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Sixteen teams from across the world will compete in Liverpool for netball’s ultimate prize at the Netball World Cup 2019. The teams will be selected through both International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments, with the final list of teams to be confirmed in September 2018.

As host nation, England automatically qualified for the tournament, along with the top five ranked teams; Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi. They will be joined by Scotland, Northern Ireland, Samoa and Fiji all of whom qualified through their respective Regional Qualifier events earlier in 2018.

Automatic qualification

The five teams to qualify automatically for the Netball World Cup 2019 have been confirmed as Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi. These teams join England who qualified as host nation.

Regional Qualifier events

Five Regional Qualifier events are still to take place throughout 2018, with two teams qualifying from each of the INF regions – Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania, to make up the remaining 10 teams contesting the World Cup.


Qualified teams: Northern Ireland and Scotland


Qualified teams:  Fiji and Samoa


August 2018

Venue and teams to be announced.


August/September 2018


Teams: Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Canada, Grenada, St. Maarten, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, USA


6-12 September 2018


Teams to be announced.

To view the current world rankings and for further information about the INF ranking system click here.