2023 Netball World Cup: Europe Qualifiers

2023 Netball World Cup: Europe Qualifiers

 

From Wednesday, October 12 through to Sunday, October 16, the European Qualifiers were held in Glasgow, Scotland. It was a round-robin event with six countries playing each other once. At the completion of the event, the two highest-placed countries joined England, as the European representatives in Cape Town.

There was live streaming of all matches at Netball Scotland TV , while people outside Europe watched on Netball Pass .

These were the teams and their current world rankings.

WALES (8)
SCOTLAND (10)
NORTHERN IRELAND (12)
IRELAND (24)
ISLE OF MAN (26)
GIBRALTAR (33)


Umpires

Loise Cole
Rhian Edwards
Kate Mann
Leonard Masao
Rachel Radford
Kate Stephenson
James Thomas


 


DAY 1

WALES 78 def ISLE OF MAN 22
(19-7, 21-4, 19-6, 19-5)

NORTHERN IRELAND 68 def GIBRALTAR 19
(16-6, 23-3, 14-4, 15-6)

SCOTLAND 87 def IRELAND 17
(20-3, 22-5, 20-5, 25-4)


DAY 2

WALES 95 def GIBRALTAR 19
(28-3, 23-5, 23-4, 21-7)

NORTHERN IRELAND 59 def IRELAND 24
(14-6, 9-9, 18-4, 18-5)

SCOTLAND 82 def ISLE OF MAN 20
(31-2, 15-5, 19-6, 17-7)


DAY 3

WALES 75 def IRELAND 23
(13-6, 21-2, 21-6, 20-9)

ISLE OF MAN 43 def GIBRALTAR 33
(9-6, 10-4, 13-10, 12-13)

SCOTLAND 65 def NORTHERN IRELAND 38
(18-6, 16-9, 15-10, 16-13)


DAY 4

ISLE OF MAN 54def IRELAND 53
(16-14, 16-12, 14-14, 8-13)

SCOTLAND 91 def GIBRALTAR 18
(20-2, 22-6, 30-4, 19-6)

WALES 60 def NORTHERN IRELAND 34
(18-6, 15-8, 16-10, 11-10)

By virtue of being undefeated and out of reach of their nearest rivals, Scotland and Wales both sealed their place in the 2023 World Cup, even before their round five clash.


DAY 5

IRELAND 50 def GIBRALTAR 36
(13-12, 14-5, 9-10, 14-9)

NORTHERN IRELAND 61 def ISLE OF MAN 32
(17-8, 15-8, 16-8, 13-8)

WALES 58 def SCOTLAND 51
(17-13, 14-13, 12-12, 15-13)


 

FINAL LADDER AFTER DAY 5

1 – WALES – 10 pts
2 – SCOTLAND – 8 pts
3 – NORTHERN IRELAND – 6 pts
4 – ISLE OF MAN – 4 pts
5 – IRELAND – 2 pts
6 – GIBRALTAR – 0 pts

WALES and SCOTLAND qualify the World Cup in Cape Town in 2023

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