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England Netball plans to professionalise the Netball Super League as part of a wider commercial revamp of the competition.
They’re two countries with shared values and an entwined history, and that’s why any fixture, in any sport, between Australia and England just matters. Earlier this summer we saw how the Ashes, with its peaks and troughs, captured both nations – even prompting some banter between Rishi Sunak and Anthony Albanese – as both the [...]
England’s first ever appearance in a Netball World Cup final ended in defeat as the Roses were beaten 45-61 by Australia in South Africa. World No1 side Australia were heavy favourites heading to the match having appeared in every World Cup final ever. But England had dramatically beaten their final opponents in the group stages [...]
A World Cup semi-final for any England time is usually celebrated like a once in a lifetime event, but not in Netball. England may be into the last four of the Netball World Cup but it’s a position they’ve found themselves in for each and every edition of the tournament. But a win on Saturday [...]
All eyes may be on the Fifa Women’s World Cup but England’s netball side are in the southern hemisphere ready to begin a World Cup campaign of their own. Starting today and concluding on 6 August South Africa play hosts to the Netball World Cup, and England are in with a shot. So who do [...]
Few sports can have had their momentum checked by the pandemic quite like netball in the UK. A decade of extraordinary growth in which participation doubled and exposure at elite level reached unseen heights was jeopardised when Covid-19 hit, forcing a premature end to the Superleague season and halting grassroots netball. Almost a year on, [...]
Netball’s prodigious growth has not gone unnoticed by the private investors who have embarked on a trolley dash of sporting properties. England Netball successfully launched its Covid-adapted 2021 Superleague season last weekend – another feather in the cap of an organisation that has doubled participation in a decade. The governing has renewed its broadcast deal [...]
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