Catch all the excitement as rival netball teams from Australia and New Zealand go head to head in this feast of Trans-Tasman rivalry.
Runtime: 60 minutes
ANZ Championship - 2014 ANZ Championship season - Netflix
The 2014 ANZ Championship season was the seventh season of the ANZ Championship netball competition in Australasia. The 2014 season commenced on 1 March 2014 with the Canterbury Tactix hosting the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic. Overall, the 2014 season comprised 69 matches played over 17 weeks, including an initial 14-week round-robin stage, followed by a three-week finals stage. The competition concluded with the grand final on 22 June 2014 with the Melbourne Vixens winning their second ANZ Championship trophy by defeating the Queensland Firebirds.
ANZ Championship - Format - Netflix
During the initial round-robin stage, played over 14 weeks, each team plays every other team once, and teams from their home country a second time, with each team having one bye during the season. Bye week are scheduled for rounds 4-6 and 11-12. Matches will generally be played on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Teams are awarded 2 points for each win, and 0 points for a loss. Tournament rules do not allow draws; matches that are tied at the end of regular time will extend into extra time until a winner emerges. At the end of the round-robin stage, the four teams with the highest points will progress to the finals stage. If two or more teams have the same number of points, they are sorted by goal percentage. The top four teams from the round-robin stage progress to the finals stage, played over three weeks in a Page-McIntyre System. The 1st-ranked team (who receive the minor premiership) will play the 2nd-ranked team in the major semi-final, while 3rd plays 4th in the minor semi-final. The winner of the major semi-final advances to the grand final; the losing team progresses to the preliminary final, and will host the winner of the minor semi-final. The grand final will be contested in mid July, between the winners of the major semi-final and the preliminary final.
ANZ Championship - References - Netflix