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Sport Australia bidding to host 2027 Netball World Cup in Sydney

07:55  30 june  2020
07:55  30 june  2020 Source:   msn.com

'It hasn't been easy': Netball Australia submits bid to host 2027 World Cup

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Netball Australia has announced plans to bid for the 2027 World Cup , with Sydney and regional NSW the proposed host areas. Australia hosted the last World Cup in Sydney in 2015 and the Diamonds head to England next week for their title defence in Liverpool in mid-July.

Netball Australia has announced plans to bid for the 2027 World Cup , with Sydney and regional NSW the proposed host areas.

Australia is bidding to host the Netball World Cup for a fourth time, with Sydney proposed to be the home of the 2027 tournament.

Only days after Australia and New Zealand were named hosts of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, Netball Australia (NA) announced its bid to secure another global sporting championship.

And it is confident about its chances.

"2027 will be Netball Australia's 100th anniversary, so it would be an honour to host the global netball community in Sydney to help us celebrate this significant milestone — to recognise how far netball in Australia and around the world has come," NA chief executive Marne Fechner said in a statement.

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Netball Australia has announced plans to bid for the 2027 World Cup , with Sydney and regional NSW the proposed host areas. Australia hosted the last World Cup in Sydney in 2015 and the Diamonds head to England next week for their title defence in Liverpool in mid-July.

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"Last week we celebrated the fantastic news Australia and New Zealand will host the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2023.

"Let's hope we continue that winning way with our compelling bid and bring the world's best netballers back to Sydney, Australia in 2027."

Australia has previously hosted the tournament on three occasions.

It was held in Sydney in 1991 and 2015 — with Australia winning both events — and Perth was host in 1967 when New Zealand was crowned world champions.

"Having last hosted the Netball World Cup in Sydney in 2015, we've experienced first-hand the incredibly far-reaching impact that an event of this calibre can have on a nation," Fechner said.

"The legacy for women's sport and netball, both within our region and for the global netball family, was significant.

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Netball Australia has announced plans to bid for the 2027 World Cup , with Sydney and regional NSW the proposed host areas. Australia hosted the last World Cup in Sydney in 2015 and the Diamonds head to England next week for their title defence in Liverpool in mid-July.

Sydney (AFP) - Australia will bid to host the 2021 women's and 2027 men's World Cups , Rugby Australia said on Wednesday, building on government plans to construct new stadiums in Sydney . Australia successfully co- hosted the men's edition in 1987 with New Zealand and hosted the 2003

"Our vision for 2027 is to deliver the most successful women's world cup of the modern era; one that powers a lasting global legacy for netball and women, showcases the game's best athletes, and welcomes the international netball family to Sydney yet again."

The International Netball Federation is set to announce the winning host nation by the end of the year.

Australia is an 11-time Netball World Cup winner, with New Zealand having lifted the silverware on five occasions.

Cape Town is the host city for the 2023 tournament, where New Zealand will look to defend the world championship it claimed in Liverpool, England, last year.

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