🏐 The waiting is over for the Netball Fast5 All-Stars Championship featuring eight sides from the Netball Super League.
NEWSFLASH: THE FAST5 NETBALL ALL-STARS IS A WRAP FOR 2023!
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All eyes will be on the Copper Box Arena on Friday 16 June following the announcement the British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship is returning for the first time since October 2021.
Eight sides from the Netball Super League will compete over five exhilarating hours of action starting from 5.30pm.
An electrifying tournament format features five players-a-side, 12-minute matches, multiple point shots, unlimited roll-on roll-off substitutions and the Golden Buzzer Power Play – setting the stage for an all-action evening of non-stop, pulsating netball.
The format sees teams compete in the double-elimination group stage before the semi-finals and final. Team Bath are back to defend the title they won in 2021. Joining them are current Netball Super League leaders London Pulse, Surrey Storm, 2022 NSL champions Manchester Thunder, Leeds Rhinos, Severn Stars, Strathclyde Sirens, and two-time finalists the Saracens Mavericks.
With the tournament set to take place a week after the conclusion of the Netball Super League, it will offer an opportunity for teams to draw their battle lines once again in an action-packed evening.
Reflecting on their win in 2021, Team Bath player Kirsty Harris said: “Winning Fast5 in 2021 was a brilliant experience, especially with it being the first time Team Bath had won the competition. We’ve had to wait a while to defend our trophy but we’re looking forward to it. Fast5 is always such a fun event for players and spectators.”
The eight sides will battle it out for a slice of the £100,000 prize fund.
🎟️ Tickets for the Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship are off-sale.
🗝️ Door open at 4.30pm.
🏐 First match at 5.30pm.
🏐 Final finishes at approximately 10.30pm.
🚊🚗 Travel tips: Public transport is recommended. The nearest railway stations are Hackney Wick overground and Stratford International station. Stratford International is accessible from London St Pancras. Both stations are approximately a 10-minute walk. Stratford (with links to the underground and DLR) station is about a 15-minute walk. Plan your journey at the Transport for London website. Limited parking is available at the Copper Box Arena, however parking is available at the nearby Westfield Shopping Centre.
About the British Netball Fast5 All-Stars Championship: The Fast5 All-Stars is a a non-stop five-hour session where eight teams play in a double elimination format. Two wins and the team will advance straight through to the semi finals. Two losses and a team is knocked out of the tournament. Teams winning one and losing one of their opening matches play a deciding match for a place in the last four.
The defending champions are Team Bath who won the tournament for the first time in 2021 defeating Saracens Mavericks 23-17 in the final at the Copper Box Arena.
NB: Stand by for the new Vitality Netball Superleague season in January 2024! In the London area there are 3 teams to watch. London Pulse (2024 will be their sixth season in the VNSL) playing out of the Copper Box Arena. Surrey Storm (2-time winners) based in Guildford. And Saracens Mavericks (2 times winners, runners up 5 times) from Hertfordshire. Home match updates will appear on our What’s On page.
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