Great news for fans of Netball with the sport making a welcome return to TV.
In a win for netball fans around the country, Network Ten will broadcast all of the Australian Diamonds’ matches on Ten or One , with their pool match against the New Zealand Silver Ferns, their predicted semi-final clash and potential gold medal match to be shown live on Ten
Network Ten Head of Sport, David Barham, said: “We are delighted to have secured the Netball World Cup in 2015 to ensure that Australian fans can watch all the action on free-to-air television. “This deal further demonstrates Network Ten’s commitment to live sport. The Diamonds are the defending World Champions and have had a fantastic year against some tough competition. The Netball World Cup will make for great television viewing.”
NWC 2015 Chief Executive, Marne Fechner, said the return to Network Ten represents a defining moment for the event: “We are thrilled to have the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 broadcast on Network Ten.
“This is a significant moment for this event and for our sport. Network Ten has a long history of broadcasting netball and we are excited to work with their expert team over the next eight months to build the profile of this once-in-a-generation event. “NWC2015 promises to be the most successful Netball World Cup in history, setting new benchmarks for international netball, and delivering a strong legacy for our sport.”
The full competition and broadcast schedule will be released in February 2015.