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SKY SECURES THE VITALITY NETBALL WORLD CUP 2019

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SKY SECURES THE VITALITY NETBALL WORLD CUP 2019

  • SKY Sport customers will be able to view all 60 Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 matches LIVE on SKY Sport this July.
  • The Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 will join the ICC Cricket World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup this year on SKY Sport.
  • Details of Prime’s free-to-air coverage of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 will be announced closer to the tournament.

With less than 150 days to go, SKY is excited to announce that it will be the official New Zealand broadcaster of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019, beginning 12-22 July.

SKY Sport netball fans will be able to watch every thrilling moment from all 60 matches of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019, over 11 days, wherever you are in the country, LIVE and exclusive on SKY Sport.

The Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 will proudly sit alongside SKY Sport’s other great content in 2019, including the Cricket World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup.

SKY Director of Sport, Richard Last says: “It’s fantastic to secure the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 for our SKY Sport netball fans. Our viewers can rest easy knowing that our LIVE broadcast will be able to be received reliably anywhere in the country. We have a proven track record of delivering these marquee international events and the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 will be no different. I’m very much looking forward to following our Silver Ferns in Liverpool as they look to bounce back and give this World Cup a good nudge – best of luck team!”

Clare Briegal, CEO of the International Netball Federation says: “We’re delighted to once again partner with SKY TV to broadcast the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019. We know that we can rely on them to deliver our keystone event and it made sense to choose a partner that has a proven track record with a large customer base. We look forward to working with SKY TV as we prepare to deliver international netball’s greatest prize in less than 150 days.”

Jennie Wyllie, Chief Executive of New Zealand Netball says: “Netball New Zealand has an extremely close relationship on and off the court with SKY TV, they’re massive supporters of our game and it will be great to have some familiar faces in Liverpool as our Silver Ferns compete in the 15th Netball World Cup. The team is up for the challenge this July, and we know the SKY team will be too!”