Netball World Series • Christchurch, New Zealand 2024
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Exciting News: The FAST5 Netball World Series Returns to New Zealand!

The electrifying FAST5 Netball World Series is back! New Zealand will host this thrilling tournament with Christchurch as the for 2023. Watch the world's top six ranked teams compete in an action - packed, shortened version of the game that pushes speed and skill to the limits.

From November 11 - 12, the Christchurch Arena will become a netball battleground, immersing fans in an incredible atmosphere. Christchurch is eagerly anticipating this unforgettable event, ready to support and welcome the netball spectacle with open arms. After a disrupted calendar due to the pandemic, the return of FAST5 netball is a cause for celebration. New Zealand, known for its passionate netball fans, is the pe rfect host for this thrilling tournament.

FAST5 has captivated fans since its inception in 2009. This unique format features multiple point shots, power plays, five players - a - side, and shortened quarters, adding excitement and strategy to the game. The Fast5 Ferns from New Zealand have dominated the competition, winning an impressive seven titles.

Jennie Wyllie, Chief Executive of Netball New Zealand, is excited to host the FAST5 Netball World Series and welcomes the world's best international players to New Zealand. This event celebrates netball both on and off the court, symbolizing the sport's resurgence after the challenges of Covid - 19.

Christchurch, with its vibrant netball culture, is a fitting choice as the host city. It showcases the legacy of fem ale sporting success and the modern, rebuilt landscape of the city. In a significant move, the FAST5 tournament will feature men's and youth exhibition matches, providing a platform for men's netball on the international stage and showcasing the strength o f youth teams in the condensed and exhilarating format.

Don't miss any of the tournament's excitement! Sky TV, the official broadcast partner, will bring all the thrilling matches live on Sky Sport. Prepare to be swept away by the excitement, skill, and s heer exhilaration of the FAST5 Netball World Series. Join us in Christchurch for an unforgettable netball experience!

FAST5 is a modified version of netball featuring multiple point shots, power plays, five players - a - side, and shortened quarters. It's a high - speed, action - packed spectacle.
The tournament will be held at the Christchurch Arena from November 11 - 12.
After disruptions caused by the global pandemic, the return of the FAST5 Netball World Series is a cause for celebration. New Zealand's passion for netball and its knowledgeable fan base makes it the perfect host.
The world's top six ranked teams will be invited to compete in this prestigious event.
Yes, the FAST5 tournament will include men's and youth exhibition matches, highlighting the strength o f these teams and promoting men's netball on the international stage.
Netball New Zealand's partner, Sky TV, will be the official broadcast partner for the FAST5 Netball World Series, ensuring that all matches will be live on Sky Sport.

World Netball and Netball New Zealand have announced that NetballPass will be the home of the FAST5 Netball World Series 2023, in countries where broadcast rights have not been sold, making the fast, fun, fierce, event available to all.

Tournament passes for the event, which will take place from the 11th-12th November, are just £9.99 GPB and are available now on www.NetballPass.com

*Broadcast rights have been sold in Australia, the Caribbean, New Zealand and South Africa. Matches will NOT be available on NetballPass in these countries and Regions.
New Zealand has a strong connection to this tournament, winning the inaugural FAST5 Netball World Series in 2009 and securing the title seven times. The last time New Zealand hosted the event was in Auckland in 2014.

Join us in Christchurch for an electrifying and unforgettable netball experience as we celebrate the return of the FAST5 Netball World Series!