NETBALL

Fast5 Netball World Series Draw Released

Friday 7 September 2012, 12:39PM
By Netball New Zealand
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AUCKLAND CITY

20 high-speed Fast5 games will be played over three days as the world's top Netballing nations, New Zealand (the Fast5 Ferns) Australia, England, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi will go head to head, competing for vital points to take them to the final of the Fast5 Netball World Series.

The draw has been released for The Fast5 Netball World Series held at Auckland's Vector Arena from the 9th-12th November 2012.

Netball New Zealand Chief Executive Raelene Castle is excited that New Zealand gets to hold another International Netballing event.

"Having the opportunity to host the first Fast5 Netball World Series in Auckland is a real priviledge and something extra that the passionate Netball fans of New Zealand can embrace." She said

The name Fast5 reflects the innovative netball rule changes with on-court team numbers reduced from 7 players to 5 and three goal point scoring zones.

Fast5, developed by INF in collaboration with the international netball community.

All Fast5 games will be shown LIVE on SKY Sport in New Zealand.