Pies To Compete In TNIS

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The Magpies will travel to Tasmania in March to compete in the inaugural Tasmanian Netball Invitational Series.

After the success of the debut SSN practice-match at the Derwent Entertainment Centre (DEC) in Hobart earlier this month, Netball Tasmania is excited to announce that it will host another round of first-class netball matches across the state with the inaugural Tasmanian Netball Invitational Series (TNIS).

The TNIS will see the Collingwood Magpies, the Tasmanian Magpies and international teams Wales and Northern Ireland battle it out in a series of friendlies ahead of their respective Commonwealth Games, SSN and ANL competitions.

This will be the second time in three years that Wales will travel to the state for their international preparations – having previously been to Tasmania to prepare for the Netball World Cup in 2015.

There will be two days of practice matches in Launceston on Tuesday 27th and Thursday 29th March, along with the final round of matches being played in Hobart on Saturday 31st March.

Netball Tasmania CEO Aaron Pidgeon said the TNIS would provide the Tasmanian Netball community with another excellent opportunity to experience first-class netball live.

"Having both international and SSN teams participating, as well as the opportunity to see Tasmania’s best talent in the Tassie Magpies program, should provide a really attractive proposition for fans and I’m confident that everyone in attendance will enjoy themselves."

"We’re working in some NetSetGo opportunities for our junior netballers, as well as some fun activities to coincide with the pending Easter break, so it should be good fun for the kids."

"If we want to continue to host these events in Tasmania then it’s really important that the community gets behind the event and we see big crowds in attendance, and if recent events are anything to go by then we expect that will be the case."

The inaugural series is a competition that Netball Tasmania hopes to run on a yearly basis, playing host to international, SSN or institutional teams.

Tickets to the 2018 TNIS are ON SALE NOW!

To buy tickets to the games in Launceston, click here.

To buy tickets to the games in Hobart, click here.

Tickets to the matches vary on each given day dependent on fixture and the respective venue ticketing setup.

Ticket prices have been set to encourage those from around the state to come along and support the event and Netball in Tasmania.

Netball Tasmania is also excited to announce its TNIS Junior Clinic, which will offer young netballers the chance to watch the Collingwood Magpies train; 1hr of activities with Northern Ireland and Wales players and 30 minutes of signing and selfies with Northern Ireland, Wales and Collingwood.

Date: Wednesday 28 March 2017

Where: Silverdome, Launceston

Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Cost: $50 per participant

Age: 11-15yr olds

Allocation: 45 spots ONLY!

Register: bit.ly/TNIS-junior-clinic

Fixture

Day

MatchTimeVenue

Tickets

Tuesday 27 MarchCurtain Raiser: NetSetGo mini-series
Wales v Northern Ireland
4:45pm

7:45pm

SilverdomeTicketek
Thursday 29 MarchWales v Tasmanian Magpies

Northern Ireland v Collingwood Magpies

6:30pm
8:15pm
SilverdomeTicketek
Saturday 31 MarchNorthern Ireland v Tassie Magpies

Wales v Collingwood Magpies

11:00am

1:00pm

DECTicketmaster

Ticket prices

Gold ReservedSilver Reserved
Tuesday 27 MarchAdult – $15

Concession – $10

Junior – $8

Family (2A 2J) – $35

Adult – $10

Concession – $8

Junior – $5

Family (2A 2J) – $25

Thursday 29 MarchAdult – $25

Concession – $20

Junior – $15

Family (2A 2J) – $65

Adult – $18

Concession – $15

Junior – $12

Family (2A 2J) – $48

ReservedGeneral Admission
Saturday 31 MarchAdult – $25

Concession – $20

Junior – $15

Family (2A 2J) – $65

Adult – $15

Concession – $12.50

Junior – $10

Family (2A 2J) – $45

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