England drawn with Scotland in 2019 Netball World Cup Group D
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 17/09/18 1:35pm
England and Scotland will meet in the group stage of the 2019 Netball World Cup after the draw was made in Nottingham on Saturday.
Commonwealth gold medallists England and the Scots will compete in Group D alongside Uganda and Samoa in the tournament which takes place in Liverpool next July.
It's official! 📋— England Netball 🌹🏅 (@EnglandNetball) September 15, 2018
👀 Here are the England Roses' Group D opponents in the Preliminaries Stage One at the @NetballWorldCup 2019!
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Northern Ireland were handed a tough draw after they were pulled out in Group A alongside world No 1 Australia, along with Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.
The top three teams in each group progress to a second group stage.
The two best sides in the two groups of six in the second phase of matches will then progress to the semi-finals.
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World Cup 2019 Draw:
Group A: Australia, Northern Ireland, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka
Group B: New Zealand, Malawi, Barbados and Singapore
Group C: Jamaica, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago and Fiji
Group D: England, Uganda, Scotland and Samoa