Netball World Cup

The Netball World Cup 2023 (NWC2023) in Cape Town, South Africa will run from the 28th July to the 6th August, and will be the first to take place on the continent on Africa. 

16 teams will be battling it out across the 10 days, in the hope they will be crowned champions in netball’s most prestigious event.

Click the boxes below to find out more about the history of the Netball World Cup, the journey to the NWC2023, the key announcements, the teams, the officials & more! 

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Previous Netball World Events

From 1963 until 1987 the World Netball Championships were played in a ’round robin’ format.  The name of the tournament became the ‘Netball World Cup’ in 2015.

YearLocationWinnerRunner UpThird PlaceNo. of Teams
2023Cape Town, South AfricaAustraliaEnglandJamaica16
2019Liverpool, EnglandNew ZealandAustraliaEngland16
2015Sydney, AustraliaAustraliaNew ZealandEngland16
2011SingaporeAustraliaNew ZealandEngland16
2007Auckland, New ZealandAustraliaNew ZealandJamaica16
2003Kingston, JamaicaNew ZealandAustraliaJamaica24
1999Christchurch, New ZealandAustraliaNew ZealandEngland26
1995Birmingham, EnglandAustraliaSouth AfricaNew Zealand27
1991Sydney, AustraliaAustraliaNew ZealandJamaica20
1987Glasgow, ScotlandNew ZealandAustralia =
Trinidad & Tobago
1983SingaporeAustraliaNew ZealandTrinidad & Tobago14
1979Port of Spain, Trinidad & TobagoNew Zealand =
Australia =
Trinidad & Tobago
1975Auckland, New ZealandAustraliaEnglandNew Zealand11
1971Kingston, JamaicaAustraliaNew ZealandEngland9
1967Perth, AustraliaNew ZealandAustraliaSouth Africa8
1963Eastbourne, EnglandAustraliaNew ZealandEngland11
Netball World Cup Archive

Netball World Cup – Cape Town 2023

Netball World Cup – Liverpool 2019

Netball World Cup – Sydney 2015

World Netball Championships – Singapore 2011

World Netball Championships – Auckland 2007

World Netball Championships – Kingston 2003

World Netball Championships – Christchurch 1999

World Netball Championships – Birmingham 1995

World Netball Championships – Sydney 1991

World Netball Tournament – Glasgow 1987

World Netball Tournament – Singapore 1983

World Netball Tournament – Port of Spain 1979

World Netball Tournament – Auckland 1975

World Netball Tournament – Kingston 1971

World Netball Tournament – Perth 1967

World Netball Tournament – Eastbourne 1963

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