Netball Superleague and internationally with these and other appointments.”
The full appointments are as follows:
Gary Burgess – England
Louise Travis – England
Kate Stephenson – England
Jackie Mizon – England
Anso Kemp – South Africa
Janet Edeling – South Africa
Elizna van den Berg – South Africa
Michelle Phippard – Australia
Joshua Bowring – Australia
Marc Henning – Australia
Helen George – Australia
Joan Abdullah – Singapore
Dave Brown – Jamaica
Terrence Peart – Jamaica
Angela Armstrong-Lush – New Zealand
Lisa McPhail – New Zealand
Gareth Fowler – New Zealand
Umpire Appointments Panel (UAP)
Fay Meiklejohn [Chair] – New Zealand
Cheryl Danson – England
Heather Gleadall – England
Jacqui Jashari – Australia
Deborah Lynch Theobalds – Barbados
Best wishes and good luck to all those appointed!
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