Netball NSW has confirmed the players who will represent NSW at the 2015 17/U National Netball Championships, to be hosted at our $35 million centre of excellence, Netball Central.
Head Coach Moira Gaha returns for the second consecutive season and will be joined by Assistant Coach Amber Cross and three athletes from the 2014 side that finished Runners-Up; Australian 17/U representatives Kirra Jones, Kristen Kessler and Lauren Moore.
While announcing the 12 athletes who will run out for NSW during the Nationals tournament this year, Netball NSW has also selected a further 15 players who will make up the 2015 NSW 17/U Development Squad, which will again be overseen by Head Coach Leonie-Stewart Weeks.
Introduced in 2014, the 17/U Development Squad will have an identical training schedule with their 17/U counterparts, which will include match play in the lead up to the week-long Nationals tournament. Read the full announcement here.
On Tuesday 7 April, Netball NSW was proud to announce 2014 Australian representative Kristen Kessler would lead the NSW 17/U Team at the 2015 National Netball Championships, assisted by co-Vice Captains Lauren Moore and Laura Towell. Read the full announcement here.
The 2015 17/U and 19/U National Netball Championships will be contested from Tuesday 14 to Sunday 19 April, at Netball Central – the world’s best purpose-built netball facility and secondary venue of the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015.
Tickets start from $15 for Adults and $10 for Children (day passes) with season passes available for entry all week. For more details visit the Netball NSW Calendar.
2015 NSW 17/U Team
Kristen KESSLER (C)
Coaching and Support Staff
Head Coach: Moira Gaha
Assistant Coach: Amber Cross
Manager: Maureen Stephenson
Physiotherapist: Alison Ferris
Assistant Physiotherapist: Rebecca Langford