1987 World Netball Championships

The 1987 World Netball Championships was the seventh staging of the World Netball Championships, the premier tournament in international netball, held every four years. The 1987 tournament was held in Glasgow, Scotland and was contested by 17 teams.[1][2]

1987 World Netball Championships
Tournament details
Host country Scotland
Dates16 Aug – 26 Aug
No. of nations17
Final positions
 Champions New Zealand (3rd title)
 Joint runners-up Trinidad and Tobago

New Zealand were the winners, claiming their third title. New Zealand were the only team that won every game at the 1987 World Championships in Glasgow. Some players on the team were Wai Taumaunu, Tracey Fear, Julie Townsend, Sandra Edge, Rita Fatialofa and the two Margs. The coach was Lois Muir.

First Round

Group A

Place Nation P W D L F A Pts
1  Trinidad and Tobago761035016713
2  Australia760151717912
3  Jamaica751136023611
4  Fiji74032543148
5  Northern Ireland73041853166
6  Canada72041872914
7  Papua New Guinea71061482582
8  Sri Lanka70071073210

Group B

Place Nation P W D L F A Pts
1  New Zealand880058514616
2  England870137718014
3  Cook Islands860233730212
4  Barbados850332725210
5  Bermuda83141913647
6  Scotland83051752676
7  Ireland82152073575
8  Malaysia80172484091
9  Wales80171943641

Final Round

Place Nation P W D L F A Pts
 New Zealand33001351026
 Trinidad and Tobago31111251283
4  England30031131360

Final placings

Place Nation[3]
 New Zealand
=  Trinidad and Tobago
=  Australia
4  England
5  Jamaica
6=  Barbados
6=  Cook Islands
8  Fiji
9  Scotland
10=  Bermuda
10=  Canada
10=  Northern Ireland
13  Wales
14  Papua New Guinea
15  Ireland
16  Sri Lanka
17  Malaysia


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