1971 World Netball Championships

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1971 World Netball Championships
Tournament details
Host country  Jamaica
Dates Dec 31 (1970) – Jan 13
No. of nations 9
Final positions
Gold medal blank.svg Champions  Australia (2nd title)
Silver medal blank.svg Runners-up  New Zealand
Bronze medal blank.svg Third place  England
1967
1975

The 1971 World Netball Championships was the third edition of the World Netball Championships, the premier tournament in international netball, held every four years. The 1971 tournament was held in Kingston, Jamaica, and featured nine teams. The tournament actually began in 1970, on December 31, with England and New Zealand winning their opening matches on New Year's Eve.[1] Australia were the winners, claiming their second title by the score of 48-42.[2] [3] [4]

Final placings[edit]

Place Nation[5] Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
Gold  Australia 8 8 0 0 500 164 16
Silver  New Zealand 8 7 0 1 525 222 14
Bronze  England 8 6 0 2 512 179 12
4=  Jamaica 8 4 1 3 360 282 9
4=  Trinidad and Tobago 8 4 1 3 317 281 9
6  Scotland 8 3 0 5 228 392 6
7  Wales 8 2 0 6 221 424 4
8  Northern Ireland 8 1 0 7 202 463 2
9  Bahamas 8 0 0 8 114 572 0

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