Sydney Olympic Park is gearing up to host the pinnacle event for international netball, the Netball World Cup (NWC 2015), from Friday 7 to Sunday 16 August.
This is the first time that Australia has hosted the NWC since 1991 and the second time it has been in Sydney.
So, what do locals need to know?
Make the most of it
People are travelling from all over the globe to be a part of this once-in-a-generation opportunity to see the world’s best go head to head, and lucky for us, it is right in our backyard.
- Go along to a match
You can still get tickets for some days
- Attend FanFEST – It’s free
FanFEST is a dedicated social hub for NWC 2015 and welcomes anyone to come along to watch live games from Allphones Arena on a big screen, enjoy team appearances, have fun at activity stations including lip syncing challenges, and fan styling stations. FanFEST is located in the White Pavilion just across the Boulevard from Allphones Arena – a one minute walk
- Soak up the atmosphere
The Park is going to be buzzing with fans of Australia’s most popular women’s team sport. Take a walk around and just soak up the atmosphere
To support the staging of this event and the safety of pedestrians, Olympic Boulevard will be closed outside of Allphones Arena all days of the event.
However, we will re-open the road every weekday from 11pm to 9.30am the next morning to assist with morning peak hour traffic.