2015 Netball World Cup

The 2015 Netball World Cup was held in Sydney from Aug 7 to 16, 2015. It was the 14th staging of the championships. As always, Australia and New Zealand will go into the tournament as favorites. 16 nations will compete, including the top six teams from 2011.

Host bids came from Sydney, Australia and Manchester, UK. The successful bidding nation was announced at the 2011 World Netball Championships in Singapore.

The top six nations based on INF ranking system (as of July 1 2014) automatically qualified. These teams were Australia, New Zealand, England, Jamaica, Malawi and South Africa. Additionally, two teams were selected via qualifiers from each of the five international netball regions (Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania)

QUALIFIERS: Australia, New Zealand, England, Jamaica, Malawi, South Africa, Wales, Scotland, Fiji, Samoa, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Zambia.

All matches will be played at the Allphones Arena (formerly the "Sydney SuperDome") in Sydney Olympic Park.

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