World Netball and Sky Sports have announced that Sky Sports will be showing every game of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2023 live from Cape Town from 28th July.
The deal that was facilitated by World Netball’s international broadcast agency, SPORTFIVE, means that the broadcaster will show every match live across Sky Sports channels, with one match per day available to all on the Sky Sports YouTube channel.
Highlights will be available on the Sky Sports App every day allowing the Netball Family to catch up on any action they may have missed.
Former England stars of the game Pamela Cookey and Eboni Usoro-Brown will join Caroline Barker in Cape Town, giving viewers expert insight and analysis from the competition.
Speaking on the exciting announcement, World Netball CEO Clare Briegal said: “We are thrilled to announce that Sky Sports will be showing every game of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2023 live from Cape Town to our audience in the UK and Ireland.
“Under our core strategy Grow, we made it our aim to bring more netball, to more people, more often by developing our broadcast and digital media strategy and in turn increasing revenue and expanding the reach and profile of netball. This is just one clear example of how we are achieving this.
“The Vitality Netball World Cup 2023 our opportunity to demonstrate the skills of our amazing international netball athletes on the world stage, and we thank Sky Sports for being part of this.”
Sky Sports Director of Multi Sports Helen Falkus added: “The Netball World Cup is the pinnacle in the international netball calendar and we can’t wait to showcase all of the action live for Sky Sports subscribers. We’ll also stream selected matches live on the Sky Sports YouTube channel, making action from the tournament available to all.”
SPORTFIVE’s Managing Director, Malcolm Thorpe, is equally as excited about the news, he said: “SPORTFIVE is excited to confirm Sky’s coverage of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2023.
“Sky’s position as one of the leaders in women’s sport, alongside their commitment to deliver outstanding broadcast quality, will see netball continue to provide high quality sporting entertainment to fans across the UK and Ireland.”
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