Draw released for Fast5 Netball World Series

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With the Fast5 Netball World Series just a few weeks away, Netball New Zealand has released the draw for the three day tournament, being played from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 November at Vecta Arena in Auckland.

Six teams from around the world will feature in the modified round-robin competition, with specific Fast5 rules including;

·         Five players per team on court at one time,

·         Three scoring zones,

·         Unlimited and ongoing interchanges, and

·         Power Play Quarters where a team’s points are doubled. Read more on the Fast5 rules

2013 will be the second year the tournament will be contested with defending champions the Fast5 Silver Ferns hosting the Jamaica Sunshine Girls, SPAR Proteas, England Fives, Malawi and the Australian Fast5 Flyers.

The Australian Fast5 Flyers will feature four 2014 NSW Swifts teammates including shooters Carla Dziwoki, Susan Pratley and Gretel Tippet alongside speedy midcourter Paige Hadley, as well as NSW juniors Ashleigh Brazill and Gabi Simpson.

International Ticketing Packagesare available to those interested in making the trip across the Tasman for the competition; for other ticket prices please visit New Zealand Ticketmaster.

2013 Fast5 Netball World Series – Fixtures
View fixtures online

Friday November 8

Centre Pass Time*

4.45pm

Jamaica

South Africa

5.30pm

England

Australia

6.15pm

New Zealand

Jamaica

 6.55pm to 7.10pm

Opening Sequence

7.15pm

Malawi

Australia

8.00pm

England

South Africa

8.45pm

Jamaica

Malawi

9.30pm

New Zealand

Australia

Saturday November 9

Centre Pass Time*

4.15pm

England

Jamaica

5.00pm

New Zealand

Malawi

5.45pm

Australia

South Africa

6.30pm

England

Malawi

7.15pm

New Zealand

South Africa

8.00pm

Australia

Jamaica

8.45pm

South Africa

Malawi

9.30pm

New Zealand

England

Sunday November 10

Centre Pass Time*

3.15pm

Semi-Final 1 – 1st

Semi-Final 1 – 4th

4.00pm

Semi-Final 2 – 2nd

Semi-Final 2 – 3rd

4.45pm

Play-off for 5th/6th

Play-off for 5th/6th

5.30pm-6.30pm

Entertainment

6.45pm

PLAY-OFF Loser Semi 1 v Loser Semi 2

7.35pm

GRAND FINAL Winner Semi 1 v Winner Semi 2

*all times state Auckland local time

2013 Australian Fast5 Flyers
Ashleigh Brazill* – West Coast Fever
Courtney Bruce- West Coast Fever
Tegan Caldwell – Melbourne Vixens
Carla Dziwoki – NSW Swifts
Paige Hadley* – NSW Swifts
Demelza McCloud – QLD Firebirds
Susan Pratley* – NSW Swifts
Gabi Simpson* – QLD Firebirds
Gretel Tippett – NSW Swifts
Jo Weston – Melbourne Vixens
Head Coach: Jane Searle
Assistant Coach: Jane Woodlands-Thompson
*denotes NSW junior