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It’s all eyes on the M&S Bank Arena as International Netball and World Cup action sweeps the city in 2019


Grab your bibs girls and get ready to pivot! The world’s Netball elite are heading for Liverpool.

It’s been an incredible year for International Netball and now you can see Commonwealth Champions England’s Vitality Roses go head to head with the world’s best teams at the International Quad Series and the 2019 Netball World Cup, right here in Liverpool.

The M&S Bank Arenawill play host to the Vitality Netball International Series, as part of the Netball Quad Series, on Sunday 13th January 2019 and the 2019 Netball World Cup on 12th-21st July.

The Commonwealth Games champions, England’s Vitality Roses will be joined by world champions Australia, New Zealand and South Africa to kick off the New Year on 13th January with a full day of thrilling court action that’s perfect for sport fans of all ages to enjoy.

We’re also in for a red hot summer of sporting action as the 2019 Netball World Cup brings 16 of the world’s best netball teams, 10 days of thrilling action and on 21st July, one team will be crowned world champions. Come on the Roses!

Having been catapulted into the spotlight throughout 2018, Netball has enjoyed a massive boost in popularity thanks to the sensational Commonwealth Gold Medal win against the Aussies, in Australia! Our national team, England Vitality Roses were also double winners at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2018 as the squad picked up both ‘Team of the Year’ and ‘Best Sporting Moment’ accolades.

England Vitality Rose’s Ama Agbeze said: “I keep on saying that Netball is the ultimate team sport because you need all of your team to be able to score and to win games.

“We hope there will be many more medals to come and just like football was coming home, we hope that Netball came home (in 2018) and will for many more years to come.”

Netball World Cup

A thriving sport in the North West, Netball isn’t just popular in schools. The Liverpool Netball League sees 5 divisions, more than 25 senior teams and 10 junior teams playing weekly matches in venues across the Liverpool City Region and numbers are growing thanks to England’s incredible success.

Be part of the action when International Netball comes to the M&S Bank Arena and check out these 5 reasons why you should book your tickets now……

1 – A Scouse Welcome

Liverpool will once again be the centre of international attention as the M&S Bank Arena welcomes teams from Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and more. Get your banners ready and get behind your faves.

2 – Inspire A New Generation

Netball is enjoying much deserved limelight right now and we’re hopeful that these huge sporting events will inspire a whole new generation of scouse talent to work hard, practise and get their very own national call up. Come and watch the elite compete in our own backyard.

3 – Reminisce

Netball has been played in school across the country for generations and what better way to relive your GD, WA or C days than by watching pro athletes battling it out for world domination! PIVOT!!!

4 – Be Part of History

The 2019 Netball World Cup is bursting with promise for an England win. 2019 is only the 4th time the Netball World Cup has been held in the UK and we’re backing the England Vitality Roses to go all the way in Liverpool this summer.

5 – Family Friendly & Affordable

Tickets start at as little as £10 for adults and £7 for children. A great day out, whatever the weather.

Tickets for the International Netball Quads start at just £16.95 plus fulfilment fee and are available here.  Tickets for 2019 Netball World Cup preliminary stages, play-offs and placing start at just £10 for adults and £7 for kids and are available here

For full listings of what’s on at the Echo Arena in 2019 head to and follow @EchoArena for regular updates on events and tickets.



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