1987 World Netball Championships

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1987 World Netball Championships
Tournament details
Host country  Scotland
No. of nations 17
Final positions
Gold medal blank.svg Champions  New Zealand (3rd title)
Silver medal blank.svg Joint runners-up  Trinidad and Tobago

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.

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.

Final placings[edit]

Place Nation[1]
Gold  New Zealand
Silver=  Trinidad and Tobago
Silver=  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


  1. ^ Netball Australia. "World Netball Championships placings" (PDF). Retrieved 30 July 2011.