The Fast5 Netball World Series (Fast5 NWS) is an international competition based on the netball’s newest format Fast5.
Fast5 is netball like you’ve never seen before; featuring dynamic rules changes including five players a side, shorter quarters, power plays and super shots.
The Netball World Series features the world’s best, with teams from Australia, England, Fiji, Jamaica, Malawi New Zealand, Samoa and South Africa having played in the series so far.
The Series was first held in England from 2009-2011 and the game played was called Fast Net, this evolved into Fast5 in 2012.
Netball Australia had won the rights to host the Fast5 Netball World Series from 2016 to 2018. The 2018 edition was played at Hisense Arena, Melbourne from October 27-28.
All teams played six 24 minute games across the two-day series. Each team featured on both days of the competition, with the finals held on Sunday 28th October.
The event was showcased around the world through a range of broadcast partners introducing Netball to a whole new audience.
Previous Netball World Series
|Year||Game Format||Location||Winner||Runner Up||Third Place||No of Teams|
|2018||Fast5||Melbourne, Australia||New Zealand||Jamaica||Australia||6|
|2016||Fast5||Melbourne, Australia||New Zealand||Australia||Malawi||6|
|2014||Fast5||Auckland, New Zealand||New Zealand||Australia||England||6|
|2013||Fast5||Auckland, New Zealand||New Zealand||Australia||Jamaica||6|
|2012||Fast5||Auckland, New Zealand||New Zealand||England||South Africa||6|
|2011||FastNet||Liverpool, England||England||New Zealand||Australia||6|
|2010||FastNet||Liverpool, England||New Zealand||England||Jamaica||6|
|2009||FastNet||Manchester, England||New Zealand||Jamaica||Australia||6|