The Melbourne Vixens will host six regular season home games, including two blockbuster Saturday night matches with the announcement of the 2016 ANZ Championship Draw, released by the trans-Tasman Netball League earlier today.
League organisers have released the 14-week regular season fixture with consistent and family friendly match times the main focus to ensure games are accessible to current and future fans.
The Vixens open their 2016 ANZ Championship campaign in Sydney when they take on traditional rivals the NSW Swifts on Sunday April 3, 2016.
Of the six matches scheduled in Melbourne, five will take place at Hisense Arena with the remaining match at Margaret Court Arena.
With a 5.00pm (AEST) time slot penciled in for round three against defending champions the Queensland Firebirds at Hisense Arena, the Saturday night blockbuster will be a treat for fans and families alike.
The 2016 ANZ Championship Finals Series will begin with the Australian and New Zealand Conference Elimination Finals in the second weekend of July before the Grand Final is contested on the last weekend on July.
• All 72 games will be broadcast live on FOX SPORTS and SKY Sport in Australia and New Zealand.
• Sunday 12.00pm (AEST) fixtures will be simulcast live on FOX SPORTS, Channel TEN in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, along with ONE in Perth, and streamed on Netball Live app in Australia.
• Netball Live app will live stream all ANZ Championship games played in Australia and all 72 games will be available on demand (Australian residents only).