2016 Fast 5 Netball World Series

Game 18
Australia v New Zealand

Photo: Grant Treeby

Almost 6,500 people watched New Zealand claim the Fast5 Netball World Series trophy for the sixth time at Hisense Arena today. Australia had an exceptional run remaining undefeated in all five games but New Zealand proved too strong in the

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Jamaica overcome South Africa in golden goal thriller  


It came right down to the wire in the playoff for fifth in the Fast5 World Series, with scores locked after regular time. Play was extended for one minute of overtime and when the teams still couldn’t be separated, a

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England secure spot in third place playoff with victory over Jamaica 


England have booked a spot in the third place playoff against Malawi with a comfortable 13 point win over Jamaica. A dominant second and third quarter from Joanne Harten set up the 32-19 win for England. The shooting from both sides

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New Zealand bounce back with win over Jamaica


New Zealand have defeated Jamaica by 10 points to claim their third win of the Fast5 World Series. A strong power play seeing New Zealand outscore Jamaica 10-2, sealed a 26-16 win. Sharp shooting from New Zealand captain Maria Tutaia,

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Australia shine in a thrilling opening day at the Fast5 World Series

2016 Fast 5 Netball World Series
Game 4
Aus v New Zealand

An explosive first day at the Fast5 Netball World Series in Melbourne culminated with Australia defeating New Zealand for the first time since 2012 in the modified format. Over 5,000 fans were treated to plenty of excitement on court, as

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Malawi claim maiden win over Jamaica in dominant display 


End-to-end dominance from Malawi lead them to their first ever Fast5 win over Jamaica and first win of the tournament, thanks largely to 16 goals from 20 attempts shot by Mwai Kumwenda. Jamaica finish Day 1 of the tournament without

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Too little too late from Jamaica as Australia cruise to victory  


Jamaica never hit their stride in their second game of the tournament, falling to the home team by 16 points in front of a loud Melbourne crowd. A strong defence was key to Australia’s 35-19 victory in their second game, limiting

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Jamaica hang on to claim opening victory

2016 Fast 5 Netball World Series
Game 2
RSA v Jamaica

Jamaica has held off a fast finishing South African side to claim victory in their opening game of the Fast5 Netball World Series. An even first quarter saw both teams creating plenty of chances, with Jamaica taking a one-point lead

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All eyes are on the Fast5 Netball World Series Prize


The Fast5 Netball World Series hits Australian shores this weekend for the first time, with six nations vying for the illustrious World Title. The event hosted at Hisense Arena on Saturday and Sunday, is a modified version of the game set to

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