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Fixtures announced for European Netball World Cup Qualifiers in Scotland

Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Gibraltar and Isle of Man will take to court at Emirates Arena in Glasgow and bid for places the 2023 Netball World in South Africa next July; the qualifying event starts on October 12

Last Updated: 10/08/22 5:14pm


Scotland will aim to make home advantage count during the qualifying event

The European Netball World Cup Qualifiers in Scotland will start on October 12 as six European nations will compete for two qualifying spots at Netball World Cup 2023.

Scotland, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Gibraltar and Isle of Man will take to court at Emirates Arena in Glasgow.

This will be the fourth of five qualifiers for the Netball World Cup 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. The competition will be played in a round robin format, with final standings determining qualification.

European Netball World Cup Qualifiers

Wednesday, October 12 2.30pm Wales vs Isle of Man
5pm Gibraltar vs Northern Ireland
7.30pm Scotland vs Republic of Ireland
Thursday, October 13 12pm Wales vs Gibraltar
2.30pm Northern Ireland vs Republic of Ireland
5pm Isle of Man vs Scotland
Friday, October 14 12pm Republic of Ireland vs Wales
2.30pm Isle of Man vs Gibraltar
5pm Scotland vs Northern Ireland
Saturday, October 15 12pm Republic of Ireland vs Wales
2.30pm Gibraltar vs Scotland
5pm Wales vs Northern Ireland
Sunday, October 15 10am Republic of Ireland vs Gibraltar
12.30pm Northern Ireland vs Isle of Man
3pm Scotland vs Wales

“Here in Scotland we have built a strong reputation for delivering world class events,” Claire Nelson, CEO of Netball Scotland, said.

“We look forward to working with the City of Glasgow and key partners to ensure that we put on an exceptional Qualifiers for teams, fans and global netball audiences.”

Scotland’s first match will be against the Republic of Ireland on the opening day, the home team will be third on court after Wales take on the Isle of Man and Gibraltar meet Northern Ireland.

There will be three fixtures per day across the course of the five days.

Netball World Cup Qualifiers

July 19-23 Oceania Netball World Cup Qualifiers Suva, Fiji
August 20-27 Africa Netball World Cup Qualifiers Pretoria, South Africa
September 4-11 Asia Netball World Cup Qualifiers Singapore
October 12-16 Europe Netball World Cup Qualifiers Glasgow, Scotland
October 16-21 Americas Netball World Cup Qualifiers Kingston, Jamaica

The Oceania Netball World Cup Qualifiers took place in Suva at the end of July and was the first of the five qualifiers to take place.

As a result of the round robin competition between Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, and the Cook Islands, the home side Fiji and Tonga both qualified for the competition in South Africa next year.



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