British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship: Who will come out on top?
The British Fast5 All-Stars Championships returns to the Copper Box Arena in London.
With Golden Buzzer Power Plays, an all-star five-point line and a lot more, it is no surprise that All-Star Jo Harten cannot wait to have on court.
The international shooter, whos returning to her former facet Loughborough Lightning, is among those All-Star selections for your 2019 championships and can be set to light up the courtroom in London.
Back for another year, this format includes 12-minute begins and matches with a Double Elimination Round. Every moment will be shown live on Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Mix from 1pm on Saturday.
It will be entertaining. The audience appear to get behind this format, they enjoy the quick pace and the tenacity of this match, Harten told Sky Sports.
Needless to say with the Power Plays, there is moments of pressure throughout the brief games.
I am looking ahead. The piece I wont be looking ahead to would be the lungs – needing to get out for a Centre Pass and there one to become an alternative! It is a little bit of stress, but youve just got to get the work done as economically as you can.
Harten and Lightning have been drawn against Manchester Thunder from the opening round, while defending champions Wasps Netball will meet Severn Stars.
Team Bath and Celtic Dragons will battle along with the final opening game will see Surrey Storm take on Saracens Mavericks.
With teams having the option of drafting in All-Star picks for this tournament (Harten being among them), we take a peek at a number of theringers to keep a close eye on…
Lets talk about the England shot who plays her heart on her sleeve be it Test match or club match, Harten gives all to it.
Without touching an netball, having had a pleasant split post Suncorp harten is coming off the trunk of five weeks.
Though she Is modest as it comes to the long dinosaurs about how things could go on Saturday, were looking forward to the shooter lending Rachel Dunn a run for her money!
We are not planning the one-points in Loughborough apparently! We are just going to your fives…, Harten said with a smile.
Its exactly what it is, you need to spend the embarrassment if you do an air-ball! Im eager for this, I have better , I got better this morning, so …
Stacey Francis is back in Gold Blue & for another year as the All-Star pick of Team Bath, along with the 31-year-old is enjoying return.
Playing for Bath, its really special. I believe that as netball continues to become more professional, devotion, passion and picking nightclubs for all those reasons tends to begin to go away in the game, Francis told Sky Sports in the live draw.
Toilet is definitely accountable for making me the player I am and for starting my career.
So the opportunity to return, and also to be welcomed, with left on good terms, is lovely. Its like moving home. Its really nice to go back and also to work with old and new players.
Jhaniele Fowler needs no introduction! The Jamaica worldwide has won back MVP awards for West Coast Fever, and the player of the year award, plus shes 56 caps.
As among Saracens Mavericks All-Stars, Fowler will seem to be together with Ama Agbeze also hoping to assist the runners-up of the past year move one step farther, in the center of their work.
The day will begin with the Double Elimination Round, with the first matches this week determined by the live draw Sky Sports.
Teams and two victories will progress immediately to the semi-finalsand that and two losses will be their Championship campaign over. It is all or nothing!
Ahead of the Womens Super League showdown between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, both Sasha and Kadeen Corbin and the rivalry faced Angela Addison and Spurs gamers Jenna Schillaci in a netball versus football grudge match.
The Fast5 All-Stars Challenge took place at the Copper Box and comprised the Crossbar Challenge along with a Blindfolded 5-Pointer.
The juices flowed, so have a peek at the way our netballing match sealed their victory in the movie below…
Wasps Netball were directed to the title from the electrical Rachel Dunn and her extraordinary accuracy in regards into sinking the bombs.
Head trainer Mel Mansfield has selected a squad this season. Dunn is set to enjoy Jade Clarkes supply and their charge will be led by Hannah Knights .
Celtic Dragons: Latanya Wilson, Leila Thomas, Kyra Jones Abby Tyrrell, Amy Clinton Sophie Morgan Rebekah Robinson.
Loughborough Lightning: Lucy Parize, Ella Clark Hannah Joseph, Suzie Liverseidge Sam May Jo Harten.
Manchester Thunder: Joyce Mvula, Kathryn Turner Caroline OHanlon, Rebekah Airey, Emma Dovey, Loreen Ngwira Erin Bell.
Saracens Mavericks:Ama Agbeze, Sasha Corbin, Kadeen Corbin, Georgia Lees, Jo Trip, Beth Ecuyer Dale, Paige McCalla, Steph Collard, Chloe Essam, Jhaniele Fowler.
Severn Stars: Tuaine Keenan, Ella Powell-Davies, Nia Jones, Liana Leota, Lucy Harris Paige Reed, Georgia Rowe, Leana de Bruin.
Surrey Storm: Karyn Bailey, Mikki Austin, Niamh Cooper, Yasmin Hodge England, Katy Hughes, Lorraine Kowalewska Emily Gulvin Yasmin Parsons.
Team Bath: Kim Commane, Laura Rudland, Betsy Creak, Hannah Passmore, Rachel Shaw, Mia Ritchie, Abigail Robson, Fionnuala Toner, Tash Pavelin, Stacey Francis.
Wasps: Jade Clarke, Beth Dix, Rachel Dunn, Amy Flanagan, Katie Harris, Ally Housley, Josie Huckle Hannah Leighton, Tamsin Moala.
Sky Sports is the house of netball whenever they see South Africa in November, while the Roses go back to actions under new coach Jess Thirlby and the British Fast5 All-Stars Championships starts at 1pm on Saturday.