ANZ Championship returns exclusively to Network Ten in 2012

Staff Writers, Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

  • TEN to deliver two matches of LIVE netball each week

Network Ten and TTNL Ltd are delighted to announce that the world's best netball league, the ANZ Championship returns to Network Ten in 2012.

Hosted by netball legend and ex-Australian Netball Captain Liz Ellis, Network Ten will broadcast all 69 matches of the ANZ Championship over 17 weeks.

Showcasing all the speed, skill, athleticism and teamwork of some of the world's best netballers in a feast of trans-Tasman rivalry, Network Ten will broadcast all matches played in Australia on TEN and all matches played in New Zealand on ONE.

For the first time, from March to July next year, sports lovers will be treated to a four-hour block of the best local netball every Sunday afternoon on TEN.

ANZ Championship General Manager Anthony Everard said: "Network Ten has been a great supporter of netball over the past three years.

"Its involvement has been integral to the success and growth of the competition, and we're thrilled that even more viewers will be exposed to the league with the new programming in 2012".

Network Ten's Head of Sport, David Barham added: "Network Ten is delighted to be broadcasting the 2012 season of ANZ Championship Netball for the fourth consecutive season.

"Our commitment to producing the highest quality netball coverage is unwavering and is further cemented by the Network's decision to broadcast two matches of netball every Sunday afternoon exclusively on TEN, representing the biggest commitment ever made to Netball by a free-to-air broadcaster.

"A consistent four-hour block of the world's most competitive netball competition is a win-win for fans, advertisers and TEN's afternoon schedule", Mr Barham said.

The ANZ Championship returns for its fifth season in March 2012. Click here for the 2012 Season Draw.
For further details regarding 2012 broadcast arrangements, click here.