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22 sec ago - Here’s everything you need to know about the Constellation Cup 2023. The 13th Constellation Cup between the Origin Australian Diamonds and the New Zealand Silver Ferns will begin in Melbourne and Brisbane in 12 October 2023.
2023 Netball World Cup champions, the Origin Australian Diamonds are returning to Australia to compete in two Tests as part of the 2023 international schedule. Diamonds v Silver Ferns, Sunday 15 October at Brisbane Entertainment Centre (Brisbane), 6:30pm AEST. The Diamonds will host the Ferns at Melbourne’s John Cain Arena on Thursday, October 12, with support from platinum partner Visit Victoria. The second match will be staged at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Sunday, October 15, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland. The series will then cross the Tasman, with the final games in Invercargill and Auckland. CONSTELLATION CUP 2023 DATES AND LOCATIONS-FAQS Here are the most frequently asked questions about constellation cup; What is the Constellation Cup? The Constellation Cup is an annual netball series between the Origin Australian Diamonds and the New Zealand Silver Ferns. It is one of the most prestigious netball competitions in the world, and the rivalry between the two teams is fierce. When is the next Constellation Cup? The next Constellation Cup will be held in October 2023. The series will begin in Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia, before moving to Invercargill and Auckland, New Zealand. Who are the current Constellation Cup champions? The current Constellation Cup champions are the Australian Diamonds. They won the 2022 series on goal difference after the Silver Ferns won the first two tests and the Diamonds won the last two tests. Where is the Constellation Cup played? The Constellation Cup is played annually in different venues in Australia and New Zealand. The 2023 series will be played in Melbourne, Brisbane, Invercargill, and Auckland. How many teams compete in the Constellation Cup? Only two teams compete in the Constellation Cup: the Origin Australian Diamonds and the New Zealand Silver Ferns. How long is the Constellation Cup? The Constellation Cup is a four-game series. Each game is played over two halves of 30 minutes each. How is the Constellation Cup won? The team that wins the most games in the series wins the Constellation Cup. If the teams are tied on wins, the team with the highest goal difference wins the series. Fresh from their World Cup victory, the Australian Diamonds will be joined by the Australian Men’s Netball team in double-header matches this October across Australia and New Zealand. The men’s three-match Trans-Tasman Cup will coincide with the Diamonds’ 2023 Constellation Cup campaign against the New Zealand Silver Ferns. The Australian men will officially introduce themselves as the Kelpies when they compete against the New Zealand men’s team in front of Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland crowds. While the Diamonds will be looking to claim back-to-back Constellation Cup victories, on the back of claiming their biggest World Cup win in almost three decades in Cape Town this week. The double-headers will commence Thursday 12 October at Melbourne’s John Cain Arena with match two to follow at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on Sunday 15 October. The series will then cross the Tasman with the final men’s game at Spark Arena in Auckland on Monday 23 October. Australians will be able to watch all three of the Kelpies’ Trans-Tasman Cup matches for free and live on Kayo Freebies. President of the Australian Men’s and Mixed Netball Association, Andrew Simons, expressed his enthusiasm for the future of the Kelpies. “After the success of our breakthrough year in 2022, it remains vital for our men to be seen on the big stage,” he said. “In the past year alone, netball participation rates in men have increased by 40 percent. We are excited to showcase our amazing athletes and look forward to the Kelpies providing inspiration for boys around Australia and the world to pick up a netball and start playing the game we love.” Australia currently holds both the Trans-Tasman Cup and Constellation Cup. “We are thrilled to showcase the Kelpies on the elite stage this October,” said Netball Australia Executive General Manager Strategy, Government and Community Glenn Turnor. “Men’s participation in netball is a growth area for our sport and after our Australian men’s success at the Trans-Tasman Cup in 2022, we know this year’s matches will be just as hotly contested. “We look forward to seeing fans across Australia get behind the Kelpies as they continue to make history for men’s netball.” Tickets for the Constellation Cup and Trans-Tasman Cup will go on pre-sale to Suncorp Super Netball club members and Netball Nation subscribers on Monday 14 August from 11:00am AEST. Following this, registered netball participants from state Member Organisations will be able to access tickets from 5:00pm AEST. General Public tickets will go on sale on Tuesday 15 August 11:00am AEST through Ticketek. In October, the Constellation Cup will commence in Melbourne on October 12 before heading up to Brisbane for game two on October 15. Both matches will include a double-header in the ticket price, as the Australian Men’s team take on New Zealand Men’s team ahead of both matches. Following the final two matches of the Constellation Cup in New Zealand, the Origin Diamonds will return to Australia to host a touring South Africa SPAR Proteas. Match one will take place in Cairns on October 25, before heading south to Hobart for not one, but two matches on October 29 and 31 at MyState Bank Arena. Don’t miss your chance to see one of netballs greatest rivalries live before both teams head to New Zealand to finish the series. Secure your seat today. The Constellation Cup and Trans-Tasman Cup will be broadcast live and exclusively in Australia on Fox Sports, available through Foxtel and Kayo Freebies. Constellation Cup times and locations: Diamonds v Silver Ferns, Thursday 12 October at John Cain Arena (Melbourne), 7:30pm AEDT Diamonds v Silver Ferns, Sunday 15 October at Brisbane Entertainment Centre (Brisbane), 6:30pm AEST Diamonds v Silver Ferns, Thursday 19 October at ILT Stadium Southland (Invercargill), 7:30pm NZDST Diamonds v Silver Ferns, Monday 23 October at Spark Arena (Auckland), 4:00pm NZDST Trans-Tasman Cup times and locations: Kelpies v New Zealand, Thursday 12 October at John Cain Arena (Melbourne), 5:30pm AEDT Kelpies v New Zealand, Sunday 15 October at Brisbane Entertainment Centre (Brisbane), 4:30pm AEST Kelpies v New Zealand, Monday 23 October at Spark Arena (Auckland), 2:00pm NZDST