England Roses will confront South Africa and Jamaica, New Zealand at a new contest.
The Vitality Netball Nations Cup will watch the battle against the Jamaica Sunshine Girls, the New Zealand Silver Ferns along with the South Africa SPAR Proteas in three cities over four days of action.
The tournament kicks off in the Motorpoint Arena at Nottingham on January 19, that is going to be the very first time because 2011 that an global netball competition has come to the city. The competition will begin playing world champions New Zealand and Jamaica facing South Africa.
The activity will finish for the last two weeks of the competition on January 25 and 26 in the Burger Box Arena at London and will move to Arena Birmingham for a second header on January 22.
Vitality Roses head coach, Jess Thirlby, is looking forward to the contest which sees England drama for the first time because the Netball World Cup in front of a house crowd.
“This will be an extremely exciting event; competition is higher than teams are out to prove themselves after the incredible exposure of the World Cup,” explained Thirlby.
“Not only may we be getting a valuable opportunity to face a number of the world’s best teams, we’ll also be competing at a totally brand new international competition.
“It is also the very first time that the Roses will compete on home soil since the Vitality Netball World Cup and the first time we’ll be taking netball to three unique cities in 1 series. There’s so much to look forward to and we are very excited to see each of the Roses lovers back out in drive.”
Sky Sports is the home of netball and it returns to your displays beginning with theFast5 philosopher on Saturday when they see South Africa in November, although the Roses return to action under coach Jess Thirlby.