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The three groups are joined by Uganda, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados in taking the ultimate qualification spots for this summer time’s Commonwealth Video games: England, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi certified again on the finish of October

Final Up to date: 04/03/22 1:40pm

Scotland are one of the teams to have secured qualification to the Commonwealth Games

Scotland are one of many groups to have secured qualification to the Commonwealth Video games

Scotland, Wales and Northern Eire’s netball groups will all compete on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham after securing three of the ultimate six qualification spots.

Uganda, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados are the opposite three groups to take remaining qualifying spots and be a part of England, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi this summer time.

The 12-team netball competitors will happen on the NEC Area from July 29 to August 7, with hosts England because the defending champions after their triumph on the Gold Coast in 2018.

Commonwealth Video games 2022 – Teams

Group AGroup B
AustraliaNew Zealand
South AfricaMalawi
WalesTrinidad and Tobago
BarbadosNorthern Eire

“Congratulations to the ultimate six Commonwealth Video games Associations on securing their place on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games,” Liz Nicholl CBE, World Netball’s president stated.

“The Commonwealth Video games is all the time a spotlight within the netball calendar for the gamers, officers and netball household, and with this thrilling line-up I’m certain Birmingham will reside as much as that expectation.”

The ultimate six qualifying groups secured their locations courtesy of their World Netball World Rankings. The qualification deadline was January 21 and at that time, the Commonwealth Video games Associations ranked seventh to Twelfth secured qualification.

Though Barbados completed in thirteenth, they take the place of Twelfth-ranked Zimbabwe, as Zimbabwe will not be a Member of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Northern Eire completed the final Commonwealth Video games in eighth, Scotland ninth and Wales eleventh on the Gold Coast in 2018.

The Commonwealth Games schedule (Image: Birmingham 2022)

The Commonwealth Video games schedule (Picture: Birmingham 2022)

Group England to open schedule in Birmingham

Group England can be first on court docket on the NEC Area in Birmingham and open their title defence on July 29.

The Vitality Roses will face an action-packed schedule as they bid to win back-to-back titles for the primary time of their historical past.

Commonwealth Video games – England’s Group A fixtures

Friday, July 29England vs Trinidad and Tobago
Saturday, July 30England vs Malawi
Monday, August 1England vs Northern Eire
Tuesday, August 2England vs Uganda
Thursday, August 4England vs New Zealand

The Roses’ first match can be towards Trinidad and Tobago. Then, they may tackle the Malawi Queens on July 30, earlier than partaking in successive contests on August 1 and a pair of towards Northern Eire and Uganda.

The outfit’s remaining group match can be a showdown towards the reigning world champions, New Zealand on August 4.

Demand excessive for tickets

Netball’s ever-increasing recognition in England, seen by means of the expansion of the Vitality Netball Superleague and curiosity within the Vitality Roses, has been additional underlined by an awesome demand for tickets.

“It is implausible that we now know the ultimate line-up of netball groups for Birmingham 2022,” Matt Kidson, director of sport for Birmingham 2022 stated.

“Netball tickets for the Video games have already been promoting very properly, with tickets for 10 classes, together with the medal matches, semi-finals and the entire England matches at the moment unavailable.

“Now that we are able to full the match schedule, I am certain the remaining tickets will show to be highly regarded.”



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