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2023 Netball World Cup: England Surpasses Australia 56-55 – Exciting Victory for Roses over Diamonds

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England overcame Australia for the first time in a Netball World Cup, mirroring their gold medal victory at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Netball World Cup 2023
Location: Cape Town, South Africa Dates: 28 July-6 August
Broadcast: Live on BBC TV and BBC iPlayer, audio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, 5 Sports Extra & BBC Sounds, and follow play-by-play coverage of chosen games on Sport News Center’s website and app.

England displayed grit to outplay Australia and secure the top spot in Pool F at the South African Netball World Cup.

The Roses successfully bounced back from a seven-point deficit at half-time to clinch a 56-55 victory amid an electrified crowd.

This impressive feat marks only the second time England has defeated Australia since their 2018 Commonwealth Games success.

Coming up, both teams will face either Jamaica, New Zealand, or South Africa in Saturday’s semi-finals.

The victory ensures England’s continued undefeated streak as they progress into the semi-finals.

Despite their consistent performances, England has yet to secure a Netball World Cup, having only managed to secure the bronze medal in the previous three tournaments.

However, their comeback victory against the top-ranked Australian team, particularly their calm under pressure in the match’s final moments, will undoubtedly boost their confidence.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Netball World Cup 2023

Who won the match between England and Australia in the 2023 Netball World Cup?

England triumphed over Australia with a score of 56-55 in an exhilarating match during the 2023 Netball World Cup.

Where is the 2023 Netball World Cup being held?

The 2023 Netball World Cup is being held in Cape Town, South Africa.

What teams will England or Australia potentially face in the semi-finals?

In the semi-finals, England and Australia could face either Jamaica, New Zealand, or South Africa.

What is England’s history in the Netball World Cup?

England has consistently performed well but has not yet won a Netball World Cup. They have secured the bronze medal in the past three tournaments.

When did England last beat Australia in a major tournament?

The last significant victory for England over Australia prior to this match was during the 2018 Commonwealth Games, where they won gold.

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AussieSpirit August 3, 2023 - 10:25 am

Tough loss for the Diamonds. But we’ll bounce back. Always next time.

SportsLover1990 August 3, 2023 - 12:36 pm

this is amazing. didn’t see it comin. England is really steppin up their game!

NetballFan101 August 3, 2023 - 10:21 pm

Wow, what a game!!! Didn’t think England could pull it off but man they did it. Go Roses!

CapeTownLocal August 3, 2023 - 11:35 pm

Loving the energy in Cape Town right now. This world cup is lit!

NetballMum August 4, 2023 - 1:09 am

My girls were on the edge of their seats! What a thrilling match! Hats off to England!


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