Netball Facts

Fact 1

Netball was first created in England in 1892.
 

Fact 2

Netball was first played at the Commonwealth Games in 1990 in Auckland.

Fact 3

The first Netball World Championships were contested by 11 teams in Eastbourne, England

Fact 4

The New Zealand National Team are known as the Silver Ferns.

Fact 5

The Jamaican National Team are known as the Sunshine Girls.

Fact 6

The Australian National Team are known as the Diamonds.

Fact 7

A netball goal post is 3.05 metres high.
 

Fact 8

Netball is not an Olympic sport - yet!
 

Fact 9

Australia has won the World Championships 10 times.