Australia is bidding to host the Netball Earth Cup for a fourth time, with Sydney proposed to be the home of the 2027 event.
- Australia has formerly held the Netball Earth Cup on three instances
- Sydney hosted the event in 1991 and 2015, though Perth was the property of the 1967 edition
- Australia is an 11-time winner of the event
Only days following Australia and New Zealand had been named hosts of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Netball Australia (NA) announced its bid to protected an additional world wide sporting championship.
And it is self-confident about its possibilities.
“2027 will be Netball Australia’s 100th anniversary, so it would be an honour to host the global netball group in Sydney to assist us rejoice this major milestone — to recognise how significantly netball in Australia and all around the earth has come,” NA chief govt Marne Fechner explained in a statement.
“Very last week we celebrated the amazing information Australia and New Zealand will host the FIFA Women’s Planet Cup in 2023.
“Let us hope we proceed that profitable way with our powerful bid and deliver the world’s best netballers back to Sydney, Australia in 2027.”
Australia has previously hosted the match on 3 instances.
It was held in Sydney in 1991 and 2015 — with Australia winning both of those occasions — and Perth was host in 1967 when New Zealand was topped earth champions.
“Getting last hosted the Netball Earth Cup in Sydney in 2015, we have experienced to start with-hand the extremely far-achieving effects that an function of this calibre can have on a nation,” Fechner explained.
“Our vision for 2027 is to deliver the most profitable women’s globe cup of the modern-day period a person that powers a lasting world wide legacy for netball and gals, showcases the game’s most effective athletes, and welcomes the international netball relatives to Sydney nevertheless once more.”
The International Netball Federation is established to announce the winning host country by the conclude of the calendar year.
Australia is an 11-time Netball Globe Cup winner, with New Zealand acquiring lifted the silverware on five events.
Cape City is the host city for the 2023 event, in which New Zealand will glimpse to defend the globe championship it claimed in Liverpool, England, past year.