THE Netball World Cup starts on July 12 with fans across the country supporting the England Roses to see if they can replicate their stunning gold medal winning performance at the Commonwealth Games in 2018.
So who are the teams competing for glory? Here are the full squads along with their world rankings and chances in the tournament…
What countries are competing in the Netball World Cup?
Australia – 1
Chances: The Diamonds will be looking to reverse the upset of the Commonwealth Gold medal match. They're favourites to win but will need to bring their best game against England, Jamaica and New Zealand.
Squad: Coached by Lisa Alexander
Caitlin Bassett , April Brandley, Kelsey Browne, Courtney Bruce, Paige Hadley, Sarah Klau, Jamie-Lee Price, Caitlin Thwaites, Gretel Tippett, Liz Watson, Jo Weston, Steph Wood
Northern Ireland – 8
Chances: With some Superleague stars, they should make it out of the group stage.
Squad: Coached by Dan Ryan
Caroline O'Hanlon, Ciara Crosbie, Emma Magee, Fionnuala Toner, Gemma Lawlor, Lisa Bowman, Lisa McCaffrey, Michelle Drayne, Michelle Magee, Neamh Woods, Niamh Cooper, Shaunagh Craig
Zimbabwe – 14
Chances: It's their first World Cup so the young side may find the competitiveness of international netball difficult to overcome.
Squad: Coached by Lloyd Makumbe
Adelaide Muskwe, Claris Kwaramba, Felisitus Kwangwa, Joice Takaidza, Ndaizivei Madzikangava, Patricia Mauladi, Pauline Jani, Perpetua Siyachitema, Rudo Karume, Sharon Bwanali, Sharleen Makusha, Ursula Ndlovu
Sri Lanka – 19
Chances: With a 6ft 9in shooter they are in with a chance to make the second round if they can feed enough ball to her.
Squad: Coached by Thilaka Jinadasa
Chathurangi Jayasooriya, Deepika Abeykoon, Dharshika Abeywickrema, Dulanga Ambeygoda, Dulangi Wannithileka, Elilenthinie Sethukavalar, Gayani Dissanayake, Gayanjali Amarawansa, Hasitha Mendis, Nauchalie Rajapakse, Tharjini Sivalingam, Thilini Wththegedera
New Zealand – 4
Chances: Always dangerous, expect to see them in the final weekend – if their zone defence gels they could make it to the final.
Squad: Coached by Noeline Taurua
Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Bailey Mes, Casey Kopua, Gina Crampton, Jane Watson, Karin Burger, Katrina Rore, Laura Langman, Maria Folau, Phoenix Karaka, Shannon Saunders, Te Paea Selby-Rickit
Malawi – 6
Chances: It will be a surprise if they don't make it out the group – they can cause an upset so one to watch out for in the second round.
Squad: Coached by Griffin Saenda
Sindi Simtowe, Alinafe Kamwala, Bridget Kumwenda, Caroline Mtukule, Grace Mwafulirwa, Jane Chimaliro, Joanna Kachilika, Joyce Mvula, Loreen Ngwira, Takondwa Lwazi, Thandie Galleta, Towera Vinkhumbo
Barbados – 12
Chances: Their defence is the issue, but with their skill in the circle should make it to the second round.
Squad: Coached by Sanda Bruce-Small
Amanda Knight, Brianna Holder, Damisha Croney, Latonia Blackman, Rhe-Anne Niles-Mapp
Rieah Holder, Samantha Browne, Sheniqua Thomas, Shonica Wharton, Shonette AAzore-Bruce, Shonte Seale, Tonisha Rock-Yaw
Chances: Making it out the group will be a massive achievement to build on for the future.
Squad: Coached by Natalie Milicich
Aquilah Andin, Carmen Goh, Charmaine Soh, Joanna Toh, Kimberly Lim, Kwok Shuyi, Lee Pei Shan, Melody Teo, Sindhu Nair, Siti Nurshawallah, Tan Xin Yi, Toh Kai Wei
Jamaica – 2
Chances: They've definitely got the talent and could live up to their world ranking and make it to the final.
Squad: Coached by Marvette Anderson
Adean Thomas, Jhaniele Fowler, Jodi-Ann Ward, Kadie-Ann Dehaney, Khadijah Williams, Nicole Dixon, Romelda Aiken, Shamera Sterline, Shanice Beckford, Shimona Nelson, Stacian Facey, Vangelee Williams
South Africa – 5
Chances: With some solid players who have shone in the Super League, they're always a tricky opponent. They'll need to show consistency to make it to the final weekend.
Squad: Coached by Norma Plummer
Bongiwe Pretty Msomi, Erin Burger, Ine-Marie Venter, Izette Griesel, Karla Pretorius, Khanyisa Chawane, Lenize Potgieter, Maryka Holtzhausen, Phumza Charmaine Maweni, Renske Stoltz, Shadine Van Der Merwe, Zanele Vuyiswa Vimbela
Trinidad and Tobago – 10
Chances: They have a World Cup veteran in their squad, but this may not be enough to push them to the second round.
Squad: Coached by Wesley Gomez
Aniecia Baptiste, Candice Guerero, Daystar Swift, Jameela McCarthy, Kalifa McCollin, Onella Jack Hill, Samantha Wallace, Shantel Seemungal, Shaquanda Greene, Shernece Seemungal, Tahirah Hollingsworth, Rhonda John-Davis
Fiji – 13
Chances: With their inexperience in the circle and the quality of the group, they will struggle to get to the second round.
Squad: Coached by Vicki Wilson
Adi Vakaoca Bolakoro, Alisi Galo, Aliti Toribau, Asilka Sevutia, Ema Mualuvu, Episake Kahatoka, Kaitlyn Fisher, Kelera Nawai, Laisani Waqa, Lydia Panapasa, Matila Vocea, Unaisi Rauluni
England – 3
Chances: With the depth and quality of the squad, the Roses will be pushed by the big three – but they stand a really good chance with the home crowd of winning the tournament.
Squad: Coached by Tracey Neville
Chelsea Pitman, Eboni Usoro-Brown, Francesca Williams, Geva Mentor, Helen Housby, Jade Clarke, Jo Harten, Layla Guscoth, Natalie Haythornthwaite, Natalie Panagarry, Rachel Dunn, Serena Guthrie
Uganda – 7
Chances: They have made some improvements of late but it will be tough for them to get second place in the group.
Squad: Coached by Vincent Kiwanuka
Betty Kizza, Jesca Achan, Joan Nampungu, Lilian Ajio, Mary Nuba Cholock, Muhaymina Namuwaya, Peace Prosovia, Racheal Nanyonga, Ruth Meeme, Stella Nanfuka, Stella Oyella, Sylvia Nanyonga
Scotland – 9
Chances: The Thistles are developing their squad and will be doing everything they can to claim their place in the second round.
Squad: Coached by Gail Parata
Bethan Goodwin, Claire Maxwell, Ella Gibbons, Emma Barrie, Emily Nicoll, Hayley Mulheron, Kelly Boyle, Lauren Tait, Lynsey Gallagher, Niamh McCall, Nicola McCleery, Sarah MacPhail
Samoa – 15
Chances: It will be a massive upset, but it's not beyond the realms of possibility for them to push through to the second round.
Squad: Coached by Frances Solia
Afi Lafaiali'l-Sapolu, Ann Helen Nu'uali'tia, Ariana Luamanu, Brooke Amber Williams, Eseta AAutagavia, Gene Solia-Gibb, Lenora Misa, Rachel Rasmussen, Sanita To'o, Soli Ropati, Tee Salanoa, Toa Tanimo
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