Netball's Festival of Stars

Following the huge success of the inaugural event in 2009, ANZ Championship is delighted to present the 2010 Netball's Festival of Stars!

Festival of Stars brings together two teams of celebrities, who will be playing in support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation and beyondblue.  As in 2009, Liz Ellis will be captaining the NBCF Team, while her TEN co-commentator Luke Darcy will lead the beyondblue Team. 

This year's game will be held at Hisense Arena on Sunday 6 June, prior to the blockbuster match between the Melbourne Vixens and Adelaide Thunderbirds.  There is no additional cost to watch the celebrity match, so we encourage you to get together your friends and family, and come to Hisense for an afternoon of fabulous entertainment!

The celebrity line-ups will be announced from April - watch this space....

Date: Sunday 6 June 2010

Venue: Hisense Arena, Melbourne

11.30am: doors open
12.15pm - 1.15pm: Netball's Festival of Stars - Celebrity Match
1.30pm - 2.15pm: Pre-match entertainment - details to be confirmed
2:50pm: Melbourne Vixens v Adelaide Thunderbirds

Ticketek: buy tickets online at or call 132 849

Ticket price includes entry to Netball's Festival of Stars match and Rd 12 ANZ Championship match between Melbourne Vixens and Adelaide Thunderbirds. Gold coin donation on entry.

Ticket prices:
Adult - $22.00
Children (3-15 years) - $14.00
Concession - $18.00
Family (two adults and two children) - $58.00

Broadcast details:
Watch the action on TEN from 1.30pm on Sunday 6 June for delayed coverage of the charity match, followed by live coverage of the ANZ Championship game between Melbourne Vixens and Adelaide Thunderbirds.

Netball's Festival of Stars is a joint venture between Network Ten and ANZ Championship.

2009 Netball's Festival of Stars
The inaugural Netball's Festival of Stars was held at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre prior to Round 12's sell-out match between the NSW Swifts and West Coast Fever.  Team beyondblue won the game following a penalty shoot-out between captains Luke Darcy and Liz Ellis.

Beyondblue Team
Coach: Julie Fitzgerald
Captain: Luke Darcy
Wil Anderson, Chris Grant, Melissa Wu, Shelley O'Donnell, Andy Maher, Kirk Pengilly

Coach: Matthew Elliott
Captain: Liz Ellis
John Eales, Adam Spencer, Layne Beachley, Marianne McCormick, Nathan Hindmarsh, Bill Woods

There will be plenty of action on and off the court providing fans with a unique opportunity to see their favourite celebrities take the court in the lead up to the official ANZ Championship match. The match will air on TEN and ONE from 1.30pm to 2.30pm followed by the broadcast of the Melbourne Vixens v Adelaide Thunderbirds match.