Netball NSW has confirmed the twelve players who will represent NSW at the 2015 19/U National Netball Championships, to be hosted at our $35 million centre of excellence, Netball Central.
In addition to these players, a further six athletes have been selected as Shadow Players who will train alongside the State Team throughout their Nationals campaign.
Head Coach Briony Akle returns for the second consecutive season and will be joined by former NSW Swift and English international Sonia Mkoloma as Assistant Coach, as well as the return of 2014 teammates Madeline Woods and Australian 19/U squad member Toni Anderson.
The team also includes four athletes from the 2014 NSW and Australian 17/U sides who have graduated to the 19/U team; Kiera Austin, Claire O’Brien, Amy Parmenter and Cassandra Radford, as well as the return of former 17/U representatives Cristy Linaker, Elyssa Pierce and Ashley Valeni. 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 19/U Team
Natalie ELDRIDGE (St George)
Prudence ELLIS (St George)
Sarah KITCHER (Grafton)
Braeden QUINCE (Sutherland Shire)
Lauren YAGER (Sutherland Shire)
Zoe YANZ (CSNA/Sydney University)
Coaching and Support Staff
Head Coach: Briony Akle
Assistant Coach: Sonia Mkoloma
Manager: Deborah Kassing
Physiotherapist: Yves Silveira*
Assistant Physiotherapist: Ryan Fraser