Sky Sports have officially announced they will be showing the Fast5 Netball World Series LIVE on Saturday 29th October and Sunday 30th October.
This morning, it was announced on Sportswomen that the matches will be shown on Sky Sports’ newest channel; Sky Sports Mix!
You may have seen some excited posts from our England Roses as they tweeted about the coverage, so make sure you tune in to support them!
The Fast5 competition returns from a brief break in 2015 and is expected to be bigger and better than ever as Australia take over the hosting duties in Melbourne.
Once again the top six nations in the netball world rankings will take part in a fast and furious weekend of action which will see plenty of three-point attempts, power plays and fancy dress in the crowd!
The nations taking part in the tournament are as follows:
- New Zealand
- South Africa
England have named a squad which mixes a core of experience and is backed up by some of our best young talent.
Ama Agbeze continues her captaincy duties from the Netball Quad Series and will lead the squad in their quest to regain a title they last, famously won in 2011.
The England Fives squad to compete at the 2016 Fast5 Netball World Series is as follows;
Ama Agbeze, Eleanor Cardwell, Beth Cobden, Kadeen Corbin, Leah Kennedy, Joanne Harten, Helen Housby, Laura Malcolm, Geva Mentor, Natalie Panagarry
UK Broadcast times are as follows:
Saturday 29th October 0330-1030 BST
Sunday 30th October 0100-0930 GMT