The Netball Europe Open Championships, takes place at the Antrim Forum, Belfast,Northern Ireland, between May 14 and 17, and features England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in addition to world number six South Africa and Trinidad & Tobago, ranked ninth in the world.
In addition to the main competition between the high performance nations, a separate development section, featuring Malta, Switzerland, and Ireland will also take place. Because the series will be streamed live, through QTV Sports and StreamUK’s collaboration with Netball Europe, netball fans will be able to see live coverage of not only the big guns but also the international game’s developing teams.
Each of the first three days of competition features six matches with three remaining matches played on the final day. It is the last major competition before the INF World Netball Cup in August.
Here is the match schedule:
Thursday 14 May
Friday 15 May
|08.30 Hrs||Switzerland v Malta|
|10.30 Hrs||Northern Ireland v Scotland|
|12.30 Hrs||Wales v Trinidad & Tobago|
|14.30 Hrs||Ireland v Malta|
|16.30 Hrs||England v Scotland|
|18.30 Hrs||Northern Ireland v South Africa|
Saturday 16 May
|08.30 Hrs||Ireland v Malta|
|10.30 Hrs||Scotland v Trinidad & Tobago|
|12.30 Hrs||England v Wales|
|14.30 Hrs||Switzerland v Ireland|
|16.30 Hrs||Trinidad & Tobago v Northern Ireland|
|Closing Ceremony – Section – Rankings 17 & Below|
|18.30 Hrs||South Africa v Wales|
Sunday 17 May
|08.30 Hrs||South Africa v Trinidad & Tobago|
|10.30 Hrs||Scotland v Wales|
|12.30 Hrs||Northern Ireland v England|