World Cup History

2019, 2007, 2003

2019 New Zealand (winners), Australia (runners-up).
Liverpool (hosts)

New Zealand won the final 52-51 Final placings: 1 New Zealand, 2 Australia, 3 England, 4 South Africa Top scorer: Tharjini Sivalingham (Sri Lanka) Australia captured the Netball World Cup for the 11th time, surviving a late fightback from New Zealand to win the final 58-55. The New Zealanders outscored the Australians in each of the last three quarters but were unable to erase a nine-goal deficit from the opening quarter. England easily beat Jamaica 66-44 to win the bronze medal match at Sydney’s SuperDome. At full time, nothing could separate the two sides at 46-46. It was the first ever final that went into extra time. The scores were dead level at 52-52 in the midway point of extra time. Enter Caitlin Bassett, who shot the winning goal in the last second of extra time, to give Australia a 58-57 victory.

Australia (winners), New Zealand (runners-up). New Zealand (hosts)

New Zealand (winners), New Zealand (runners-up). Jamaica (hosts)

1999, 1995, 1991

1999 Australia (winners), New Zealand (runners-up).

Christchurch (hosts) 1995 Australia (winners), South Africa (runners-up). Birmingham (hosts) 1991 Australia (winners), New Zealand (runners-up). Sydney (hosts)

1987,1983, 1979,1971


Australia (winners), NZ/Trinidad & Tobago (runners-up). Glasgow (hosts)

Australia (winners), New Zealand (runners-up). Singapore (hosts)

Played outdoors in the wind and rain, England defeated the hosts New Zealand 39-38 which put them in contention. However, a 41-36 defeat to Australia made it advantage to the defending champions. The title was eventually decided after Australia drew 34-34 with New Zealand on the final day of the competition.

The tournament was once again played in a round robin format, with a lot of the matches being very close. The hosts drew 34-34 with Trinidad & Tobago, while England narrowly lost by one against Australia and by two against New Zealand. Yet again it was a battle between New Zealand and Australia to become World Champions. A 48-42 victory meant that Australia would regain the trophy.



1963 Australia (winners), England (runners-up).

Eastbourne (hosts)

New Zealand (winners), Australia (runners-up). Perth (hosts)


Thank you Liverpool for a memorable 2019 World Cup, Cape Town, now it’s your turn to shine!

Go back in time to watch the highlights from the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, as well as the two medal matches.

WATCH! New Zealand won gold by beating Australia 52-51

WATCH! See how Australia and New Zealand reached the final

WATCH! England won bronze by beating South Africa 58-42

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